Jun 9, 2015

MLB to examine Fenway fan safety

Major League Baseball plans to re-evaluate fan safety at stadiums following the serious injury to a woman at Fenway Park last week. Speaking before the amateur draft at MLB Network studios Monday night, commissioner Rob Manfred said the sport must “react strongly” to Friday ...

Santana gets 80-game ban for using steroid

Apr 4, 2015

Santana gets 80-game ban for using steroid

The Minnesota Twins spent $55 million on Ervin Santana to bring some much-needed talent and experience to their beleaguered starting rotation. Now, thanks to an 80-game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance, the Twins will be without their biggest offseason acquisition for ...

Dec 18, 2014

NPB teams keep eye on shift in U.S.-Cuba relations

For one year, at least, Nippon Professional Baseball has been the prime destination for Cuban ballplayers wishing to play overseas legally, but those days may be numbered. Following Thursday’s sudden policy shift by the United States toward normalizing relations with Cuba, the possibility looms ...

MLB, Under Armour announce tie-up

Nov 15, 2014

MLB, Under Armour announce tie-up


It remains to be seen if MLB leaves Japan with a victory on the field, but the league feels like it’s hit a home run on the business side of things. MLB and Under Armour announced a new partnership between the two sports entities ...