Skip to main contentSkip to main content

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's goal of an international amateur draft was thwarted again when the players' association rejected management's final offer on Monday and retained direct draft-pick compensation for free agents.

      A high-scoring game ended with a runner cut down at the plate as the Greensboro Grasshoppers held on for a 12-10 victory over the visiting Hickory Crawdads in a South Atlantic League game held at First National Bank Field.

      It was almost like a passing of the torch, from one of baseball's most decorated Dominican stars, a 42-year-old future Hall of Famer in the twilight of his career, to a pair of the game's most prolific, young Dominican sluggers. Juan Soto, a 23-year-old Washington star who has already won a World Series ring and recently turned down a 15-year, $440-million extension offer from the Nationals, ...


      Content by Brand Ave. Studios. The annual Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12 and 13, and per usual will offer discounts on many of your favorite things.

      Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


      Breaking News

      News Alert