Click seeks quick success with Astros after replacing Luhnow

HOUSTON (AP) — James Click was introduced as the new general manager of the Houston Astros on Tuesday, joining a scandal-plagued team that scrambled to fill two major roles just before the start of sp...

Yankees add competition in job for backup catcher

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees now have more competition in the job for backup catcher, with Erik Kratz, Josh Thole and Chris Iannetta agreeing to minor league contracts Monday. Austin ...

Yankees add competition in job for backup catcher

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees now have more competition in the job for backup catcher, with Erik Kratz, Josh Thole and Chris Iannetta agreeing to minor league contracts Monday. Austin ...

Matt Adams agrees to minor league deal with New York Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Adams agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets on Friday, hoping to earn a job as a backup and a bat with pop off the bench. The 31-year-old is p...

3-time All-Star Curtis Granderson retires after 16 seasons

MIAMI (AP) — Three-time All-Star outfielder Curtis Granderson announced his retirement Friday after 16 seasons in the major leagues. Granderson played for seven teams. He was an All-...

Greg Holland agrees to minor league deal with Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reliever Greg Holland is back with the Kansas City Royals, agreeing Wednesday to a minor league contract. The 34-year-old right-hander would get a $1.25 milli...

College baseball coach dies in crash that killed Bryant

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — John Altobelli, the longtime baseball coach at Orange Coast College, was killed along with his wife and daughter in the helicopter crash Sunday that also took the lives of ret...

New Mets manager Luis Rojas thanks famous father, brother

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas began his tenure as manager of the New York Mets by thanking his famous father, Felipe Alou. Rojas was introduced by the Mets on Friday as the replacement ...

New York Mets announce they have hired Luis Rojas as their manager.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets announce they have hired Luis Rojas as their manager.

Tigers eyeing Triple-A Toledo for top prospects

DETROIT (AP) — It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. ...

Royals star catcher Salvador Perez to become US citizen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals star catcher Salvador Perez is about to become a U.S. citizen. Perez passed his citizenship exam earlier this month and will be be joined b...

Tigers agree to minor league deal with Santiago

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a minor league contract with left-hander Héctor Santiago with an invite to major league spring training. The Tigers announced the mov...

MLB to test but not use computer umps at spring training

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will test computer plate umpires during spring training but will not use the system for decisions in any exhibition games. MLB experimented with...

Mets tab Luis Rojas to replace Carlos Beltrán as manager

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are finalizing a multiyear agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him the team’s manager, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Wednesday. ...

GM Brodie Van Wagenen says New York Mets finalizing agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him manager

NEW YORK (AP) — GM Brodie Van Wagenen says New York Mets finalizing agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him manager.