Major League Baseball

Pumpsie Green, 1st Black Player on Boston Red Sox, Dies MLB Pumpsie Green, 1st Black Player on Boston Red Sox, Dies , 10:51am, July 18

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league…

Relive One of Baseball’s Most Gruesome On-Field Injuries MLB Relive One of Baseball’s Most Gruesome On-Field Injuries , 4:31pm, July 16

Baseball isn't exactly a sport where you think of gruesome on-field injuries. That is, unless you've heard of Tony Saunders. Back…

The New York Mets Won the ’86 World Series Fueled By Cocaine and Pills MLB The New York Mets Won the ’86 World Series Fueled By Cocaine and Pills , The League, 12:38pm, July 15

The New York Mets are a truly sad, pitiful franchise. Players like rookie phenom Pete Alonso, who took down wunderkind…

Softball vs. Baseball: Which Sport is Actually Harder to Play? National Softball vs. Baseball: Which Sport is Actually Harder to Play? , Senior Staff Writer 11:00am, July 9

Growing up, you probably played either softball or baseball in your town's youth leagues. Heck, even as adults you've likely…

Angels Pitcher, 27, Dies Unexpectedly in Texas MLB Angels Pitcher, 27, Dies Unexpectedly in Texas , 5:44pm, July 1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels say pitcher Tyler Skaggs has died at age 27. The team said…

Embarrassing Mets Apologize for Awful 1969 Ceremony Error MLB Embarrassing Mets Apologize for Awful 1969 Ceremony Error , 3:20pm, July 1

NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two…

Police Arrest ‘Mastermind’ in David Ortiz Shooting MLB Police Arrest ‘Mastermind’ in David Ortiz Shooting , 4:30pm, June 28

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic announced Friday that they have arrested the man behind…

Widow Sues Atlanta Braves for Husband’s Death in Ballpark Cooler MLB Widow Sues Atlanta Braves for Husband’s Death in Ballpark Cooler , 12:49pm, June 26

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — The widow of a beer tap inventor who died inside a walk-in cooler at the Atlanta…

Will Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Be Better Than His Hall-of-Fame Father? MLB Will Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Be Better Than His Hall-of-Fame Father? , The League, 12:09pm, June 26

Major League Baseball has had some pretty remarkable father-son duos throughout history. Before Mike Trout supplanted himself as the current…

Ladies Won’t Stop Storming the Field to Hug This Dodgers Star, Apparently MLB Ladies Won’t Stop Storming the Field to Hug This Dodgers Star, Apparently , 11:25am, June 25

In the wacky world of baseball, we have seen fans do some ridiculous things. There have been streakers, hot dancing…

Mets Manager Curses, Pitcher Threatens Reporter for No Good Reason MLB Mets Manager Curses, Pitcher Threatens Reporter for No Good Reason , 10:29am, June 24

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be…

White Sox Plan to Extend Netting to Protect Fans from Foul Balls MLB White Sox Plan to Extend Netting to Protect Fans from Foul Balls , 10:18am, June 19

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate…

Never Forget That Dock Ellis Threw a No-Hitter on LSD MLB Never Forget That Dock Ellis Threw a No-Hitter on LSD , The League, 3:48pm, June 17

Baseball is facing a clash between the old and the new. The 60-something-year-olds want to preserve baseball's unwritten rules and…

WATCH: Mets Catcher Finds Out His Wife is Pregnant in On-Deck Circle MLB WATCH: Mets Catcher Finds Out His Wife is Pregnant in On-Deck Circle , 5:04pm, June 14

The New York Mets are the true definition of an average baseball team. Things could be a lot worse, of…

“Big Papi” David Ortiz Shot in Dominican Republic MLB “Big Papi” David Ortiz Shot in Dominican Republic , 10:29am, June 10

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday following surgery for a…

Remember This Guy’s Infamous Wall Crash? His Son Just Got Drafted MLB Remember This Guy’s Infamous Wall Crash? His Son Just Got Drafted , 10:56am, June 5

NEW YORK (AP) — Grant McCray will get a chance to leave his mark on professional baseball — but he'll…

The San Diego Padres Killed a Bunch of Bees, And People are Pissed MLB The San Diego Padres Killed a Bunch of Bees, And People are Pissed , Senior Staff Writer 5:59pm, June 4

An exterminator, who coincidentally dressed exactly like a professional beekeeper, was called as an entire colony of bees stopped the…

Sneaky Toilet Pic Forces Alex Rodriguez to Buy Good Blinds MLB Sneaky Toilet Pic Forces Alex Rodriguez to Buy Good Blinds , 3:13pm, June 4

Former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to tabloid news. In fact, one could argue he’s been…

Never Forget That Dock Ellis Threw a No-Hitter on LSD MLB Never Forget That Dock Ellis Threw a No-Hitter on LSD , The League, 3:48pm, June 17

Baseball is facing a clash between the old and the new. The 60-something-year-olds want to preserve baseball's unwritten rules and…

Relive One of Baseball’s Most Gruesome On-Field Injuries MLB Relive One of Baseball’s Most Gruesome On-Field Injuries , 4:31pm, July 16

Baseball isn't exactly a sport where you think of gruesome on-field injuries. That is, unless you've heard of Tony Saunders. Back…

Softball vs. Baseball: Which Sport is Actually Harder to Play? National Softball vs. Baseball: Which Sport is Actually Harder to Play? , Senior Staff Writer 11:00am, July 9

Growing up, you probably played either softball or baseball in your town's youth leagues. Heck, even as adults you've likely…

The New York Mets Won the ’86 World Series Fueled By Cocaine and Pills MLB The New York Mets Won the ’86 World Series Fueled By Cocaine and Pills , The League, 12:38pm, July 15

The New York Mets are a truly sad, pitiful franchise. Players like rookie phenom Pete Alonso, who took down wunderkind…

Sneaky Toilet Pic Forces Alex Rodriguez to Buy Good Blinds MLB Sneaky Toilet Pic Forces Alex Rodriguez to Buy Good Blinds , 3:13pm, June 4

Former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to tabloid news. In fact, one could argue he’s been…

Ladies Won’t Stop Storming the Field to Hug This Dodgers Star, Apparently MLB Ladies Won’t Stop Storming the Field to Hug This Dodgers Star, Apparently , 11:25am, June 25

In the wacky world of baseball, we have seen fans do some ridiculous things. There have been streakers, hot dancing…

Embarrassing Mets Apologize for Awful 1969 Ceremony Error MLB Embarrassing Mets Apologize for Awful 1969 Ceremony Error , 3:20pm, July 1

NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two…

Will Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Be Better Than His Hall-of-Fame Father? MLB Will Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Be Better Than His Hall-of-Fame Father? , The League, 12:09pm, June 26

Major League Baseball has had some pretty remarkable father-son duos throughout history. Before Mike Trout supplanted himself as the current…

Rare Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for $1.2 Million MLB Rare Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for $1.2 Million , 10:41am, May 29

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold privately for $1.2 million. SCP Auctions in…

Widow Sues Atlanta Braves for Husband’s Death in Ballpark Cooler MLB Widow Sues Atlanta Braves for Husband’s Death in Ballpark Cooler , 12:49pm, June 26

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — The widow of a beer tap inventor who died inside a walk-in cooler at the Atlanta…

Angels Pitcher, 27, Dies Unexpectedly in Texas MLB Angels Pitcher, 27, Dies Unexpectedly in Texas , 5:44pm, July 1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels say pitcher Tyler Skaggs has died at age 27. The team said…

The San Diego Padres Killed a Bunch of Bees, And People are Pissed MLB The San Diego Padres Killed a Bunch of Bees, And People are Pissed , Senior Staff Writer 5:59pm, June 4

An exterminator, who coincidentally dressed exactly like a professional beekeeper, was called as an entire colony of bees stopped the…

Police Arrest ‘Mastermind’ in David Ortiz Shooting MLB Police Arrest ‘Mastermind’ in David Ortiz Shooting , 4:30pm, June 28

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic announced Friday that they have arrested the man behind…

Mets Manager Curses, Pitcher Threatens Reporter for No Good Reason MLB Mets Manager Curses, Pitcher Threatens Reporter for No Good Reason , 10:29am, June 24

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be…

Massage Gone Wrong Leaves Astros’ Star With Cracked Rib MLB Massage Gone Wrong Leaves Astros’ Star With Cracked Rib , 11:20am, May 30

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros shortstop Carlos Correa says his rib was fractured during a massage. The 2015 AL Rookie of…

WATCH: Mets Catcher Finds Out His Wife is Pregnant in On-Deck Circle MLB WATCH: Mets Catcher Finds Out His Wife is Pregnant in On-Deck Circle , 5:04pm, June 14

The New York Mets are the true definition of an average baseball team. Things could be a lot worse, of…

White Sox Plan to Extend Netting to Protect Fans from Foul Balls MLB White Sox Plan to Extend Netting to Protect Fans from Foul Balls , 10:18am, June 19

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate…

“Big Papi” David Ortiz Shot in Dominican Republic MLB “Big Papi” David Ortiz Shot in Dominican Republic , 10:29am, June 10

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday following surgery for a…