Shark crosses Pacific: Parra joins Yomiuri Giants

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

Former NBA executive wants to bring MLB to Orlando

The man who helped bring an NBA team to Orlando, Florida, now wants to bring a Major League Baseball team to the theme park mecca

Thompson scores 21 in 113-100 win over Wizards

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

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Manfred says has broad authority for Astros…

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

US baseball’s prospects struggle to reach Olympics

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

Correction: Orioles-Nationals-TV Dispute story

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Rancher Who Murdered Fiancee Learns His Fate

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...

AP source: Pirates agree to hire Ben Cherington…

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to hire Ben Cherington as their general manager, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press

A position-by-position look at the free agent market

Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon are among the top free agents available this offseason

Twins Prospect, 23, Found Dead in Hotel Room

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…

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

Angels’ Trout overcomes injury, tragedy to win…

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has overcome injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP award

Sheriff: Man punched youth league umpire over…

Authorities in Florida say a man punched a youth baseball umpire and broke his tooth over a disputed call after a game

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Odorizzi, Abreu accept $17.8M offers to stay with…

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