- Arkansas pitcher Jackson to join USA Baseball national team Updated: Apr-30-15 5:12 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - University of Arkansas relief pitcher Zach Jackson has accepted an invitation to play for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team this summer.
- 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.
- 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.
- Braves' Freeman hopes to honor late mom, play for Canada Updated: Apr-18-15 3:44 pm