College baseball

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants catcher Joey Bart, center, works out during a spring training baseball practice, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Giants' Joey Bart already looks like a big leaguer in his first camp. The same with Nick Madrigal of the White Sox and the four college pitchers the Royals chose within the first 40 selections last season. Perhaps they are the beginning of a trend toward quick-to-the-bigs draft picks _ guys who can provide rather immediate help not unlike the NFL or the NBA. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
March 06, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart already looks like a big league hitter in his first major league camp, especially when the San Francisco Giants catcher sends a misguided pitch soaring over the centerfield fence. The same with White Sox shortstop Nick Madrigal every time he makes a spinning stab...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit. Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday, Jan. 7, 2019, that the gift is the largest of its kind to a Pointers athletic program. The school says the money will help upgrade University Field with a new scoreboard, backstop and batting cages. The field also will be renamed Zimmermann Field. Mandy Zimmermann played softball at UW-Stevens Point. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
February 07, 2019 - 5:02 pm
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday that the donation from Zimmermann and his wife, Mandy, marks...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie, right, lines an RBI-single off Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos as Rays catcher Nick Ciuffo, left, looks on during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent Lowie and the New York Mets have agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 10, 2019 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent infielder Jed Lowie and the New York Mets have agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement is subject to a successful...
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January 09, 2019 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees host Baltimore and Washington is at home against the New York Mets on March 28, the first games of the earliest regular major league opening day. The commissioner's office announced games times Wednesday for the schedule, which was released in August. The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies fan Mo'ne Davis, center, who threw a shutout against Tennessee while competing in the 2014 Little League World Series tournament, talks with members of this year's team from Panama, at the Little League Classic baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets, in Williamsport, Pa. Davis, the first girl to pitch a victory in the Little League World Series, will attend Hampton University and play softball. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
December 19, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game, will attend Hampton University and play softball. At 13, Davis delivered her 70-mph fastballs for Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association during the 2014 LLWS and became a national celebrity...
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Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, speaks to reporters during the Major League Baseball General Manager Meetings Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Carlsbad, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 08, 2018 - 2:21 am
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — The agent for free agent Bryce Harper and many of baseball's top players claims rebuilding teams have become a "competitive cancer" that caused this season's 4 percent attendance drop. As the sport's officials start to consider possible rules changes to spark offense and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, New York Mets newly-signed third baseman Todd Frazier, left, poses for photographers with his agent, Brodie Van Wagenen, after the former New York Yankees third baseman signed with the Mets, in New York. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Mets and Van Wagenen are getting closer to completing a deal that would make the high-profile agent the team's next general manager. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 29, 2018 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When the New York Mets went looking for a general manager, they found one in a peculiar place. On the other side of the bargaining table. Baseball agent Brodie Van Wagenen has agreed to switch roles and become GM of the Mets, team spokesman Harold Kaufman confirmed Monday. Kaufman...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, New York Mets newly-signed third baseman Todd Frazier, left, poses for photographers with his agent, Brodie Van Wagenen, after the former New York Yankees third baseman signed with the Mets, in New York. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Mets and Van Wagenen are getting closer to completing a deal that would make the high-profile agent the team's next general manager. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 27, 2018 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a surprising twist to their search for a general manager, the New York Mets were getting closer to completing a deal with high-profile agent Brodie Van Wagenen, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke to the AP on condition...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2018 file photo New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier celebrates with teammates after scoring during the second inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. Some talented, young baseball players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to realize another dream _ making the majors. Frazier will be one of the three Little League veterans on hand when the Mets play the Phillies in central Pennsylvania on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)
August 18, 2018 - 3:09 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Some talented, young baseball players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to realize another dream — making the majors. Three of those Little League veterans will be on hand when the Mets play the Phillies in...
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Chicago White Sox's Ryan LaMarre celebrates hitting a solo home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 14, 2018 - 11:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — When a major league player hits his first home run, his team usually needs to negotiate with a fan to get the ball. The Chicago White Sox didn't have that problem Tuesday night. Ryan LaMarre's line drive to left field bounced off the top of the bullpen shelter and into the hands of a...
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