NEW YORK (AP) — Mets newcomer Rich Hill is expected to make his debut for the NL East leaders on Sunday when New York plays Toronto at Citi Field.
Catchers' signals — and stealing them — could become a relic if an experimental electronic device is successful.
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday:
CHICAGO (AP) — One day after announcing he was stepping away from baseball, Yermín Mercedes was back with the Chicago White Sox's Triple-A affiliate.
CHICAGO (AP) — Yermín Mercedes, the surprising rookie who helped carry the Chicago White Sox with his booming bat early in the season and got sent to the minors following a prolonged slump, says he is stepping away from baseball.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For the city of Buffalo, it was fun while it lasted.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The New York Mets traded outfielder Billy McKinney to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for minor league outfielder Carlos Rincon and cash.
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Boston Red Sox minor leaguer Triston Casas hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three runs, and Todd Frazier had a tiebreaking single to lead the U.S. Olympic team over a college national team 5-2 Tuesday night to complete a three-game exhibition sweep.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) —
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Scott Kazmir allowed two runs over five innings, San Diego minor leaguer Patrick Kivlehan hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning, and the U.S. began its prep for the Olympics with an 8-3 win over a collegiate national team on Sunday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trying to fill another injury hole with a trade, the Atlanta Braves acquired veteran catcher Stephen Vogt from the Arizona Diamondbacks late Friday night for minor league first baseman Mason Berne.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros have played their best against baseball's best teams this year.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. followed up his breakout All-Star Game with two homers, and the Toronto Blue Jays powered past the Texas Rangers 10-2 on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Drew Robinson, the San Francisco Giants minor leaguer who survived a suicide attempt last year that took his right eye and has been outspoken about his ordeal and positive strides, announced he is retiring and will join the club's front office as a mental health advocate.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Robbie Ray took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Tampa Bay 3-1 Sunday, ending the Rays' six-game winning streak.
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Sitting in the dugout at tiny Yogi Berra Stadium as he prepared to play for the Frontier League’s Sussex County Miners, Todd Frazier recalled reading a quote from former Yankees teammate Masahiro Tanaka vowing Japan’s baseball team will win an Olympic gold medal.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Five Tampa Bay pitchers combined for seven hitless innings, and the Rays beat the Indians 4-0 Wednesday for a doubleheader sweep.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles enjoyed a departure from the norm, winning a game by combining a potent hitting attack with solid starting pitching.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso pulled into second base and wind-milled his big arm — a little air guitar on center stage at Citi Field.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs agreed to a one-year contract with catcher Robinson Chirinos on Monday.
DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago White Sox demoted slumping slugger Yermín Mercedes on Friday and recalled Jake Burger from Triple-A Charlotte, putting the infielder in the majors after two Achilles tendon injuries and a stint with a local Missouri league.
HOUSTON (AP) — Spenser Watkins was at a crossroads this winter.
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Gregory Santos was suspended for 80 games without pay under Major League Baseball's drug program on Tuesday following a positive test for Stanozolol.