CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have added infield prospect Javier Baez and three others from Triple-A Iowa before Tuesday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds.
With rosters expanding, Chicago recalled pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada and selected the contracts of outfielder Quintin Berry and reliever Trevor Cahill from Iowa. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Cubs designated relievers James Russell and Rafael Soriano for assignment.
DENVER (AP) — Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs, Patrick Corbin pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 in the first game of a split doubleheader on Tuesday.
Gosselin, who was acquired in a June 20 trade with Atlanta, doubled home a run in the third, and then broke it open in the seventh with a three-run shot off Miguel Castro (0-1) in the seventh. Gosselin went hitless in his Diamondbacks debut Monday after...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The first time fifth-year senior Rollins Stallworth catches a pass this season, he'll double his career output. He'll be making his first career start when No. 21 Stanford opens the season at Northwestern on Saturday.
Stallworth gets the nod over returning redshirt junior receiver Michael Rector, who was suspended for a week by coach David Shaw for disciplinary reasons. Rector was reinstated on Aug. 25.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies turned a triple play in the ninth inning of their 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
With the runners on first and second moving on the pitch from Jason Gurka, Paul Goldschmidt hit a line drive to shortstop Jose Reyes, who was shaded up the middle. Reyes threw to second baseman DJ LeMahieu to force out Ender Inciarte, then LeMahieu relayed to first baseman Ben Paulsen to get out Phil Gosselin.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers began the preseason with little drama and few questions. Now there's more than plenty of both heading into the exhibition finale against Carolina.
Wide receiver Martavis Bryant will miss the first four games after violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, a mistake that Bryant says embarrassed himself and his family. The team was forced to trade for veteran kicker Josh Scobee after Shaun Suisham and Garrett Hartley were both...