Kaden Manczuk threw out a first pitch before an Aviators game at Las Vegas Ballpark to a player from the opposing team who happened to also be at that fateful Oct. 1 concert.
The addition plugs a major hole for Chicago, which has been beset by blown saves but is still tied for the NL Central lead.
Joe Maddon said Thursday he thought the 31-year-old Craig Kimbrel might be ready to pitch in about three weeks.
Desert Oasis pitcher/infielder Aaron Roberts was the first local player selected Wednesday, going to Boston with the final pick of the 15th round.
The right-hander was a first-team all-state honoree in 2016 when he went 5-1 with a 1.85 ERA and 53 strikeouts against four walks in 34 innings for the Gaels.
With the No. 2 choice, the Kansas City Royals grabbed Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., son of former big league pitcher Bobby Witt.
Gallo began Sunday tied with three other players for second place in the American League with 17 home runs.
If ballplayers had written the obituary for the former Boston Red Sox first baseman, who died Monday at age 69, The Error would have been mentioned in passing.
A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros.
Officials with the Fresno Grizzlies said it failed to properly vet the video found on YouTube, the Fresno Bee reported.
Police say they were called Monday night on a report of a domestic assault and found a 20-year-old Philadelphia woman with visible signs of injury to her arms and neck.
It was a little groundball in the 1986 World Series that forever changed his legacy.
The Bulldogs scored six runs in the seventh inning and defeated the Rebels on Saturday night in the Mountain West tournament championship game at Reno.
The top-seeded Bulldogs, ranked No. 23 by Baseball America, defeated the Rebels 11-1 in seven innings on the mercy rule in a winners bracket game Friday night in Reno.