7:24 PM EDT, Thu August 17, 2017
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 20 mins ago
'Erratic' Glen Perkins has rough return to the mound during Game 1 loss

'Erratic' Glen Perkins has rough return to the mound during Game 1 loss

In his first appearance in 16 months, Twins pitcher Glen Perkins retired just one batter but acknowledged better days are ahead.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 8 hours ago

Pitcher Glen Perkins activated by Twins

Dietrich Enns went on the disabled list before today’s doubleheader with Cleveland.
Washington Times 7 hours ago

Twins reinstate Perkins from DL, after 16-month stay

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have reinstated relief pitcher Glen Perkins from the disabled list, where he's been for more than 16 months because of shoulder trouble. The Twins made the move Thursday before their doubleheader against Cleveland, with all arms needed on deck against the division leaders. Perkins ...
Over the Monster 2 hours ago
Red Sox owner John Henry wants to lead the effort to change the name of Yawkey Way

Red Sox owner John Henry wants to lead the effort to change the name of Yawkey Way

This is a great move by the organization. Big news was released Thursday afternoon as Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald is reporting that Red sox owner John Henry wants to lead the way in changing the name of Yawkey Way. This has been a point of discussion among many Red Sox fans for years, as Tom Yawkey and his family’s ownership of the team was one that was marred by racism. It’s easy to call him a product of his time, and there’s an element to that, but you can’t simply blame all of Yawkey’s flaws on when he grew up. His racism was a problem even for his time. The Red Sox...
Baltimore Sun 4 hours ago

Orioles activate Ryan Flaherty from DL, outright Ruben Tejada to Norfolk

The Orioles activated utility man Ryan Flaherty from the 60-day disabled list and were still able to keep infielder Ruben Tejada in the organization. Tejada cleared outright waivers and was sent to Triple-A Norfolk. The club had to add Flaherty, who has been on the disabled list since mid-May with...
Newark Star-Ledger 3 hours ago
Yankees calling up Tyler Austin from Triple | What it means

Yankees calling up Tyler Austin from Triple | What it means

Right-handed hitter hits left-handed pitching very well and the Yankees will be facing three lefty starters in a row beginning Thursday.
Rays Colored Glasses 2 hours ago
Tampa Bay Rays: Could We Start This Season Over Again

Tampa Bay Rays: Could We Start This Season Over Again

What if the Tampa Bay Rays season could start all over again by eliminating the injuries and with the additions added at the trade deadline available from the start? If that all happened, here is what that team would have looked like on Opening Day. It’s not been a good stretch for the Tampa Bay […] Tampa Bay Rays: Could We Start This Season Over Again - Rays Colored Glasses - Rays Colored Glasses - A Tampa Bay Rays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Outside Pitch 15 hours ago
Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts caps big game with walk-off

Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts caps big game with walk-off

Even when he’s going through a slump, it’s safe to assume most pitchers aren’t too happy seeing Mookie Betts at the plate. In this case, the “slump” has been going on for more than a month. Nevertheless, it’s hard not to be optimistic when the Boston Red Sox star swings the bat. On Wednesday, Betts delivered a […] The post Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts caps big game with walk-off appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Mike Axisa / River Ave. Blues 9 hours ago
Ronald Torreyes has been the right guy at the right time for the Yankees this season

Ronald Torreyes has been the right guy at the right time for the Yankees this season

Last night the Yankees ran their Subway Series winning streak to three games, which allowed them to keep pace with the Red Sox in the AL East and keep basically the rest of the league at bay in the wildcard race. Aaron Judge cranked a monster home run and Didi Gregorius came up with a […] The post Ronald Torreyes has been the right guy at the right time for the Yankees this season appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Chicago Tribune 20 hours ago

Carlos Rodon building confidence in quest to be elite White Sox starter

Carlos Rodon wasn't keen to relive the July afternoon at Wrigley Field, but the White Sox left-hander, now in his third major-league season, recalled Tuesday that his frustration was at an all-time high. After recovering from left biceps bursitis, which cost him the first three months of his season,...
Chicago Tribune 6 hours ago

Ozzie Guillen confused by Jerry Reinsdorf’s 'burned bridges' comment

White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf made clear he’d like to see Ozzie Guillen manage in the major leagues again. He said he’s recommended Guillen for jobs. Reinsdorf also made clear Guillen wouldn’t be doing so with the Sox. In a recent interview with USA Today, Reinsdorf said Guillen "burned some...
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago
Tigers' 2nd baseman of the future? All eyes on Dawel Lugo as he takes crash course in Erie

Tigers' 2nd baseman of the future? All eyes on Dawel Lugo as he takes crash course in Erie

The early verdict? So far, so good, said Lance Parrish, manager of the Double-A Erie Seawolves. ERIE, Pa. -- For Dawel Lugo, a routine workout turned into a high-stress evaluation on Wednesday afternoon. As he fielded ground balls at second base before batting practice, it seemed like he was being watched by half the Tigers organization -- from front office staff to visiting instructors. Tigers legend Alan Trammell, now a special assistant to the general manager, was among those in town to give him personal instruction at his new position. So when the game...
Washington Times 23 hours ago

Steinbrenner, Torre like Jeter with Marlins

CHICAGO (AP) - Derek Jeter won five World Series during a 20-year run with the New York Yankees. He piled up 3,465 hits and made the All-Star team 14 times while becoming one of baseball's biggest stars. Will that success continue in the front office of the Miami Marlins? Stay ...
NorthJersey.com 19 mins ago
Video: Girardi on Austin in lineup and Headley out

Video: Girardi on Austin in lineup and Headley out

Joe Girardi talks about Tyler Austin returning to the Yankees lineup from injury and Chase Headley not starting for the final game of the Subway Series against the Mets, on Aug. 17, 2017.        
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Yan Gomes powers Cleveland Indians to sixth straight win, 9-3, in first game of doubleheader vs. Twins

Yan Gomes powers Cleveland Indians to sixth straight win, 9-3, in first game of doubleheader vs. Twins

The catcher delivered three hits, including a game-changing, three-run blast, to direct the Indians to their sixth straight victory, 9-3, against the Twins. The teams will meet again on Thursday night for the nightcap of their doubleheader.
Chicago Tribune 18 mins ago

Series preview: Blue Jays at Cubs

All games on WSCR-AM 670. All-time series: Blue Jays 8-4. Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. LH J.A. Happ (6-8, 3.63) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (12-8, 3.73) Saturday: 1:20 p.m., ABC-7. RH Nick Tepesch (1-1, 5.23) vs. LH Jose Quintana (3-2, 3.86) Sunday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9. RH Marco Estrada (5-8, 5.09) vs. RH Kyle...
Blue Bird Banter 6 hours ago
Thursday’s Blue Jays lineup

Thursday’s Blue Jays lineup

No Bautista, Pillar Got back from vacation late last night....we got back, our bags didn’t. Such is life. Looks like Goins’ wasn’t badly hurt last night. Bautista and Pillar get an off-day. Montero catches Chris Rowley. Bautista and Pillar sit in today's Blue Jays v Rays finale pic.twitter.com/HtLOkKsG5P— Arden Zwelling (@ArdenZwelling) August 17, 2017

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Journal News 17 mins ago
Yankees notebook: Austin returns to Yanks lineup

Yankees notebook: Austin returns to Yanks lineup

Austin replaces rookie first baseman Garrett Cooper, placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday due to tightness in his left hamstring.         
CSN Chicago 32 mins ago

How Alec Hansen's methodical path through minors has turned him into a top prospect

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.  He didnt totally lose it, but the White Sox intended to restore Alec Hansens confidence with a methodical minor league program after drafting
Los Angeles Times 44 mins ago

Andrew Heaney expected to start for Angels on Friday

Andrew Heaney is expected to make his first major league start in more than a year Friday when the Angels begin a three-game series at Baltimore against the Orioles. Heaney had elbow ligament replacement surgery last July and, as recently as spring training, was thought to be unavailable this season....
Baltimore Sun 1 hour ago

Orioles still in playoff race with favorable home stretch ahead

Though the Orioles were disappointed in the results of their just-completed West Coast trip, they returned to Baltimore still very much in the thick of the wild-card race. Little has sorted itself out since the Orioles traveled across the country. They left home 2½ games out of the American League’s...

Twins option Buddy Boshers to AAA, recall Nik Turley for second game

The swap of left-handers was necessary, the Twins decided, to protect the bullpen during this weekend's busy schedule.

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