NEW YORK - Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and a commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start ...
Jun 1, 2020
LOS ANGELES - Minor league players in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization will be getting something extra in their paychecks courtesy of star pitcher David Price.He will give $1,000 each to 220 minor leaguers as a goodwill gesture, a team spokesman ...
May 31, 2020
NEW YORK - At least 16 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball's policy guarantying those players $400 per week.The Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Minnesota ...
May 30, 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
OAKLAND, California - The head of the agency that oversees the Oakland Coliseum says the A's have informed him they had "no ability to pay" the annual $1.2 million rent on the facility."They said because they haven't ...
May 21, 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
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida is willing to be a restart site for professional sports leagues, just like Arizona, when play resumes following shutdowns caused by the new coronavirus."One thing I am going to do, probably this week, is all professional sports are ...
May 14, 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
DOCTORS, scientists and sports leaders are outlining the path back to playing fields for children in grassroots sports - an exercise that will help inform major organizations on how to get their industries up and running as well amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Apr 30, 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 - Alex Rodriguez, once again, wants to be like Derek Jeter.A-Rod and fiancee Jennifer Lopez have retained J.P. Morgan to represent them in raising capital for a possible bid for the New York Mets. The move was first ...
Apr 22, 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
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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