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Report: Orlando pushing for MLB expansion team

The state of Florida has not been great to Major League Baseball over the past several years. Both the Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays...

MLB confirms A’s could relocate to Las Vegas

The Oakland Athletics and MLB have been holding out hope that a new stadium could be erected in Northern California. In fact, commissioner Rob Manfred...
Mar 17, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; A view of the Grapefruit League logo on official Rawlings baseball at JetBlue Park. The Astros won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports, Khalil Lee

MLB considering easing marijuana policy

Major League Baseball is one of four major professional North American sports leagues that still test for marijuana. It also does not allow the substance...

MLB world pays respects to Jose Fernandez on anniversary of his death

The Major League Baseball world was dealt a massive blow three years ago Wednesday after tragic events in Florida. Miami Marlins...
Mar 17, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; A view of the Grapefruit League logo on official Rawlings baseball at JetBlue Park. The Astros won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports, Khalil Lee

Report: MLB prohibits players from participating in Venezuelan Winter League

In what could potentially stunt the growth of dozens of young players and prospects around the baseball world, MLB is reportedly prohibiting players from participating...
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MLB warns players against using gas station sexual-enhancement pills

That’s a first. As Major League Baseball continues to work on removing performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) from the game, the league...

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg chimes in on MLB DH debate

Pete Buttigieg, a Democrat who is vying to become the next President of the United States, has officially chimed in on the MLB designated hitter...
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Report: MLB could have international draft by 2020

Major League Baseball continues to look at different ways to add international talent to a game that's been infused with stars from outside of the...

Dodgers’ Justin Turner: MLB needs to stop ‘ridiculous’ trend of fans running on field

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been subjected to a couple of young fans running onto the field recently, and Justin Turner is tired of it....

MLB fans had some hilarious reactions to Rays’ Montreal news

MLB made an announcement Thursday that had many fans scratching their heads. The league has given the Tampa Bay Rays permission to look into potentially...
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MLB Umpires Association blasts Manny Machado: Violence in the workplace is not tolerated

San Diego Padres star Manny Machado was suspended one game by MLB for "aggressively arguing and making contact" with home plate umpire Bill Welke on...

The Top 15 Baseball Cities in America

Baseball cities the biggest MLB fans call home Some cities just feel like baseball cities. Perhaps the weather suits spending the dog days of summer at the ballpark eating...
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LOOK: MLB shuts down Twitter user upset about ‘Pride Day’ post

In honor of "Pride Day" on Sunday, MLB's Twitter account posted a tweet displaying its MLB Pride float rolling through the streets in New York City's 2018...
Mar 17, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; A view of the Grapefruit League logo on official Rawlings baseball at JetBlue Park. The Astros won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports, Khalil Lee

Disney announces plan for its own ESPN streaming service

Disney announced on Tuesday that it has pulled its content from Netflix and will start its own ESPN streaming service, which will include Major League Baseball and...
Mar 17, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; A view of the Grapefruit League logo on official Rawlings baseball at JetBlue Park. The Astros won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports, Khalil Lee

Seven surprising MLB trends that aren’t going away

Life is constantly changing. Technology is making it easier to get practically everything done in a glimpse and you're able to communicate with your loved ones who are...
Homer Simpson will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Homer Simpson to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

That's not a typo. We're definitely not running a fake news story here. Homer Simpson of The Simpsons fame will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of...

Participation in baseball trumps any other sport in the United States

Major League Baseball recently held its quarterly Owners Meetings. And according to Paul Hagen of MLB.com, baseball and softball had nearly 25 million combined individuals participating in...
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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred ‘re-examining’ stance on gambling

The long push-and-pull of the legalization of gambling in sports has left a bit of a hole in whether the industry will ever embrace the issue. There...

Astros fan Terann Hilow stunned by ‘crazy’ exposure since being spotted on camera

A Texas model by the name of Terann Hilow was spotted on camera at a Houston Astros game this week, and she's been getting flooded with social media...
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Yasiel Puig left behind on Dodgers’ road trip

The Los Angeles Dodgers couldn't find a trade partner for right fielder Yasiel Puig, and the club left him in Southern California as it hit the road on...

Winners and losers of 2016 MLB trade deadline

The MLB trade deadline has come and gone. There was a flurry of activity on the final day with over 20 trades being completed. From the New York...

Report: Athletics trade Rich Hill and Josh Reddick to the Dodgers

It's been bandied about for some time now. But as the trade deadline approached and no extension seemed to be in the cards, the Oakland Athletics realized...
Jay Bruce is one of the MLB stars that could be on the move in 2017

Report: Mets ‘on the verge’ of acquiring Jay Bruce

One of the most talked about trade chips leading up to Monday afternoon's deadline has been Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce. It now appears that the three-time All-Star...

Report: Orioles acquire Wade Miley from the Mariners

The first-place Baltimore Orioles have reportedly added a solid veteran arm to their rotation. According to multiple reports, Baltimore has acquired starter Wade Miley from the Seattle...