Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after 9-year-old's death during Kansas tournament

...to always work hard, have fun and win."I can't get over how hard he worked, and he was having fun doing it," said outfielder Gavin Wehby, who plays for Nicholls State. "I was blessed to have called him a friend, a teammate and most of all a brother...

Mets acquire Cespedes in deadline deal

The New York Mets acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit on Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a punchless lineup that threatened to derail their...

Use of automated strike zone in baseball could signal new era

...During a few games this week, Supermicro computers in a nearby van and overseen in the ballpark by the former major league outfielder called balls and strikes in what is believed to be the first time in professional baseball an umpire didn't handle those...

GreenJackets roll past Drive to continue hot streak

...recording 12 hits and getting another solid effort from the pitching staff."We're clicking on all cylinders right now," outfielder Dylan Davis said. "We're playing well. Everybody knows their role and is doing it well."A walked-in run and Chuckie...

Shorebirds pound their way to win over GreenJackets

...knocked around for five earned and six total runs in 1 1/3 innings."We've been just relaxing and playing our game," outfielder Andrew Cain said. "Tonight, that happens. It's baseball. Coonrod has beenoutstanding all year. All we have to do is...

Toronto is 'thrilled' to get Troy Tulowitzki in deal

...after acquiring Shane Victorino from Boston.Los Angeles got outfielder David DeJesus from Tampa Bay in exchange for minor league pitcher...minor league shortstop Eric Stamets to Cleveland for veteran outfielder David Murphy.

Cardinals blank Braves in pitchers duel

...seasons with St. Louis before getting dealt to Atlanta in the offseason for outfielder Jason Heyward.The trade came after the death of promising Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras. Martinez inherited Miller's spot in the rotation, dedicating...

College: GRU's Hardy slugs in summer league

Georgia Regents has an outfielder with the talent for one of the more anticipated junior seasons in program history. Center fielder Clint Hardy already produced...

Rookies Kris Bryant, Joc Pederson make All-Star Game roster

...selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.But there was no room...could get another infielder or another outfielder out of that five-man vote, it would...player headed to the game.Washington outfielder Bryce Harper, a three-time All-Star...

GreenJackets' Cain battles through major operations to return to baseball

...teammates who rallied to a division title.Then, just like that, he was on his way home for the biggest fight of his life.The outfielder hit .306 during an 11-game span down the stretch as the GreenJackets rallied from six games back in the second half of...