Stories tagged: major league baseball
Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
Perhaps years from now, if his potential turns into production, it will be this anecdotal offering that helps outline the reasons for his success. It’s not an uncommon story in …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 16, 2020
The verbal sparring between the Houston Astros and others around the majors over the team’s sign-stealing scandal is reaching new levels of absurdity – from accusations of illiteracy to claims …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
The Minnesota Twins will be working with a new piece of smart technology at spring training this year.
Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
Spending the entire winter trapping in Wyoming’s remote Thorofare Valley – just southeast of Yellowstone National Park – produced a big pay day for a young Indiana man in 1918.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019
Free agent pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to an $80 million, four-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations
Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
Computer plate umpires could be called up to the major leagues at some point during the next five seasons.
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
Larry Stone: Allegations, punishment involving Astros, Patriots and Russia unlikely to deter cheaters as financial motivation grows
It was Sophocles, the Greek tragedian, who said, “I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.”
Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
Pair of Japan players now available to major league teams; clubs have until Jan. 2 to negotiate
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
AP source: reliever Carl Edwards Jr. and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $950,000, one-year contract
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
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
Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
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 …
Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
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
Callaway was fired Thursday by the Mets after missing the playoffs in both his seasons at the helm.
Sat., Sept. 28, 2019
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
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 …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
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.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
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
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 …
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
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 …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
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.
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
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
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 …
Mon., July 29, 2019
Mon., July 22, 2019
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 …
Mon., July 22, 2019
Edgar Martinez batted cleanup one last time on Sunday, and delivered another in a long line of clutch performances.
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019
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 …