Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball.
Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances.
Alejandro Soto pitched into the sixth inning, Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run double and the Mazatlan Venados of Mexico beat Venezuela's Aragua Tigers 6-4 Wednesday for a spot in the semifinal round of the Caribbean Series.
Major League Baseball has determined Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish had no role in any of the activities that led to the arrest of his brother in Japan for allegedly running an illegal gambling ring.
Taiwanese Major Leaguer Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Tuesday officially signed with the Miami Marlins as he pledged to contribute his talents and skills to make the young team even more competitive.
Jake Arrieta, who won the Cy Young Award as the National League's top pitcher in 2015, was at loggerheads with the Chicago Cubs over terms of a new contract as players and teams swapped proposed figures on Friday.
Japan honored former home run king Hank Aaron with one of its highest awards on Thursday, saying he is a symbol of its close relationship with the United States and their shared love of baseball.
Anthony Bosch, whose Florida clinic was at the heart of a Major League Baseball doping scandal that led to a lengthy ban for star Alex Rodriguez, had his prison sentence reduced Thursday.
The Dodgers opened their wallet to sign Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda to an incentive-laden deal that could be worth US$106.2 million if he stays healthy, a risk the team was willing to take despite knowing he has had elbow issues.
Veteran Taiwanese pitcher Chien-ming Wang (王建民) has signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals to continue his dream of playing in the U.S., his agency announced Friday.