Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Lester pitches 2 scoreless innings in spring debut with Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — For Jon Lester, it was just the beginning of the road to opening day. Nothing more, nothing less.

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Ventura shaky as Royals rally for 11-9 win over Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Yordano Ventura stepped to the mound for the Kansas City Royals for the first time since Game 6 of the World Series. The results were nothing like they were last October.

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Gonzales impresses in Cardinals’ victory over Astros

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Marco Gonzales began his bid to become the fifth starter for the St. Louis Cardinals by pitching two shutout innings Friday in a 5-2 win over the Astros.

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Family, friends, fans pay respects to Minoso at visitation

Mourners pass by the casket of former Chicago White Sox great Minnie Minoso on Friday, March 6, 2015, to pay their respects during a public visitation at Holy Family Church in Chicago.  The Havana native and major league baseball's first black Latino star died Sunday, March 1. He was believed to be 90. Known as the "Cuban Comet," Minoso was part of a wave of black players who transformed the game. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

CHICAGO (AP) — More than the hugs or that Cadillac with the White Sox flags, Ron Kittle will simply miss being around Minnie Minoso.

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Left-hander Joe Beimel, Rangers agree to $1.5 million deal

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Joe Beimel and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract.

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