Twins minor leaguer Ryan Costello dies in New Zealand

  • null null Baseball Twins minor league infielder Ryan Costello was found dead in his New Zealand hotel room Monday, two days before he was scheduled to start his season in the Australian Baseball League, according to reports.Costello, 23, had been in New Zealand for less夜网论坛 than a week. Preliminary findings indicate he died of natural causes, according to a statement from Costello's ABL team, the Auckland Tuatara. MORE: Life as a minor league playerA Wethersfield, Conn., native, Costello played three years at Central Connecticut State before being selected No. 31 overall by the Mariners in the 2017 draft. He was traded to the Twins organization in 2018, and split his time between High-A Fort Myers and Double-A Pensacola last season. "On behalf of the entire organization, the Twins send their most sincere condolences to Ryan's family, friends, coaches and teammates," the Twins said in a statement.[......]

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    Yankees activate Domingo German, to pitch against Mets

  • null 夜网论坛 null null Baseball Domingo German is back in the Yankees rotation.The right-hander has been activated off the injured list and is scheduled to pitch Wednesday night against the Mets, the team announced. Following Tuesday’s game, the Yankees optioned LHP Stephen Tarpley to @swbrailriders.Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees returned RHP Domingo Germán from rehab and reinstated him from the 10-day IL.— New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 3, 2019New York optioned left-hander Stephen Tarpley to Triple-A in a corresponding move.German, 26, had been on the 10-day IL since June 7 with a hip flexor strain. He struggled in his lone rehab start last Thursday, allowing four runs over four innings, but the Yankees seem to think he's ready to return to the mound. Before his injury, German was 9-2 with a 3.86 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, and 77/19 K/BB ratio in 70 innings this season.Despite being plagued by injuries, the Yankees have dominated in the American League with a 54-29 record heading into Wednesday's play. They are atop of the AL East and are tied for the most wins in the league with the Astros, behind only the NL-best Dodgers (58-29). Related News[......]

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