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Major League Baseball deputy commissioner Dan Halem, center, arrives for a meeting in New York, Mon...
Associated Press

MLB negotiators meet in person for 1st time since Dec 1

Locked-out MLB players withdrew a proposal for more liberalized free agency and lowered their proposed decrease in revenue sharing Monday.
20 hours ago
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball's World Series in Game 6 against the Houston As...
Associated Press

Braves shut out Astros in Game 6 to win 1st World Series since 1995

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6 to win the 2021 World Series, 4-2, their first title since 1995.
3 months ago
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Associated Press

Indians begin removing scripted name from stadium scoreboard

The Indians began removing the team's scripted logo atop the scoreboard at Progressive Field on Tuesday as they transition to their new name.
3 months ago
Saved by an obscure rule and a bounce that was weird even for quirky Fenway Park, the Red Sox stagg...
Associated Press

Ground Rule Trouble: Red Sox bounce Rays in 13 on odd call

Saved by an obscure rule and a bounce that was weird even for quirky Fenway Park, the Red Sox staggered Tampa Bay 6-4 Sunday night.
4 months ago
The Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back with a lopsided victory in game 2 of the NLDS against the San ...
Associated Press

Dodgers even series with blowout Game 2 victory over Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back with a lopsided victory in game 2 of the NLDS against the San Francisco Giants.
4 months ago
Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez, left, celebrates with relief pitcher Garrett Whitlock aft...
Associated Press

Red Sox begin MLB playoffs by eliminating Yankees in AL wild-card game

The Boston Red Sox will now open up a best-of-five series against the AL East Division winner Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS on Thursday.
4 months ago
One of the most famous cornfields in Hollywood history finally gets the opportunity to host a real ...
Associated Press

Field of Dreams: Inspired by 1989 film, MLB makes Iowa debut

One of the most famous cornfields in Hollywood history finally gets the opportunity to host a real Major League Baseball game.
6 months ago
Kumar Rocker #80 of the Vanderbilt pitches against Mississippi St. in the top of the first inning d...
Associated Press

New York Mets fail to sign No. 10 overall draft pick Kumar Rocker

The New York Mets failed to sign their top pick from last month's amateur draft, Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker over concern about his medical scans.
6 months ago
Franmil Reyes #32 of the Cleveland Indians celebrates as he rounds the bases after hitting a three ...
Associated Press

Cleveland baseball goes from Indians to Guardians after 106 years

The ballclub announced the name change Friday with a video on Twitter, ending months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by institutions and teams to permanently drop logos and names considered racist.
6 months ago
Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani watches his solo home run during the third inning of the team's b...
Associated Press

Shohei Ohtani is AL starting pitcher, bats leadoff in All-Star Game

Shohei Ohtani will be the American League’s starting pitcher in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game and will bat leadoff as a DH.
7 months ago
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Trevor Bauer (27) watches the solo home run of Houston Astros'...
Associated Press

Trevor Bauer paid leave extended through July 15 by MLB

Trevor Bauer's administrative leave was extended by seven days through July 15 by Major League Baseball and the players' association on Thursday.
7 months ago
Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on after allowing a solo homerun to Victor Carati...
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Trevor Bauer placed on 7-day leave by MLB following assault allegation

Dodgers RHP Trevor Bauer was placed on a seven-day administrative leave by MLB on Friday, three days after an allegation of assault was made against him.
7 months ago
Home Plate umpire Phil Cuzzi, right, talks with Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Hector Santiago dur...
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Mariners’ Hector Santiago suspended 10 days for foreign substance

Mariners P Héctor Santiago became the first player disciplined under MLB's crackdown on foreign substances, given a 10-game suspension Tuesday.
7 months ago
Tyler Skaggs #45 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers a pitch in the first inning during a...
Associated Press

Tyler Skaggs’ family sues Angels, 2 employees for negligence

The family of former Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs filed lawsuits Tuesday charging the team and two former employees with negligence in his death.
7 months ago
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Arizona Sports

2021 MLB All-Star uniforms leave much to be desired

Usually new uniforms are met with mostly enthusiasm and excitement. That certainly was not the case for the 2021 MLB All-Star jerseys on Thursday.
7 months ago
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)...
Associated Press

MLB threatens pitchers with 10-game bans for altering balls

Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by MLB that will start June 21.
7 months ago
Atlanta Braves' Marcell Ozuna (20) follows through on a solo home run during the sixth inning of th...
Associated Press

Braves OF Ozuna arrested on domestic violence charge

Atlanta Braves slugger Marcell Ozuna was arrested on charges of aggravated assault after police officers said they witnessed him attacking his wife.
8 months ago
Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run as Texas Rangers catcher Jose Trevin...
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Reports: Veteran 1B Albert Pujols to sign with Los Angeles Dodgers

Veteran first baseman Albert Pujols will be signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to multiple reports on Saturday.
8 months ago
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Associated Press

MLB will have minor league experiment with moving back mound

The pitching rubber will be moved back to 61 feet, 6 inches starting Aug. 3 during the second half of the Atlantic League's season.
10 months ago
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Associated Press

MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictions

MLB announced it is moving the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta's Truist Park, a response to Georgia enacting a new law last month restricting voting rights.
10 months ago
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Associated Press

MLB to relax virus protocols when 85% on field vaccinated

Mask use would be dropped from dugouts and bullpens when 85% of major league players and primary field staff are vaccinated against the coronavirus.
10 months ago
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Dan Bickley

MLB’s obsession with analytics is killing what’s great about baseball

Dan Bickley discusses the negative impact that Major League Baseball's analytical age has wrought on the game, saying it has hurt the game worse than PED's.
11 months ago
FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a home run agains...
Associated Press

Justin Turner returning to World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers

Justin Turner is returning to the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $34 million, two-year deal on Saturday.
12 months ago
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Associated Press

MLB players to wear electronic tracers, face discipline for violations

MLB players, on-field staff and personnel who require access to them at ballparks must wear electronic tracing wristbands from the start of spring training.
12 months ago