Posts Tagged Baseball

Rodon dominates with 9 Ks, White Sox blank Royals 6-0

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Rodon struck out nine in four dazzling innings Wednesday night, making his latest impressive bid to join the White Sox rotation, and Chicago cruised to a 6-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

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Gomez uses offense and defense, leads Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun hits an RBI double in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics during a spring training baseball game on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBIs and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.

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Joyce hits first homer, Tropeano solid in key spring start

Los Angeles Angels' Taylor Featherston slides safely under the pick-off tag of Cleveland Indians' Jesus Aguilar during the second inning of a spring training baseball game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Tempe, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Joyce hit his first spring homer and Los Angeles Angels starter Nick Tropeano took a step forward in his quest for a rotation spot, leading Los Angeles to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians.

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MLS expanding to Minnesota, but stadium yet to be built

Cassie Benson, left, and her boyfriend Manny Chavez, center,  cheer during a news conference, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Minneapolis, where it was announced that Minnesota will be awarded an MLS soccer franchise. (AP Photo/Star Tribune,Glen Stubbe)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After preserving a professional soccer team for Minnesota, Bill McGuire soon began to think bigger.

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Tulowitzki homers, Butler strong in Rockies’ win over Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday.

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