Latest Minor league baseball News

Mets RHP Kodai Senga throws 66 pitches over 4 2/3 innings in latest Triple-A rehab start

Jul. 14, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Kodai Senga allowed one run over 4 2/3 innings on Sunday in his third minor league rehab start. Sidelined all season with a troublesome right shoulder, the New York right-hander threw 40 of his 66 pitches for strikes in his second start for Triple-A...

Phillies release utility player Whit Merrifield, recall Weston Wilson from Triple-A

Jul. 12, 2024 23:08 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have released utility player Whit Merrifield and recalled Weston Wilson from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Phillies President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski announced the moves ahead of Friday night’s game against the Oakland...

Minor leaguers Yeury Tatiz of Seattle and Charlie Zink of Boston suspended for positive drug tests

Jul. 12, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Mariners right-hander Yeury Tatiz was suspended for 80 games and Boston Red Sox right-hander Charlie Zink for 56 games following positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs. Tatiz was suspended for a positive test for Clomiphene under the minor league...

New Oakland Ballers independent minor league team offers ownership stake opportunity to fans

Jul. 11, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baseball fans and others interested in supporting the new Oakland Ballers independent minor league team can now purchase ownership stakes in the expansion club. The B's announced the opportunity early Thursday with the launch of a community investment...

Clement homers, drives in 4 to lead Blue Jays past Giants 10-6

Jul. 11, 2024 01:33 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ernie Clement hit a three-run homer for the second straight night and had an RBI single in Toronto's six-run sixth inning, and the Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 10-6 on Wednesday night. Clement and Alejandro Kirk each had three hits, and George...

Quintana throws another gem, Nimmo and Lindor power Mets to 7-5 win over Nationals

Jul. 09, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Quintana permitted one hit over seven shutout innings, Brandon Nimmo and Francisco Lindor both homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Tuesday night. Harrison Bader had three hits and scored twice from the...

Mets RHP Kodai Senga throws 52 pitches over 2 2/3 scoreless innings in Triple-A rehab start

Jul. 09, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Kodai Senga tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings of two-hit ball Tuesday night in his second minor league rehab start. Sidelined all season by a shoulder injury, the New York right-hander threw 30 of his 52 pitches for strikes with Triple-A Syracuse against...

Braves keep plugging holes in outfield by recalling White and signing Rosario to minor league deal

Jul. 05, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves continued to plug holes in their outfield by signing Eddie Rosario to a minor league deal and calling up Eli White from Triple-A Gwinnett to start in left field in Friday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Rosario was designated for...

Nationals demote Joey Meneses, who had memorable big league debut after 12 years in minors

Jul. 04, 2024 19:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals first baseman Joey Meneses was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, ending a nearly two-year run in Washington's lineup for a longtime minor leaguer who had a memorable big league debut at age 30. The 32-year-old Meneses spent 12 seasons in the...

Twins place third baseman Royce Lewis on the injured list, call up prospect Brooks Lee

Jul. 03, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Royce Lewis was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday with a right adductor strain, the latest setback in the star infielder’s young career, and called up prospect Brooks Lee in his place. Lewis, 25, is on the injured list for...