• Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

    George McPhee secured a king’s ransom to avoid selecting certain players in the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft , and he’s not done dealing.

  • Gregorius, Holliday HR, Yanks thump Angels 8-4 to end skid

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Joe Girardi finally got to use the overpowering 1-2 at the back of his bullpen, getting innings from Dellin Betances and Aroldis Chapman in the same game for the first time since early May.

  • Pete Flynn, longtime New York Mets groundskeeper, dies at 79

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Flynn, a popular groundskeeper for the New York Mets who spent five decades manicuring baseball diamonds from the Polo Grounds to Citi Field, died on Wednesday. He was 79.

  • Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ailing New York Mets lost a third member of their rotation when right-hander Zack Wheeler was put on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday because of biceps tendinitis.

  • Yanks’ Ellsbury hits BP, could return soon; Bird gets shot

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury took batting practice and ran the bases Wednesday, and the New York Yankees are hoping to “turn him loose” soon, according to general manager Brian Cashman.

  • James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis star James Blake has agreed to drop his right to sue New York after he was mistakenly arrested and tackled by police. In exchange, a legal fellowship will be created in his name that will bolster the work of the city’s police watchdog agency.

  • Seager hits 3 of Dodgers’ 5 HRs in 12-0 win over Mets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager suddenly joined the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home run parade Tuesday night, and right-hander Brandon McCarthy thinks he knows what prompted him.

  • Corey Seager hits 3 home runs against Mets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager continued the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home-run parade Tuesday night, hitting three against the New York Mets.

  • Sano, Vargas power Twins to 9-7 win over White Sox

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano has taken to calling Kennys Vargas “Lil’ Big Papi,” a nod to retired Dominican slugger David Ortiz.

  • Maybin lifts Angels to 8-3 win as Yankees lose 7th in row

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Clippard walked off the mound, stared straight ahead and walked to the dugout as many of the 39,853 fans at Yankee Stadium booed.