Yu Darvish, 37, a five-time All-Star, last pitched in a game on May 29.
Jul 7, 2024
Padres put Yu Darvish on restricted list over 'personal matter'
A five-time All-Star, Darvish is 4-3 with a 3.20 ERA in 11 starts this season.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani rounds the bases after smacking a two-run home run on Tuesday at Dodgers Stadium.
Jul 4, 2024
Ohtani passes 500 RBIs for his MLB career
Ohtani joined Hideki Matsui and Ichiro Suzuki as the only Japanese players to hit the mark in MLB.
Former Giants star Orlando Cepeda stands in front of his old No. 30 during a ceremony to retire his number, in San Francisco in 1999.
Jun 29, 2024
Orlando Cepeda, baseball slugger known as the Baby Bull, dies at 86
Playing for 17 seasons in the major leagues, Cepeda hit 379 home runs, had 2,351 hits, drove in 1,365 runs and had a career batting average of .297.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run during the third inning on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Jun 23, 2024
Shohei Ohtani adds to home run binge as Dodgers dump Angels
Ohtani mashed a 459-foot (140-meter) homer to right center one night after sending a ball 455 feet over the center field fence.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani greets Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe during his at-bat in the first inning at Dodgers Stadium on Friday.
Jun 22, 2024
In first game against Shohei Ohtani, Angels top Dodgers
Ohtani hit a massive two-run homer and reached base four times in his first game against his former team but it wasn't enough to secure a win.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani leads the National League with 21 home runs so far in 2024.
Jun 21, 2024
Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani set for reunion with Angels
Ohtani, the two-way superstar, won two unanimous American League MVP awards during six seasons with the Angels before departing as a free agent last offseason.
A tribute to Willie Mays behind home plate at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday.
Jun 21, 2024
In Alabama, Willie Mays is the star of the show, one more time
Willie Mays' death added poignancy to MLB’s celebration of the Negro Leagues at Rickwood Field — the nation’s oldest professional ballpark.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals