A new season of Major League Baseball begins this week, after a busy and lucrative winter that saw just 10 players awarded a total of over $2 billion in contracts. What’s behind these huge numbers for superstars, and where does…
Robinson was the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues.
By Associated Press
Major League Baseball, its players' association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on…
By Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
Prolific poet and biographer Tom Clark died this month at the age of 77, leaving behind a substantial body of writing that exemplifies his penchants for lyricism, wit, and brevity, as well as a lifelong love of baseball.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Though it will get rid of a logo many have long characterized as racist, the MLB team will not change its name, the league said.
By Michael Boulter
The Astros victory comes after a long and thrilling seven-game series between Houston, left hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey, and the favored Dodgers, who last won the World Series in 1988.
By PBS NewsHour
Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros have waited a long time to reach the World Series but this season is perhaps particularly notable for the Astros, who have made their way to the championship while helping Houston…
By Associated Press
A spokeswoman for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican plans to throw out the first pitch before Friday night's playoff game between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs.
The Boston Red Sox are accused of using technology to record and decode the signals between New York Yankees’ pitchers and catchers in order to use that information to their advantage in the middle of the game. William Brangham is…
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