Latest Niko Goodrum News

Gurriel stays hot, Verlander solid, Astros blank Nats 8-0

May. 15, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a homer, Justin Verlander pitched five scoreless innings and the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Sunday. Jose Altuve, Martin Maldonado and Chas McCormick also homered for the Astros. Gurriel finished the series...

LEADING OFF: Cabrera needs 1 hit for 3,000, Hicks' 1st start

Apr. 21, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MIGGY'S MILESTONE Tigers star Miguel Cabrera needs one more hit for 3,000 in his career, and will try to reach the mark at Comerica Park. Cabrera added three more hits to his total...

LEADING OFF: Cabrera needs 1 hit for 3,000, Hicks' 1st start

Apr. 20, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ MIGGY'S MILESTONE Tigers star Miguel Cabrera needs one more hit for 3,000 in his career, and will try to reach the mark at Comerica Park. Cabrera added three more hits to his...

White Sox SS Tim Anderson suspended for 1st 2 games

Apr. 01, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson will serve a two-game suspension when the season starts next week for making contact with umpire Tim Timmons during the ninth inning of a game on Sept. 27. Anderson appealed when the penalty, which originally included a...

American League Central Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

Capsules of American League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ CHICAGO WHITE SOX 2021: 93-69, first place, lost to Houston in ALDS. Manager: Tony La Russa (second season of second stint with team). ...

Detroit Tigers spent big money in offseason to be relevant

Mar. 30, 2022 08:24 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers are suddenly on the verge of being relevant again after spending big money in free agency to jolt a franchise that has been focused on drafting and developing players in a long rebuilding process. Detroit was 77-85 last season, but it was its best...

Goodrum agrees to $2.1 million, 1-year contract with Astros

Mar. 16, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

WEST PALM, Beach. (AP) — Niko Goodrum has agreed to a $2.1 million, one-year contract with the Houston Astros. The 30-year-old outfielder aand infielder can earn $250,000 in performance bonuses for plate appearances under Tuesday's deal: $50,000 each for 250, 300 and 400, and...