Category Archives: MLB

Major League Baseball is a professional baseball organization and the oldest of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. A total of 30 teams play in the National League and American League, with 15 teams in each league.

Basketball Corey Seager reflects on coming back from injury, winning NLCS and World Series MVP

Basketball Corey Seager reflects on coming back from injury, winning NLCS and World Series MVP

Marlins decline $4 million option for Kintzler for 2021 The Miami Marlins declined their $4 million option for 2021 on reliever Brandon Kintzler, who gets a $250,000 buyout 1 HOUR AGO • USATODAY.COM Mets claim Nick Tropeano, Jacob Barnes off waivers The Mets started reworking their roster Friday even before the arrival of new owner…

Dodgers’ 11-run first inning sets MLB postseason record

playDodgers make history with record-breaking first inning (1:10)Tim Kurkjian details the Dodgers’ 11-run first inning that sets a postseason record for the most runs in a single inning. (1:10)7:03 PM ETAlden GonzalezESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.comARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles […]

Ex-pitcher Haeger, sought in murder, found dead

Ex-pitcher Haeger, sought in murder, found dead

6:24 PM ETESPN News Services SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Former professional baseball player Charles Haeger, sought in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend in a Phoenix suburb, was found dead Saturday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Grand Canyon, police said.Haeger’s body was discovered at about 4 p.m. on a trail along the South Rim…

Basketball Luke Voit continues to crush as Yankees hit three home runs, beat Marlins, 11-4

Basketball Luke Voit continues to crush as Yankees hit three home runs, beat Marlins, 11-4

Henning: Stranded at third in MLB draft, Tigers must go back to bats The Tigers will pick third in the 2021 MLB draft, and their need remains clear: Detroit needs to add another hitter. 6 MINS AGO • DETROITNEWS.COM Cole K’s 13 as Yanks rock Bieber in Game 1 Gerrit Cole could never have anticipated…

Marlins make playoffs year after 105-loss season

Marlins make playoffs year after 105-loss season

11:01 PM ETESPN News Services NEW YORK — Forced from the field by COVID-19, the Miami Marlins returned with enough force to reach the playoffs for the first time since their 2003 championship.A National League-worst 57-105 a year ago, they sealed the improbable berth on the field of the team that Miami CEO Derek Jeter…

MLBPA proposes 114-game season, sources say

MLBPA proposes 114-game season, sources say

May 31, 2020Jeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports”The Major League Baseball Players Association delivered a return-to-play proposal to MLB on Sunday that includes a 114-game season, deferred salaries in the event of a canceled postseason and the option for all players to…

How much closer are we to a 2020 MLB season?

How much closer are we to a 2020 MLB season?

Jun 17, 2020MLB InsidersESPN After several days of stalemate in the negotiations between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, we might have some traction toward a deal to resume the 2020 season. After commissioner Rob Manfred and union chief Tony Clark met face-to-face, we’re seeing the sport move back toward discussions about offers…

Dickerson leads way as Giants’ rout makes history

Dickerson leads way as Giants’ rout makes history

1:27 AM ETESPN News Services DENVER — Alex Dickerson hit three home runs and matched a career high with six RBIs, highlighting one of the biggest offensive shows ever at Coors Field as the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 23-5 on Tuesday.Brandon Crawford and Donovan Solano also ended the night with six RBIs,…

Fernando Tatis Jr. vs. Mike Trout: Which player would you rather have for the next decade?

Fernando Tatis Jr. vs. Mike Trout: Which player would you rather have for the next decade?

7:00 AM ETDavid SchoenfieldESPN Senior Writer CloseSenior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995I brought this up a couple of weeks ago while pinch-hitting for Buster Olney on the Baseball Tonight podcast: Not factoring in salaries, who would you rather have for the next 10 seasons,…