Latest Minor league baseball News

Yankees welcome back injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton

Jun. 18, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returned from the injured list and was in the lineup for Tuesday night's scheduled game against division rival Tampa Bay. The 2017 National League MVP was to bat fifth and play right field. Stanton last appeared in a big league game on March 31,...

Mikolas, Carpenter lead Cardinals to win over Marlins

Jun. 18, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mile Mikolas knew his luck would turn around. Dexter Fowler and Matt Carpenter homered to back a strong outing by Mikolas and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Mikolas (5-7) snapped a career-high losing streak of five straight decisions. He...

No room: Frazier squeezed out of Yanks' lineup, sent down

Jun. 16, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Hot-hitting Clint Frazier was squeezed out of the New York Yankees' powerful lineup and sent down to the minors Sunday, another frustrating episode in what's been a breakout season for the 24-year-old outfielder. The Yankees got AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a late-night trade...

Braves' Keuchel allows 3 runs in 7 innings in Double-A game

Jun. 15, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel has thrown 14 innings of minor league baseball for two teams in two states over the past six days. There were a lot of good pitches and a few bad ones, but overall he's pleased with his progress since signing with the Atlanta Braves on June 7. Next stop — he hopes...

Mariners pitcher Hernandez tires, exits early in rehab start

Jun. 14, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez pulled himself out of his first minor league rehab start because of fatigue. Hernandez exited Friday after throwing 31 pitches for Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners said Hernandez came out of the game when he wore down, not with pain. Hernandez...

Tigers pitching prospect Mize has shoulder inflammation

Jun. 14, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers prospect Casey Mize is going on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The team announced the move Friday, saying the Double-A right-hander had an MRI that was reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Stephen Lemos. They agreed it showed some minor posterior shoulder...

Yankees slugger Stanton could return next week

Jun. 14, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees could get Giancarlo Stanton back next week after the slugger was shelved by a series of injuries, and Aaron Judge also is getting closer after being sidelined by a strained left oblique. Stanton is taking his minor league rehab assignment to Triple-A...

Blues' Binnington goes from castoff to Stanley Cup champion

Jun. 13, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

Jordan Binnington's storybook ride from fourth stringer to Stanley Cup-winning goaltender was fueled by a few free meals. The best came last weekend at Brio Tuscan Grille, one of his favorite spots as St. Louis began to feel like home. "They were good to me," Binnington said. Binnington has been so good for the...

Yankees slugger Stanton homers twice in Class A rehab game

Jun. 12, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton homered twice in a minor league rehab game with Class A Tampa on Wednesday night. Stanton hasn't played for the Yankees since March 31. He originally went on the injured list with a strained left biceps but strained his left shoulder while...

Yankees slugger Stanton homers twice in Class A rehab game

Jun. 12, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton homered twice in a minor league rehab game with Class A Tampa on Wednesday night. Stanton hasn't played for the Yankees since March 31. He originally went on the injured list with a strained left biceps but strained his left shoulder while...