Texas Rangers win first World Series title with 5-0 win over Diamondbacks in Game 5

Texas Rangers win first World Series title with 5-0 win over Diamondbacks in Game 5

Nov 1, 2023 | 11:19pm
By David Brandt in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) — Mitch Garver broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single in the seventh, Nathan Eovaldi threw six gritty innings and the Texas Rangers are World Series champions for the first time in their 63-year franchise history after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 in Game 5 on Wednesday […]

Former Jay McGriff in, Schilling, Bonds and Clemens not going to Cooperstown

Dec 4, 2022 | 7:44pm

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling were passed over by a Baseball Hall of Fame committee that elected former big league slugger Fred McGriff to Cooperstown on Sunday. It was the first time that Bonds, Clemens and Schilling had faced a Hall committee since their 10th and final appearances on […]

Former Marlins and Dodgers manager Don Mattingly joins Blue Jays as bench coach

Nov 30, 2022 | 11:24am

The Toronto Blue Jays have named Don Mattingly to serve as bench coach under manager John Schneider, the team announced Wednesday. Mattingly spent the last seven seasons as manager of the Miami Marlins. He announced in September that he would not seek a new contract with the team. A six-time all-star over a 14-year big-league playing career with […]

Blue Jays obtain relievers Bass and Pop from Marlins

Aug 2, 2022 | 1:15pm

The AL wild-card contending Toronto Blue Jays added depth to their bullpen by acquiring relievers Anthony Bass and Zach Pop from the Miami Marlins for shortstop prospect Jordan Groshans on Tuesday. Bass is 2-3 with 1.41 ERA in 45 games, while Pop has a 2-0 record and a 3.60 ERA over 18 outings. Groshans, taken […]

MLB All-Star anthem a performance Sask’s Jess Moskaluke won’t soon forget

Jul 17, 2021 | 11:12am

It was a performance that Saskatchewan country singer Jess Moskaluke can put on her resume. Moskaluke sang O Canada before Tuesday’s Major League Baseball all-star game in Denver. She says singing the national anthem is always special, but there was a little more pressure on her for this performance. “It was incredible, I’ve done it […]

Report: Cleveland baseball team dropping “Indians” name after 105 years

Dec 14, 2020 | 7:21am

The New York Times says the Cleveland “Indians” are dropping their name. After 105 years the change could come as soon as this week. Many Indigenous and Native-Americans have protested the name for decades, calling it racist and culture appropriation. The Indians have not released any details or announced any news conferences as of Monday […]

Blue Jays find place to nest; majority of home games to be played in Buffalo

Jul 24, 2020 | 12:15pm

The Toronto Blue Jays will play most of their home games at their top minor-league affiliate’s stadium in Buffalo, N.Y., this season. The Blue Jays announced the decision Friday, hours before their season opener at Tampa Bay. The team’s home opener was scheduled for Wednesday against the Washington Nationals, but that game and the game […]

MLB and players agree on 60 game schedule to start July 23rd or 24th

Jun 24, 2020 | 5:10am

After appearing to be miles apart late last week, it looks as if the MLB and its players have reached an agreement to start a season in late July. The two sides have agreed to a 60 game schedule, with training camps opening July 1st. Information about Major League Baseball's return to play: […]