Minor League Baseball

LEADING OFF: Sale faces Machado, Stroman sees slugging Yanks

Jun 4, 2017

LEADING OFF: Sale faces Machado, Stroman sees slugging Yanks

Pirates demote Ngoepe, first African-born major leaguer

Jun 2, 2017

The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned Gift Ngoepe to the minor leagues about a month after he debuted as the first African-born player in the majors

Springer hits 2 HRs vs Twins; Astros get 7th straight win

Jun 1, 2017

Major League Baseball Capsules

Brewers agree to deal with Martinez, 17-year-old Cuban

May 27, 2017

Cuban outfielder-first baseman Ernesto Martinez Jr. has agreed to a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers

White Sox add Cuban OF Robert in deal that costs team $52M

May 27, 2017

The Chicago White Sox finalized a minor league contract with the 19-year-old outfielder Luis Robert, a deal that includes a $26 million signing bonus and will cost the White Sox an additional $26 million in tax for exceeding their international bonus pool

Red Sox ace David Price struggles in minor league start

May 20, 2017

Boston Red Sox ace David Price allowed three runs on five hits, including a solo home run, and lasted just two innings in making his first start in the minor league since straining his left elbow in late February

Baseball family: Schmidts battle through cancer, Tommy John

May 19, 2017

Clarke and Clate Schmidt have helped each other through some tough times in their baseball careers

Chinese pitcher Gong agrees to deal with Pirates

May 17, 2017

Chinese pitcher Hai-Cheng Gong has agreed to a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates

LEADING OFF: Keuchel, Bundy seek 6th wins; Trout eyes return

May 11, 2017

LEADING OFF: Keuchel, Bundy seek 6th wins; Trout eyes return

Angels minor leaguer Lamb given 50-game drug suspension

May 9, 2017

Los Angeles Angels left-hander John Lamb has been suspended for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a second positive test for a drug of abuse