Minor league baseball

February 13, 2018 - 8:07 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Rochester Red Wings have signed a lease deal with Monroe County, New York, to keep the minor league baseball team at Frontier Field for at least another decade. WHEC reports that the lease agreement comes after months of uncertainty over the future of the Red Wings in...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston minor league catcher Jake Romanski has been suspended 100 games following a positive amphetamine test. It is his second ban for a stimulant under the minor league drug program. In another minor league suspension Thursday, free-agent pitcher Landon Hughes was suspended 68...
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February 05, 2018 - 10:48 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, and the 44-year-old right-hander will attend big league spring training. Colon would get a $1.75 million, one-year contract if added to the 40-man roster under the terms of the deal agreed to Sunday...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Josh Smoker (49) walk on the field during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. Smoker was traded from the Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, for minor league left-hander Daniel Zamora and cash. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File)
January 31, 2018 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Josh Smoker has been traded from the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league left-hander Daniel Zamora and cash. The swap was announced Wednesday, five days after Smoker was designated for assignment to clear a roster spot after the Mets re-signed free...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich steps out of the cage during batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. The Marlins sent Yelich to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 25, 2018 - 11:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins general manager Michael Hill was traveling Thursday to participate in a series of marathons when he swung the team's latest trade, sending center fielder Christian Yelich to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects. And so the Marlins' dismantling marathon continues...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:58 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Now this name for a New York Yankees' farm team is a real inside-the-porker. The Double-A Trenton Thunder say that once a week this season they will be known as the Trenton Pork Roll. The pork roll is a New Jersey staple, being served on breakfast sandwiches and as a topping...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich was traded Thursday to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects, including highly regarded outfielder Lewis Brinson. Yelich became the fourth starter traded by the Marlins as they reduce payroll and rebuild their weak farm system under new...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27 2017, file photo, New York Mets outfielder and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow laughs during a news conference at the baseball teams spring training facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Tebow will attend major league spring training with the New York Mets. The 30-year-old outfielder was among nine spring training invitees announced by the team Friday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 20, 2018 - 4:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Tebow will be at spring training with the New York Mets. The 30-year-old outfielder was among a group of nine spring training invitees announced by the team Friday. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback is preparing for his second professional baseball season. He...
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January 16, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Wade LeBlanc has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and will report to major league spring training. The 33-year-old LeBlanc was 5-2 with a 4.50 ERA in 50 relief appearances last year for Pittsburgh, which declined his $1.25 million option for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen watches his RBI-single off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sal Romano during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. The Giants acquired McCutchen from the Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants found the outfielder they were looking for this winter, acquiring Andrew McCutchen from Pittsburgh on Monday to fill a key void. San Francisco parted with right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus...
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