Ryan Costello, a prospect in the Minnesota Twins organization, was found dead in New Zealand at age 23.
The Pittsburgh Pirates pulled off a blockbuster trade Tuesday, acquiring Chris Archer from the Tampa Bay Rays for two prospects and a player to be named later.
The Detroit Tigers will have to play out the rest of the season without Miguel Cabrera after the slugger ruptured his left biceps tendon Tuesday night.
The island-wide blackout that hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday is not expected to affect the Major League Baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians scheduled in San Juan.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer collected his 2,000th career hit Thursday night with a two-run single in the seventh inning of Minnesota's 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox.
The eagle has landed, just not where the Minnesota Twins or opposing pitcher James Paxton would have expected.