Joe Maddon has been hired as manager of the Cubs after the team fired Rick Renteria.
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Clayton Kershaw tied a career high with his 21st victory, Yasiel Puig homered to highlight a four-run sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West title with a 9-1 victory over the second-place San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Louisville Slugger has retired the name of the bat Derek Jeter used throughout his 20-year Major League Baseball career and renamed it in the retiring shortstop’s honor, the company said on Wednesday.
Baseball officials have started meeting with groups as the sport starts a process that could lead to revising its domestic violence policy.
The jersey worn by Mo’ne Davis at the Little League World Series is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Not only did 31-year-old rookie Guilder Rodriguez get his first major league hit Monday night, but the third baseman also picked up his first game-winning RBI. Rodriguez drove home the go-ahead run in the Texas Rangers’ 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series at Globe Life Park.
When Derek Jeter plays his final game at Yankee Stadium, Bob Sheppard will exit along with the New York Yankees captain.
The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the NL playoff race.
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.