AL Central News and Rumors

Yanks pounce on error as arms baffle Twins

Yanks pounce on error as arms baffle Twins

MLB.com Updated 41 minutes ago
Though the Yankees struggled to cobble together offense against the Twins on Saturday afternoon, they came away with a 2-1 win at Yankee Stadium after Eduardo Escobar booted a grounder off the bat of Starlin Castro in the eighth inning, allowing Aaron H…
Share Tweet
  • Bullpen Brilliant Again as Yankees Edge Twins 2-1

    Bullpen Brilliant Again as Yankees Edge Twins 2-1

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Starlin Castro drove home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning with a sharp one-hopper scored an error on shortstop Eduardo Escobar, and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Saturday with more dominant pitching from the back end of the…
    Share Tweet
  • Yankees 2, Twins 1: Yankees Top Twins in Mark Teixeira’s Return

    Yankees 2, Twins 1: Yankees Top Twins in Mark Teixeira’s Return

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    The first baseman, who tore cartilage in his right knee earlier this month, returned from the disabled list, going 0 for 3 in the Yankees’ win.
    Share Tweet
  • Gordon returns from DL; KC options Eibner

    Gordon returns from DL; KC options Eibner

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Royals left fielder Alex Gordon likely will be back in the starting lineup on Saturday night against the Astros.
    Share Tweet
  • Watch Live: White Sox and Blue Jays meet in Free Game of the Da…

    Watch Live: White Sox and Blue Jays meet in Free Game of the Day

    After starting the season with an AL-best 23-11 record, the Chicago White Sox have looked like a flawed and sometimes broken team ever since. In fact, since May 12, they've gone 14-26, going from first place with a five-game lead to fourth place with a …
    Share Tweet
  • Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

    Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    George Springer had three hits and drove in five runs, and the Astros blitzed Royals starter Edinson Volquez for nine runs in the first inning in cruising to a 13-4 victory on Friday night.
    Share Tweet
  • Rajai Davis turns wild juggling catch into game-ending double p…

    Rajai Davis turns wild juggling catch into game-ending double play

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    The Cleveland Indians have absolutely dominated the Detroit Tigers this season. Coming into Friday's game at Comerica Park, Cleveland had won each of the first six matchups. On top of that, Cleveland had won six straight games overall after sweeping bac…
    Share Tweet
  • Geltz optioned to make room in TB for Arcia

    Geltz optioned to make room in TB for Arcia

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The Rays were busy with their roster following Friday night's 6-3 loss to the Orioles. Steve Geltz was optioned to Triple-A Durham. Taking his place on the 25-man roster is outfielder Oswaldo Arcia, whom the Rays acquired from the Twins on Friday. The t…
    Share Tweet
  • Kipnis Triples Twice, Indians Beat Tigers 7-4

    Kipnis Triples Twice, Indians Beat Tigers 7-4

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Jason Kipnis hit two of Cleveland's four triples and the Indians continued their season-long dominance of the Detroit Tigers with a 7-4 victory Friday night.
    Share Tweet
  • Helped by 3 Errors, Yanks Beat Twins 5-3 to Get Back to .500

    Helped by 3 Errors, Yanks Beat Twins 5-3 to Get Back to .500

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman combined for three innings of perfect relief for the second straight game, Rob Refsnyder hit a tiebreaking single and the New York Yankees took advantage of three errors to rally past the Minnesota Twin…
    Share Tweet
  • Tribe wins 7th straight, now 7-0 vs. Tigers

    Tribe wins 7th straight, now 7-0 vs. Tigers

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    The Indians continued their taming of the Tigers on Friday night, using a pair of run-scoring triples from Jason Kipnis as part of a seven-run barrage against Jordan Zimmermann for a 7-4 win at Comerica Park.
    Share Tweet
  • Hahn hopes White Sox positioned as buyers

    Hahn hopes White Sox positioned as buyers

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Rick Hahn readily admits that calls have come into the White Sox front office from other Major League teams in pursuit of players from the South Side.
    Share Tweet
  • Minor leg soreness keeps Abreu out of lineup

    Minor leg soreness keeps Abreu out of lineup

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    If manager Robin Ventura had his way, Jose Abreu would never be out of the White Sox lineup.
    Share Tweet
  • Surgery a possibility for reliever Putnam

    Surgery a possibility for reliever Putnam

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Zach Putnam had a second opinion concerning the ulnar neuritis in his right elbow that placed the White Sox reliever on the disabled list Tuesday. General manager Rick Hahn said the second opinion didn't tell them anything different from the first, and …
    Share Tweet
  • Rays acquire outfielder Arcia from Twins

    Rays acquire outfielder Arcia from Twins

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    The Rays acquired outfielder Oswaldo Arcia from the Twins for cash or a player to be named later on Friday afternoon.
    Share Tweet
  • MVP! Indians righty Danny Salazar's changeup is MLB's…

    MVP! Indians righty Danny Salazar's changeup is MLB's Most Valuable Pitch

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    MVP! Indians righty Danny Salazar's changeup is MLB's Most Valuable Pitch
    Share Tweet
  • LEADING OFF: Tigers Find Their Swag, McCutchen Struggling

    LEADING OFF: Tigers Find Their Swag, McCutchen Struggling

    nytimes.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
    Share Tweet
  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Price Excited For 2015 Season 02:56

    Price Excited For 2015 Season

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
  • Video - Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title 02:46

    Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title

    Mar 3
    Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.