• Gehrig bat from last 2 homers in spring 1939 up for auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — The bat Lou Gehrig used to hit his last two home runs, in an exhibition game in 1939, is being auctioned off again.

  • Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the “Silent Captain” of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

  • Giants owners say McAdoo staying as coach until season’s end

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ben McAdoo is staying as coach of the New York Giants, at least until the end of the season.

  • AP source: Braves hire Alex Anthopoulos as general manager

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have selected a young but experienced leader to guide their team, hiring former Dodgers and Blue Jays executive Alex Anthopoulos as their general manager, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

  • Beltran retires at 40 after winning 1st World Series title

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Beltran is retiring at age 40 after winning his first World Series title in his 20th major league season.

  • This Date In Baseball

    1918 — Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators pitched a four-hitter in 15 innings to beat the St. Louis Browns 1-0. The only hit he gave up in the first 11 innings was a triple by George Sisler.