Latest Minor league baseball News

Garrett throws 6 strong innings, Marlins beat Nationals 5-2

Sep. 23, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Braxton Garrett pitched six effective innings in his first major league start in a month, and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 on Friday night. Garrett allowed one run — Lane Thomas’ leadoff homer in the first — and five hits. The left-hander...

MLB suspends 3 minor league pitchers for drug violations

Sep. 23, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended three minor league pitchers after they tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalties were announced on Friday. Melvi Acosta, a 27-year-old right-hander with Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate in...

Bote drives in both runs, Cubs edge Marlins 2-1

Sep. 20, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — David Bote hit a tying home run in the seventh inning, then added a sacrifice fly in the eighth that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Miami Marlins 2-1 Tuesday night. Esteban Quiroz got the first two hits of his major league career and P.J. Higgins also had two hits...

Maury Wills, base-stealing shortstop for Dodgers, dies at 89

Sep. 20, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maury Wills, who intimidated pitchers with his base-stealing prowess as a shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers on three World Series championship teams, has died. He was 89. Wills died Monday night at home in Sedona, Arizona, the team said Tuesday after being...

Minor leaguers form union, 17 days after organizing began

Sep. 14, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 5,500 minor league baseball players formed a union on Wednesday, completing a lightning-fast organization campaign that launched just 17 days earlier in an effort to boost annual salaries as low as $10,400. Martin Scheinman, the sport’s independent...

AP source: Baseball minor leaguers form union, 17 days after organizing began

Sep. 14, 2022 17:14 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: Baseball minor leaguers form union, 17 days after organizing began.

AP source: MLB, players reach minor league union deal

Sep. 10, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The players' association will submit union authorization cards to an arbitrator on Wednesday under an agreement with Major League Baseball that will lead to collective bargaining for approximately 5,500 farmhands. MLB and the union reached a card-check agreement...

MLB prepared to voluntarily recognize minor league union

Sep. 09, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is ready to voluntarily accept the formation of a minor league union, a key step that will lead to collective bargaining and possibly a strike threat at the start of next season. The Major League Baseball Players Association launched the...

Major League Baseball says it is prepared to voluntarily accept minor league union

Sep. 09, 2022 15:51 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says it is prepared to voluntarily accept minor league union.

Police arrest Memphis man in livestreamed shootings; 4 dead

Sep. 08, 2022 08:27 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A gunman who livestreamed himself driving around Memphis shooting at people, killing four and wounding three others in seemingly random attacks, was finally arrested after crashing a stolen car, police said early Thursday. The hours-long rampage had police...