Japan beats MLB All-Stars 4-1, win series 5-1

Sosuke Genda hit a three-run triple that chased starter Brian Johnson in a four-run second inning, and Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-1 for their fifth win in the six-game series

Orioles hire Mike Elias from Astros as executive…

Astros assistant general manager Mike Elias hired to rebuild major league-worst Orioles

Japan beats MLB All-Stars 6-5 to clinch exhibition series

Takuya Kai hit a go-ahead double off Dan Otero in the eighth inning, capping a comeback from a four-run deficit that led Japan over the MLB All-Stars 6-5 and clinched the six-game exhibition series 4-1

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Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now…

San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving in a wide range of activities

Japan rallies to beat MLB All-Stars 5-3 to lead…

Ryosuke Kikuchi drove in the go-ahead run on a squeeze bunt in a four-run ninth inning as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 5-3 and took a 3-1 lead in their six-game exhibition series

Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards

Boston's Mookie Betts and Milwaukee's Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting titles

Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars over…

Yadier Molina had three hits, including a three-run homer, and J.T. Realmuto also went deep to lead the MLB All-Stars over Japan 7-3 for their first win of the six-game exhibition series after a pair of defeats

Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV…

Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred through the 2024 regular season and signed off a new television deal with Fox that runs through 2028

Japan beats MLB All-Stars 12-6 to take 2-0 series…

Yuki Yanagita had a home run and four RBIs as Japan scored the first nine runs and beat the MLB All-Stars 12-6 to open a 2-0 lead in the six-game exhibition series

Mets' deGrom gets Cy with record-low wins; Snell…

Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets has easily won the National League Cy Young Award, and Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays has edged out two past winners for the American League prize

Yanagita's HR off Yates lift Japan over MLB in…

Yuki Yanagita hit a game-ending, two-run home run off Kirby Yates in the ninth inning, and Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 7-6 in the opener of a six-game exhibition series

Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021…

The Boston Red Sox rewarded manager Alex Cora for winning a World Series in his first year with the team, giving him a new contract that includes an additional guaranteed year through the 2021 season

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MLB All-Stars beat Japan's Giants ahead of exhibition tour

J. T. Realmuto and Amed Rosario drove in two runs each to lead the MLB All-Stars over the Yomiuri Giants 9-6 in a warm-up game ahead of their six-game exhibition series against Japan's national team

Steinbrenner on Machado comments: 'That ain't…

Yankees owner Hal Steinrenner says Manny Machado's comments that he's "not the type of player that's going to be Johnny Hustle" needs are troubling to New York "because that ain't going to sell where we play baseball."

Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top…

Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor, and Atlanta's Brian Snitker won the National League award

Acuna honored to be named National League Rookie…

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. woke up in Japan to news he had been named National League Rookie of the Year

Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job

For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this…

Joe Mauer leaves the field after 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins

Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M…

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was the only player to accept among the seven given $17.9 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Nov. 2

It's a girl for model Kate Upton, Astro Justin Verlander

It's a girl for supermodel Kate Upton and her husband Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander

Twins' Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 seasons

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No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring…

Major League Baseball and its players' union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year

Mallex Smith dealt to Mariners by Rays for Zunino…

Speedy outfielder Mallex Smith acquired by Seattle Mariners from Tampa Bay Rays for catcher Mike Zunino and outfielder Guillermo Heredia as part of 5-player deal

Mattingly, Molina set to lead MLB All-Star tour…

Don Mattingly is looking forward to getting a firsthand look at Japan's national team while All-Star catcher Yadier Molina hopes to throw out some speedy runners