Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Baseball

A Target Field security guard walks on field as rain delays the start of a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ FINGERS CROSSED FOR FREDDIE The Braves will be nervously awaiting the results of tests on the left wrist of ...
Minnesota Twins' Jorge Polanco, left, is congratulated by Eddie Rosario after scoring on a double by Jason Castro off Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland in the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK Two of baseball’s biggest surprises square off when the Colorado Rockies visit Minnesota in ...
Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, celebrates with Ian Happ after they scored on a ground-rule double by Willson Contreras during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

BY JAY COHEN CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon paired his 1,000th win with a glass of red wine made by Big Smooth wines out of Lodi, California. A ...
gulf coast sharks dugout

A baseball game isn’t over until the final out is recorded. Never was that more evident than in Punta Gorda on Tuesday, when Kevin Heben’s diving grab on a fly ...
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ HOUSTON, PROBLEM SOLVED After taking a step back last season, Dallas Keuchel has regained the form that earned him ...
fgcu softball player lays a bunt

The FGCU softball team earned a chance for a rematch with USC-Upstate in the Atlantic Sun softball championship, but the result was the same as a year ago. Needing two ...
Retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter poses with a plaque bearing his number 2 and Yankees team owner Hal Steinbrenner, and Steinbrenner's wife Christina during a pregame ceremony retiring his number 2 in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, Pool)

BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of ...
Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, steals second as Detroit Tigers shortstop Dixon Machado makes the catch during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ BACK AT IT After missing over a week with a hamstring issue, Mike Trout is back in full force ...
In this May 1, 2017, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones prepares to bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

BY JIM SUHR KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With the Negro Leagues museum as his backdrop, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said the recent racial taunting he endured in Boston ...
In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) tips his cap to fans during a pregame ceremony honoring the Yankees captain. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DEREK’S DAY The ovations figure to be often, loud and long when Derek Jeter has his No. 2 jersey retired ...
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