• White Sox woes continue in 5-3 loss to Twins

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The struggling Chicago White Sox are still searching for timely hits. Chicago had 10 hits but left eight runners on base in a 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. The White Sox have now been outscored 35-8 while losing four straight. "We just need something...

  • Nova pitches in 1st game since elbow surgery

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has pitched in his first game since elbow ligament replacement surgery a year ago. The right-hander allowed an infield hit and struck out one in 1 1-3 innings Saturday in an extended spring training game. He threw 18 pitches...

  • Plouffe, Hunter homer, help Nolasco, Twins beat White Sox

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a terrible first week of the season, the Minnesota Twins have played their way back to .500. Trevor Plouffe and Torii Hunter homered, helping Ricky Nolasco win in his return to the rotation as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Saturday. "We were able...

  • C Blake Swihart makes debut in Boston's 4-2 loss to Yankees

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Highly touted catching prospect Blake Swihart is probably going to be around the Boston Red Sox for a while. Swihart went 1 for 3 with a single and scored a run in his major-league debut Saturday in Boston's 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees. He started and played behind...

  • Gardner drives in 3 runs, Yanks top Red Sox 4-2

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Brett Gardner drove in three runs then watched the Yankees' bullpen shut down another opponent. Dellin Betances struck out the last four batters for his first save and New York beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Saturday for its 12th win in 15 games. "The bullpen this year...

  • Indians scratch Bourn with cervical strain

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians outfielder Michael Bourn has been scratched from Saturday's lineup because of a cervical strain. Bourn slid headfirst into the plate Friday trying to score from first base on Mike Aviles' double. He was called safe, but the play was overturned on a replay...

  • Marlins' Yelich set for minor league rehab assignment

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich will begin a rehab assignment on Sunday with Class A Jupiter. Yelich, who has been on the disabled list since April 24 with a lower back strain, also plans to play for Jupiter on Monday and Tuesday with plans of returning to the...

  • Blue Jays send Dalton Pompey, Andrew Albers to Triple-A

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned rookie outfielder Dalton Pompey and pitcher Andrew Albers to Triple-A Buffalo. Pompey opened the season as Toronto's center fielder, but batted .183 and struck out 22 times in 83 at-bats. The 22-year-old switch hitter stole two...

  • Brewers activate Carlos Gomez from disabled list

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have activated outfielder Carlos Gomez from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday. Gomez was placed on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring and missed 15 games. In eight games, Gomez was 8 for 34 with one home run and six RBIs. Gomez...

  • Red Sox place C Hanigan on DL with fractured right pinkie

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL after he fractured his right pinkie in Friday's loss to the New York Yankees. To take his place on the roster, the club promoted top catching prospect Blake Swihart from Triple-A Pawtucket. Swihart is in the...

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