Pirates Rookie Ngoepe 1st African Player To Reach MajorsThe Pittsburgh Pirates have called up infielder Gift Ngoepe, making him what they say is the first player from Africa to reach the major leagues.
Always Be Looking For Fast Starters In Fantasy Baseball's First MonthSitting on your hands and watching players on the waiver wire ring up big statistics is a bad way to manage your fantasy baseball team. Don't let those players off to hot starts get picked up by other teams.
Tim Tebow Has Best Week In Minors With 6 HitsTebow played in six of the Fireflies' seven games this week, all three at Rome and three of four with Lexington. Columbia went 2-1 against Rome and 1-3 against Lexington.
Madison Bumgarner Lands On DL After Dirt Bike AccidentGiants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident.
Diekman Anxious To Throw For Rangers After 2nd Colon SurgeryDiekman was back with his teammates Thursday for the first time since the second of three operations to remove and rebuild his colon during treatment for the ulcerative colitis, a digestive condition he has dealt with much of his life.
AP Source: Jeter, Bush Join Forces In Bid To Buy Marlins A person familiar with the situation says former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush have joined forces in their attempt to buy the Miami Marlins.
Record-Setting Triggs Helps A's Top Rangers 4-2Triggs allowed three hits over six innings to outpitch Yu Darvish, and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
MLB Receives Overall C+ In Racial, Gender Hiring PracticesAs Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier.
MLB Umpires May Soon Explain ReplaysMajor League Baseball and its umpires are expected to discuss a plan, most prominently used in the NFL, for crew chiefs to wear a microphone to explain replay rulings to the crowd and the players on the field.
Rangers GM Daniels Not Concerned About Bullpen WoesIt's been a rough start to the Rangers season, especially for their bullpen.
Early-Season Injuries Do Not Have To Doom Your Fantasy Baseball TeamIt happens almost every season: A handful of All-Star players go on the disabled list, and your fantasy team suddenly seems decimated by injuries. Here's how you handle it.
Tebow Has Drove In 9 Runs, Struck Out 9 Times In MinorsTebow played six of the Fireflies seven games this week, all three with Hickory and three of four with Augusta. Columbia went 2-1 against Hickory and 2-2 against Augusta.