TORONTO (AP) — With opening day postponed until at least mid-May, this might be the year the baseball needs to try out some creative ideas. Here’s one of them: seven-inning doubleheaders. Those have long been a staple of minor league and college baseball. Doubleheaders are rarely scheduled in Major League Baseball. But with the prospect of a shortened season because of the virus outbreak, shortened twinbills could be a new approach. Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins and Yankees manager Aaron Boone say seven-inning doubleheaders could add more games in a condensed season without exhausting pitching staffs. The regular season had been scheduled to begin Thursday before being delayed by the virus.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel Friday. The 36-year-old will be on a minor league deal, but will have an invitation to major league spring training in Surprise, […]
TEXARKANA, Texas – LifeShare Blood Center is in need of blood donors as a result of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus which has led to the loss of more than 3,500 upcoming blood donations. […]
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed their top two draft picks. It is unclear where second baseman Justin Foscue and outfielder Evan Carter will begin their professional careers. Foscue was the 14th […]