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MLB uniform maker switches to producing medical masks, gowns

The company that makes Major League Baseball uniforms has switched to producing masks and gowns in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic
March 27, 2020, 3:51 AM

MLB owners pledge $30M to help stadium, team workers

Thirty teams across Major League Baseball have committed $1 million each to financially help stadium and team workers.
March 18, 2020, 2:54 PM
MLB owners pledge $30M to help stadium, team workers

AP Exclusive: MLB appoints 1st black umpire crew chief

Major League Baseball has appointed its first African American umpire crew chief, promoting Kerwin Danley to the position this week, The Associated Press has learned
1 month ago
MLB appoints 1st black umpire crew chief

Astros player hit by pitch

Houston's Alex Bregman was hit in the back with a breaking ball thrown by St. Louis reliever Ramon Santos, making him the seventh Astros player hit through five spring training games.
1 month ago
Astros player hit by pitch

Houston Astros hit hard during spring training

Seven Astros players have been hit by a pitch in six spring training games and manager Dusty Baker asked the league to be on the lookout for possible retaliation after the sign-stealing investigation.
1 month ago
Houston Astros hit hard during spring training

Yankees GM Cashman suspected Astros were stealing signs.

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he'd suspected the Houston Astros had been breaking rules against electronic sign stealing
1 month ago
Yankees GM Cashman suspected Astros were stealing signs

Astros manager asks for protection after sign-stealing scandal

The Houston Astros' new manager is urging the MLB to protect his players from opponents who may want to retaliate against them for the cheating scandal.
1 month ago
Astros manager asks for protection after sign-stealing scandal

Woman arrested in alleged baby kidnapping scheme

Juliette Parker, of Colorado, and her teenage daughter allegedly drugged a single mother and tried to steal her infant.
1 month ago
Woman arrested in alleged baby kidnapping scheme

Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

Blue Jays hits leader died Sunday after complications from a kidney disease.
1 month ago
Former All-Star Tony Fernandez dies at 57

Former star SS Tony Fernández remains on life support system

His family is trying to decide how to proceed.
1 month ago

New fallout from Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

The Astros are facing criticism for what many saw as an insincere and inadequate response to baseball’s biggest scandal since the steroid epidemic.
1 month ago
New fallout from Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

Baseball’s cheating scandal dominates start of spring training

The Houston Astros held a news conference with players apologizing for stealing signs during their 2017 championship season.
1 month ago
Baseball’s cheating scandal dominates start of spring training

MLB cheating scandal by the numbers

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane says none of the players involved will be punished by the team.
1 month ago
MLB cheating scandal by the numbers

Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

Alex Bregman and other members of the Houston Astros have spoken at spring training about the sign-stealing scheme they used during their 2017 run to a World Series title and again the next season
1 month ago
Astros' Bregman, Altuve apologize for sign-stealing scheme

Fired MLB manager responds to sign-stealing scandal

A.J. Hinch, former Houston Astros manager, said they “have to live and move forward and be better in the sport,” after he was fired for using a series of banging sounds to relay pitching signs.
2 months ago
Fired MLB manager responds to sign-stealing scandal

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

The former Yankees star got in on his first ballot and missed being a unanimous selection by one vote while the former Colorado Rockies slugger was elected in his tenth year on the ballot.
2 months ago
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Los Angeles councilmen to request MLB award World Series titles to Dodgers following Astros sign-stealing scandal

Officials in Los Angeles believe they have found a way to rectify the World Series titles they feel they were cheated out of during the sign-stealing scandal.
2 months ago
Councilmen to request MLB award World Series titles to Dodgers

Jeter 1 vote shy of unanimous, Walker also elected to Hall

The duo earned baseball's highest honor on Tuesday.
2 months ago
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

San Francisco Giants hire 1st female coach in MLB history

The San Francisco Giants make Alyssa Nakken the first female major league coach in history.
2 months ago
1st female coach in MLB history hired

New allegations in Major League Baseball cheating scandal

Two Houston Astros players are being accused of wearing buzzers that alerted them about upcoming pitches. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
2 months ago
New allegations in Major League Baseball cheating scandal

Baseball sign-stealing scandal claims 3rd manager

New York Mets manager Carlos Beltran, hired in November, stepped down on Thursday in the midst of a cheating scandal involving the Houston Astros.
2 months ago
Baseball sign-stealing scandal claims 3rd manager

Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns

Beltran, who was just hired this offseason, resigned on Thursday after being implicated in a sign-stealing scandal.
2 months ago
Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns

Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns in wake of Astros sign-stealing scandal

Beltran is the third MLB manager to lose his job because of the scandal.
2 months ago
Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns in wake of Astros sign-stealing scandal

MLB suspends Houston Astros GM, manager for sign-stealing in 2017 World Series

The Houston Astros were handed stiff penalties for sign stealing during the 2017 World Series.
2 months ago
MLB suspends Houston Astros GM, manager for sign-stealing in 2017 World Series

New York Mets assessing situation with new manager

Carlos Beltran, who played for the Houston Astros during their 2017 World Series win, was hired by the Mets in November as the team's manager, but now his future is in doubt.
2 months ago
New York Mets assessing situation with new manager

Red Sox manager is fired for allegedly stealing pitching signs

Alex Cora is accused of masterminding schemes with the Houston Astros and possibly the Boston Red Sox.
2 months ago
Red Sox manager is fired for allegedly stealing pitching signs

Red Sox address dismissal of manager Alex Cora in sign-stealing scandal

Top executives for the Boston Red Sox addressed the dismissal of manager Alex Cora after he was identified as the ringleader of a sign-stealing scandal.
2 months ago
Red Sox address dismissal of Alex Cora in sign-stealing scandal

Red Sox fire manager over cheating scandal

The team decided “it would not be possible for Alex [Cora] to effectively lead the club going forward,” after he helped the Houston Astros win the 2017 World Series as a bench coach.
2 months ago
Red Sox fire manager over cheating scandal

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign-stealing scandal

MLB has been investigating allegations the Red Sox had stolen signs.
2 months ago

MLB suspends Astros manager, GM for sign-stealing

An investigation led by the MLB found the Houston Astros stole pitching signs using an illegal "camera based sign-stealing system" during their winning 2017 World Series season.
2 months ago
MLB suspends Astros manager, GM for sign-stealing

Houston Astros hit with historic punishments in cheating scandal

The commissioner confirmed that the team had stolen pitching signs, using a camera in the outfield stands that could see the catcher's signs to the pitcher.
2 months ago
Houston Astros hit with historic punishments in cheating scandal

Houston Astros GM, manager fired in cheating scandal

MLB handed down stiff penalties to the Houston Astros organization on Monday for stealing signs during its 2017 World Series win against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2 months ago
Houston Astros GM, manager fired in cheating scandal

Hall of Fame pitcher Don Larsen dead at 90

He was the only pitcher to throw a perfect game in the World Series, helping the Yankees beat the Dodgers in Game 5 in 1956.
3 months ago
Hall of Fame pitcher Don Larsen dead at 90

Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90

Don Larsen was a journeyman who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956.
3 months ago
Famed pitcher who threw only perfect World Series game dies at 90

Babe Ruth's 500th homer bat sells for more than $1 million

Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the ballpark.
3 months ago

Fire breaks out at under construction Texas Rangers park

No injuries were reported after fire broke out at the the Rangers' future home.
3 months ago

MLB will now test players for opioids

Positive tests for opioids will no longer trigger a suspension – instead, players will now be referred for treatment.
3 months ago
MLB will now test players for opioids

MLB removes marijuana from drugs of abuse; will now test for opioids

MLB is the first American sports league to remove marijuana from its list of drugs of abuse.
3 months ago
MLB removes marijuana from drugs of abuse; will now test for opioids

Pitcher Gerrit Cole signs $324 million deal with Yankees

The veteran pitcher has signed a nine-year contract with the Yankees, a record-setting mega deal for a pitcher in the MLB.
4 months ago
Pitcher Gerrit Cole signs $324 million deal with Yankees

Cole mine: Gerrit, Yankees strike record $324M, 9-year deal

Gerrit Cole quickly ended Stephen Strasburg's tenure as baseball's highest-paid pitcher
4 months ago
Gerrit, Yankees strike record $324M, 9-year deal

Yankees contract for $324M breaks baseball record

Former Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole, 29, is now the richest pitcher in baseball, and his average annual salary is the highest of any pitcher in the sport.
4 months ago
Yankees contract for $324M breaks baseball record

MLB player says neighborhood overrun by turkeys

Todd Frazier posted a photo on Twitter of turkeys all over his car as he says his Toms River, New Jersey, neighborhood is being terrorized by turkeys.
5 months ago
MLB player says neighborhood overrun by turkeys

Washington Nationals celebrate World Series win at the White House -- with a political tinge

Catcher Kurt Suzuki donned a "Make America Great Again" hat, while pitcher Seran Doolittle skipped the ceremony for political reasons.
5 months ago
Nationals celebrate World Series win at the White House -- with a political tinge

Washington Nationals celebrate World Series win in DC with parade among thousands of fans

The Nationals are celebrating their World Series win over the Astros with a parade. The route starts at Washinton Monument and will be live-streamed on MLB.com.
5 months ago
Nationals celebrate World Series championship in DC with parade, rally

Nationals return to DC as World Series champs

The first-time World Series champions returned to the nation's capital from Houston and will next appear at a city-wide celebratory parade.
5 months ago
Nationals return to DC as World Series champs

Washington Nationals: Underdog Champs

The Nationals won their first World Series title in the franchise’s history. The team will be honored with a parade on Saturday.
5 months ago
Washington Nationals: Underdog Champs

Nationals win 1st World Series

The Washington Nationals won their first World Series Championship after an intense Game 7 against the Houston Astros.
5 months ago
Nationals win 1st World Series

How a decision to save $19 worth of beer made this guy a World Series legend

A Washington Nationals fan who let a homerun ball hit him in the chest rather than dropping his beers got a gift from Bud Light for Game 6.
5 months ago
How a decision to save $19 worth of beer made this guy a World Series legend

Nationals' win forces World Series to a Game 7

The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 7-2 in a contentious Game 6 that included a controversial call and tension in the dugout.
5 months ago
Nationals' win forces World Series to a Game 7

With each pitch at Series, call gets louder for robot umps

Every World Series game seems to have 40,000 umpires in the seats, all ready to holler at the plate umpire if a pitch misses that strike zone box superimposed on the TV screen
5 months ago
With each pitch at Series, call gets louder for robot umps