In the postseason, Major League Baseball’s effort to speed up the sport’s pace might come to a halt as the weight of the games takes precedence over fining pitchers for not throwing pitches quickly enough.
The Toronto Blue Jays were anointed as World Series favorites after a sizzling second half finish to the season that brought them back to the Major League Baseball playoffs for the first time in 22 years.
Pete Rose doesn’t appear to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s concussion protocol. Following the Toronto Blue Jays’ 5-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the American League Division Series Thursday, Rose had some harsh words for Toronto MVP candidate Josh Donaldson on FS1’s post-game show. Show More Summary
And unto everything there is a time, sort of. Major League Baseball has released the starting times for the remaining divisional playoff games, if in slightly tentative fashion. The Dodgers-Mets Game 3 in New York is scheduled to start at 5:37 p.m., if all four series are still being played. If...
This year's playoff field shows once again that a team like the Houston Astros can still make the playoffs despite having one of the smallest payrolls in Major League Baseball. At the same time we see that big payrolls help, but they don't guarantee success. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball’s postseason begins this week. Nevertheless, as proof that MLB sees baseball the same way I do — a beautiful game in which the more you understand about it, the more obsessed you become with it — it has brought new and extensive stat-tracking technology to this year’s big-audience playoff games. Show More Summary
As we near the 2015 World Series, NewNowNext looks into why there's never been an openly gay player in Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball playoffs are here. This means one thing above all else: an onslaught of quirky sports bets between politicians from competing cities. With the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets set to meet Friday at Dodger Stadium for Game 1 of the National League Division Series, the...
Before the 2012 season, Major League Baseball changed the playoff format that had been in place for almost 20 seasons. Instead of four teams from each league advancing to the postseason, five now do with the two best non-division winners facing off in a one-game playoff to advance to the League Division Series. Read more...
The Pittsburgh Pirates had the second best regular season record in Major League Baseball, but one playoff game against an in-form pitcher on Wednesday ended their season abruptly.
The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.
The recent Major League Baseball regular season is now coming to a conclusion and the field of the 10 playoff teams is now being laid out.
Ever since I started watching soccer on English-language U.S. television regularly in August 1994 (as a replacement for Major League Baseball, which had a player strike and had to cancel the World Series that year), I have always believed that the development of home-grown North American sportscasters is one small […]
Jessica Mendoza became the first woman to provide analysis for a nationally televised Major League Baseball postseason game Tuesday night and delivered an expert performance that showed that a woman can work in the booth and the world won’t end.Read full article >>
It was one-and-done for the New York Yankees on Tuesday, as they were eliminated from Major League Baseball's postseason by a 3-0 loss to the Houston Astros in a do-or-die Wild Card playoff game.
The Houston Astros blasted into the next round of the Major League Baseball postseason with a 3-0 shutout of the New York Yankees in their Wild Card playoff game on Tuesday.
Major League Baseball’s television schedule is crammed with five networks each carrying pieces of the postseason: TBS, Fox, Fox Sports 1, ESPN and MLB Network.
In the first year of Major League Baseball's countdown clocks, between-inning breaks were clearly longer during the postseason opener between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.
Major League Baseball saw attendance up slightly in 2015. Here's the details.
Major League Baseball said on Tuesday it was surprised to learn that fantasy sports operator DraftKings, in which it has an equity investment, allowed its employees to participate in contests and has reached out to the company to discuss the matter.