Call Guardians winners over Rangers and champs of AL Central
ARLINGTON, Texas — (AP) — Cleveland has another new name this year: AL Central champions. They clinched the division title about 15 minutes before their game ended, when the second-place Chicago White Sox lost to Detroit. The Guardians have made it look easy recently, opening a 10-game lead with 10 days left. He struck out seven and walked none throwing 75 pitches in his second start since returning from the injured list following forearm inflammation. The Guardians won despite having 16 rookies make their major league debuts, and they’ve overcame a brutal schedule -- an MLB-high 11 doubleheaders -- due to Cleveland’s sometimes nasty weather.wftv.com
Cubs' Davis 2 HRs in Futures Game, long balls begin at Coors
The Chicago Cubs’ Brennen Davis homered twice in the thin air of Coors Field and Cincinnati’s José Barrero, Colorado’s Michael Toglia and the Mets’ Francisco Alvarez also went deep to lead the National League over the American 8-3 in the Futures Game of top prospects.