MLB
Follow the latest MLB news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
July 13, 2020, 2:43 AM

Dodgers' Kenley Jansen reports to camp after having COVID-19

Kenley Jansen was late arriving to summer camp after he tested positive.
July 13, 2020, 2:43 AM
July 13, 2020, 2:24 AM

Dodgers closer Jansen encourages masks after positive test

Protective masks won’t be out of sight when big league baseball resumes.
July 13, 2020, 2:24 AM
July 12, 2020, 1:41 PM

Yankees closer Chapman has COVID-19; Judge scratched

Manager Aaron Boone says Chapman “will not be here for the foreseeable future.”
July 12, 2020, 1:41 PM
July 11, 2020, 5:08 PM

Chemistry class: New managers test for right mix amid virus

First-year managers try to make up for lost time as they prepare for 2020 season
July 11, 2020, 5:08 PM
July 6, 2020, 12:40 PM

MLB players pull out of season as dozens test positive for COVID-19

As the NBA plans to start training camps in Orlando, basketball players are voicing concerns after 31 MLB players tested positive and the Milwaukee Bucks shut down their practice facility.
July 6, 2020, 12:40 PM
MLB players pull out of season as dozens test positive for COVID-19
July 5, 2020, 3:30 AM

Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash

Tyson Brummett was among four killed in a plane crash in rural Utah.
July 5, 2020, 3:30 AM
July 4, 2020, 7:44 PM

Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change

Teams in two pro sports may change names deemed offensive to Native Americans.
July 4, 2020, 7:44 PM
Atlanta Braves give no sign of considering name change
July 3, 2020, 9:49 PM

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%
July 3, 2020, 9:49 PM
31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%
July 3, 2020, 6:33 PM

MLB cancels All-Star Game for first time since 1945

Dodger Stadium’s 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer
July 3, 2020, 6:33 PM
MLB cancels All-Star Game for first time since 1945
July 3, 2020, 12:40 PM

MLB spring training begins

Baseball is back as the league’s summer camp has officially kicked off.
July 3, 2020, 12:40 PM
MLB spring training begins
July 2, 2020, 3:59 AM

Cubs pitching coach says COVID-19 quarantined him for month

An emotional Chicago Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy is recovering from a severe case of COVID-19 that quarantined him for 30 days
July 2, 2020, 3:59 AM
June 27, 2020, 12:02 PM

Baseball's back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Major League Baseball has issued a 60-game schedule that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic following months of acrimony
June 27, 2020, 12:02 PM
MLB sets 60-game schedule, opens July 23 or 24
June 26, 2020, 12:36 PM

Stadium peanut inventory crushed as MLB season plans to start without fans

With changes to the Major League Baseball season and unknowns about allowance of fans and concessions, in-shell peanut sales could be crushed.
June 26, 2020, 12:36 PM
How the MLB season could crush stadiums' peanut inventory
June 18, 2020, 4:06 AM

Baseball icon Ken Griffey Jr. on MLB season, new documentary

The Hall of Fame inductee discusses the delayed MLB season, his new documentary, “Swingman,” and changes he feels need to be made after George Floyd’s death.
June 18, 2020, 4:06 AM
Baseball icon Ken Griffey Jr. on MLB season, new documentary
1 month ago

Baseball players say talks futile, tell MLB to order return

Union's action could lead to a season of 50 games rather than the 82 proposed.
1 month ago
1 month ago

MLB opens draft with Black Lives Matter message, donations

Before the first pick was made at the amateur draft, Major League Baseball delivered a message: The sport stands fully behind the Black Lives Matter movement
1 month ago
MLB opens draft with Black Lives Matter message, donations
2 months ago

Angels plan employee furloughs amid coronavirus pandemic

The Los Angeles Angels will implement furloughs across their organization starting June 1
2 months ago
Angels plan employee furloughs amid coronavirus pandemic
2 months ago

Angry ump: Garcia says he kept quiet to protect son-in-law

Former umpire Richie Garcia ended a decade of silence over his firing as a Major League Baseball supervisor, telling The Associated Press he kept quiet to protect his son-in-law and daughter
2 months ago
Legendary ump says he kept quiet to protect son-in-law
2 months ago

MLB players protest proposed pay cuts

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Blake Snell said it, “doesn’t make sense for me to be on lockdown, not around my family … and getting paid way the hell less.”
2 months ago
MLB players protest proposed pay cuts
2 months ago

Red Sox pay tribute to nurses at Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox grounds crew sent a message of love and support to nurses.
2 months ago
Red Sox pay tribute to nurses at Fenway Park
2 months ago

Woman hit in face by ball at Wrigley sues Cubs, MLB

A woman who was struck in the face by a foul ball during a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field two years ago has filed a lawsuit against the team and Major League Baseball
2 months ago
Woman hit in face by ball at Wrigley sues Cubs, MLB
2 months ago

How MLB could potentially resume play

Dr. Anthony Fauci told Washington Nationals’ first baseman Ryan Zimmerman that one scenario is to have baseball resume without fans so people can at least watch on TV.
2 months ago
How MLB could potentially resume play
3 months ago

Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

Al Kaline, the Hall of Fame outfielder who played his entire 22-season career for Detroit, has died
3 months ago
Beloved Detroit Tigers star Al Kaline dies at 85
4 months ago

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
4 months ago
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
MLB owners pledge $30M to help stadium, team workers
4 months ago

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
4 months ago
MLB appoints 1st black umpire crew chief
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
Astros player hit by pitch
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
Houston Astros hit hard during spring training
5 months ago

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
5 months ago
Yankees GM Cashman suspected Astros were stealing signs
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Astros manager asks for protection after sign-stealing scandal
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Woman arrested in alleged baby kidnapping scheme
5 months ago

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

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

Former star SS Tony Fernández remains on life support system

His family is trying to decide how to proceed.
5 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
New fallout from Astros’ sign-stealing scandal
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Baseball’s cheating scandal dominates start of spring training
5 months ago

MLB cheating scandal by the numbers

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

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
5 months ago
Astros' Bregman, Altuve apologize for sign-stealing scheme
5 months ago

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.
5 months ago
Fired MLB manager responds to sign-stealing scandal
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
Councilmen to request MLB award World Series titles to Dodgers
6 months ago

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

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

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.
6 months ago
1st female coach in MLB history hired
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
New allegations in Major League Baseball cheating scandal
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
Baseball sign-stealing scandal claims 3rd manager
6 months ago

Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns

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

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.
6 months ago
Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns in wake of Astros sign-stealing scandal
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
MLB suspends Houston Astros GM, manager for sign-stealing in 2017 World Series
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
New York Mets assessing situation with new manager
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
Red Sox manager is fired for allegedly stealing pitching signs
6 months ago

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.
6 months ago
Red Sox address dismissal of Alex Cora in sign-stealing scandal