Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Just weeks after becoming baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to provide support for two sons he had outside his marriage
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred shifted blame to the players for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado remaining unsigned, but is their standoff with the league actually a bad thing for baseball?
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent
Hours after Manny Machado agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with San Diego, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the slow free-agent market is "a little much ado about nothing if in fact those players all sign at the end of the day."
Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players' demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to justify the price of a ticket