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The Czech Republic won its third Fed Cup final in four years Sunday. But it is not just the Czech women who have become juggernauts: The men won Davis Cup titles in 2012 and 2013.
Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova won the opening singles matches to give the Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Germany in the Fed Cup final on Saturday.
Not being able to speak English has been a source of frustration for Dodgers starting pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin since arriving in Los Angeles two years ago, but it has also had its upsides.
American League Rookie of the Year finalist Matt Shoemaker will start for the Major League Baseball All Stars against Japan on Wednesday and the LA Angels pitcher expects a playoff-like atmosphere throughout their five-games series.
Alarmed by the surge in Tommy John surgery, Major League Baseball and USA Baseball have set up a website that offers guidelines on pitching usage and injury prevention.
The team has continued talks to bring back the free-agent Chase Headley and has been exploring the trade market for an infielder who could take over the position Rodriguez has held for a decade.
Baltimore's Buck Showalter was voted AL Manager of the Year for the third time, edging the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia and Kansas City's Ned Yost.
Rookie skipper Matt Williams was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after leading the Washington Nationals to the best record in the league.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi won't know until March what to expect of Alex Rodriguez in 2015.
Evan Longoria hit a grand slam and the Major League Baseball All-Stars survived a late rally to beat a split Japan squad 8-7 in an exhibition game on Tuesday ahead of their five-game postseason tour.
Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein says the team is totally fine with Major League Baseball checking into whether there was anything improper about the way it hired new manager Joe Maddon.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom were named the American League and National League Rookies of the Year, it was announced Monday.
Chicago White Sox slugging first baseman Jose Abreu and New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom won Rookie of the Year honors in their respective leagues in voting results announced on Monday.
DeGrom, who started the season at Class AAA, went 9-6 in 22 starts, with a 2.69 earned run average and 144 strikeouts.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu was a unanimous winner of the AL Rookie of the Year award, culminating a season in which the Cuban defector became one of baseball's top stars.
Veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer, the 2013 National League batting champion, has signed a two-year deal with the New York Mets, the National League club said on Monday.
Jose Abreu, who hit 36 home runs in his first year with the White Sox, was the latest example of a Cuban free agent becoming a major league star at a good price, but the secret is out.
By adding Michael Cuddyer’s bat and veteran presence into their lineup, the Mets make a move in free agency that signals they plan to contend.
The New York Mets have agreed to a two-year contract with outfielder Michael Cuddyer, the first major free agent to switch teams this offseason.
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is looking forward to seeing Japanese pitching sensation Shohei Otani during Major League Baseball's all-star postseason tour of Japan.