Thursday, April 3, 2014
Yasiel Puig hit a 410-foot drive for a two-run homer and Zack Greinke won his season debut, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday.
The percentage of Major League Baseball players born outside the United States declined slightly for the second straight season.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Jimmy Rollins hit a grand slam and pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had a two-run double in the Philadelphia Phillies' wild 14-10 victory over the Texas Rangers in the only interleague game of the Major League Baseball opening day.
Major League Baseball launched the expanded replay era Monday and saw instant results — a pair of missed calls by umpires got fixed fast, without any arguments.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Seth Smith hit a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the San Diego Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball's North American opener Sunday night.
Monday, March 31, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels on Saturday celebrated the six-year contract extension for rising star Mike Trout, worth a reported US$144.5 million (105 million euros).
The New York Mets apparently needed to see more from Japanese hurler Daisuke Matsuzaka before making him part of their regular rotation.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
NEW YORK---In the wake of the Biogenesis scandal that led to 14 player suspensions last summer, Major League Baseball and its players' union announced Friday they are toughening penalties and increasing the frequency of testing in the most substantial revisions to their drug agreement in eight years.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to pay Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera a Major League Baseball-record US$292 million over the next 10 years, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.