CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Former major leaguers Ian Kinsler and Danny Valencia will play for the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League to get in shape to be part of Israel's team at the Olympic baseball tournament.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Valencia ducked out of the scorching Arizona sun, reached into a cooler to grab an ice-cold drink and took a seat on the bench. The former Major League Baseball player savored the sweat dripping off his face onto the dugout floor, knowing he had found a second calling in the game of baseball.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
Max Muncy ended the longest World Series game ever with a leadoff home run in the 18th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston Red Sox 3-2 early Saturday to pull within 2-1...
Orlando, Fla. — Tigers general manager Al Avila was asked Monday if he thought he would be able to work a trade for second baseman Ian Kinsler during the Winter Meetings, which commenced in earnest Monday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job.
Hernandez was working second base Wednesday night for the finale of Detroit's series at Texas.
Combined projected WAR: 18.0Top five everyday players:-1B Miguel Cabrera (4.1 WAR)-2B Ian Kinsler (3.0)-LF Justin Upton (2.5)-RF J.D. Martinez (2.2)-SS Jose Iglesias (1.8)J.D. Martinez's projection took a hit after the right fielder suffered a sprained Lisfranc ligament in his right foot, which is expected to keep him out for about a month.