Latest Minor league baseball News

Mariners acquire All-Star 2B Adam Frazier from San Diego

Nov. 27, 2021 17:06 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's first big move of the offseason was completing a deal Jerry Dipoto tried to make last summer. The Mariners finally landed Adam Frazier on Saturday, acquiring the All-Star second baseman in a trade with the San Diego Padres. ...

Outfielder Nick Plummer agrees to 1-year deal with Mets

Nov. 24, 2021 15:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Nick Plummer agreed Wednesday to a one-year contract with the New York Mets. The 25-year-old spent last season in the St. Louis Cardinals' minor league system, hitting .280 with 20 doubles, six triples, 15 homers, 54 RBIs and 13 steals for...

Rays send righty Brent Honeywell Jr. to Oakland for cash

Nov. 19, 2021 20:00 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays sent right-hander Brent Honeywell Jr. to the Oakland Athletics for cash on Thursday, one of a series of moves ahead of Friday's reserve list deadline. The Rays also dealt righty Tobias Myers to the Cleveland Guardians for...

Royals make series of roster moves ahead of 40-man deadline

Nov. 19, 2021 19:40 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals purchased the contracts of right-handers Jonathan Bowlan, Collin Snider and Nathan Webb along with catcher MJ Melendez and infielders Maikel Garcia and Nick Pratto ahead of Friday night's reserve list deadline. The Royals designated...

Clint Frazier cut by Yanks after another injury-filled year

Nov. 19, 2021 19:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier's tenure with the Yankees may have ended after five unfulfilling seasons when New York designated him for assignment on Friday to open a roster spot for a prospect ahead of the winter meeting draft. Frazier can be claimed by another major...

Yankees, needing roster space, trade Nick Nelson to Phillies

Nov. 19, 2021 18:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Short of 40-man roster spots to protect prospects ahead of next month's winter meeting draft, the New York Yankees traded right-hander Nick Nelson to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday along with minor league catcher Donny Sands. New York received minor...

Most baseball minor leaguers to be provided their own beds

Nov. 18, 2021 21:11 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Most minor league players will get their own beds provided in team housing under a new Major League Baseball policy. Stepping up improvements for minor leaguers after widespread criticism, MLB’s housing policy will require teams to provide furnished...

Tennessee Smokies to return to Knoxville after 2 decades

Nov. 18, 2021 11:37 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Smokies minor league baseball team will return to Knoxville after a two-decade absence thanks to an agreement among local officials to help fund a new stadium, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. The former...

Rojas says no 'second thought' on going from Mets to Yankees

Nov. 16, 2021 19:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas says it was an easy decision to put on Yankees pinstripes so soon after getting dismissed by the New York Mets. “There wasn’t any second thought,” he said. Let go last month after his second year of managing the...

Cubs hire Daniel Moskos as their assistant pitching coach

Nov. 15, 2021 15:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs hired former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Moskos as their assistant pitching coach on Monday. The 35-year-old Moskos will assist pitching coach Tommy Hottovy on the staff of manager David Ross. He spent the past two seasons coaching...