The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins. The A's sent minor league right-hander Dakota Chalmers to Minnesota to complete the deal that adds more depth to Oakland's stellar bullpen. Michael Brantley's ninth-inning single has given the Cleveland Indians a 5-4 win over Minnesota. This is Cleveland's second straight walk-off victory against the Twins. Brantley grounded a 2-1 pitch off Addison Reed (1-6) past a diving Miguel Sano at first base to score Greg Allen. A day earlier, Francisco Lindor's three-run homer in the ninth sent Cleveland to a 5-2 victory. The Minnesota Vikings say left [...]
Scores from August 1 Region 13 C Baseball Playoffs - Semifinals Game 1 - Hadley Buttermakers 3, Fairmont Martins 2 Game 1 - Jackson Bulls 3, Windom Pirates 2 Major League Baseball American League Cleveland 2, Minnesota 0 Baltimore 7, New York Yankees 5 Oakland 8, Toronto 3 Houston 8, Seattle 3 Tampa Bay 7, Los Angeles Angels 2 Kansas City 10, Chicago White Sox 5 National League Washington 5, New York Mets 3 Chicago Cubs 9, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 6, Colorado 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Milwaukee 4 Miami at Atlanta, ppd. Interleague Detroit 7, Cincinnati 4 [...]
Twins complete deadline deal After falling out of playoff contention, the Minnesota Twins have reportedly traded star second baseman Brian Dozier to the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. According to Jon Heyman of Fancred, Los Angeles will send utility man Logan Forsythe, outfielder Luke Raley and left-hander Devin Smeltzer to Minnesota.