MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins say first baseman-designated hitter Kennys Vargas and right-hander Jose Berrios have won the team’s minor league player and pitcher of the year honors.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Incoming baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and players’ association head Tony Clark have been selected to participate in a new Major League Baseball committee tasked with decreasing the times of games.
1908 — In a crucial game with the Chicago Cubs, Fred Merkle of the New York Giants failed to touch second base as the apparent winning run crossed home plate. This resulted in a great dispute and the game was eventually declared a tie and played over on Oct. 8 when the Cubs and Giants ended the season in a tie.
There’s only a week left in the regular season, which may seem like an eternity for the Oakland Athletics.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Former major league infielder Jeff Kent is giving back to women’s athletics at his former school, the University of California.