As spring training games start, Josh Donaldson thinking ahead for Oakland …The Birmingham News – al.comThe first games of Major League Baseball’s spring training are scheduled for Tuesday, but former Faith Academy star Josh Donaldson is thinking about October. This October, he wants the Oakland Athletics to get past the Detroit Tigers into the World...

Tulsa WorldMLB collision rule leaves exceptions: Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home-plate collisions but left open an exception...

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appealSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — A federal appeals court Thursday granted San Jose’s request for speedy consideration of its claim that Major League Baseball violated U.S. antitrust law by keeping the Oakland A’s from moving to the city. San Jose’s lawyers had asked the …Expedited...

Fox NewsNEW YORK – Big league pitchers might feel safer on the mound this season. Major League Baseball has approved a protective cap for pitchers,...

NorthJersey.comMajor League Baseball will unveil a protective cap for pitchers to test during spring training, hoping to curtail blows to the head such...

ESPNIn the nearly 17 months since then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy was struck in the head by a line drive and suffered life-threatening...

Boston HeraldThat is the question when evaluating Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who’s expected to sign a Major League Baseball contract...

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball vaulted into the 21st century of technology on Thursday, approving a huge expansion of instant replay in hopes of eliminating...

Boston GlobeEver since the game was invented, before television or even radio existed, baseball counted on the eyes and ears of umpires on the field....

New York TimesManagers will not be able to challenge the so-called neighborhood play at second base. Bill Kostroun/Associated Press. PARADISE VALLEY,...

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball is bringing one of the key benefits of watching games at home to the ballpark. As part of its expanded use of video replay,...

ESPNThe Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have agreed on a seven-year, $215 million deal, sources with knowledge of the situation said. Kershaw...

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball, carrying paper bags full of cold, hard cash and hanging out with the low-lifes in Miami, finally get their man. Alex...

Fox NewsThe attorney for New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will file an injunction in federal court Monday morning in an attempt to stop a season-long...

ABC NewsMajor League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for...

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball and the players association, which previously had maintained a tone of respect and cooperation through the messy Alex...

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball’s drug testing policy has been kicked around, slapped, and mocked in the past decade. So who can blame the drug policy lords for turning their 345 Park Avenue office into Mardi Gras on Saturday morning with the news that Alex …Alex Rodriguez case arbitrator Fredric Horowitz had to deal with mountain of …New York Daily...

USA TODAYTOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to Major League Baseball next season but his Japanese team doesn’t want to let...

USA TODAYOne of the most significant deals of this offseason was completed Monday and no player changed addresses. A new posting agreement between Major League Baseball and NPB, the governing body of Japanese baseball, is in effect and its ramifications …Decision on major league future of Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka appears …Los Angeles TimesAfter a...

CBSSports.comThe good news: There’s a new stadium proposal for the A’s at a site in Oakland, meaning all the hurdles of clearing any move...

USA TODAYThe Texas Rangers selected Russell Wilson — the Seattle Seahawks quarterback — in Major League Baseball’s annual Rule 5 Draft on Thursday. The draft allows teams to choose players who have spent at least four years in another team’s farm system …Russell Wilson selected by Texas Rangers in 2013 MLB Rule 5 draftSI.comTexas Rangers...

Philly.comRoy Halladay got 16 years of relative fame from a career in major league baseball, but when it came time to reflect and say farewell to a...

USA TODAYSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Major League Baseball’s lawyers say in a court filing that the Oakland Athletics’ request to move...

UPDATE: Oakland A’s Move To San Jose Rejected By Major League Baseball. The Oakland Athletics as owned by Lew Wolfe are prohibited from moving to...

San Jose Mercury NewsMajor League Baseball apparently rejected the Oakland A’s bid to move to San Jose in a June letter from commissioner Bud Selig to the team, according to a court filing Friday night that marks the first public disclosure that league owners have at least …Report: Bud Selig rejected Oakland A’s proposed move to San JoseSI.comLawyers:...

USA TODAYChad Jennings examines 10 ramifications the Jacoby Ellsbury deal will have on the Yankees: 1. What does this mean for $189 million? The goal...

Alex Rodriguez has announced he will appeal the 2014 Suspension by Major League Baseball. The man called A-Rod was one of 13 players suspended as the...

The City of Oakland’s reacting to a small handful of media who asked for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to give a statement on the Oakland Athletics Stadium...

Jon Stewart is a comedian, a political satirist. Last night, Stewart did his job, again. He made me laugh, by failing to call one of Major League Baseball’s...

The first World Series game of the 2012 series was played last night and this blogger was in attendance. The contest was to feature Detroit Tigers Pitcher...

The Major League Baseball (MLB) Playoffs are underway, and already, the beloved, vaunted Oakland A’s are in trouble in Detroit. That’s where...

Matt Cain has proven once again why The San Francisco Giants spent all of that money on him. Last night, and against the Houston Astros, the ace pitcher...

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan did what Ron Dellums and Jerry Brown did not do: get together Oakland business leaders and have them (in this case) actively express their support to keep the Oakland A’s in Oakland. In the case of Brown, Sports Agent and friend Leigh Steinberg and I met with him in August of 1999 and gave him a 10-point action plan of work regarding getting...

Share “ ANOTHER ATHLETE FOR CHRIST: “God is so good,” Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber said this afternoon moments after...

Is Oakland Mayor Jean Quan scared of being recalled? Did you happen to open your mail on Friday or Saturday and get a nice love brochure about Oakland,...

The reports are all over that Major League Baseball’s long-delayed report on the Oakland A’s in Oakland, and if they should be given permission to leave Oakland for San Jose, will be released “soon,” and the verdict is that the A’s will be given permission to move to San Jose. If Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t want to give Oaklanders...

By Anthony Carillo Is no one clean in Major League Baseball anymore? The 2011 National League Most Valuable Player, Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers, tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He was asked to give urine samples during the playoffs, and he knew weeks before he got the award that he was going to face a suspension. The tests showed that Braun...

The Miami Marlins are the new name of the Florida Marlins, and to this blogger, even if the new uniforms, revealed via a Twitter leak after a marketing event held by the Marlins on Friday, look more like something Speed Racer would wear, welcomes the change. Because now, the Marlins, which are located in and impact the Miami Metropolitan area, do act as if they serve...

In a turn of events that, if it wasn’t real, would look like the screenplay for a movie, four armed men jumped out of a vehicle in Santa Ines, Venezuela, and grabbed Wilson Ramos – then abandoned the vehicle. But why? Wilson Ramos is a catcher with the Washington Nationals. The 24 year old played for only two years in Major League Baseball, and both for...

Let’s face it. With Frank McCourt as its owner, The LA Dodgers were a baseball organization on life support. Having ran the team into the ground, the man more known for his personal issues flooding the news cycle refused to do the honorable thing and stop fighting Major League Baseball, which took operations of The Dodgers over in April. So what happened was...

Albert Pujols did his best Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson imitations in hitting three massive home runs, as the St. Louis Cardinals powered their way to a demoralizing 16 to 7 rout of the Texas Rangers on Saturday. With that performance, Pujols becomes only the third player in major league baseball (MLB) history to hit three home runs in one World Series game. With that,...

Looking deeper at the whole reason why Major League Baseball dominated Google Trends today, and a number of reasons come up all tied to Wednesday night, and what ESPN’s Mark Krieder called “perhaps the most emotionally volatile night in regular-season baseball history.” Krieder explained that it was the Red Sox Collapse, the Atlanta Braves “heartbreak,”...

Baseball is not dead, not one bit. After a long period of under-repsentation in online search when compared to that juggernaut sports league called The National Football League, or the NFL, baseball, in the form of Major League Baseball, has made a stirring comeback. As of this writing, 11 of the top 20 keyword in Google Trends are baseball-related. Here’s the...

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