Gerardo Parra is taking his “Baby Shark” walkup song to Japan, agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants
Tristan Thompson had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Kevin Love added 16 points and 12 boards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 113-100 to end a three-game skid
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be completed by next season and says he has broad authority to impose discipline
The entire 28-man American roster that failed to qualify for the Olympics at the Premier12 tournament totaled a career 2.1 Wins Above Replacement, according to Baseball Reference, less than a quarter of Cody Bellinger's 9.0 WAR for the Dodgers this year
A Colorado rancher who beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat while their 1-year-old daughter was nearby was found guilty of murder Monday and will never spend another day as a free man. A judge sentenced Patrick Frazee to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus...
A 23-year-old Minnesota Twins prospect was found dead Sunday in his New Zealand hotel room, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Ryan Costello had just joined the Auckland Tuatara, a member of the Australian Baseball League, days before his death. A press release from the team says that "preliminary indications suggest he...
42 Minor League Baseball Teams Could Be Eliminated By MLB. Major League Baseball's wild proposal was first reported by 'The New York Times.'. The proposal would cut the number of minor league jobs by roughly 25 percent. The idea comes amidst pressure to increase the pay and improve the conditions of players. More than 40 million fans attended minor league games for the 15th straight season in 2019. There was a 2.6% increase in attendance compared to 2018. If all 42 minor league teams were cut, many fans would lose their access to professional baseball. Some local fans are more than a 12-hour drive to the nearest MLB city. The minor leagues are the only logical way for these fans to connect to the sport
Pitcher Jake Odorizzi accepted a $17.8 million qualifying offer to stay with the Minnesota Twins and first baseman José Abreu took the same amount to remain with the Chicago White Sox as general managers headed home following their four-day annual meeting