ELKHART — Tanner Tully’s left arm couldn’t have looked any better on March 13. Over two innings in a minor league practice game against the San Franciso Giants in Goodyear, Arizona, the Cleveland Indians prospect allowed no runs and no hits.
Tanner Tully won't be keeping a long-anticipated appointment with family, friends and fans this weekend, but he's got a compelling reason.
ELKHART — For two straight hours early Wednesday evening, Cory Malcom stayed parked on his bed and stared at the live Major League Baseball draft tracker appearing on his device.
The state of Indiana is sandwiched pretty thick into the middle of this World Series, even literally so by virtue of its locale between Illinois and Ohio, but also in other ways.
CHICAGO (AP) — J.B. Shuck’s two-out single scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, Todd Frazier hit his 23rd home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) — James Shields insisted career win No. 130 was just like every other one. He offered no sign of relief or satisfaction. There was just praise for his defense and a big smile.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Abiatal Avelino hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and Devyn Bolasky tripled and singled as the Tampa Yankees beat the Lakeland Flying Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Will Savage hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, leading the Connecticut Tigers to an 8-3 win over the Lowell Spinners on Wednesday.
DETROIT (AP) — With two on and two out in the third inning, Miguel Cabrera struck out swinging at a pitch that was low and inside, and the slugger was so off balance he ended up on one knee.
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera helped the Detroit Tigers finish off their second sweep on a homestand in which they won twice as many games as they lost.
CINCINNATI — From the eyes of a former scout, Cubs manager Joe Maddon believes Kris Bryant’s versatility that accompanies his power will put him in an elite class.
CHICAGO (AP) — Just when the White Sox thought they had started to turn the corner, Jose Quintana got back on the mound and the lineup was mostly silent once again.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo legged out his first inside-the-park homer on Wednesday — another unusual moment in a series full of oddities — and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 for a three-game sweep that got them back on solid footing after a rough week.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager Joe Maddon’s move was so wacky that even his own players laughed. And when it worked better than anyone could have imagined, the Cubs were celebrating again.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Ryan Kellogg allowed just five hits over six innings, leading the South Bend Cubs over the Lake County Captains in an 8-2 win on Wednesday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Tyler Alamo hit a two-run home run, and Carson Sands allowed just three hits over seven innings as the South Bend Cubs beat the Lake County Captains 3-0 on Tuesday.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Josh Pennington tossed 4 1/3 scoreless innings, leading the Lowell Spinners over the Connecticut Tigers in a 4-2 win on Tuesday.
CINCINNATI — After wasting 72/3 innings of three-hit ball from Jon Lester, the Cubs rallied for a 7-2 victory over the Reds in 15 innings. Kris Bryant hit a tie-breaking single, and Javier Baez followed with a grand slam. Relievers Travis Wood, Spencer Patton and Pedro Strop each took turns …
CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit his first inside-the-park homer on Wednesday, providing another weird moment to the Chicago Cubs’ series against the Cincinnati Reds.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a solo shot in the ballpark where he threw a no-hitter in April, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 11-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cubs’ Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game on Monday night against the Cincinnati Reds.
DETROIT (AP) — When the Detroit Tigers won the AL Central every year from 2011-14, the title often seemed to come down to a handful of head-to-head matchups between the champions and their closest challengers.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have promoted right-hander Joel Peralta from the minors to help their bullpen for the start of a series at the Cincinnati Reds.
DETROIT (AP) — When Carlos Carrasco shrugged off a rising pitch count and went back to the mound in the ninth inning, teammate Francisco Lindor was impressed.
MIAMI (AP) — When Jose Fernandez reached second base with a standup double, he looked to his dugout, pulled up his right sleeve and flexed his biceps.
MIAMI (AP) — After his team lost for the fifth time in its last six games, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon gave a highly detailed list of all the things that concern him right now.
MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki slapped a ground ball toward the left side of the infield, then hustled down the line to first just in case the throw didn’t get there in time.
CHICAGO (AP) — Called on to protect a one-run lead for the Chicago White Sox in the ninth inning, David Robertson sure made things interesting.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have been credited with an extra run from the last play of Friday night’s loss to Cleveland, making the final score 7-5 in favor of the Indians.
MIAMI — Fans were still strolling to their seats with food and drink in hand as the Chicago Cubs extended batting practice into the first inning Friday at Marlins Park.
MIAMI (AP) — One week into his major league career, Chicago Cubs super-sub Willson Contreras says he’s simply trying to contribute and enjoy himself.