Three days before the sports world shut down because of the coronavirus – March 9 to be exact – Justin Dunn made his third appearance of spring training against the Brewers at Maryvale Ballpark.
With the deadline to finalize rosters going into the offseason, the Mariners added four players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft – outfielder Taylor Trammell and right-handed pitchers Juan Then, Sam Delaplane and Wyatt Mills.
On the day she officially became a trailblazer in Major League Baseball, Kim Ng remembered the little girl who played stickball on the streets of Queens.
Sam Carlson has come to understand patience in his brief professional baseball career.
That crash you heard was the glass ceiling being shattered in Major League Baseball.
Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise and shattering ceilings.
As the 2020 Major League Baseball season reached its final days, and the competition grew one-sided in favor of Kyle Lewis, it became clear the Seattle Mariners’ young center fielder should win the 2020 Jackie Robinson American League Rookie of the Year award.
When a baseball is thrown against a stucco wall with an above-average amount of velocity, it produces a dull thud that will echo off the surrounding outdoor structures and permeate throughout the building like a distant artillery report or construction work.
In the week since he guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to a World Series title, after a bizarre, pandemic-shortened, partially-bubbled season, Dave Roberts received more than 800 congratulatory phone calls and texts from friends and distant admirers.
If you’re like me, the second question you had when you heard that the White Sox had hired 76-year-old Tony La Russa out of retirement to be their manager – right after, “They did what now?” – was: “I wonder if Lou would do that, too?”
It took all of two days this offseason for Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto to sign a free agent for 2021.
Even with all the differences in the delayed and shortened 2020 MLB season due to the spread of COVID-19, when the Mariners made their final out in their final game Sept. 27 in Oakland, the next day would be the same for Kyle Seager as it had been for the previous nine seasons – no postseason.
With the World Series ending on Tuesday evening, Major League Baseball released the list of of players that officially became free agents under Rule XX B of the collective-bargaining agreement between MLB and its players’ union on Wednesday afternoon.
Well, at least the contact tracing should be easy.
ARLINGTON, Texas – No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Since Orel Hershiser struck out Oakland’s Tony Phillips for the final out of the 1988 World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have played 5,014 regular-season games and 113 more in the postseason in pursuit of their next title. They have spent $3.69 billion in player payroll over 32 seasons.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Clayton Kershaw’s glittering career lacked two of the most satisfying accomplishments: a win deep in the World Series and a championship ring.
ARLINGTON, Texas – For all the talk about pride in advancing runners and manufacturing runs, teams in the postseason have really dug the long ball.
Kittredge, a hard-throwing right-handed pitcher who prepped at Ferris, suffered a season-ending elbow injury in August and couldn't be with the Rays as they punched the organization's second ticket to the World Series.