Minor league baseball

New York Mets' Tim Tebow laughs with teammates in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.. Tebow did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
March 13, 2018 - 6:56 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow was reassigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp after he went 0 for 4 with four strikeouts in an exhibition against the Houston Astros. The former NFL quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner hit .056 (1 for 18) with 11 strikeouts in seven big...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball free agent second baseman Neil Walker fields a ground ball during infield drills before a scrimmage game in Bradenton, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent infielder Neil Walker and the New York Yankees are close to an agreement on a one-year contract for about $5 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 12, 2018, because an agreement would be subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:02 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Free agent Neil Walker and the Yankees agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract, a 75 percent paycut for the infielder in a deal that allows New York prospects Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar more time to mature in the minor leagues. Walker likely will start at second base and...
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New York Yankees pinch hitter Russell Wilson, a Seattle Seahawks quarterback, strikes out in the fifth inning of a baseball spring exhibition game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 02, 2018 - 5:15 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Wilson struck out in his first spring training at-bat with the New York Yankees. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback pinch hit for AL Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge in the fifth inning against Atlanta on Friday and swung past a 2-2 pitch from left-hander Max Fried. "The best...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Agua Caliente Clippers' J.J. O'Brien (22) looks for an outlet as Erie BayHawks' Andrew White (4) defends during the first quarter of an NBA G-League basketball game at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa. The NBA and NFL essentially set up college sports to be a de facto farm system for professional teams and the people who defend college sports want no part of that. LeBron James said the NBA should explore expanding its developmental G League to make it more like major league baseball’s farm systems.(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:11 pm
The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system. A federal investigation has alleged hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Agua Caliente Clippers' J.J. O'Brien (22) looks for an outlet as Erie BayHawks' Andrew White (4) defends during the first quarter of an NBA G-League basketball game at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa. The NBA and NFL essentially set up college sports to be a de facto farm system for professional teams and the people who defend college sports want no part of that. LeBron James said the NBA should explore expanding its developmental G League to make it more like major league baseball’s farm systems.(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 2:47 am
The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system. A federal investigation has alleged hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks...
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Major League Baseball free agent pitcher Tyler Clippard delivers to a East Japan Railway Company Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
February 27, 2018 - 9:05 pm
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Clippard wore a black jersey with a white players' union logo and pitched hitless ball for two innings against amateurs in the green shirts of the East Japan Railway Company. He had the poorest personal results of his nine major league seasons, yet ended the year with a...
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February 24, 2018 - 12:40 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Yankees minor league infielder Thairo Estrada is increasing his workout program after being shot in the right thigh area during a robbery attempt last month but may not be ready for the start of the season. The 22-year old Estrada was entering a restaurant with his wife in his...
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February 22, 2018 - 2:30 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is set to join the New York Yankees' spring training camp on Monday. The Yankees acquired the one-time minor league infielder from the Texas Rangers on Feb. 7 for future considerations. Wilson will spent a few days with the Yankees but...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Brandon Drury waits to hit prior to the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Phoenix. The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent infielder Brandon Drury to the New York Yankees and received outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-team trade that includes five players, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 20, 2018 - 10:16 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks sent infielder Brandon Drury to the New York Yankees and received outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-team trade Tuesday that included five players plus two to be named later. The deal was announced one day after former...
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February 19, 2018 - 11:33 am
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow arrived at the New York Mets spring training camp on Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder could make it all the way to Citi Field in the future. Guess what? Mets general manager Sandy Alderson votes...
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