• Mets 3B Wright sent to California to see back specialist

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hoping David Wright can find "magic fingers somewhere in California" to cure the Mets captain's ailing back, New York general manager Sandy Alderson has sent the third baseman across the country to work with the staff of specialist Dr. Robert Watkins. Wright hasn't...

  • Odd-man in: Mets go to 6-man rotation to cut innings

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are going to a six-man starting rotation to cut innings for Matt Harvey, NL Rookie of the Year Jacob DeGrom and rookie Noah Syndergaard. New York manager Terry Collins says the trio didn't like the alternatives: cutting their starts short after five innings,...

  • Blue Jays activate SS Jose Reyes

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays have activated shortstop Jose Reyes from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Munenori Kawasaki to Triple-A Buffalo. Reyes has been sidelined since April 27 with a fractured left rib sustained on a check swing in the fourth game of the season....

  • Rays put 1B James Loney on disabled list with broken finger

    Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have put first baseman James Loney on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left middle finger. Loney was hurt sliding while stealing third base in the eighth inning of Sunday's game against Oakland. The Rays recalled infielder Tim...

  • Long road back: Rangers' Josh Hamilton makes season debut

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in three years, Josh Hamilton's name is in the Texas Rangers' lineup. The 2010 AL MVP is playing left field and batting fifth for Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians, making his season debut after shoulder surgery in February. His return...

  • Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz suspended 8 games, appeals

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Monday for having a foreign substance on his arm during a game in Miami. Matusz immediately appealed and was in uniform for Baltimore's game against the Houston Astros on Monday...

  • Reds put catcher Mesoraco on DL, starter Cueto examined

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds put catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore left hip that limited him to pinch hitting and filling in as an interleague DH for the past six weeks. They'd been hoping that Mesoraco — an All-Star last season — could get better...

  • Watch: Colorado high school baseball team uses hidden ball trick to win state, video goes viral

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Video: Courtesy Jason Carter/KRDO PUEBLO — Rye High School is celebrating its second Class 2A baseball championship in five years with help from a hidden ball trick. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the Thunderbolts claimed the title with a 12-10 victory over defending state...

  • Big early deficit too much for Springs to overcome

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    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Sky Sox were roughly 180 feet away from tying Sunday's contest before a pop-out ended their day, falling just short of a comeback victory in a 9-8 loss to the Bees. The Sox fell behind early as starter Tyler Thornburg (0-2, 4.45) allowed five runs (four earned)...

  • Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium as Williams' No. 51 retired

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored suits rather than the pinstriped baseball uniforms in which they earned fame and fortune. The fab five appeared...

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