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  • • MLB willing to adjust rules for colored cleats
    Major League Baseball is willing to loosen the regulations for the color of players' spikes. "We recognize the need to allow players to be more demonstrative on the field," commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday....
  • • Max Scherzer threw his hardest pitches of season during All-Star Game
    Max Scherzer had the adrenaline flowing during his outing in this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday.Scherzer was selected by National League manager Dave Roberts to start the game, which was held in Scherzer’s home ballpark. The three-time Cy Young Award winner recorded strikeouts of Mookie Betts and Jose Altuve in the first inn...
  • • Red Sox Willing To Cross Highest Luxury Tax Threshold
    Though the past 12 months in Major League Baseball have been largely punctuated by big-market clubs performing financial gymnastics to avoid crossing the $197MM luxury tax barrier (e.g. Giants, Yankees, Dodgers), the Red Sox are of a different mindset. Boston, of course, has already exceeded the $197MM threshold — so much so that the teamR...
  • • Red Sox willing to cross highest luxury tax threshold
    Though the past 12 months in Major League Baseball have been largely punctuated by big-market clubs performing financial gymnastics to avoid crossing the $197M luxury tax barrier (e.g. Giants, Yankees, Dodgers), the Red Sox are of a different mindset. Boston, of course, has already exceeded the $197M threshold — so much so that the team is already ...
  • • Manfred values MLBPA's stance on shifts
    During his annual Town Hall Q&A session at Play Ball Park on Monday, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred touched on a variety of topics, including the hot topic du jour among fans: infield shifts....
  • • Manfred takes fans' questions at Town Hall
    During his annual Town Hall Q&A session at Play Ball Park on Monday, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred touched on a variety of topics....
  • • MLB All-Star starting pitchers are rematch of 2017
    For the second consecutive year, the Major League Baseball All-Star game will feature the same two starting pitchers.It was announced Monday that Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale would start the game for the American League, while Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer would get the nod for the National League. It will be the second consecutive...
  • • Balance of power flocks to DC for Derby
    Steps from the United States' seat of power, Major League Baseball will bring the power to Nationals Park on Monday in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Homer-hitting host Bryce Harper leads a fascinating -- and young -- field of Derby entrants who will look to beat the clock and each other in the sport's most swinging showcase at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN....
  • • Freeman, young sluggers set for Derby
    Steps from the United States' seat of power, Major League Baseball will bring the power to Nationals Park on Monday in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Homer-hitting host Bryce Harper leads a fascinating -- and young -- field of Derby entrants who will look to beat the clock and each other in the sport's most swinging showcase at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN....
  • • Muncy rides breakout first half into Derby
    Steps from the United States' seat of power, Major League Baseball will bring the power to Nationals Park on Monday in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Homer-hitting host Bryce Harper leads a fascinating -- and young -- field of Derby entrants who will look to beat the clock and each other in the sport's most swinging showcase at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN....
  • • Reds prospect Hunter Greene hits 102 mph multiple times at Futures Game
    Cincinnati Reds prospect Hunter Greene brought the heat at the Major League Baseball Futures Game on Sunday.Greene is known to have a big arm, but he showed just how big it was by hitting 102 mph on the gun three times while facing the World All-Stars. Perhaps more impressively, the youngsters didn’t seem intimidated. Greene is a remarkable athlete...
  • • DC Mayor pays visit to PLAY BALL Park
    Earlier this year, the United States Conference of Mayors renewed its pledge with Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to continue "PLAY BALL Summer," aimed at growing youth baseball across all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Among the dozens of city leaders who supported extending the agreement through 2020 is Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bow...
  • • MLB 'indefinitely' suspends Papa John’s promotion
    Major League Baseball has announced its Papa John’s promotion has been “indefinitely suspended,” Yahoo Sports reportedly has confirmed.The substance of the promotion involves MLB bestowing the moniker “Papa Slams” upon grand slams. Since 2016, fans have been receiving a 40 percent discount on their Papa John’s order the next day by using an online ...
  • • 'Sandlot' cast kicks off All-Star Week festivities
    The kids from the 1993 classic "The Sandlot" are all grown up now. They're also more visible than they've been since the movie hit theaters, and for good reason -- the film, and its cast, are celebrating the 25th anniversary of its release. With Major League Baseball incorporating more kid-friendly events than ever before during their annual All-St...
  • • Jeffress becomes 5th Brewer to make ASG
    After the Brewers-Pirates game on Thursday, Major League Baseball announced that lights-out reliever Jeremy Jeffress was named to his first career All-Star team. The Brewers now have a franchise-record five All-Stars....

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Top news - Major League Baseball

  • • Indians to stop using Wahoo logo starting in '19
    On Monday, Major League Baseball announced that the Indians will discontinue the use of the divisive logo on their uniforms after the 2018 campaign. The decision was made mutually by MLB and the team, which had been working together to come up with an appropriate timeline and solution to the issue, as it gained steam in recent years....
  • • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season....
  • • First workout dates announced for all 30 clubs
    Major League Baseball on Wednesday announced each club's official first workout dates as well as photo days for Spring Training presented by Camping World, interrupting all of this #snowday drivel with a warm blast of Cactus League and Grapefruit League anticipation....
  • • MLB imposes rule limiting mound visits to 6
    Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018....
  • • Uncertainty clouds Wright's comeback hopes
    The reality is that David Wright does not know if he will ever be a productive Major League Baseball player again. He does not know when, or if, he will next see the field. He does not know what his future holds, if there is even any future left for him as the Mets' third baseman....
  • • Pirates fans urge MLB to force Nutting to sell
    Upset by trades of starting pitcher Gerrit Cole and outfielder Andrew McCutchen, Pirates' fans have started a petition on change.org asking Major League Baseball to force owner Bob Nutting to sell the team....
  • • Report: MLB floating idea of letting trailing team bat anyone in 9th inning
    Major League Baseball has been searching for ways in recent years to improve pace of play and inject more drama into games, but one idea that an MLB executive floated this week seems downright preposterous.During Tuesday’s edition of “The Rich Eisen Show,” Eisen revealed that he was told by an MLB executive that one idea that has been proposed to m...
  • • MLBPA files grievance against four teams
    The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance against the Marlins, Athletics, Pirates and Rays, accusing the teams of failing to appropriately spend revenue-sharing money....
  • • Tebow hurts ankle running over sprinkler head
    Major League Baseball hopeful Tim Tebow suffered a left-ankle sprain during Mets spring training when he ran over a sprinkler head in the outfield....
  • • All MLB parks to have expanded netting in '18
    Major League Baseball, in an effort to help protect fans, announced that all ballparks will have expanded protective netting extending to at least the far ends of both dugouts....
  • • MLB: All parks will have extended netting in '18
    Major League Baseball on Thursday announced that protective netting at all 30 ballparks will be extended to at least the end of both dugouts by Opening Day in a comprehensive effort to improve and ensure the safety of its fans....
  • • Pitch Clock Likely For 2018 Despite Ongoing Disagreement Between MLB, MLBPA
    Pace of play has been one of the chief initiatives for MLB commissioner Rob Manfred since he succeeded Bud Selig, with a pitch clock among the potential rules changes most frequently discussed in recent months. Today, both Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription required/recommended) and Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com are reporting that the Major L...
  • • MLBPA Files Grievance Against Four Teams Over Revenue Sharing Funds
    The Major League Baseball Player’s Association has initiated a grievance proceeding against the Athletics, Marlins, Pirates, and Rays regarding those teams’ spending of revenue sharing dollars, according to a report from Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. This general issue has been percolating for some time, even as additional concern...
  • • MLB Announces 2018 Pace Of Play Initiatives
    Major League Baseball announced on Monday that beginning in the 2018 season, teams will be limited to six non-pitching-change mound visits per nine-inning game. In extra-inning games, teams will receive one additional non-pitching-change mound visit per inning. Major League Baseball will also reduce between-innings down time to 2:05 during locally ...
  • • MLBPA Preparing Spring Training Camp For Free Agents
    With more than 100 players unsigned in the week before Spring Training is set to kick off, the Major League Baseball Players Association is laying the groundwork to host training camps for free agents, reports Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweets that a Spring Training for free agents “will happen.”…...

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