Tigers' Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks

...back."Detroit selected the contract of third baseman Jofry Marte from Triple-A Toledo. Marte, who has played 10 minor league games at first, was hitting .271 for the Mud Hens and has not played in the major leagues,.With Victor Martinez...
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Tyler Johnson leads young high-scoring Lightning Triplets

...proving Tampa Bay is much more than a one-man show.The speedy trio, which began playing with each other in the minor leagues, has accounted for more half of the Lightning's 55 goals this postseason.Johnson, 24, leads the way with 12...
Hernandez gets 8th win as Mariners top Rays 3-0

...Balfour, pitching at Triple-A Durham, asked for and was granted his release. The Rays re-signed Balfour to a minor league deal after designating him for assignment in April and then releasing him.DEJA VUHernandez set a career high with...
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Writer starts new romance series

...Texas, with the backdrop of the minor league Kilby Catfish baseball team.A...start as a Kilby Catfish, he set a minor league record - and not the good players and the team. Minor league baseball is even looser. The players...
Miller gives up 2-run HR in 10th, Yanks lose to Nats 8-6

...Wednesday to take Ellsbury's spot on the roster. ... RHP Masahiro Tanaka is slated to throw about 45 pitches in a minor league rehab start at Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. ... RHP Chase Whitley had Tommy John surgery on...
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Yogi celebrates 90th, Strasburg back for Nats

...debut, facing the Cubs at Wrigley Field. The 22-year-old righty is among several talented arms in New York's minor league system. He was 3-0 with 1.82 ERA this year at Triple-A Las Vegas, plus hitting .455 with a homer.SKIDDINGThe...
Orioles to play White Sox today in closed stadium

...league game, although there have been instances in the minor leagues."It's definitely going to be unchartered territory...National League matchup on Sept. 28, 1882.At the minor league level, Iowa hosted Nashville in a June 2008 game of...
A-Rod, Yankees break out for 14-4 win over Red Sox

...ROOMRed Sox: Farrell said Koji Uehara (left hamstring strain) should rejoin the team on Monday after his successful minor league rehab outing Saturday. Farrell said Uehara will step right back into his role as closer, too.Yankees: Girardi said...
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For MLB, steroids cloud remains

...them. Since 2005, there have been 68 announced suspensions under the major league drug program and 760 as part of the minor league plan, including performance-enhancing drugs, amphetamines and drugs of abuse."You can't pick up the paper without...
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High hopes at Mariners spring training

...full-time rotation option in 2015. And there's righty Erasmo Ramirez, who has been an option in the past but is out of minor-league options.PlatoonMcClendon said he doesn't view his right field situation as a potential platoon even though it sets...


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