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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Major League Baseball


Explained: Why the sale of a Boston Red Sox player has fans worried about a curse

November 04, 2020 7:43 pm

In 2020, Red Sox let go of another generational talent in Markus Lynn 'Mookie' Betts, who won the championship with LA Dodgers last Wednesday, leaving Bostonians fearing if the 'Curse of the Bambino' is back

MLB players cut to 89 games, want prorated money

June 10, 2020 9:39 am

The proposal by the players’ association, given to Major League Baseball electronically Tuesday evening without a negotiating session, was detailed to The Associated Press by a pair of people familiar with the negotiations. They spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcements were authorized.

Baseball Season Opens With a Dash of Imagination

March 27, 2020 11:42 am

From the moment the first batter tipped his helmet — and a bird flew out — to the walk-off home run by a faltering pinch-hitter, this 11-inning affair redefined what constitutes a perfect game. No one cared about the outcome; the distraction was reward enough.

Washington Nationals win first World Series with one last rally

October 31, 2019 12:28 pm

Washington Nationals lifted the World Series for the first time ever after defeating Houston Astros 6-2 at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The title is the first for a team from the nation’s capital since 1924.

Another Baseball Mystery: Why do players seem to live longer?

August 08, 2019 1:41 pm

Major League Baseball players might take comfort in one promising bit of news: they appear to have longer life spans than other Americans.

Seattle Mariners' James Paxton throws no-hitter in Toronto

May 09, 2018 11:23 am

It is the sixth no-hitter pitched by a Mariner in the franchise's history that started in 1977, the same season the Blue Jays began. Seattle's first five no-hitters all came at home.

Facebook to show Major League Baseball games live

May 19, 2017 4:19 pm

Facebook Inc has struck a deal with Major League Baseball to show 20 of the league's games live this season.