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January 21, 2022, 6:17 PM

Red Sox slugger Ortiz on track for baseball hall election

Boston’s Big Papi appears headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and he won't need a last-minute walk-off to get there
January 21, 2022, 6:17 PM
Red Sox slugger Ortiz on track for baseball hall election
January 20, 2022, 9:58 PM

Robot umpires at home plate moving up to Triple-A for 2022

Robot umpires have been given a promotion and will be just one step from the major leagues this season
January 20, 2022, 9:58 PM
Robot umpires at home plate moving up to Triple-A for 2022
January 10, 2022, 3:34 AM

AP sources: Yanks' Balkovec to be first female MiLB manager

The New York Yankees are promoting Rachel Balkovec to manager at Low A Tampa.
January 10, 2022, 3:34 AM
Yanks' Balkovec to be first female MiLB manager
2 months ago

Even if games go on, MLB lockout could alienate Gen Z

Even if baseball’s first work stoppage in 26 years doesn’t result in missed games, the league and its players are at risk of alienating their next wave of fans
2 months ago
2 months ago

1st MLB lockout in over 30 years

ABC News’ TJ Holmes reports on the latest details of the lockout and if it could delay the ’22 season.
2 months ago
1st MLB lockout in over 30 years
3 months ago

Hammerin' Braves rout Astros to win 1st WS crown since 1995

The Braves hammered the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6.
3 months ago
3 months ago

'Tomahawk chop' under scrutiny as Atlanta Braves compete in World Series

With the Atlanta Braves in the World Series, their name and a gesture used by their fans have come under scrutiny from Native American groups around the country.
3 months ago
'Tomahawk chop' under scrutiny as Atlanta Braves compete in World Series
3 months ago

Astros keep World Series alive with Game 5 win against Braves

The Houston Astros came back in the fifth game of the championship to keep their World Series hopes possible, with a 9-5 victory against the Atlanta Braves.
3 months ago
Astros keep World Series alive with Game 5 win against Braves
3 months ago
3 months ago

Swing, then miss it: MLB pitchers could bat for final time

Game 5 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves might have represented a historic moment for Major League Baseball
3 months ago
Swing, then miss it: MLB pitchers could bat for final time
3 months ago

Former Boston Red Sox player Jerry Remy dead at 68

The former Boston Red Sox second baseman lost his long battle with lung cancer.
3 months ago
Former Boston Red Sox player Jerry Remy dead at 68
3 months ago

The Braves top the Astros in World Series Game 4

The Atlanta Braves are just one victory away from their first championship in 26 years.
3 months ago
The Braves top the Astros in World Series Game 4
3 months ago

Astros a big zero in key spots, one loss from WS elimination

Time and time again, the Houston Astros put runners on base
3 months ago
Astros a big zero in key spots, one loss from WS elimination
3 months ago

Unlikely hero, 2 HRs carry Braves to brink of Series title

A guy who spent most of the season in the minors kept the Braves in it
3 months ago
Unlikely hero, 2 HRs carry Braves to brink of Series title
3 months ago

Braves Tomahawk chop under scrutiny on baseball's biggest stage

The Braves lost out on a combined no-hitter but took game 3 in the World Series against the Astros for a 2-1 lead.
3 months ago
Braves Tomahawk chop under scrutiny on baseball's biggest stage
3 months ago

Braves pitcher breaks leg during World Series opener

Charlie Morton continued to pitch until the third inning on a broken leg.
3 months ago
Braves pitcher breaks leg during World Series opener
3 months ago

Darryl Strawberry talks about Mets documentary

Baseball great Darryl Strawberry dishes on the ESPN+ documentary “Once Upon a Time in Queens.”
3 months ago
Darryl Strawberry talks about Mets documentary
3 months ago

Major League Baseball work stoppage almost certain on Dec. 2

Each side thinks the other hasn't made proposals that will lead to an agreement.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Atlanta Braves advance to World Series

The World Series matchup is set after the Atlanta Braves beat the defending champion, the Los Angeles Dodgers.
3 months ago
 Atlanta Braves advance to World Series
3 months ago

Red Sox clinch spot in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox secured its place in the American League Championship Series after a victory in the bottom of the 9th inning against Tampa Bay Rays, 6-5.
3 months ago
Red Sox clinch spot in ALCS
3 months ago

Ray Fosse, baseball player and Oakland A's announcer, dies

Ray Fosse died at the age of 74 following a 16-year battle with cancer. He played 12 seasons in the majors.
3 months ago
Ray Fosse, baseball player and Oakland A's announcer, dies
4 months ago

ESPN broadcasters to become MLB’s 1st all-female baseball announcers

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
4 months ago
ESPN broadcasters to become MLB’s 1st all-female baseball announcers
4 months ago

Police investigate 'suspicious' death of mother and child at Padres stadium in San Diego

San Diego detectives are looking for witnesses and clues after a mother and her 2-year-old son fell and died at a Padres game.
4 months ago
Police investigate 'suspicious' death of mother and child at Padres stadium
4 months ago

Mother and child fall to their deaths at Padres stadium in San Diego

Police are not sure what caused the deadly falls and are bringing in homicide investigators.
4 months ago
Mother and child fall to their deaths at Padres stadium in San Diego
4 months ago

Mother and son died after falling at San Diego ballpark

A mother and her child fell from the third level of Petco Park on Saturday, according to the San Diego Police Department.
4 months ago
Mother and son died after falling at San Diego ballpark
4 months ago

Fan gives foul ball to young girl

A Good Samaritan at a baseball game handed a foul ball to a young girl in tears.
4 months ago
Fan gives foul ball to young girl
4 months ago

Bauer won't pitch again this season, leave extended by MLB

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer will miss the rest of the season
4 months ago
Bauer won't pitch again this season, leave extended by MLB
4 months ago

Yankees star Derek Jeter inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter, Colorado star Larry Walker, Ted Simmons of the Cardinals and Brewers, and the late labor executive Marvin Miller have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
4 months ago
5 months ago

Mo'ne Davis talks MLB Little League Classic

Davis, now a broadcaster, made a name for herself in 2014 when she became the first girl to pitch a shutout and win a game in the Little League World Series.
5 months ago
Mo'ne Davis talks MLB Little League Classic
5 months ago

MLB to end 70-year partnership with Topps trading cards

Major League Baseball is ending a 70-year relationship with trading card company Topps after signing a new partnership with a rival company
5 months ago
MLB to end 70-year trading cards partnership
5 months ago

Astros reach settlement with parents of toddler hit by foul ball in 2019, family attorney says

The parents of a toddler who was hit by a foul ball during a 2019 Houston Astros game have reached a settlement with the team, according to the family's lawyer.
5 months ago
Astros reach settlement after toddler hit by foul ball, attorney says
5 months ago

Chicago White Sox win ‘Field of Dreams’ game

Tim Anderson hit a walk-off home run to lead Chicago to a 9-8 win over the New York Yankees Thursday night during the game in Iowa.
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox win ‘Field of Dreams’ game
5 months ago

MLB recreates ‘Field of Dreams’ for ultimate throwback game

In Dyersville, Iowa, the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox will face off in vintage uniforms at a field based on the 1989 movie with Kevin Costner.
5 months ago
MLB recreates ‘Field of Dreams’ for ultimate throwback game
5 months ago

Tackle by ball girl sends field invader over Dodger Stadium barriers

Security guards tried to capture a man running onto the field to no avail—until a ball girl's tackle sent him flipping over barriers at Dodger Stadium, where he was apprehended.
5 months ago
Tackle by ball girl sends field invader over Dodger Stadium barriers
6 months ago

Derek Jeter talks Hall of Fame and the Dreams Foundation

The Yankees legend looks back at his career and talks about his partnership with American Family Insurance and their Dreams Foundation.
6 months ago
Derek Jeter talks Hall of Fame and the Dreams Foundation
6 months ago

Marlins manager Don Mattingly tests positive for COVID-19

Mattingly won't be with the team as it continues its series against the Yankees.
6 months ago
6 months ago

After more than 106 years, Cleveland's baseball team is getting a new identity

The Indians are officially changing their name to the Guardians next season.
6 months ago
After more than 106 years, Cleveland's baseball team is getting a new identity
6 months ago

Cleveland’s baseball team changes name to Guardians

The team moved on from a nickname many considered to be racist.
6 months ago
Cleveland’s baseball team changes name to Guardians
6 months ago

'Not a moment too soon': Native American community welcomes Cleveland baseball team name change

Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team announced that the franchise will change its name and mascot from the Indians to the Guardians, in a video narrated by Tom Hanks.
6 months ago
Native American community welcomes Cleveland baseball team name change
6 months ago

Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland's baseball team

Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians
6 months ago
Cleveland's baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians
6 months ago

Yankee Stadium fan banned from MLB parks for hitting Verdugo

The fan who hit Boston Red Sox left fielder Alex Verdugo with a baseball thrown out of the Yankee Stadium stands has been banned for life from attending big league games
6 months ago
6 months ago

Advocates decry homeless sweeps ahead of MLB's All-Star game

Homeless advocates accuse Denver of accelerating the clearing of encampments.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Clutch save: Dad of Nats P Joe Ross saves fan with Heimlich

Willie Ross, a pediatrician at Stanford Hospital, was there to see Washington.
6 months ago
7 months ago

Dodgers pitcher under investigation for alleged sexual assault

Star Trevor Bauer was placed on paid administrative leave after he was accused of assaulting a woman in two separate incidents. She filed a police report claiming he punched and choked her.
7 months ago
Dodgers pitcher under investigation for alleged sexual assault
7 months ago

Bauer placed on leave by MLB following assault allegation

Trevor Bauer was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball three days after an allegation of assault was made against the Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher
7 months ago
Bauer placed on leave by MLB following assault allegation
7 months ago

Biden meets 2020 World Series champion LA Dodgers

President Joe Biden hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers at the White House to honor the team’s 2020 World Series Championship.
7 months ago
Biden meets 2020 World Series champion LA Dodgers
7 months ago

1st pitcher ejected under MLB foreign-substance crackdown

Seattle reliever Hector Santiago was ejected after he was checked by the umpires as part of baseball’s new sticky substance protocols, and the Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 in the resumption of a suspended game
7 months ago
7 months ago

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 Major League Baseball that will start Monday
7 months ago
7 months ago

How MLB is cracking down on pitchers who may be tampering with ball

ESPN's senior MLB insider Jeff Passan discusses the baseball controversy.
7 months ago
How MLB is cracking down on pitchers who may be tampering with ball
7 months ago

Mom makes incredible catch during baseball game

It was the play of the game when this mother caught a foul ball while holding her baby.
7 months ago
Mom makes incredible catch during baseball game