MLB

  • MLB average salary drops as new season opens, AP study finds

    NEW YORK – The average major league salary on opening day dropped slightly following an offseason of slashed contracts for many free agents and the decisions to start three highly paid players in the minor leagues, according to study by The Associated Press. The $4.41 million average Thursday fell...
  • Dodgers wait to hear how long Turner out with broken wrist

    The Los Angeles Dodgers might’ve caught a break with Justin Turner’s broken wrist. The All-Star third baseman is expected to heal without surgery, manager Dave Roberts said Tuesday. No definitive word yet on how long Turner will be out. Turner was injured Monday night when he was hit by...
  • Jones, Thome, Guerrero, Hoffman elected to baseball Hall

    NEW YORK (AP) – Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Designated hitter Edgar Martinez came close after a grass-roots campaign to boost him. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both tainted by the steroids scandal, edged up but again...
  • MLB Agent fired for allegedly filming players while in the shower

    An agent for numerous minor and Major League Baseball players has been fired by his agency and has been suspended by the players’ union for allegedly filming his clients while they were taking showers. Jason Wood, who was the president of baseball at Career Sports Entertainment, has been let...
  • MLB to try to quicken games—with or without union

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball will change rules to speed games next year with or without an agreement with the players’ association. Management proposed last offseason to institute a 20-second pitch clock, allow one trip to the mound by a catcher per pitcher each inning and raise...
  • Former MLB player, Roy Halladay, dies in horrific plane crash!

    Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who retired from baseball nearly four years ago, has died in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay’s ICON A5, a small single-engine aircraft, went...
  • A Game 7 ahead for Dodgers, Astros after a Hollywood Halloween celebration

    Houston Astros’ George Springer (4) reacts as he rounds first base after hitting a solo home run off of Los Angeles Dodgers’ Rich Hill (not pictured) in the 3rd inning of game six of a World Series baseball game at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 in Los...
  • Who has the edge in Cubs vs. Dodgers NLCS rematch?

    The Cubs advance to play in their third straight LCS, beating the Nationals in an epic, absolutely insane – if not necessarily beautiful – Game 5. They get a rematch with the Dodgers, the first LCS rematch in either league since the Phillies beat the Dodgers in 2008 and...
  • READ MORE: Immersed in scandal, Atlanta Braves must take calculated risk

    Do you realize it’s been 16 years since the Braves won a postseason series? That means it’s now been a longer period of time without a postseason series win than was the period of the unprecedented run of 14 consecutive division titles over 15 completed seasons from 1991 through...