| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.
The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Assn. conference...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:54 PM
That long and bitter fight to persuade a court to overturn the Alex Rodriguez suspension?
Never mind, the New York Yankees' third baseman said Friday.
Rodriguez dropped his lawsuits against Major League Baseball, the players union, and Commissioner...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Tom Lasorda recycles more stories than Reader’s Digest, but that doesn’t mean he still can’t come up with a fresh gem.
Saturday night at the annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation dinner, he was presenting the Tommy Lasorda...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Alex Rodriguez has had enough of the grievance hearing that was filed in an effort to overturn his 211-game suspension for alleged violations of Major League Baseball's drug agreement and labor contract.
After arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Baseball's installation of instant replay Thursday is about more than an ancient sport finally embracing the wonders of technology,
It is also about one of the crudest sports finally embracing the wonders of humanity.
"Kill the ump!" will become...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The long-awaited expansion of baseball's instant replay system has become a reality.
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that owners voted unanimously to subject most calls to instant replay, starting this year, after securing approval from unions...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:04 PM
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who was handed a season-long suspension by an arbitrator Saturday for allegedly taking performance-enhancing drugs, is suing Major League Baseball and the players' union in hopes of having the suspension...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The bidding for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka opened Thursday, and it could be four weeks before we learn which team is the winner. But the Tanaka saga already has one winner: Rob Manfred, the chief operating official of Major League Baseball and a...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:52 PM
BOSTON -- Mariano Rivera was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night at Fenway Park.
Rivera, the legendary New York Yankees closer who retired after the regular season, was honored on the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka's anticipated move to the United States could be in danger, as the Japanese right-hander appears to be caught in the middle of an escalating game of chicken between baseball officials on opposite sides of the world....