MLB commissioner Rob Manfred

MLB releases statement on death of George Floyd

More than a week after George Floyd died in police custody in Minnesota, sparking outrage and protests across the world, Major League Baseball released a...
New York Mets Pete Alonso

New York Mets star Pete Alonso has amazing response to ‘All Lives Matter’ comment

Like many, New York Mets star Pete Alonso shared a #blackouttuesday post on Instagram to support the national protests against police brutality.
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Red Sox post message on Fenway scoreboard, back protesters

A number of professional sports teams and leagues have spoken out in support of those protesting the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis a week...

Report: Some MLB owners ‘perfectly willing’ to shut down 2020 season

Well this isn't great news for all you MLB fans out there. As negotiations between the league and the players stagnate, there's even more evidence...
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Report: Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez still working on bid to buy the Mets

It was noted back in the spring that the power couple of Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez dropped out of the bidding to buy the...
Dodgers

Los Angeles pro sports teams give city blueprint for how games can return

It's not yet known when professional sports will return to Southern California. The NBA and NHL are in the midst of plans that would resume...
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during winter meetings

MLBPA demanding financial records from MLB in talks to resume season

Unlike the other professional sports leagues attempting to restart in North American amid the ongoing pandemic, things are not going swimmingly for Major League Baseball....
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How teams handle finances during pandemic could impact MLB free agency

We've seen the reports that 1,000 minor league players will be released here over the next week. We've also seen major push back against teams...
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Twins will not release any MILB players, plan to pay them through August

At a time when Major League Baseball and its teams have drawn criticism due to their financial handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, some entities have...
Felipe Vázquez child porn charges

MLB All-Star Felipe Vázquez facing new child pornography charge

The baseball world was shocked and outraged last September after hearing that two-time Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested in Pennsylvania on charges...
Dodgers

Dodgers hand out 40,000 meals to those most impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

There's no telling when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Major League Baseball will return to action after the start of the season was suspended back...
MiLB player swings bat

MLB teams expected to cut more than 1,000 MiLB players over the next week

Major League Baseball is pushing MLB players to take significant pay cuts for a 2020 season. Now, with the MiLB season expected to be canceled,...
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Texas will allow outdoor sports teams 1/4 of capacity starting in June

The state of Texas has been among the most proactive in opening its economy amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. That has included the possibility of...
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during winter meetings

Are talks to start the 2020 MLB season already dead?

The 2020 Major League Baseball season remains very much up in the air. It's not as much about the ongoing pandemic in the United States...
Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox

103-year-old Red Sox fan beats COVID-19, celebrates by chugging beer

It's something that has been missing in Boston during the early part of the summer. Red Sox fans joining in on the long-held tradition of...
Rocco Baldelli watches team train

Minnesota Twins manager speaks out about George Floyd killing

As more professional athletes have begun weighing in on social justice issues, coaches have started speaking out as well. Following the death of 46-year-old George...
Kyler Murray No. 1 pick Cardinals draft

Kyler Murray was on everyone’s mind after Oakland A’s reportedly axed minor league salaries

On Tuesday, the Oakland A's reportedly told their minor league players they won't be getting paid any more amid the pandemic. Jeff Passan of ESPN...
Bryce Harper reacts after striking out

Report: MLBPA ‘very disappointed’ with MLB’s financial proposal, ‘significant gap’ remains

If there is going to be a Major League Baseball season this summer, MLB owners will need to come up with a much better offer...
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during winter meetings

Report: MLB owners submit financial plan for 2020 season

Major League Baseball enters a critical week of negotiations for the potential start of the 2020 season. After weeks of deliberation, MLB owners took the...
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Nippon Professional Baseball to begin season on June 19

Nippon Professional Baseball will begin its season in a few weeks with Japan's top baseball league now scheduling its Opening Day for June 19, according...
Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno during spring training in Arizona.

Angels blasted for furloughing employees during COVID-19 pandemic

Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno is worth an estimated $3.3 billion in cold-hard cash. He's among the elite who have actually benefited from an...
MLB, season

Reported optimism that MLB, players will come to agreement to start the season

The logistical aspects of starting the 2020 MLB season after it's been suspended since March are not the biggest hurdles. While...
MLB Opening Day

MLB plans to use groundbreaking COVID-19 saliva test on players

It's not yet known when the 2020 Major League Baseball season will start. It has been suspended since back in March due to the ongoing...
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Report: Yankees, Mets will return to Florida for Spring Training

If Major League Baseball and the players' union are unable to come to terms on an agreement to start the 2020 season, some teams will...