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Hundley’s visit with sick boy leads to lasting bond

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Five years ago, veteran big leaguer Nick Hundley visited Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and met a boy named Zach Sprader. Hundley, then with the San Diego Padres, sought to give the young baseball fan a lift...

Yanks’ Encarnacion pleasantly surprised by trade

NEW YORK -- Edwin Encarnacion went from last place in the American League West to first in the AL East.Naturally, he was pretty excited about it.The veteran slugger received a warm ovation from fans when he made his New...

Yanks’ Encarnacion excited by trade, 0-4 in debut

NEW YORK -- Edwin Encarnacion went from last place in the American League West to first in the AL East.Naturally, he was pretty excited about it.The veteran slugger was hitless during his Yankees debut Monday night against Tampa Bay...

1 year of jail for suspect in Ortiz shooting

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- A man nicknamed "Bone" was ordered Monday to spend one year in preventive prison as Dominican authorities said they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the attempted killing of baseball great...

Rangers’ Pence joins Gallo on IL; Calhoun back

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are juggling their banged-up outfielders, with Hunter Pence the latest to go on the injured list.Pence was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday, a day after he sustained a right groin strain...

Machado suspended 1 game, fined after ejection

San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount on Monday for arguing and making contact with an umpire over the weekend, Major League Baseball said in a statement.Machado was ejected by...

Machado — Didn’t bump ump, will appeal discipline

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Padres star Manny Machado denied he made contact with plate umpire Bill Welke after being ejected for arguing a called third strike Saturday night and said he'll appeal his one-game suspension and fine."I've just...

Ask Pinstripe Alley: Yankees mailbag questions request

Reinforcements are arriving for the Yankees. This week should see the return of Giancarlo Stanton and the arrival of Edwin Encarnacion. Aaron Judge shouldn’t be too far behind either. It’s a fun time for fans of moonshot...

Reds’ Gennett (groin) starts rehab assignment

CINCINNATI -- Scooter Gennett has begun a rehab assignment, the final step in returning from a severe groin sprain in spring training that has sidelined the Cincinnati Reds' All-Star second baseman all season.Gennett will play five days with Class...

Odubel Herrera's administrative leave extended to July 1st

Major League Baseball says Odúbel Herrera's administrative leave has been extended through July 1st. This comes the same day the Philadelphia Phillies outfielder waived his court appearance in Atlantic City. Source link

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PHOENIX -- Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is on track to make his next scheduled start Tuesday at San Diego after throwing a bullpen...