Saturday, November 16, 2013
Major League Baseball is withdrawing its proposal for a new bidding system with Japan, making it uncertain whether prized pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will be on the market this offseason.
Major League Baseball took another step toward implementing expanded video replay on Thursday as the club owners unanimously approved of funding for the system.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Clayton Kershaw came within one vote of perfection in winning the National League Cy Young Award as best pitcher of the season, and Max Scherzer was one step behind him in claiming American League honors on Wednesday.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Clint Hurdle was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after leading Pittsburgh to their first postseason berth in 21 years, while Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians took home the American League honors.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
In a showdown between two Cuban defectors, Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez won the National League Rookie of the Year award, topping Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the voting.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Hundreds of American Indians and their supporters rallied outside the Metrodome Thursday night to demand the Washington Redskins change the team's nickname, calling it racist and disrespectful.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Japanese star right-handed pitchers Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers and Hisashi Iwakuma of Seattle were among those named finalists on Tuesday for Major League Baseball's top post-season awards.
Sports Administration head Ho Jow-fei (何卓飛) yesterday expressed optimism about the future of Taiwan's professional baseball despite the fact that one of the most popular teams in the local league has yet to find a new buyer.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Taiwanese pitcher Chien-Ming Wang said yesterday that he will continue to fight for a spot on a Major League Baseball (MLB) team in the United States despite offers from Taiwanese and Japanese professional baseball teams.
Monday, November 4, 2013
The Rakuten Eagles beat the Yomiuri Giants 3-0 in Game 7 of the Japan Series on Sunday to win their first championship and give a boost to a region still recovering from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.