The head of the baseball players’ union is criticizing leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with a drug investigation by the commissioner’s office.
A league executive told CBS News that Anthony Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.
The Mets insist there was no funny business going on when they raised prices for players’ family members ahead of the Subway Series.
Baseball players’ union head Michael Weiner says toughening penalties for drug violations will have to wait until the 2014 season.
Marvin Miller deserves recognition in Baseball’s Hall of Fame, an honor that inexplicably never came his way while he was alive.
There will be hockey this season. It may not be the full 82 games and it may not start by Nov. 2, but a deal will get done sooner or later.
Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games by the MLB after testing positive for testosterone.
I always thought of myself as traditional, but you know what? I’ve come around on the DH. So much so, that it’s time to add it to the National League. That’s right, I said it. I want the NL to adopt the DH.
Collusion, in the words of Fay Vincent, was “the most egregious breaking of trust in baseball history… it destroyed any chance of civility on the part of the players.”
The unions for major league baseball players and umpires have held a rare joint meeting with management.
Baseball union leader Michael Weiner says he’s optimistic that a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached with Major League Baseball.
This year’s group went from an average of $1.68 million to $3.76 million. Last year, the 128 players in arbitration increased from an average of $1.4 million to $3.09 million. The record average of $3.26 million was set in 2004.
Baseball agent Scott Boras’ company supplied tens of thousands of dollars in loans and payments to the families of needy prospects in the Dominican Republic, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Commissioner Bud Selig’s plan to expand baseball’s playoffs to 10 teams gained a sense of inevitability after little to no opposition emerged during meetings this week with owners and general managers.
MLB’s playoffs could be expanding in two years. The new head of the players’ union says his members are open to adding more wild-card teams for 2012 and possibly extending the division series to a best-of-seven.