/ Jul 29, 2017

MLB plans games in Asia, England

Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years. The collective bargaining agreement reached in November was finalized and sent to the clubs Friday, and it contains a schedule for ...

/ Jul 7, 2017

Hernandez assigned to All-Star Game

Angel Hernandez, who sued Major League Baseball this week alleging race discrimination, was named on Thursday as one of the umpires for next week's All-Star Game in Miami. Hernandez will serve as a first-base umpire on an officiating crew headed by Joe West, who was ...

Israel team turning heads at 2017 WBC

Mar 12, 2017

Israel team turning heads at 2017 WBC

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They arrived together in Japan as the toasts of the first round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Team Israel, a squad not many expected to qualify for this tournament, pulled off three upsets in South Korea to make an improbable run into the ...

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

/ Aug 8, 2016

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins on Sunday became the 30th Major League Baseball player with 3,000 career hits. Ichiro, who in 2001 became the first Japanese position player in MLB history, joins Roberto Clemente (Puerto Rico), Rod Carew (Panama) and Rafael Palmeiro ...

Tokyo will host two rounds of 2017 WBC

Aug 2, 2016

Tokyo will host two rounds of 2017 WBC

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Samurai Japan's quest to reclaim the World Baseball Classic title will begin in the nation's capital. Tokyo was announced as a host for both rounds of the Asian region of the 2017 World Baseball Classic during a news conference at the NPB Commissioner's office on ...

Ex-Cardinals executive gets four years for Astros hack

/ Jul 19, 2016

Ex-Cardinals executive gets four years for Astros hack

A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database and email system in an unusual case of high-tech cheating involving two Major League Baseball clubs. Christopher ...