Latest Drew Smyly News

Drew Smyly agrees with Phillies, pending physical

Jul. 19, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Left-hander Drew Smyly has agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and is on track to start Sunday against Pittsburgh. Manager Gabe Kapler said Friday the agreement is pending a successful physical. Right-hander Nick Pivetta is being moved to the bullpen. The 30-year-old Smyly...

Brewers sign RHP Shelby Miller to minor league deal

Jul. 12, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have added to their pitching depth, signing veteran right-hander Shelby Miller to a minor league contract Friday. The 28-year-old Miller signed a one-year, $2 million deal with Rangers last winter. He was released on July 4 after going 1-3 with an 8.59 ERA in 19...

Rangers RHP Shelby Miller designated for assignment

Jul. 1, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shelby Miller has been designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers, becoming the second veteran pitcher in less than two weeks dropped by the team. The move was made Monday, when the Rangers added left-hander Jesse Biddle to their roster. Biddle was claimed off waivers from...

Rangers 3B Cabrera returns from 3-game suspension

Jun. 28, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera returned to the starting lineup Friday night against Tampa Bay after serving a three-game suspension for hitting an umpire with equipment. Cabrera missed a series in Detroit after Major League Baseball reduced his suspension from...

Smyly gone when Rangers designate vet pitcher for assignment

Jun. 20, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Drew Smyly struck out the last batter he faced for the Texas Rangers. That came right after the veteran left-hander, who already had lost his spot in the starting rotation, allowed three consecutive home runs in a five-pitch span. Smyly was designated for assignment by the Rangers...

Kipnis homers twice in Indians' 10-4 win over Rangers

Jun. 20, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Kipnis is finding it difficult not to get excited after struggling at the plate for much of the season. The veteran second baseman hit two home runs, going back-to-back with Roberto Pérez during a five-run first inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers...

Jason deGrom, Alonso lead Mets past East-leading Braves 10-2

Jun. 19, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves 10-2 on Tuesday night. Bouncing back from an ugly 12-3 loss in the series opener, the Mets pounded...

Indians hit 3 straight HRs, Plesac shuts down Rangers, 10-3

Jun. 19, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Ramirez went into the upper deck for his first home run in more than a month. The Cleveland Indians later got a trio of long balls unlike any they have had in nearly 15 years. While rookie Zach Plesac allowed only two hits pitching into the eighth inning, Cleveland hitters were...

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers' bullpen beats Reds 7-1

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Struggling Roughned Odor made a bold prediction before his bases-loaded at-bat. "(Odor) even said, 'If this guy throws me a slider for a strike, I'm going to take it deep," manager Chris Woodward said. He sure did. Odor hit Wandy Peralta's over-the-plate slider for his fourth career grand...

Bauers hits for the cycle, leads Indians past Tigers 13-4

Jun. 14, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland's Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled in that inning. He also hit a double in the second and a two-run homer in the eighth, becoming the first...