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Two Japanese players made available to major league teams

Pair of Japan players now available to major league teams; clubs have until Jan. 2 to negotiate


AP source: Carl Edwards Jr., Mariners agree to $950,000 deal

AP source: reliever Carl Edwards Jr. and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $950,000, one-year contract


Rob Manfred says has broad authority for Astros discipline

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be completed by next season and says he has broad authority to impose discipline


MLB checking into report Astros stole signs, broke rules

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Major League Baseball has expanded its investigation into the Houston Astros after The Athletic website reported the team stole signs during home games in 2017 by using …


Mike Shildt, Rocco Baldelli named managers of year

Less than a week after his mother died, Mike Shildt was honored for piloting the St. Louis Cardinals back into the playoffs, narrowly beating Craig Counsell of the Milwaukee Brewers …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019

Dave Nichols: MLB proposal restructuring minor leagues could have drastic impact on future of professional baseball in Spokane

Major League Baseball has provided a proposal to Minor League Baseball to drastically restructure the organization and maintenance of minor league teams, leagues, player contracts and the entry draft.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019

Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after two bumpy seasons

Callaway was fired Thursday by the Mets after missing the playoffs in both his seasons at the helm.


Pete Alonso sets rookie mark with 53rd homer

Mets slugger Pete Alonso hit his 53rd home run of the season Saturday night, breaking the rookie record Yankees star Aaron Judge set in 2017.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019

Felix Hernandez’s long, complicated journey in Seattle comes to an end

Goodbye was inevitable. This mutual parting of ways, at least in the beginning, seemed unimaginable to those who can remember what it was like when it was good. Yet the …


MLB roundup: Yankees lose to Angels 3-2, miss chance to clinch AL East

Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols’ tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2.


MLB roundup: Cavan Biggio hits for cycle, joins father in exclusive club

Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez arrested on child sex charges

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League …



UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019

Braves could repeat their 1973 feat: Three players with 40 homers

Not even the 1927 New York Yankees, despite a lineup famously known as “Murderers’ Row,” had three players with 40 or more home runs. They had two, Babe Ruth with …


David Ortiz says he doesn’t know what might have led to attack

David Ortiz says in his first interview since being shot that he is still trying to mentally process the attack at a Dominican nightclub that seriously injured him.


Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks, ex-Spokane Indian, says aggressive game plan key to reversing road struggles

With three weeks remaining in the season, Kyle Hendricks knows he must gain a semblance of the reliability he showed when starting Game 7 of the 2016 World Series and …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019

Braden Bishop excited to get on field again after injury

As the bulk of the clubhouse methodically packed its bags and readied for a night flight to Detroit with all the emotionless comportment of goat watchers, there was quite the …



Marco Gonzales, Austin Nola lead Mariners past Rangers

Maybe all Mariners starter Marco Gonzales needed was a lead. The left-hander struggled early, then completely turned things around after Austin Nola’s three-run homer put Seattle ahead and the Mariners …


Larry Stone: Edgar came through in the clutch one last time

Edgar Martinez batted cleanup one last time on Sunday, and delivered another in a long line of clutch performances.


UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019

Angels homer four times in 9-3 romp over hapless Mariners

The fourth inning told the story. Not just the story of Sunday’s 9-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels, in which the Mariners dropped their 15th game in their past …



Larry Stone: Home runs aren’t what they used to be

I would never presume to speak for the chicks of America, but one man’s opinion: I no longer dig the long ball.


UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019

‘Polar Bear’ Pete Alonso edges Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for Home Run Derby title

Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball.


UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019

Mauricio Dubon’s journey leads from Honduras to majors

In so many ways, Mauricio Dubon’s ascent to the big leagues has been unusual. Point No. 1 is simple: No major league player has ever been born-and-raised in Honduras. On …



UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019

Dan Vogelbach is Mariners’ only All-Star

Seattle Mariners slugger Daniel Vogelbach was selected Sunday to play in his first All-Star game. He is the third player in Mariners history to be selected as a designated hitter, …


UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019

Will the real Ketel Marte please stand up?

He was essentially considered the “B” side of the deal. Not quite a throw-in, but definitely part of the undercard. A solid starting shortstop? No doubt. A 23-year-old rife with …



Houston Astros send six players to All-Star Game

Last time the Houston Astros went to Cleveland, they made a boozy, bubbly mess in the visiting locker room. Now they’re invading the home clubhouse, too.