Trevor Bauer, Indians blank Astros 4-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona loves the pace and rhythm Trevor Bauer has had on the mound this season, and believes it's developed because of the 25-year-old's increased confidence.

  • Written by KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer

MLB suspends Royals prospect Mondesi for 50 games for PED

NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Royals infield prospect Raul Mondesi was suspended for 50 games following a positive test for Clenbuterol, negotiating a 30-game reduction from the usual penalty for a banned steroid after providing evidence he ingested the drug in an over-the-counter medication.

  • Written by RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer

University considers expanding student-athlete protections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A policy that would nearly triple the number of University of California student-athletes who would be guaranteed financial aid to continue their studies in the event of a career-ending sports injury is scheduled to be considered by the university's governing board on Wednesday.