The legend of Kyle Schwarber is making a pit stop in Iowa

23 Jun

3:43 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment MIAMI — From World Series hero to minor league player. That’s now the journey of Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber. His demotion to Triple-A Iowa — shocking to even think about in April — can’t come as a surprise to anyone who has watched […]

Twins endure team-record 4:50 rain delay

23 Jun

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment MINNEAPOLIS — The Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins have started their game after a 4-hour, 50-minute rain delay. The Twins announced that the wait to play Thursday was the longest in the team’s 57-year history in Minnesota. They played 28 seasons under a roof at the […]

Report: Jeter short of money to buy Marlins

23 Jun

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment MIAMI — Derek Jeter told Major League Baseball on Thursday he doesn’t yet have the necessary money to buy the Miami Marlins and is still seeking help from other investors, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press. The person described the status of the […]

Angels’ Street, out since spring training, off DL

23 Jun

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Veteran reliever Huston Street, who hasn’t pitched in a major league game since July 31 last year, was activated off the disabled list by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday. The right-hander suffered a strained latissimus dorsi muscle in his back during spring training. At the time […]

Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A

23 Jun

7:41 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment MIAMI — The Chicago Cubs are sending struggling outfielder Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa as the team embarks on an 11-game road trip. Schwarber, 24, is hitting .171 just seven months after helping the Cubs to a World Series victory. Chicago is in second […]

Q&A with Damon Oppenheimer – Part II

23 Jun

PinstripesPlus.com: Let’s move on to sixth round pick Dalton Lehnen, the left-hander.  What’s the book on him? Damon Oppenheimer: Left-hander with good size, he’s got durability with the delivery, the arm action, and arm strength.  He’s left-handed, 90-94 mph with life, he throws strikes, he’s got good spin to a curveball.  He’s got to develop […]

Q&A with Yanks 36th Round Pick Andrew Abbott

23 Jun

PinstripesPlus.com: What was that moment like for you being drafted by the New York Yankees? Andrew Abbott: It was great! The whole process was awesome.  The Yankees are a top notch organization and team so I respect them deeply and been fans of them for years. Words can’t describe the feeling. PinstripesPlus.com: Give me a […]

Q&A with Yanks 15th Round Pick Aaron McGarity

23 Jun

PinstripesPlus.com: Tell us what is going through your mind after being selected by a team like the Yankees. Aaron McGarity: I’m pumped up. Nothing could be more amazing than fulfilling a childhood dream, especially for a team with such a reputation as the Yankees. PinstripesPlus.com: Were you surprised it was the Yankees that selected you? […]

Miami To Trade Hechavarria ‘In Next Few Days’

23 Jun

The NL-East has been atrocious this season. With the exception of the Nationals, all four teams are nearly locks to sell. According to Jeff Passan, the Marlins are expected to strike first. Adeiny Hechavarria is reportedly on his way out of Miami. The Marlins are still fielding offers, but we should expect to see some […]

Indians place Cody Allen on paternity list

23 Jun

CLEVELAND – Danny Salazar was the lone Indians player to spend time on the paternity list in 2016. One season later, the club has already doubled their previous total in a matter of two weeks. The Tribe placed Cody Allen on the paternity list to be with his wife and newly born son, six days after […]