Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on Tuesday told his club he wants to try his hand in Major League Baseball, hours after a new “posting” system was announced that makes switching to the United States easier.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The claim that an Australian player was approached with an offer to fix a game during the Asia Series held in Taiwan in November was a “fabricated lie,” Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) said yesterday.2 Comments
Sunday, December 15, 2013
The New York Yankees welcomed a new star and paid respects to a disgruntled, departing one at a news conference for free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on Friday.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was selected by the Texas Rangers in the Triple-A portion of Major League Baseball's winter draft on Thursday.
All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners finalized their US$240 million, 10-year contract that was agreed upon late last week.
The Milwaukee Brewers selected minor leaguer Wang Wei-chung (王維中) of Taiwan in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, a move that pundits described as the day's most creative selection.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Managers might rule the day at this year's Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Monday, December 9, 2013
The New York Yankees announced on Saturday they have signed former Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, US$153 million deal and have also locked up Japanese right hander Hiroki Kuroda for one more season.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
The Seattle Mariners shook up baseball's free-agent market by reaching a rich deal with Robinson Cano on Friday, while Carlos Beltran, Curtis Granderson and other big names found new homes.