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FILE - In this July 24, 2010, file photo, USA Team member and Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch warms up before a game against Japan in a World Cup of Softball game in Oklahoma City. Finch is pitching youth softball this spring as an ambassador for Major League Baseball. The commissioner's office announced Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, that she'll join Cal Ripken Jr. and Ken Griffey Jr. as MLB youth ambassadors. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)
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  • FILE - In this July 24, 2010, file photo, USA Team member and Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch warms up before a game against Japan in a World Cup of Softball game in Oklahoma City. Finch is pitching youth softball this spring as an ambassador for Major League Baseball. The commissioner's office announced Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, that she'll join Cal Ripken Jr. and Ken Griffey Jr. as MLB youth ambassadors. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)

    Olympian Jennie Finch joins MLB as youth softball ambassador

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic pitcher Jennie Finch is aiming for the next generation of softball players. She’ll travel to five cities this spring and summer as the youth softball ambassador for Major League Baseball. The commissioner’s office announced Wednesday that she’ll join Cal Ripken Jr. and Ken Griffey Jr. as youth ambassadors for softball […]
  • In this Aug. 29, 2016, file photo, Detroit Tigers catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia watches his two-run homerun during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit. A person with knowledge of the negotiations said Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, that the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a minor league contract with free agent catcher Saltalamacchia. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    AP source: Saltalamacchia, Blue Jays agree to deal

    TORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a minor league contract with free agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement is subject to a successful physical and Toronto had not made an announcement. Saltalamacchia would get […]