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The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players’ union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.
This is not the type of miracle Billy Beane had in mind, and not the type of run that inspires movie producers.
Attorneys for both sides were peppered with skeptical questions Thursday from a panel of judges as Barry Bonds seeks to overturn his felony conviction for obstruction of justice.
Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for breaking the trust of his wife of 42 years. While offering no details, Washington publicly apologized to his wife and the Rangers during a 3 1/2-minute statement Thursday.
This was a great year for Centennial Hills’ Mountain Ridge Little League.
C.J. Wilson pitched seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Angels clinched the American League West title with a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners, followed by an Oakland loss to Texas later Wednesday night.
Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.
LOS ANGELES — The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year.
The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.
The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.
Chicago starting pitcher Jake Arrieta had a no-hit shutout going through seven innings, but gave up a double with one out in the eighth inning to lose the bid.
51s outfielder Matt Reynolds was named the Sterling Award winner by the New York Mets as the Most Valuable Player of the organization’s Triple-A club this season.
Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.
The Miami Marlins lost much more than a game. They’ve likely lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season after a frightening scene at Miller Park.
Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball for using a performance enhancing substance, Baltimore manager Buck Showalter confirmed Friday.
Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was stretchered off the field Thursday night after being hit in the face with a pitch.
A former New York Mets ticket sales executive sued the baseball club for discrimination on Wednesday, alleging in a federal lawsuit she was “frequently humiliated” and later fired by the team owner’s son because she was pregnant while unmarried.
Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year’s experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
Las Vegas starter Logan Verrett had 11 strikeouts in five innings Saturday night in Game 4 but also threw three wild pitches and allowed five runs (two earned) to the Aces in a 7-3 defeat before a crowd of 5,420 at Aces Ballpark.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned Friday afternoon. The club named bench coach Tim Bogar as interim manager.
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired general manager Kevin Towers on Friday.
On the final $1 beer night of the season at Cashman Field, Reno left-hander Andrew Chafin crashed the party, silencing the 51s’ bats and the crowd of 3,063 in a masterful performance.
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