If the old rules applied to the All-Star Game, Wainwright’s pitch and Jeter’s resultant double would not have created even a ripple of controversy.
However Jeter’s final season ends, he will leave an enormous void to be filled — not just in the Bronx, but also as the game’s foremost statesman.
Alex Rodriguez received a therapeutic use exemption for the otherwise-banned substance clomid, according to the book “Blood Sport,” which was published last week.
The first-inning double was one of Derek Jeter’s classic, opposite-field line drives to right. OK, so maybe NL starter Adam Wainwright admitted he threw something juicy to hit.
The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.
Since baseball has all but abandoned the single-admission, Sunday doubleheader in favor of day-night twin bills, Teixeira’s idea is the next best thing.
The Houston Astros are on the clock to lead off the Major League Baseball draft for the third straight year.
For 66 years, Zimmer was a most popular presence at ballparks all over, a huge chaw often filling his cheek. Everyone in the game seemed to know him, and love him.
The commish has no doubt about the stability of the Mets’ franchise, even if others do. And the team has been playing well. Well, at least they were — until they got to Colorado.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport will wait until after the season to study whether the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar should be changed.
During the ceremony Braves chairman Terry McGuirk said Aaron “set the home-run record the old-fashioned way” and added “You will always be the home-run king of all time.”
Now that we know who will head to NY/NJ for a well-organized, productive Super Bowl week that could lead one, last, entertaining Sunday, we can explore another sport that has followed a different path.
Ever since the game was invented, before television or even radio existed, baseball counted on the eyes and ears of umpires on the field. Starting this season, many key decisions will be made in a studio far away.
Each manager will be allowed to challenge at least one call per game. If he’s right, he gets another challenge. After the seventh inning, a crew chief can request a review on his own.
New baseball union head Tony Clark says players won’t agree to terminating contracts as part of discipline for drug violations.