One of the strangest baseball stories in recent memory is coming to a close. Former director of scouting for the St. Louis Cardinals, Christopher Correa, has been sentenced to almost four years in prison.
U.S. President Barack Obama and his family landed in Havana on Sunday for an historic visit that highlights newly warming relations between Cuba and the United States, two longtime Cold War adversaries.
If baseball was smart in the way Apple Computer and Barack Obama were smart, it would endeavor to ensure that the extraordinary opportunity presented by the events of October 2015 was not frittered away.
If you like playoff baseball, circle Wednesday on your calendar. Two highly-anticipated elimination games are on tap, with the final game between the Blue Jays and the Rangers set for 4 p.m. ET and the Astros and Royals battling at 8 p.m.ET.
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin publicly ridiculed the ESPN sports network Friday for suspending baseball commentator Curt Schilling over an anti-Muslim comment he made on the website Twitter.
The San Francisco Giants are getting creative in their push for the second National League Wild Card spot.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy has openly toyed with giving Madison Bumgarner a larger role in the offense.
As Major League Baseball enters the halfway point of the 2015 season, some interesting story lines have emerged. The Houston Astros are on top, Alex Rodriguez is playing like an all star again and Pete Rose is back in the news.
A year-and-a-half ago New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was embroiled in the aftermath of the Biogenesis scandal. Now, the 39-year-old has quietly become one of the team's most reliable hitters.
The MLB All-Stars just finished their tour in Japan playing against the Japanese national team Samurai Japan for five games and two exhibition games. According to MLB, the MLB All-Stars lost 3 to 2 in the series with the Samurai Japan.
San Francisco -
Despite storm warnings and a downpour of some rain, over a million Giants fans showed up for the congratulatory parade celebration in honor of the baseball team's third World Series Victory in five years.
San Francisco -
Say what you want about how the San Francisco Giants are undeserving of being Major League champions because they couldn't even win their division after the nearly interminable 162-game season.
A near-perfect five innings of relief pitching by Madison Bumgarner gave the Giants a narrow Game 7 World Series win over the Kansas City Royals. Tonight the Giants won their third World Series in five years, completing a rare sports trilogy.
St. Petersburg -
It's no secret that 2014 has been a bad year for the Tampa Bay Rays — the team once again missed the playoffs, and on Friday, manager Joe Maddon abruptly left the team and became a free agent. Now sources say the team could be headed for Montreal.
The dome at San Francisco's City Hall was lighted with orange lights in honor of the third victory by the SF Giants at the World Series. Fans like Chris Langridge and many others posted on Facebook and other social media sites their excitement and elation.
Courtesy of Chris Langridge
San Francisco realtor Ted Bartlett referred to the celebration and the SF Giants victory as a "Gyros" moment. (Certainly a "turn" of events as this is The Giants third World Series win in five years). Bartlett and his family were among the thousands gathered at City Hall to cheer the home team.
Courtesy of SF realtor, Ted Bartlett
The Angels celebrate its 7-2 win over the Blue Jays
Jays starting pitcher Dustin McGowan gets ready to release a pitch on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre
Lawrie is caught trying to steal second base against the Yankees on Sunday
Roy Halladay is joined with his wife Brandy, sons Braden, right, and Ryan, center, before he announces his retirement at the MLB Winter Meetings at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
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A Little League World Series Game in Howard J. Lamade Stadium in 2007 South Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
The Reading Fightin Phils are the AA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. A night at the ballpark is more than just baseball, it is a family event. There are all kinds of food to eat, games for kids to play, live ostriches, and of course there's a baseball game thrown in for good measure