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Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Mike Schmidt: Today’s Hitters Have Little Interest In My Generation’s Help

So, in general, are today’s hitters reluctant to be mentored? This is a sad scenario, because they are missing a lot of good information.

08/08/2014

MLB commissioner Bud Selig  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Reaches Out To DEA To Get Names Of PED-Linked Players

According to ESPN, authorities are considering giving Major League Baseball the information that it wants. If and when the league gets the names, suspensions will likely be handed down quickly.

08/07/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Compelling Stories On West Coast Dominate As MLB Second Half Begins

Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.

07/17/2014

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Schwartz: A New Experience — A Game Within The Game

While fantasy players will always have an interest in a game whether the game itself is important or not, the connect apps from OneUp can keep all fans glued to the action.

07/16/2014

Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox spits out chewing tobacco after grounding into a double play against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on August 29, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Palladino: It’s Time For MLB To Ban Chewing Tobacco

It’s too late for the best pure hitter of our generation. But with a little change in culture, MLB could save others.

06/18/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Cops Complete Probe Into Stolen A-Rod Documents

A Florida police department has completed its investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s probe into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance enhancing drugs.

05/11/2014

Rays second baseman Logan Forsythe tags the Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki, bottom, during an attempted steal in the 11th inning on April 20, 2014, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Suzuki was initially called safe, but the called was overturned on replay review. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira Voices Displeasure With MLB’s Replay Rules

The idea of replay is to get the calls on the field right, and so far Major League Baseball has done a pretty good job of doing just that. However, there have been certain “gray areas” that have forced umpires into tough spots.

04/21/2014

Trevor Hoffman (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images); Mariano Rivera (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball To Name Best Closer Awards After Rivera, Hoffman

It’s only fitting. Major League Baseball has honored the top closers in baseball for years, but soon will rename its awards after arguably the two best relievers to ever pick up a ball.

04/09/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez Wants To Keep Video Deposition Uncirculated

The third baseman agreed to accept a season-long suspension, but he is continuing to pursue his medical-malpractice case against orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Ahmad and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

03/26/2014

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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.

03/07/2014

Ozzie Smith (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ozzie Smith Wants Federal Gov. To Make Opening Day A National Holiday

The Hall of Fame shortstop is leading a campaign to collect 100,000 signatures within 30 days under the We the People petitioning program, which would trigger a review by the Obama administration.

02/25/2014

Tony Clark (L) and Carlos Villanueva listen as Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks at a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Tony Clark: Players’ Association Has No Issues With A-Rod Going Forward

“The page has been turned,” Clark said Monday after holding the union’s annual spring-training meeting with Yankees players.

02/24/2014

Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out during a home-plate collision with Dioner Navarro of the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park on August 7, 2013. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Official: MLB Bans Home-Plate Collisions, But There’s An Exception

Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home-plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate.

02/24/2014

A-Rod  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images), Anthony Bosch (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via  Getty Images)

MLB Drops Lawsuit Against Biogenesis, Anthony Bosch

A lawyer for MLB, Matthew Menchel, confirmed Wednesday the league dropped its case against Biogenesis of America, its owner Anthony Bosch and several other individuals.

02/19/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

MLB Tells Court That A-Rod Lawsuit Should Be Tossed

MLB is seeking a speedy dismissal of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuit challenging a season-long suspension.

01/29/2014

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