The Brewers had already waited since last August to celebrate a sweep. A pair of extra innings on Thursday night were worth the effort. Adam Lind’s 11th-inning single sent the Brewers to an 8-7 win over the Phillies and sealed Milwaukee’s four-game sweep at Citizens Bank Park
The Dodgers designated for assignment their former closer, Brandon League, who had missed all season with a shoulder injury.
Right-hander Sonny Gray was back in the A’s clubhouse Thursday feeling “much better” following a two-day hospital stay recovering from a bout of gastroenteritis caused by salmonella.
It was a busy day on Thursday for Padres international scouting director Chris Kemp as he presided over his first international signing day.
If a veteran team with plenty of postseason experience hits a little skid, it doesn’t trigger many alarms. When it happens to a young team trying to form its identity and prove its chops, it’s more often viewed as an ominous sign.
There’s a familiar name set to begin his journey through the professional ranks.The Blue Jays have agreed to a deal with teenage outfielder Vladimir Guerrero Jr., according to industry sources. Guerrero is ranked No. 4 on MLB.com’s Top 30 International Prospects list.
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa on Thursday was named American League Rookie of the Month for June. Correa, who made his Major League debut on June 8, hit .287 with nine doubles, five home runs, 15 RBIs, four stolen bases and a .543 slugging percentage in his 21 games in the month.
French shortstop Melissa Mayeux made history on June 20, when she became the first female to hit MLB’s international registration list, making her eligible to sign with an MLB club anytime after July 2.
According to industry sources, the Cubs have agreed to terms with shortstop Yonathan Perlaza, ranked No. 13 on MLB.com’s Top 30 International Prospects list, for $1.3 million, outfielder Yonathan Sierra Estiwal, ranked No. 16, for $2.5 million, shortstop Aramis Ademan, ranked No. 19, for $2 million, Panamanian catcher Miguel Amaya, ranked No. 25, for a deal worth $1.25 million and third baseman Christopher Martinez, ranked No. 28, for $1 million.