(NEW YORK) -- Major League Baseball announced on Monday that a new committee of researchers and experts is working to evaluate the statistics of Negro Leagues players. The move comes three years after MLB said it was “officially elevating the Negro Leagues to ‘Major... Read More.
(AUBURN, CA) -- Danny Serafini, a former MLB pitcher, and a woman were arrested in connection with the 2021 shootings of a California couple, police said.The Placer County Sheriff's Office said Serafini, 49, and Samantha Scott, 33, were arrested Friday in Nevada following a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some of the world’s most contentious land battles may take place at a baseball field's home plate. Now Major League Baseball is turning to cameras and computers in an effort to settle some of those fights over balls and strikes.MLB is testing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hot dogs are synonymous with summer, so Pepsi created a new condiment that even competitive eater Joey Chestnut would add atop his all-American eats.Since cola is a classic accompaniment with hot dogs -- especially at the ballpark -- the soda brand... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Millions of Americans are on alert for unhealthy air quality as smoke from wildfires in neighboring Canada drifts to the United States.Wildfires have burned a record of more than 19.5 million acres across Canada so far this year, with no end... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- America's pastime will look slightly different this season with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred saying fans are the reason the sport is working to evolve the action of the game."What underlies the rule changes is you want a game that moves along,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For the first time on camera, the widow of Tyler Skaggs and his mother are sharing their story of loss after the 2019 death of the Los Angeles Angels pitcher. Skaggs was just 27 years old when he was found dead... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A former MLB pitcher who retired and became a Port Authority police officer has died in a car accident on his way to a Sept. 11 memorial ceremony on Sunday in New York City, the Atlanta Braves announced."We are deeply saddened... Read More.
(DYERSVILLE, Iowa) -- The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will take to the cornfields of Iowa for a game fit for dreams on Thursday night in the second edition of the MLB’s homage to the 1989 classic film starring Kevin Costner.The "Field of Dreams"... Read More.
(CALIFORNIA) -- The son of former MLB player Steve Sax was one of five Marines killed when their military aircraft crashed during routine flight training this week, the family confirmed Saturday.Capt. John J. Sax, 33, and four other Marines from the 3rd Marine Aircraft... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There may be no crying in baseball, but some major leaguers are crying foul over the official baseballs used during this year’s play.Meredith Wills, an astrophysicist and a lifelong baseball fan, said things are “very different” this season.“Players, when they hit... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Giants assistant coach Alyssa Nakken made history Tuesday night, becoming the first woman to coach on the field during a regular season Major League Baseball game as the Giants took on the San Diego Padres.Padres' first baseman Eric Hosmer... Read More.