HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers have recalled right-hander Spencer Patton from Round Rock and optioned right-hander Roman Mendez to that Triple-A team.
Patton made his major league debut with the Rangers last season, going 1-0 while allowing only one earned run in 9 1-3 innings. In eight appearances at Round Rock this season, Patton has the same 0.96 ERA, allowing one earned run in 9 1-3 innings, with two saves.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Josh Hamilton played in extended spring training for the Texas Rangers on Monday, his first game of any kind since last October.
Hamilton struck out once and hit three grounders to first base in Arizona, a week after the Los Angeles Angels completed a trade that sent to slugger back to Texas. He played three innings in left field.
Hamilton had not played in a game since last fall, when he was hitless in 13 at-bats as the Angels...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts have signed 15 undrafted rookies, including Harvard linebacker Zachary Hodges, the 2013 Ivy League defensive player of the year.
The other signees, announced Monday, are Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Bryan Bennett; receivers Quan Bray of Auburn and Ezell Ruffin of San Diego State; cornerbacks Donald Celiscar of Western Michigan, Joshua Mitchell of Nebraska and Al-Hajj Shabazz of West Chester; linebackers Cody Galea of San Diego State,...
DENVER (AP) — The University of Denver and Colorado College will play an outdoor hockey game at Coors Field in February.
This will be the first time the Pioneers and Tigers have played outdoors in a rivalry that dates to the 1950s. The game will be held Feb. 20 and is being called the "Battle on Blake." A week later, the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings meet in an outdoor game at Coors Field.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Cuban national wrestling team will face off against the U.S. in an exhibition in New York's Times Square later this month.
Team USA tells The Associated Press that the Cubans will wrestle in New York City on May 21 for the first time since the 2003 world championships. The dual meet has been billed "Salsa in the Square" and will feature matches in men's and women's freestyle and the Greco-Roman discipline.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Ski Team says it will take over operational control of NASTAR, a recreational racing program that's in place at more than 100 resorts around the nation.
The agreement was announced Monday at the National Ski Areas Association convention. USSA President Tiger Shaw says that by bringing in NASTAR, the ski team is hoping to "not only engage a new generation of ski racers, but also to have significant impact by extending our brand to new fans...