- Manfred says shortening MLB regular season a popular topic Updated: May-06-15 9:38 pm
HOUSTON - Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says shortening the regular season is becoming a popular topic as players and owners prepare to negotiate a new labor deal.
- MLB, union say players taken in draft can be traded earlier Updated: May-04-15 4:12 pm
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to change the rule that has kept first-round pick Trea Turner from joining his new team after a trade, though it will affect only future drafts.
- Cincinnati searches for locations for open-alcohol districts Updated: May-02-15 2:59 pm
CINCINNATI - The city of Cincinnati wants suggestions on the best places to establish outdoor refreshment districts, where people can walk around outside with open containers of alcohol.
- Cubs cleared of tampering with Rays' Maddon Updated: Apr-29-15 8:33 pm
- Latest on game with no fans: White Sox-Orioles make noise Updated: Apr-29-15 4:11 pm
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- 7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl Updated: Apr-25-15 8:03 pm
- BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but steroids cloud remains Updated: Apr-23-15 9:36 pm
NEW YORK - Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports.
- Manfred downplays possibility of big leaguers in Olympics Updated: Apr-23-15 5:59 pm
NEW YORK - Don't expect to see big league baseball players at the 2020 Olympics, even if the IOC reinstates the sport for the Tokyo Games. And new Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport's international governing body should demand a long-term pledge from the International Olympic Committee before agreeing to return.
- Manfred: Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game Updated: Apr-23-15 1:50 pm
NEW YORK - Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.
- US-Cuba relations challenge ballplayers choosing pro path Updated: Apr-21-15 5:52 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - Yasmany Tomas had three choices to continue his baseball career: stay in Cuba and make up to $2,500 a month, play in Japan with a shot at a million dollar contract, or give up family and life in the island on hopes of hitting the jackpot in the major leagues.
- Ortiz suspended 1 game by MLB for making contact with umpire Updated: Apr-21-15 5:29 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Boston designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday.
- Conservatives push for NFL, NBA, MLB franchises in Britain Updated: Apr-14-15 7:35 am
LONDON - Britain's Conservative Party says it will push for American football, basketball and baseball franchises to be based in the country.
- Offense remains in deep freeze during MLB season's 1st week Updated: Apr-13-15 6:06 pm
Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades.
- 1st time since '08 two starting pitchers bat 8th in MLB game Updated: Apr-10-15 4:33 pm
- Road Trip! Double-A team ready to embark on 55-game trek Updated: Apr-09-15 2:59 am
PENSACOLA, Florida - Pitcher Brooks Hall won't get on the bus without his noise-canceling headphones.
- MLB ticket price average up 3.3 percent to nearly $29 Updated: Apr-06-15 4:32 pm
CHICAGO - Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 3.3 percent this season to $28.94, the steepest increase in six years.
- MLB's Manfred announces 2018 All-Star Game will be in DC Updated: Apr-06-15 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner recalls what a thrill it was to attend the 1962 All-Star Game at age 8, and he can't wait for his club's ballpark to host the 2018 edition.