Latest Minor league baseball News

Giants top Rockies 7-2 for 100th win, hold onto NL West lead

Sep. 25, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants reached one milestone and are close to another in their resurgent season. The real goal is another World Series title. Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run homer, one of four long balls by San Francisco, and the NL West-leading Giants...

MLB trying pre-tacked baseball prototype at Triple-A

Sep. 23, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is experimenting with pre-tacked baseballs at some Triple-A games during the last stretch of the minor league season. The test run could be a step toward updating the big league balls after the league cracked down midseason on the...

Royals and Indians washed out, rescheduled for Monday

Sep. 22, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians postponed Wednesday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals because of rain and rescheduled it for next week. The postponement was announced about three hours before the scheduled 6:10 p.m. EDT first pitch. ...

LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 21, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound — and plate — as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6, 2.78...

Lester wins 200th, Cards down Brewers for ninth straight win

Sep. 20, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jon Lester notched his 200th career win, Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Monday night for their ninth consecutive win. The Cardinals have won nine straight for the first...

LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 20, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound -- and plate -- as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6,...

Former OF Gose flashes 100 mph heat for Indians, fans Perez

Sep. 20, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Formerly a fleet outfielder, Anthony Gose returned to the majors five years later Monday night as a rocket-armed reliever for the Cleveland Indians, flashing 100 mph heat and fanning Royals slugger Salvador Perez. Gose pitched 1 2/3 innings, allowing...

Former ace Severino rejoins Yankees after out nearly 2 years

Sep. 20, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Luis Severino was activated by the New York Yankees before Monday's series opener against Texas and is in position to make his first major league appearance in nearly two years. “It will be like my first tenure here in 2015. It’ll be the same...

Japanese RHP Arihara designated for assignment by Rangers

Sep. 19, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Kohei Arihara was designated for assignment Sunday by the Texas Rangers, who signed the Japanese pitcher to a two-year contract last winter. The move with Arihara before the series finale against the Chicago White Sox cleared a spot...

Mets, Phillies minor leaguers protest pay with wristbands

Sep. 19, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minor league players in the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies farm systems wore teal wristbands Saturday to protest pay that they say is insufficient. At least 10 players from the Brooklyn Cyclones and Jersey Shore BlueClaws wore the wristbands —...