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    Snell, deGrom earn 1st career Cy Young awards

    Snell, deGrom earn 1st career Cy Young awards


    Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets has easily won the National League Cy Young Award, and Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays has edged out two past winners for the American League...

    Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets has easily won the National League Cy Young Award, and Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays has edged out two past winners for the American League prize.

    Japan pulls ahead late vs. MLB All-Stars to clinch exhibition series

    Japan pulls ahead late vs. MLB All-Stars to clinch exhibition series


    Takuya Kai drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to lead Japan over the MLB All-Stars 6-5 Wednesday and give the hosts a 4-1 lead in their six-game exhibition...

    Takuya Kai drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to lead Japan over the MLB All-Stars 6-5 Wednesday and give the hosts a 4-1 lead in their six-game exhibition series.

    A's Melvin, Braves' Snitker win Manager of Year awards

    A's Melvin, Braves' Snitker win Manager of Year awards


    Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honour after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major...

    Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honour after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues.

    MLB to probe discrimination allegations against Mariners

    MLB to probe discrimination allegations against Mariners


    Major League Baseball is investigating claims made against the Seattle Mariners by the team's recently fired training and conditioning director, who said team management had disparaged Latino...

    Major League Baseball is investigating claims made against the Seattle Mariners by the team's recently fired training and conditioning director, who said team management had disparaged Latino players.

    Angels' Ohtani overwhelming pick for AL rookie of the year award

    Angels' Ohtani overwhelming pick for AL rookie of the year award


    Two-way star Shohei Ohtani of Los Angeles Angels was a singular sensation in voting for American League rookie of the year, while Atlanta's Ronald Acuna Jr. was a runaway pick for the National League honour over fellow outfielder Juan...

    Two-way star Shohei Ohtani of Los Angeles Angels was a singular sensation in voting for American League rookie of the year, while Atlanta's Ronald Acuna Jr. was a runaway pick for the National League honour over fellow outfielder Juan Soto.

    Agent Scott Boras blames dip in attendance at Jays games on 'Blue Flu'

    Agent Scott Boras blames dip in attendance at Jays games on 'Blue Flu'


    Famed agent Scott Boras criticized the Toronto Blue Jays at the MLB general managers' meetings Wednesday, blaming the team's roster construction for its significant dip in attendance this...

    Famed agent Scott Boras criticized the Toronto Blue Jays at the MLB general managers' meetings Wednesday, blaming the team's roster construction for its significant dip in attendance this season.

    Blue Jays coaches Leiper, Jacoby out as new manager shapes staff

    Blue Jays coaches Leiper, Jacoby out as new manager shapes staff


    A Blue Jays team spokesperson confirmed Saturday that Toronto had fired hitting coach Brook Jacoby and first base coach Tim Leiper, one week after the major league club made Charlie Montoyo the 13th manager in franchise...

    A Blue Jays team spokesperson confirmed Saturday that Toronto had fired hitting coach Brook Jacoby and first base coach Tim Leiper, one week after the major league club made Charlie Montoyo the 13th manager in franchise history.

    Reds minor leaguer dies in car accident, 2 other prospects injured

    Reds minor leaguer dies in car accident, 2 other prospects injured


    The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican...

    The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic.

    Rangers hire former Blue Jays shortstop Woodward to manage

    Rangers hire former Blue Jays shortstop Woodward to manage


    Los Angeles Dodgers third-base coach Chris Woodward was hired as manager of the Texas Rangers on Saturday, six weeks after Jeff Banister was fired. The former Toronto Blue Jays shortstop received a three-year contract with a club option for...

    Los Angeles Dodgers third-base coach Chris Woodward was hired as manager of the Texas Rangers on Saturday, six weeks after Jeff Banister was fired. The former Toronto Blue Jays shortstop received a three-year contract with a club option for 2022.

    Kershaw stays with Dodgers on reworked 3-year, $93M deal

    Kershaw stays with Dodgers on reworked 3-year, $93M deal


    Clayton Kershaw is staying with the Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million US, three-year contract that avoids free...

    Clayton Kershaw is staying with the Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million US, three-year contract that avoids free agency.

    Major sports trophies take a beating

    Major sports trophies take a beating


    The World Series trophy needed some repairs this week, but Rob Pizzo show us why this is nothing...

    The World Series trophy needed some repairs this week, but Rob Pizzo show us why this is nothing new.

    Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dead at 80

    Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dead at 80


    Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his six-foot-four height and those long arms, has died. He was...

    Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his six-foot-four height and those long arms, has died. He was 80.

    Blue Jays hang on to Justin Smoak with $8M option

    Blue Jays hang on to Justin Smoak with $8M option


    The Toronto Blue Jays have exercised their $8-million US club option on first baseman Justin Smoak and have declined the $5.5-million club option on infielder Yangervis...

    The Toronto Blue Jays have exercised their $8-million US club option on first baseman Justin Smoak and have declined the $5.5-million club option on infielder Yangervis Solarte.

    Price chooses staying with World Series champions over free agency

    Price chooses staying with World Series champions over free agency


    After a World Series victory that transformed him from a post-season flop to an October hero, Red Sox left-hander David Price said at the team's victory parade Wednesday that he would stay in Boston rather than opt out of his contract and become a free...

    After a World Series victory that transformed him from a post-season flop to an October hero, Red Sox left-hander David Price said at the team's victory parade Wednesday that he would stay in Boston rather than opt out of his contract and become a free agent.

    Championship Red Sox, fans grown to love a good parade

    Championship Red Sox, fans grown to love a good parade


    Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through city streets to mark the team's fourth World Series championship in...

    Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through city streets to mark the team's fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years.

    Red Sox bring party back to Boston for Wednesday parade

    Red Sox bring party back to Boston for Wednesday parade


    The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night...

    The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier.

    Season of the strikeout has MLB looking at rules to rediscover offence

    Season of the strikeout has MLB looking at rules to rediscover offence


    Discussion of possible rule changes to increase action will dominate baseball's off-season, along with speculation about a free agent market that includes Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and Josh Donaldson, and possibly David Price and Clayton Kershaw if...

    Discussion of possible rule changes to increase action will dominate baseball's off-season, along with speculation about a free agent market that includes Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and Josh Donaldson, and possibly David Price and Clayton Kershaw if they opt out of their contracts.

    Who is Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo?

    Who is Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo?


    The Toronto Blue Jay's 13th manager is Charlie Montoyo. He's been in the baseball world for 30-plus years, but what specific experience is he bringing to the...

    The Toronto Blue Jay's 13th manager is Charlie Montoyo. He's been in the baseball world for 30-plus years, but what specific experience is he bringing to the franchise?

    Cardinals promote Canada's Stubby Clapp to 1st base coach

    Cardinals promote Canada's Stubby Clapp to 1st base coach


    The St. Louis Cardinals on Monday announced the hiring of Canadian Stubby Clapp as their first base coach and Jeff Albert as their hitting coach, rounding out manager Mike Schildt's coaching staff for next...

    The St. Louis Cardinals on Monday announced the hiring of Canadian Stubby Clapp as their first base coach and Jeff Albert as their hitting coach, rounding out manager Mike Schildt's coaching staff for next season.

    Blue Jays GM thrilled to add Montoyo's leadership to 'our culture'

    Blue Jays GM thrilled to add Montoyo's leadership to 'our culture'


    Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins realized something special about new manager Charlie Montoyo during the team's search while speaking with several minor league skippers. "They would always talk about character … and how good of a person he...

    Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins realized something special about new manager Charlie Montoyo during the team's search while speaking with several minor league skippers. "They would always talk about character … and how good of a person he was."