Torres' 3 HR lift Yankees over Orioles in doubleheader sweep

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Day turned into something of a nightmare for the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Gleyber Torres hit three home runs during a doubleheader sweep, including a s...

LeMahieu drives in Maybin, Yanks rally to beat Mariners 5-4

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin narrowly beat right fielder Jay Bruce's throw home on DJ LeMahieu's game-ending, ninth-inning hit, lifting the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on a soggy ...

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees pounced on Félix Hernández, building a big cushion for CC Sabathia in a showdown of acclaimed veterans as New York beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 Monday night. ...

Thor strikes! Syndergaard HRs, goes 9 as Mets beat Reds 1-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard became the first pitcher in 36 years to homer and throw a shutout in a 1-0 victory, lifting the New York Mets over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. S...

Yelich picking up where he left off in 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Something figured to stop Christian Yelich's historic home run pace — and a balky lower back might just do it. The way things have been going, it certainly wasn't goi...

Hoskins taunts Rhame after near-beanings, Phils top Mets 6-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Rhys Hoskins homered off reliever Jacob Rhame and taunted him with a slow jog around the bases a night after Rhame buzzed him with two fastballs, and the struggling Philadelphia Philli...

Welcome to the rivalry: Paxton Ks 12, Yanks rout Red Sox 8-0

NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton and Chris Sale came out firing in this year's first edition of baseball's biggest rivalry. Paxton pumping 99 mph, and Sale nearing 98. ...

Red Sox swap catchers, cutting Swihart and calling up León

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox hope to recharge their pitching staff by changing the battery. Catcher Blake Swihart, once a top prospect and promising piece for Boston's future, ...

Jimenez hits 1st 2 HRs, ChiSox top Yanks in soggy 6+ innings

NEW YORK (AP) — Eloy Jimenez hit his first two major league homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the fifth inning, and the Chicago White Sox ended a five-game skid by beating the banged-up New York...

Minor leaguers seek investors, donations to make ends meet

PHOENIX (AP) — Jeremy Wolf loved being a professional baseball player. The New York Mets were his favorite team as a child, and it was a dream fulfilled when they selected him in the 31st round in 201...

Voit homers, Tanaka strong, Yanks beat O's 7-2 in opener

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Voit heard the "Luuuuuke!" chants during pre-game introductions, and that got the exuberant, oversized slugger going. "Man, it fires me up every time," he said. ...

Thrifty minor leaguer to live in school bus during season

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Grueling, late-night road trips are a loathed hallmark of minor league baseball, and most ballplayers can't wait to leave bus life behind. Jack Labosky is...

MLB managers want limits, not bans, on clubhouse video games

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Montoyo thought he would be taking a hard line against video games in his first year as Toronto Blue Jays manager. Before he could put his foot down on F...

Union head praises Jays for raising minor league pay by half

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Union head Tony Clark applauds the Toronto Blue Jays' decision to give minor league players a 50 percent raise and hopes other clubs do the same. Representatives...

Esports league to play global home-and-away schedule

The Overwatch League plans to use a full home-and-away format beginning in 2020, making it the first professional league in esports or traditional sports to build a regular-season schedule spanning th...