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  • New York Yankees: Prime example of baseball games being longer than ever
    2017.08.21. 4:25:00
    With the New York Yankees in Boston for another classic weekend series against their division rival, the Red Sox, it is great opportunity to point out the issues behind why the average length of baseball games has grown to an all-time high. A typical sporting event will take somewhere around three hours to complete and baseball is no exception. In ... York Yankees
  • Manfred eyes annual return to Williamsport
    2017.08.21. 4:11:33
    Sunday's MLB Little League Classic between the Pirates and Cardinals was not officially branded as an "inaugural" event. But the phrase appears likely to apply, given Commissioner Rob Manfred's enthusiastic remarks about the possibility of bringing Major League Baseball back to the Little League World Series in 2018 and beyond.... Little League Classic
  • Getaway Day: The playing field is leveling off as the wild-card chase takes shape
    2017.08.21. 4:04:00
    In a week that may be best remembered for Giancarlo Stanton's one-man war on the seats over outfield walls of Marlins Park or Aaron Judge's monogamous relationship with striking out, there was a much more important story line that developed around Major League Baseball – parity is spreading. With the Diamondbacks stumbling, the Twins surging forwar... American League
  • Justin Verlander sends tweet implying baseballs are juiced
    2017.08.21. 0:53:00
    Offense is up throughout Major League Baseball in 2017, and while lots of theories have been offered, one seems to come up more than others.Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander wasn’t afraid to say it on Sunday, either. After ESPN’s Buster Olney shared a statistic about how baseball has more 20 home run hitters in 2017 than it did in all of 2014... Justin Verlander
  • Umpires end protest, will meet with Commissioner Manfred
    2017.08.20. 21:06:00
    NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball umpires have ended their protest of what they called ''abusive player behavior'' after Commissioner Rob Manfred offered to meet with their union's governing board.... League Baseball
  • Cards recall Piscotty as 26th man in LL Classic
    2017.08.20. 19:50:34
    The Cardinals recalled outfielder Stephen Piscotty from Triple-A Memphis for Sunday night's Major League Baseball Little League Classic, the club announced.... Stephen Piscotty
  • Contending clubs clash as part of MLB.TV slate
    2017.08.20. 7:00:00
    With nearly a month and a half of baseball left to play, postseason races are heating up rapidly. More than half of the teams throughout Major League Baseball find themselves in playoff contention, leaving plenty of intrigue on the table as the regular season comes down to the wire.... League Baseball
  • MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment
    2017.08.20. 1:12:00
    Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting ''abusive player behavior'' after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez.... League Baseball
  • MLB Friday scores, highlights, updates, news: Cubs youngsters tie MLB record
    2017.08.18. 23:56:00
    It's a full Friday night in Major League Baseball! Come here for all the fun... League Baseball
  • Report: New Marlins owners will fire president David Samson
    2017.08.18. 17:02:00
    The Miami Marlins are in the process of being sold, and the new ownership group is reportedly planning to make firing one of the team’s top executives its first priority.According to ESPN’s Dan Le Batard, prospective new owners Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman have informed Major League Baseball that they do not intend to retain Marlins president Davi...
  • The Top 10 Rookies Of 2017
    2017.08.18. 4:24:00
    With the 2017 Major League Baseball season three-quarters of the way over, we’ve seen no shortage of rookies* burst on the scene as potential long-term building blocks for their respective teams. Here, we’ll take a look at those who have enjoyed the finest introductions to the big leagues thus far. 1.) Aaron Judge, RF, Yankees:…... League Baseball
  • MLB's Manfred working on pace of play with Clark, union
    2017.08.17. 22:08:00
    CHICAGO (AP) Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players' association over possible changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he hopes to reach an agreement instead of implementing any measures unilaterally....
  • Is Cards’ ‘Rally Cat’ in the midst of a looming custody battle?
    2017.08.17. 17:13:00
    The St. Louis Cardinals organization are among those behind the “thousands of inquiries” that have been made to a St. Louis animal shelter concerning the ultimate final custody of “Rally Cat.”The feral feline of course became the latest “Rally [Insert Animal Here]” to take Major League Baseball by storm thanks to its appearance in the outfield on A... Louis Cardinals
  • Jered Weaver announces retirement
    2017.08.16. 19:10:00
    Jered Weaver today announced that he has retired from Major League Baseball following a playing career that spanned 12 seasons.... Jered Weaver
  • Ian Kinsler blasts Angel Hernandez after ejection: ‘He needs to re-evaluate his career’
    2017.08.16. 0:59:00
    Angel Hernandez isn’t exactly the most popular umpire in Major League Baseball, and now we can add Ian Kinsler to his long list of critics.A day after Hernandez ejected him from a 6-2 loss to the Rangers for arguing balls and strikes, the Tigers second baseman put Hernandez on blast and called on him to re-evaluate his career, per The Detroit News’...

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  • Did you know? Volquez's no-hitter
    2017.06.04. 3:37:45
    The first no-hitter of 2017 belongs to Edinson Volquez. After Major League Baseball went more than a full calendar year without a no-no, the Marlins right-hander dominated the D-backs on Saturday at Marlins Park. With nine innings, no hits, two walks, 10 strikeouts and 98 pitches, Volquez has sealed his place in the MLB history books.... Edinson Volquez
  • Pirates, Cardinals to play game in Williamsport
    2017.03.09. 16:56:43
    Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that it will relocate an Aug. 20 game between the Cardinals and Pirates to Williamsport, Pa. The game will take place during the Little League World Series, and it will air on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball (7 p.m. ET)....
  • Starling Marte Suspended 80 Games For Positive PED Test
    2017.04.18. 21:11:00
    Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended for 80 games due to a positive PED test, the league announced.  Marte tested positive for Nandrolone, an anabolic steroid.  As per Major League Baseball’s PED policy, Marte will receive the 80-game suspension assigned to first-time offenders, he won’t be paid during his suspension (wh...
  • Source: Cuban OF Robert cleared to sign with club
    2017.04.20. 21:07:09
    Major League Baseball has cleared Luis Robert, a Cuban outfielder and top international prospect, to sign with a club, a source confirmed to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez on Thursday....
  • Puig suspended one game, fined for gesture
    2017.06.15. 1:54:57
    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his obscene gesture following his home run in the top of the second inning of Tuesday's game against the Indians at Progressive Field. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.... Progressive Field
  • Puig suspended one game, fined for gesture
    2017.06.15. 1:18:36
    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his obscene gesture following his home run in the top of the second inning of Tuesday's game against the Indians at Progressive Field. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.... Progressive Field
  • Report: MLB testing a new radical extra-inning rule in rookie ball to shorten games
    2017.02.09. 0:43:00
    Rob Manfred and Major League Baseball have a revolutionary idea to shorten extra-inning games... League Baseball
  • MLB umpire supervisor Palermo dies at 67
    2017.05.14. 22:16:10
    Major League Baseball today mourns the passing of Umpire Supervisor Steve Palermo, who was 67.... League Baseball
  • Manfred, Clark see 'amazing' Classic only gaining momentum
    2017.03.23. 4:37:11
    The top executives of Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association conducted a joint news conference at Dodger Stadium an hour before the United States took on Puerto Rico in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday, and they were asked for their opinions on this year's installment of the tournament.... Players Association
  • Outfield, corners heating up in NL ASG vote
    2017.06.19. 20:29:59
    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, presented by MasterCard, is nearly three weeks away and the race for the third outfield spot is tightening upon the fourth installment of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot fan voting for National League starters released Monday....
  • Kemp among OFs battling for All-Star spot
    2017.06.19. 20:29:59
    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, presented by MasterCard, is nearly three weeks away and the race for the third outfield spot is tightening upon the fourth installment of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot fan voting for National League starters released Monday....
  • Posey holding the line in All-Star voting
    2017.06.19. 20:29:59
    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, presented by MasterCard, is nearly three weeks away and the race for the third outfield spot is tightening upon the fourth installment of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot fan voting for National League starters released Monday....
  • Seager needs voting boost for ASG
    2017.06.19. 20:29:59
    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, presented by MasterCard, is nearly three weeks away and the race for the third outfield spot is tightening upon the fourth installment of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot fan voting for National League starters released Monday....
  • Trio of Cards remain in running for ASG
    2017.06.19. 20:29:59
    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, presented by MasterCard, is nearly three weeks away and the race for the third outfield spot is tightening upon the fourth installment of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot fan voting for National League starters released Monday....
  • Conforto needs boost from write-in campaign
    2017.06.19. 20:29:59
    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, presented by MasterCard, is nearly three weeks away and the race for the third outfield spot is tightening upon the fourth installment of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot fan voting for National League starters released Monday....

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