Indians trade two-time Cy Young winner Kluber to…

The Cleveland Indians have traded two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber to the Texas Rangers for outfielder Delino DeShields and pitching prospect Emmanuel Clase

Babe Ruth bat sells for over $1 million at auction

SHOWS: LAGUNA NIGUEL, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FILE - NOVEMBER 25, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. VARIOUS OF BAT USED BY BASEBALL PLAYER BABE RUTH TO HIT HIS 500TH HOME RUN NEW YORK, NEW YORK,

Babe Ruth's 500th homer bat sells for more than…

Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the ballpark

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Mighty Bernie at bat? Sanders makes pitch for…

On a winter day in Iowa, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took some batting practice indoors

With extra roster spot, teams test options at…

Major league teams are getting an extra roster spot in 2020, and clubs went fishing for options at the Rule 5 draft. The Detroit Tigers took right-hander Rony Garcia from the New York Yankees with the first pick at the winter meetings draft of unprotected minor leaguers

Today in History for December 14th

George Washington dies at age 67; Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his group reach South Pole; Leaders of Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia sign an internationally-brokered peace treaty; Baseball's Roger Maris dies at age 51. (Dec. 14)

MLB, union agree to testing for opioids after…

Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine

AP source: Porcello, Mets agree to $10 million, 1…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello and the New York Mets have a agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract,  Porcello is a right-hander who turns 31 this month

Yankees harpoon Cole, Cashman's `white whale,' on…

Meeting with Gerrit Cole and the pitcher's wife for the first time last week at the Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach, Brian Cashman tossed out a literary reference that prompted laughter

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AP Source: Angels, Anthony Rendon reach $245M…

Third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $245 million, seven-year contract, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press

Rendon follows Strasburg, Cole to free agent…

Anthony Rendon completed a trifecta of nine-figure contracts for agent Scott Boras at the winter meetings when he agreed  to a $245 million, seven-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels

Raiders leaving Coliseum where every Sunday was…

The Raiders are preparing to say goodbye to Oakland when they host their final scheduled game at the Coliseum before next year's planned move to Las Vegas

MLB Teams to Add More Safety Netting at Stadiums

MLB to Add More Safety Netting at Stadiums. All 30 teams in pro baseball will implement the extra safety precaution. The move comes after a rise in injuries to spectators from foul balls. In 2018, a 79-year-old woman in Los Angeles died from injuries after being hit. From 2012 to 2019, a report from NBC News says that foul balls have injured over 800 people. According to Commissioner Rob Manfred, some teams will have netting that spread over the whole field. Manfred adds that MLB teams agreed to having extra nets without a rule being passed. There was no rule passed or anything like that. We just went out, talked to the clubs, made the case that extending netting was the thing to do, and the clubs individually responded in a positive way

Astros probe widens to almost 60 witnesses…

Major League Baseball has interviewed almost 60 people and obtained tens of thousands of electronic messages in its investigation into allegations the Houston Astros broke rules by using a television camera to steal signs

Study: Inconsistent seams, player behavior behind…

The baseballs weren't juiced in 2019 but were flying farther, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball

Balkovec looks forward to breaking barrier as…

Rachel Balkovec wants to be a hit with the New York Yankees

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'I Beat Her Up Pretty Bad': Attempted Murder…

Charges were filed Thursday, Dec. 12 against a Wisconsin man prosecutors said beat his wife with a baseball bat. That woman watched from the gallery with a gash on her forehead as her husband made his initial court appearance.

AP source: Gregorius, Phillies agree to $14M…

Free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius is reuniting with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia

MLB draft relocating to Omaha ahead of College World Series

Major League Baseball is moving the opening round of its amateur draft in Omaha, Nebraska, ahead of the College World Series