Major League Baseball will have to break a split decision about how to handle Josh Hamilton.
HBO is in talks with Apple to make Apple TV one of the launch partners for its highly anticipated streaming service when it debuts next month. HBO and streaming partner Major League Baseball Advanced Media are working to have the standalone service, called “HBO Now,” ready to launch in April in...
This minor league mascot would literally be the GOAT, and you can make it happen. Would you like to help name a sports team? Come, help name a sports team. The Rockies' current Double-A team, the New Britain Rock Cats, is moving to Hartford, and they want you to vote on their new name. Show More Summary
The New England Patriots Super Bowl win was the ninth for the city of Boston in the five major North American sports leagues (National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Soccer), since 2000. Show More Summary
William H. Schweitzer, a partner with the law firm BakerHostetler in Washington who represented Major League Baseball in the halls of Congress as one of the nation’s premier sports lobbyists, died March 3 at his home in Alexandria, Va. He was 70.Read full article >>
Apple is in talks with HBO about launching its new “HBO Now” streaming video service on the Apple TV, International Business Times reports. HBO is apparently working with partner Major League Baseball Advanced Media to launch the standalone...Show More Summary
As HBO expands beyond cable TV, the company will rely on Major League Baseball's tech arm to power its streaming service.
Alex Rodriguez returned to action after his year-long suspension for violating Major League Baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy and got a base hit in his first at bat. A-Rod is serving as the designated hitter and is batting second for the Yankees in their second Spring Training game. Show More Summary
The refinery giant Tesoro has decided that it can’t allow youth baseball leagues to use the fields it owns next to its Martinez, California refinery. That’s because there are pickets at the plant due to the refinery strike. Oh, and also to protect the kids from the horrors of the outside agitator. Oil giant Tesoro […]
New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy has made some controversial comments about homosexuals in regards to the team bringing in Billy Bean, who is serving as Major League Baseball's inclusion ambassador and is one of two former big leaguers...Show More Summary
It appeared for a moment on Tuesday that there was another "Hank" story unfolding for a Major League Baseball team during Spring Training, this time in Florida. But in this case, pitcher Alex Cobb and the rest of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted...Show More Summary
On Tuesday Major League Baseball’s spring training exhibition season got underway in Florida and Arizona. Thus, for the first time, we got a look at the new pace of play clock instituted to speed up games. It’s no secret that something had to be done to speed things up. In 2006, the average length of […]
Baseball is back (for most teams)! A full day of baseball is on tap for the first time in more than five months. Of the 30 big league clubs, 22 will be in action on Wednesday, and 20 of those teams will participate in games against other...Show More Summary
The former Major League Baseball pitcher is considering taking legal action against Twitter users who responded with violent, sexually explicit messages to a post about his daughter. Schilling has outed some of the bullies on his blog and Twitter feed. Anna Werner reports from Boston.
MLS is no worker's paradise for its talent. In the fall of 1969, a little over a year after Sports Illustrated dubbed him “Baseball’s Best Centerfielder,” Curt Flood was traded from the St. Louis Cardinals to the Philadelphia Phillies. Show More Summary
The Evergreen Park youth baseball coach who blew the whistle about Jackie Robinson West using ineligible players - leading to the team being stripped of a Little League national championship - faces disorderly conduct, assault and several...Show More Summary
Cuban slugger Alfredo Despaigne, 28, is widely regarded as the best hitter not currently playing Major League Baseball. The man has absolutely destroyed the Cuban league since 2004, hitting.348/.446/.643 with 233 homers—which would probably be more like 500 homers if they played more than 90 games per year down there. I bring this up […]
The Los Angeles Dodgers have won two straight NL West titles and will be in the running for a third this season. They play in the nation’s second-largest media market. They’re one of Major League Baseball’s marquee franchises, with the legendary Vin Scully calling home games and road contests that take place elsewhere on the […]
Mike Scioscia was very pleased to see a between-innings pitch clock installed above the center-field fence in Tempe Diablo Stadium on Tuesday morning, two days before the Angels are set to open Cactus League play against the Milwaukee Brewers.
After Derek Jeter’s retirement, one of the biggest questions heading into Major League Baseball’s offseason was how the New York Yankees would replace The Captain at shortstop. Based on previous years, the assumption was that the Yankees would sign an aging free agent such as Hanley Ramirez. Show More Summary