FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Milwaukee. Attanasio sets the tone each spring when he addresses the team on the first day of full workouts. The message this year should be upbeat with Milwaukee shifting from rebuilding to contending mode. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
February 20, 2018 - 7:40 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio says his team has the roster to end the franchise's seven-year postseason drought without having to make another move. The Brewers exceeded expectations last year after finishing a game short of the playoffs — significantly accelerating the...
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February 20, 2018 - 7:01 pm
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Bryce Brentz to Pittsburgh for cash. MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed RHP Trevor May on the 60-day DL. Agreed to terms with RHP Anibal Sanchez on a one-year contract. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Placed RHP Shelby Miller on the 60-day DL...
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February 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm
SOUTH Bethel (Tenn.) 8, Lindsey Wilson 7 Lee 10, Carson-Newman 9 Lincoln Memorial 13, King (Tenn.) 3 Milligan 7-5, Shawnee St. 5-7 N.C. Central at Duke, ppd. Tennessee 8, Lipscomb 5 Union (Ky.) 9-5, Midway 3-6 Union (Tenn.) 15, Harding 8 WVU Tech at Pikeville, ccd. SOUTHWEST Oral Roberts at...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts walks out to pitcher Alex Wood during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Houston Astros, in Houston. Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. The new rules announced Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, include a general limit of six mound visits per nine-inning game without a pitching change, whether by a manager, coach or player.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 20, 2018 - 6:58 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under baseball's new pace of play rules. Commissioner Rob Manfred and executive Joe Torre explained some of the parameters Tuesday, one day after MLB imposed stricter...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is preparing to open a baseball exhibition including works from its collection, rare cards, memorabilia and collectibles. "Play Ball: Baseball at the DIA" runs March 30 through Sept. 16. Cards, memorabilia and collectibles are from the Rochester-based E...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:51 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Angels manager Mike Scioscia says the spring training game plan for Shohei Ohtani is still being mapped out. On Tuesday, Scioscia said Ohtani will throw a bullpen session on Thursday and a decision will be made after that on when the multi-talented Japanese pitcher/hitter...
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred gestures while speaking during a Major League Baseball owners meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 20, 2018 - 6:31 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball players will honor victims of last week's shooting in Florida by wearing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hats at spring training games this week. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday all 30 teams will wear the school hats during pregame...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:25 pm
OLYMPICS Canadian duo wins ice dancing PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall. The Canadian pair scored...
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Minnesota Twins pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) throws at baseball spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Mark Vancleave/Star Tribune via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 6:12 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have finalized their low-risk contract with right-hander Anibal Sanchez, securing another experienced candidate for their rotation. For the Twins, he's another option in a situation with few of them proven. For Sanchez, it's a late-career chance to...
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February 20, 2018 - 5:05 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When last seen, Lance McCullers plunked four Los Angeles Dodgers during the first three innings of Game 7 of the World Series. On Tuesday, a few hours before his first live bullpen session of the spring with the Houston Astros, the game within a game between pitcher and...
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