Former Padres, Giants manager Bochy to manage…

Bruce Bochy isn't quite done managing after all

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MLB's winter meetings turned into the Scott Boras…

Baseball's winter meetings lacking spectacular swaps will be remembered as the Scott Boras show

With extra roster spot, teams test options at…

Major league teams are getting an extra roster spot in 2020, and clubs went fishing for options at the Rule 5 draft. The Detroit Tigers took right-hander Rony Garcia from the New York Yankees with the first pick at the winter meetings draft of unprotected minor leaguers

MLB Teams to Add More Safety Netting at Stadiums

MLB to Add More Safety Netting at Stadiums. All 30 teams in pro baseball will implement the extra safety precaution. The move comes after a rise in injuries to spectators from foul balls. In 2018, a 79-year-old woman in Los Angeles died from injuries after being hit. From 2012 to 2019, a report from NBC News says that foul balls have injured over 800 people. According to Commissioner Rob Manfred, some teams will have netting that spread over the whole field. Manfred adds that MLB teams agreed to having extra nets without a rule being passed. There was no rule passed or anything like that. We just went out, talked to the clubs, made the case that extending netting was the thing to do, and the clubs individually responded in a positive way

MLB, union agree to testing for opioids after…

Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine

AP source: Porcello, Mets agree to $10 million, 1…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello and the New York Mets have a agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract,  Porcello is a right-hander who turns 31 this month

Yankees harpoon Cole, Cashman's `white whale,' on…

Meeting with Gerrit Cole and the pitcher's wife for the first time last week at the Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach, Brian Cashman tossed out a literary reference that prompted laughter

'I Beat Her Up Pretty Bad': Attempted Murder…

Charges were filed Thursday, Dec. 12 against a Wisconsin man prosecutors said beat his wife with a baseball bat. That woman watched from the gallery with a gash on her forehead as her husband made his initial court appearance.

AP Source: Angels, Anthony Rendon reach $245M…

Third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $245 million, seven-year contract, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press

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Rendon follows Strasburg, Cole to free agent…

Anthony Rendon completed a trifecta of nine-figure contracts for agent Scott Boras at the winter meetings when he agreed  to a $245 million, seven-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels

Raiders leaving Coliseum where every Sunday was…

The Raiders are preparing to say goodbye to Oakland when they host their final scheduled game at the Coliseum before next year's planned move to Las Vegas

Astros probe widens to almost 60 witnesses…

Major League Baseball has interviewed almost 60 people and obtained tens of thousands of electronic messages in its investigation into allegations the Houston Astros broke rules by using a television camera to steal signs

MLB draft relocating to Omaha ahead of College World Series

Major League Baseball is moving the opening round of its amateur draft in Omaha, Nebraska, ahead of the College World Series

Study: Inconsistent seams, player behavior behind…

The baseballs weren't juiced in 2019 but were flying farther, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball

Balkovec looks forward to breaking barrier as…

Rachel Balkovec wants to be a hit with the New York Yankees

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MLB goes swoosh; Nike logos on upper right chest of jerseys

Nike’s logo will be on the upper right chest of Major League Baseball jerseys next season, a far a more prominent position than the Majestic Athletic logo previously on sleeves

AP source: Gregorius, Phillies agree to $14M…

Free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius is reuniting with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia