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.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Major League Baseball (MLB) will hold its season-opening games in the southern city of Kaohsiung in 2015, a local newspaper reported yesterday.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball's payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching US$4 million for the first time.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Yasiel Puig had three hits and two RBIs to back a scoreless outing by Hyun-jin Ryu as the Los Angeles Dodgers made it 2 for 2 Down Under with a 7-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Clayton Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
After taking its opener to Mexico, Japan and Puerto Rico over the past 15 years, Major League Baseball is expanding to a new territory this weekend: Down Under.
Taiwanese baseball fans yesterday expressed anger because they will be unable to watch the upcoming local professional baseball season games on cable television for the first time in 17 years.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Suspensions to eight players and a controversial NL West-clinching swimming pool incident last season helped expand a growing rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Taiwanese right-hander Chien-ming Wang picked up his first win in three pre-season games as a reliever for the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, giving up only one hit in two scoreless innings and helping the Reds beat Oakland Athletics 7-6.