- World Baseball Classic qualifying: Aussies 4, South Africa 1 Updated: Feb-12-16 6:56 am
SYDNEY - Australia scored three first-inning runs on five hits - including four consecutive hits to start the game - and defeated South Africa 4-1 on Friday to advance to the final of the World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament.
- Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join US majors Updated: Feb-08-16 3:27 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball.
- Former MLB outfielder Gomes signs with Rakuten Eagles Updated: Feb-04-16 2:52 am
TOKYO - Free-agent outfielder Jonny Gomes has agreed to a one-year deal with the Rakuten Eagles of Japan's Pacific League.
- Woodward, Hulett to manage in World Classic qualifying Updated: Jan-27-16 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - Former big league infielder Chris Woodward will manage New Zealand in qualifying next month for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
- Seoul court fines Cardinals reliever for gambling Updated: Jan-18-16 10:12 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - A Seoul court has fined newly-signed St. Louis Cardinals reliever Seung Hwan Oh 10 million won ($8,300) for breaking South Korean gambling laws by betting heavily at a Macau casino.