A rookie at the major league minimum would keep about 47% of his original salary this year while multimillionaire stars Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole would lose more than 77% under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found “extremely disappointing.”
Major League Baseball will look somewhat like high school ball this year under protocols to deal with the new coronavirus, with showers at ballparks discouraged and players possibly arriving in uniform, like they did when they were teenagers.
Researchers received 6,237 completed surveys from employees of 26 clubs. That led to 5,754 samples obtained in the U.S. on April 14 and 15 and 5,603 records that were used. The survey kit had a 0.5% false positive rate.
Major League Baseball operations had been previously suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it was unclear when, and if, gameplay would resume in 2020.
Marte played for the A's from 2008 to 2012.
Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and the rest of this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class will have to wait another year for their big moment at Cooperstown.
It is unclear how the Major League Baseball draft will look or when it will take place.
The Boston Red Sox were stripped of their second-round pick in this year’s amateur draft by Major League Baseball for sign stealing in 2018 and former manager Alex Cora was suspended through the 2020 postseason for his previous conduct as bench coach with the Houston Astros.
Researchers have partnered with Major League Baseball employees in a 10,000-person study aimed at further understanding the rate of infection of the novel coronavirus in the United States.
"Mr. Tiger" has died.
Arizona’s advantage is 10 spring training ballparks plus the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Chase Field all within about 50 miles. Florida’s spring training ballparks are spread by as much as 220 miles.
The company that makes Major League Baseball uniforms has switched to producing masks and gowns in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The long line of cars outside Dodger Stadium Thursday would normally mean the Dodgers’ season opener but instead, it’s turned into a COVID-19 testing site.
More details regarding how and when the funds will be available will be announced on a team-by-team basis.
Major League Baseball has appointed its first African American umpire crew chief, promoting Kerwin Danley to the position this week, The Associated Press has learned.
It isn't just Reddick receiving death threats. He says his other teammates have had the same experience.
Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis is making it known how he feels about the Houston Astro's sign-stealing scandal, and how the league has handled it.
The lawsuit – aimed at gaining class-action status – say that through the cheating scandal, the Astros “secretly put a deficient product on the field.”
The Houston Astros are holding a news conference ahead of spring training in West Palm Beach, Florida.
The MLB playoffs could grow from 10 teams to 14 under a plan being considered.