Athlete contracts

May 28, 2017 - 1:04 am
MLB SCHEDULE Keuchel becomes pain in Orioles' neck UNDATED (AP) — A brief stint on the disabled list has done nothing to end Dallas Keuchel's (KY'-kulz) season-opening winning streak. Keuchel is the majors' first eight-game winner of the season after allowing a run and four hits while striking out...
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Buck Farmer throws against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
May 27, 2017 - 10:14 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — One doubleheader. Two spot starts. One fun little Saturday for Tyler Danish and Buck Farmer. Danish and Farmer each picked up their first major league win as the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers split a pair of games. Farmer (1-0) struck out a career-high 11 in Detroit's 4-3 win...
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Buck Farmer throws against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
May 27, 2017 - 9:16 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Buck Farmer struck out a career-high 11 in his first major league win, and the Detroit Tigers edged the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday for a split of their doubleheader. Farmer allowed three hits and walked two in 6 1/3 innings in his first appearance with the Tigers this season...
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May 27, 2017 - 8:27 pm
MLB SCHEDULE Anderson pitches Brewers past DBacks UNDATED (AP) — There hasn't been a no-hitter thrown in the majors this season, but Chase Anderson came close as the Milwaukee Brewers earned a 6-1 win over the previously red-hot Diamondbacks. Anderson's no-hit bid ended when Nick Ahmed (ah-MEHD')...
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May 27, 2017 - 3:41 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cuban outfielder-first baseman Ernesto Martinez Jr. has agreed to a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. The 17-year-old from Holguin, Cuba, played for his national team at the 2014 Under-15 World Championship and then left the country for France, where his father...
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Cuban outfielder Luis Robert smiles at a news conferences after signing with the Chicago White Sox before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 27, 2017 - 3:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox used a mix of their Cuban club tradition and new-school technology to lure prized prospect Luis Robert. The money didn't hurt, either. Chicago finalized a minor league contract with the 19-year-old outfielder on Saturday, a deal that includes a $26 million signing bonus...
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May 27, 2017 - 2:53 pm
OBIT-BUNNING Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Bunning's death on Friday was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said he...
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Cuban outfielder Luis Robert smiles at a news conferences after signing with the Chicago White Sox before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 27, 2017 - 2:42 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox used a mix of their Cuban club tradition and new-school technology to lure prized prospect Luis Robert. The money didn't hurt, either. Robert was introduced at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday after the $26 million signing of the 19-year-old outfielder became...
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May 26, 2017 - 8:41 am
NBA PLAYOFFS Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals BOSTON (AP) — If you loved the last two NBA Finals, you'll love this year's. The Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the finals after clobbering the Celtics, 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. The outcome creates a third straight finals...
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May 26, 2017 - 3:45 am
NBA PLAYOFFS Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals BOSTON (AP) — If you loved the last two NBA Finals, you'll love this year's. The Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the finals after clobbering the Celtics, 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. The outcome creates a third straight finals...
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