Posts Tagged Professional baseball

2 minor league free agents suspended for drugs

NEW YORK (AP) — Two minor league free agents who played in the Oakland Athletics’ organization last season have been suspended after positive drug tests.

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Mets move in fences at Citi Field for 2nd time

A white chalk line marks the location of the prior season's outfield wall at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The Mets are moving their fences in at Citi Field for the second time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mired in a streak of six straight losing seasons and hoping to boost offense, the New York Mets are moving in their fences at Citi Field for the second time.

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White Sox agree $15 million, 3-year deal with Duke

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $15 million, three-year contract with left-handed reliever Zach Duke, boosting their bullpen.

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Indians sign pair of pitchers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have signed free agent pitchers Shaun Marcum and Dustin Molleken to minor league contracts with non-roster invitations to training camp.

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MLB All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 in final game of tour

MLB All-Stars Jose Altuve hits a double in the sixth inning against Japan during Game-Five of their exhibition baseball series at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, northern Japan, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Matt Shoemaker combined with four relievers on a four-hitter to upstage Shohei Otani, and the Major League Baseball All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 on Tuesday in the finale of their five-game series.

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