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Ichiro named to all-time Rookie of the Year team

Baseball / MLB Apr 6, 2020

Ichiro named to all-time Rookie of the Year team

Former MLB star Ichiro Suzuki was among three outfielders included on an MLB.com list of the all-time best Rookie of the Year Award winners at each position. Ichiro, who retired in March 2019 and has maintained his ties with the Seattle Mariners as an instructor ...

Mild winter, no games aid grass at MLB parks

MLB Apr 5, 2020

Mild winter, no games aid grass at MLB parks

Nicole Sherry poked some holes in the turf at Camden Yards, cut the grass and then left the ballpark about the same time the Baltimore Orioles should have been wrapping up their season opener. "What a beautiful day it would have been for a ballgame,” ...

MLB Apr 5, 2020

Astros' Justin Verlander will donate pay during MLB shutdown

Veteran Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander said he will donate his adjusted paycheck during MLB's coronavirus shutdown to multiple organizations providing assistance during the crisis. Verlander made the announcement via Instagram on Saturday along with his wife, Kate Upton. "Everyone around the world is affected by ...

Compressed schedule could increase need for pitchers in MLB

Baseball / MLB Apr 2, 2020

Compressed schedule could increase need for pitchers in MLB

When and if opening day comes around this year, New York Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake anticipates a brimming bullpen. Major League Baseball and the players' association have talked about a compressed schedule to get in as many games as possible. That will set off ...

Coronavirus poses threat to World Baseball Classic schedule

Baseball Apr 2, 2020

Coronavirus poses threat to World Baseball Classic schedule

The fifth World Baseball Classic, scheduled to be held in March of 2021, is now under threat from the coronavirus pandemic, Nippon Professional Baseball's secretary general Atsushi Ihara said Thursday. The tournament, organized jointly by Major League Baseball and its players union, has been held ...