CHICAGO - Bottom of the first, two out.Willson Contreras lines an RBI single against Corbin Burnes to give the Chicago Cubs an early lead over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).The crowd cheers and, just to be clear, it&# ...
Jul 26, 2020
DIEGO Lozano's dreams never change even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.His season did not end the way he wanted it to, but that's not gonna stop him from aspiring to help bring baseball in ...
Jul 21, 2020
SEOUL, South Korea - The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over a series of drunk driving cases.League organizers issued a statement saying ...
May 26, 2020
LOS ANGELES - California Gov. Gavin Newsom thinks pro sports could be back playing in his state - without fans - in early June.The Democratic governor said during a news conference on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that the state is making good progress against ...
May 19, 2020
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball told players their prorated salaries would contribute to an average loss of $640,000 for each game over an 82-game season in empty ballparks, according to a presentation from the commissioner's office to the ...
May 17, 2020
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball will look somewhat like high school ball this year under protocols to deal with the new coronavirus, with showers at ballparks discouraged and players possibly arriving in uniform, like they did when they were teenagers.Team personnel ...
May 17, 2020
MAJOR League Baseball may be weeks away from playing again, but the factory that supplies bats to many of its players resumed production on Monday in Kentucky (Tuesday, Manila time).The Hillerich & Bradsby plant that makes Louisville Slugger bats had been idled ...
May 12, 2020
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) to making a proposal to the players' union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without ...
May 12, 2020
TOM Murphy has become somewhat of an online sensation during baseball's shutdown for the array of workouts the Seattle Mariners' catcher posts on Instagram from his home in upstate New York.While staying in shape is a priority, Murphy also is ...
May 9, 2020
NEW York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he can envision baseball games being played without fans this summer at Yankee Stadium and the Mets' Citi Field."Be creative. Try to figure it out," the Democrat said during his briefing Sunday. "But if ...
Apr 27, 2020
STEVE Dalkowski, a hard-throwing, wild left-hander whose minor league career inspired the creation of Nuke LaLoosh in the movie "Bull Durham," has died. He was 80.He died Sunday at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. His sister, ...
Apr 25, 2020
NEW YORK - The Boston Red Sox got off lightly in Major League Baseball's sign-stealing scandal after Commissioner Rob Manfred concluded their violations were far less flagrant than those of the Houston Astros.Boston was stripped of its second-round ...
Apr 23, 2020
MIAMI - Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter told team employees during a conference call on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) he is forgoing his salary during the coronavirus pandemic, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.The person confirmed Jeter' ...
Apr 21, 2020
WITH no games being played, recent sports headlines have centered around hopes and dreams - namely, the uncharted path leagues and teams must navigate to return to competition in the wake of the pandemic.Virtually all leagues talk publicly about their desire to ...
Apr 20, 2020
HOUSTON Astros ace Justin Verlander has resumed throwing as he recovers from March groin surgery.Houston manager Dusty Baker said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that Verlander, who had surgery on March 17, is "doing great" and is throwing as he continues ...
Apr 16, 2020
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Baseball Hall of Famer Roy Halladay had high-levels of amphetamines in his system and was doing extreme acrobatics when he lost control of his small plane and nosedived into the Gulf of Mexico in 2017, killing him, a ...
Apr 16, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks are two of the Major League Baseball teams participating in a study of the coronavirus that will test hundreds of people - including players - from the various clubs for antibodies.Both Arizona and San ...
Apr 15, 2020
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball is cutting the salary of senior staff by an average of 35% for this year and is guaranteeing paychecks to its full-time employees of its central office through May.Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement ...
Apr 15, 2020
BOSTON - Steve Pearce, the career journeyman who broke loose to become the unlikely MVP of the 2018 World Series, says he's done playing after an injury-plagued season for the Boston Red Sox."You know what? It has been a ...
Apr 15, 2020
NEW YORK - Hank Steinbrenner, the oldest son of George Steinbrenner and one of the four siblings who own the controlling shares of the New York Yankees, died on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) at age 63.The team said he died at home ...
Apr 15, 2020
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