Andrew Miller - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Andrew Miller Yanks' Chapman to miss at least month with shoulder injury NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to pitch through pain in his shoulder that had bothered him for weeks, New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman went on the disabled list Sunday and likely will miss at least a month. Chapman had a MRI on Saturday, a day after getting just two outs and giving up a run in the ninth inning of a 5-1 loss to Houston. The 29-year-old left... Mon, 15 May 2017 04:49:00 GMT 2017-05-15T04:49:00Z Hi, Bye: Mariners newcomer makes big league debut _ sort of CLEVELAND (AP) — For the record, Seattle Mariners newcomer Boog Powell made his major league debut Saturday. Just don't look for any stats to prove it. Promoted from Triple-A Tacoma shortly before the Mariners played Cleveland, Powell was announced as a pinch hitter for Mike Zunino in the seventh inning. But before Powell could get to the plate in his first big league game, ... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:37:00 GMT 2017-04-30T01:37:00Z Red Sox trying to stay the course amid injury, illness The season is only a week old, and already the Boston Red Sox have faced quite a bit of adversity. It's hard enough to deal with whatever baseball-related injuries pop up each year, but Boston has also had to worry about the flu, which has been making its way through the roster over the past few days. Every game brings new questions about who manager John Farrell will be abl... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:05:00 GMT 2017-04-10T07:05:00Z House leaves in ambulance after taking liner off head Toronto Blue Jays reliever T.J. House was taken off the field in an ambulance Friday after being hit on the head by a line drive in the ninth inning of a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers. The Blue Jays said Friday night that test results at Lakeland Regional Medical Center were normal, and that House would remain hospitalized overnight for ... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 05:38:00 GMT 2017-03-11T05:38:00Z Tebow has tough day in debut; Porcello nicked by grounder Tim Tebow made his first rookie mistake even before stepping into the batter's box. The New York Mets newcomer walked behind home plate and took his practice swings near Boston's on-deck circle. "I didn't know who that was back there. I thought it was the ball boy," AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello said. The for... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 05:34:00 GMT 2017-03-09T05:34:00Z A WBC tradition _ MLB teams worry about players getting hurt MIAMI (AP) — Honking horns, pulsing percussion and chanting crowds will transform Marlins Park into a Caribbean-style carnival this week for the World Baseball Classic. To major league teams, it sounds dangerous. WBC games are sure to inspire maximum effort by players eager to win for their country, which is exactly what worries their b... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:13:00 GMT 2017-03-06T21:13:00Z Eyes on prize: Indians nervous about Miller pitching in WBC GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Here's a change or, ahem, a change-up: Andrew Miller has the Indians feeling nervous. The nastier-than-nasty left-hander, who makes his living fooling hitters and whose ability to pitch extended innings in October carried Cleveland to within one victory of a World Series title last season, will leave spring training next month to play for Team USA in t... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:12:00 GMT 2017-02-22T19:12:00Z Yankees beat reliever Betances in final arbitration case ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees president Randy Levine feels Dellin Betances was the victim of "over the top demands based on very little sense of reality" by his representatives at Friday's arbitration hearing won by the team. The Yankees beat Betances in the year's final salary arbitration case, and the relief pitcher will be paid $3 millio... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:08:00 GMT 2017-02-18T21:08:00Z Indians looking to finish job after Series appearance in '16 CLEVELAND (AP) — After making all the right moves in 2016, Indians manager Terry Francona got a hip replacement and then spent time on the awards banquet circuit. The winter is flying by. "This has been, I think, officially the shortest offseason in history," Francona said recently. The Indians wouldn't mind another b... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-02-10T23:10:00Z AP source: Indians, Boone Logan agree to 1-year contract CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent left-hander Boone Logan and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract. Logan's deal includes a 2018 club option, the person told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the pitcher still has to undergo a medical exam before the deal can be fina... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:42:00 GMT 2017-02-02T20:42:00Z Indians to host 2019 All-Star Game, sixth time for club CLEVELAND (AP) — Sandy Alomar looked out the window as snow fell inside Progressive Field and vividly recalled a warm July night 20 years ago. "The best moment of my life," he said. A six-time All-Star catcher, Alomar was feeling nostalgic on Friday as baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the 2019 All-Star Game will be played in Cleveland. The 90th mid-summer classic ... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 19:01:00 GMT 2017-01-27T19:01:00Z Powered up: Indians, Encarnacion finalize deal CLEVELAND (AP) — The AL's best team is set to start the new year with a power surge. One win from a World Series title last season, the Cleveland Indians finalized a $65 million, three-year contract with free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion on Thursday. Cleveland aggressively pursued Encarnacion, who has averaged 39 homers over the past... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:17:00 GMT 2017-01-05T15:17:00Z AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 years OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman found a spot in a most familiar bullpen — a very rich spot, too. The hard-throwing closer reached agreement to return to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night with the highest-priced contract ever for a relief pitcher, an $86 million deal for five years. A person familiar with the negotiations tol... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:27:00 GMT 2016-12-08T15:27:00Z Don't expect bullpen bingo from playoffs to become the norm OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Ned Yost enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians' lights-out bullpen go to work in the playoffs because it was so familiar. "It was amazing to see — to watch games and kind of understand the feeling that other teams had against us," the Kansas City Royals manager said. Like the Royals on the way to the World Series ... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:02:00 GMT 2016-12-06T22:02:00Z Scherzer, Posey, McCutchen commit to play for US at WBC OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Chris Archer was so excited to pitch for the United States at the World Baseball Classic that he offered to recruit more players to join him. It's OK, general manager Joe Torre said, that's under control. In addition to Archer, the Tampa Bay Rays' ace right-hander, the U.S. will have NL Cy Young Award winner Max Sc... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:28:00 GMT 2016-12-05T23:28:00Z