Wednesday, December 31, 2014
No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August.
Former Taoyuan County Magistrate John Wu (吳志揚) was nominated as the new commissioner for Taiwan's most popular sport league, the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職棒), yesterday.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Major League Baseball's average salary shot up to more than US$3.8 million this year in the steepest rise since 2001, putting big leaguers on track to top the US$4 million barrier for the first time in 2015.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The new-look San Diego Padres continued to revamp their Major League Baseball lineup Friday by acquiring all-star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
The Padres signed off on the blockbuster deal to bring Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp to San Diego on Thursday after medical issues reportedly threatened to scupper the trade.
A seismic shift in relations with Cuba had many in U.S. baseball salivating Thursday at the prospect of a flood of talent from the Caribbean country where America's "national pastime" is a passion.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa signed a US$1.1 million, one-year deal Tuesday with the Texas Rangers that includes a club option for 2016.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Derek Jeter earned five titles for the New York Yankees. His successor at shortstop already has one: Sir Didi Gregorius, proud member of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters said in a lawsuit on Thursday she has faced discrimination there for two decades.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Chip Hale thought back to the spark Yoenis Cespedes gave the Oakland Athletics. Now Arizona's new manager is hoping Yasmany Tomas can have the same effect on the Diamondbacks.