Major League Baseball has become much more of a pitchers’ league over the last few years. Pitchers are in the midst of their most successful stretch in decades, and they owe much to their mastery of the strikeout. But for all their progress, pitchers still haven’t vanquished their mortal enemies. Show More Summary
San Jose is already the largest city in Northern California. We provide a home to the world's most talented, diverse workforce, and to hundreds of great companies. Every American industry, that is, except Major League Baseball.
Sat 22 Mar 2014 Major League Baseball is coming to Australia with the 2014 season kicking off with two games in Sydney between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona...
Ahh, the wonders of interleague play. Houston's move to the American League before the 2013 season had to be done. Before this season, teams from the American League West had a statistically better chance to make the playoffs than anyone...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball has dragged its feet for four years on an owners vote on the Oakland Athletics’ proposed move to a new ballpark in San Jose. Now the city has taken matters to federal court. The San Jose lawsuit (attached below) challenges MLB’s exemption from antitrust laws and its......
Whenever we show you a highlight reel catch from a Major League Baseball game, the only obstacle between the player and the ball is usually distance, and perhaps a wall. You rarely see something like a peak or a valley get in the way of a player trying to make a catch on the diamond, [...]
What if the Major League Baseball All-Star Game was played only by those younger than 25 years old? With a few exceptions, many of the players who are expected to be voted in as starters for the game at Citi Field in July are 25 years and up. Show More Summary
In my favorite coincidence (?) so far, the City of San José is filing a suit against Major League Baseball (.pdf), charging MLB with conspiracy against San José's efforts to attract the Oakland Athletics to a new ballpark. Here's what one Internet expert thinks: Quick read of the suit: sounds more like a PR document than a viable lawsuit. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball is in a bit of trouble. The league is being sued by the San Jose City Council for telling the Oakland Athletics that they cannot move to San Jose, according to ABC 7 News: The A’s have wanted out of Oakland for quite some time, with hopes of getting a new stadium. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball is awash with young talent. Transcendent stars like the Angels Mike Trout and the Nationals Bryce Harper headline a group of twentysomethings who are dominating the league. While that pair made its first All-Star appearances last season, several more young stars are compiling 2013 seasons deserving of their own All-Star debuts. Show More Summary
The future of Major League Baseball starts in the minor leagues. There are a wide variety of levels down on the farm, with everything ranging from Dominican and short-season summer league clubs, all the way up to full-season leagues across the country. Show More Summary
At 22-47, the Miami Marlins easily have the worst record in major league baseball. In other words, the Marlins are saying a la Steve Urkel, "I've fallen and I can't get up!" But for certain players, they might get a helping hand to lift them up if the Marlins decide to trade them to a contender by the July 31 trade deadline. Show More Summary
Even if the numbers really aren't as damning as they're made out to be, the decline of African-American players in Major League Baseball is something that the league is very much stressing over. If it wasn't, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig...Show More Summary
We’re approaching the halfway point in the Major League Baseball season and the Colorado Rockies continue to remain in contention, just a half a game behind Arizona in the NL West. At a record of 37-33, Colorado is exceeding expectations and proving worthy of recognition, even with the injury to All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball’s 2012 rookie class was easily the best in recent memory, as well as one of the best in the history of the sport. While Mike Trout and Bryce Harper stole the show and captured the rookie of the year award in their respective leagues, the talent pool extended well beyond those two players. Show More Summary
Workers and management at a Pennsylvania garment factory that makes Major League Baseball’s official game uniforms have reached a labor agreement that will preserve health benefits and provide pay raises, a positive end to what nearly turned into a full-fledged labor dispute. The workers at the VF Majestic factory voted overwhelmingly to approve the agreement, [...]
In this hilarious video, British comedy group The Exploding Heads provides their own clueless commentary for a Yankees vs. Red Sox “rounders” game. via Digg
Getting selected to play in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is one of the toughest things to do as a player, whether you’re a star or the 25th man on the roster. But for those who are stars, they have a certain advantage. Because...Show More Summary
The 84th edition of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is now just under a month away. Ballots are being tallied as fans continue to vote on who they believe should be the starters. Most of the time, the fans get it right—deserving stars who have put forth tremendous first-half efforts are rewarded with the start. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball has been an important UNICEF partner over the years, supporting major disaster relief efforts after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the 2011 tsunami in Japan. The partnership between MLB and UNICEF now hits closer to home, so to speak. Show More Summary