MLB Stories

Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits career homerun 700 in front of Will Smith #16 of t...
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Albert Pujols hits 700th career home run, 4th to reach mark

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 700th career home run on Friday night, becoming the fourth player to reach the milestone.
6 days ago
Manager Tony La Russa #22 of the Chicago White Sox walks off the field after making a visit to the ...
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Tony La Russa out indefinitely with health issue, to undergo tests in Arizona

The Chicago White Sox said manager Tony La Russa is to undergo testing in Arizona with his personal physicians “over the coming days.”
29 days ago
Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres looks on during the second inning of a baseball game...
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Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended 80 games for positive drug test

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Friday.
2 months ago
Chicago Cubs' Nelson Velazquez celebrates with Patrick Wisdom (16) after scoring in the fourth inni...
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Chicago Cubs outlast Cincinnati Reds in ‘Field of Dreams’ game

The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Thursday night in Major League Baseball’s second annual “Field of Dreams” game.
2 months ago
Retired Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, left speaks during a pregame ceremony honoring language bro...
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Vin Scully, Hall of Fame Dodgers broadcaster for 67 years, dies at 94

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer to Dodgers fans for 67 years, died Tuesday.
2 months ago
Arizona St. center fielder Joe Lampe (5) fouls off a pitch during the game between the Arizona Stat...
Jake Anderson

Here are all the 2022 MLB draftees with Arizona ties

The 2022 MLB Draft is officially in the books and a total of 20 baseball players from Arizona's college and high school ranks were selected.
2 months ago
National League All-Star Juan Soto #22 of the Washington Nationals bats during the 2022 T-Mobile Ho...
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Juan Soto defeats Julio Rodriguez in finals of 2022 MLB HR Derby

Washington's Juan Soto defeated Seattle's Julio Rodriguez 19-18 in the final to capture the Home Run Derby title at Dodger Stadium.
2 months ago
A MLB logo is seen before a game between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels at Angel ...
Associated Press

Pitch clocks, shift limits, larger bases in Major League Baseball’s future

Madison Bumgarner and the rest of MLB pitchers are likely to be looking over their shoulders next season - at a pitch clock.
2 months ago
Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets bats in the final round of the 2021 T-Mobile Home Run Derby at...
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Pete Alonso, Albert Pujols, 2 others in for 2022 Home Run Derby

Mets slugger Pete Alonso will try to become the first player to win the All-Star Home Run Derby three consecutive times.
3 months ago
Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies argues with home plate umpire Angel Hernandez after...
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Umpire Angel Hernandez asks appeals court to reinstate suit vs. MLB

Lawyers for veteran umpire Angel Hernandez claim Major League Baseball manipulated the umpire’s evaluations.
4 months ago
An official MLB baseball sits on top of an MLB game-used base with a lock and chain around it to re...
Jake Anderson

Major League Baseball cancels first 2 weeks of season until April 14

Major League Baseball has canceled the first two weeks of the 2022 regular season until April 14, the league announced on Wednesday.
7 months ago
Practice fields remain empty as pitchers and catchers are not starting spring training workouts as ...
Associated Press

Major League Baseball reacts angrily to locked-out players, season still off

MLB reacted angrily to the latest offer by locked-out players when bargaining resumed Sunday, accusing the union of backtracking.
7 months ago
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred answers questions during an MLB owner's meeting at t...
Arizona Sports

Rob Manfred cancels first 2 series of season after MLBPA rejects final offer

The Arizona Diamondbacks were slated to take on the Brewers in Milwaukee to open up the season on March 31, followed by the Dodgers in L.A.
7 months ago
Associated Press

Locked out MLB players set to respond on Thursday to owners’ plan

Negotiations aimed at ending MLB’s lockout will resume on Thursday, one day after spring training workouts had been scheduled to start.
7 months ago
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At Tyler Skaggs trial, 4 MLB players testify they received drugs

Four MLB players testified they received oxycodone from a former L.A. employee accused of giving Tyler Skaggs the drugs leading to his death.
8 months ago
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MLB lockout talks set to resume on Saturday following 11-day break

Major League Baseball and its locked-out players agreed to resume negotiations Saturday after an 11-day break.
8 months ago
Umpires check the hat and glove of Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers for foreign substanc...
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Prosecutors won’t file charges against Los Angeles Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer

Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday decided not to charge Dodgers' Trevor Bauer for allegedly beating and sexually abusing a San Diego woman.
8 months ago
An official MLB baseball sits on top of an MLB game-used base with a lock and chain around it to re...
Associated Press

Major League Baseball, players stop drug testing during lockout

MLB has stopped testing players for steroids for the first time in nearly 20 years due to the expiration of the sport’s drug agreement
8 months ago
Baseballs are seen during a preseason game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox...
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Locked out MLB players reject offer of federal mediation

Locked out players rejected Major League Baseball’s request for a federal mediator to enter stalled labor negotiations.
8 months ago
A detailed view of baseballs used for batting practice before a game between the Los Angeles Dodger...
Associated Press

MLB lockout talks set to resume Tuesday as spring training approaches

Labor negotiations are set to resume Tuesday, over two weeks before the scheduled start of a spring training that's threatened by a lockout.
8 months ago
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David Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame; Bonds, Clemens, Schilling left out

David Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame while steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were denied entry.
8 months ago
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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.
8 months ago
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball's World Series in Game 6 against the Houston As...
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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.
11 months ago
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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.
11 months ago