| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Good news, sports fans: Baseball is about to get even more boring.
On Thursday, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that Major League Baseball plans to expand the use of instant replay, allowing managers to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Major League Baseball managers will be able to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside from balls and strikes under a proposal for the expanded use of instant replay technology presented to owners Thursday.
"It's a historic day," Commissioner Bud...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:22 PM
The saddest part of another syringe-spitting afternoon in baseball Monday occurred when, for one of the first times this summer, Alex Rodriguez spoke the truth.
He had just been hit with a drug suspension bigger than Barry Bonds' neck, a record 211...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Major League Baseball is likely to announce Monday a suspension of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season for using banned performance-enhancing drugs.
The discipline, however, might not keep baseball's active home...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal.
So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there.
His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Enjoy the All-Star Game.
Because when Tuesday's celebration of baseball's superstars is over, the process of suspending some of those same players for drug use will resume. It figures to be a slow, painful ordeal — one that could disrupt the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here.
His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss how Alex Rodriguez's status in Major League Baseball should be affected if the rumors about his use of performance enhancing drugs are true.
Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times
Alex Rodriguez is in a tough spot....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:22 PM
NEW YORK — As baseball braces for the announcement of mass suspensions in the coming weeks, the head of the players' union said Tuesday he did not believe any player challenging a suspension would miss games this season.