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Manfred confident in new A's, Rays ballparks

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 22:01
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is confident the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays are moving closer to getting plans in place for new ballparks.

Nats' Strasburg back Friday for 2nd-half opener

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:36
Right-hander Stephen Strasburg will return to start the Nationals' second half on Friday. Strasburg has been on the DL with a shoulder injury and has not pitched since a June 8 loss to the Giants.

Manfred, Clark disagree on free agency, DH

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:55
MLBPA executive director Tony Clark says free agency was 'under attack' last offseason, but commissioner Rob Manfred defended the delay in signings, saying it was the free-agent market at work. They also disagreed on whether a universal DH is close.

Follow live: AL and NL clash in the 89th MLB All-Star Game

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:02
Aaron Judge took Max Scherzer deep to put the American League in front in the second inning.

Reports: Orioles very close to Machado trade

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:38
The Baltimore Orioles are very close to trading Manny Machado, according to multiple reports, and are expected to complete a deal involving the All-Star shortstop at some point this week.

Surprise, feel-good stars open up about their All-Star experience

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:17
"This could be a once-in-a-lifetime thing." You'd better believe Jeremy Jeffress is enjoying being an unexpected All-Star, but he's not the only one.

Is this All-Star pitching parade so good it's bad for baseball?

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:16
Want to pitch in the All-Star Game? Even eye-popping stats might not be enough. Want to hit today's aces? Good luck.

An inning-by-inning look at what could happen in the All-Star Game

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:15
From the best times to expect signature moments to figuring out when your team's stars will take the field, here's how to make the most of the Midsummer Classic.

Bryce brings down the house with epic Home Run Derby comeback

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:49
His time in Washington might be nearing its end, but on this night, Bryce Harper made Nationals fans forget their frustrations.

Harper's HR Derby win gives Nats fans $1 seats

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:23
Bryce Harper's Home Run Derby title will give Nationals fans the chance to buy tickets for $1 for certain lower-level seats.

Harper wins Home Run Derby in thrilling fashion

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 23:32
Bryce Harper finished the final round of Monday night's Home Run Derby with 19 homers at Nationals Park, winning it dramatically in bonus time over Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber.

'Holy Grail' Mickey Mantle card goes on display

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:25
The "Holy Grail" of baseball cards, a pristine 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle valued at several million dollars, was delivered to the History Colorado Center on Monday via armored truck for a 72-hour public display.

MLB Home Run Derby tracker

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:25
Follow along as some of baseball's top power hitters smash homers at Nationals Park.

Molina open to player-manager role in 2020

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:19
Catcher Yadier Molina, who has spent his entire 15-year career with the Cardinals, said it "would be a dream" to be considered for the role of player-manager during his last contract year with the team in 2020.

Harper bats 6th in All-Star Game in home park

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:54
Bryce Harper will get to enjoy at least one more grand celebration as a hometown fan favorite at Nationals Park when he trots out to right field at the beginning of the All-Star Game.

Agent: If no deal, Mets should trade deGrom

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:58
Jacob deGrom wants the New York Mets to consider trading him if they aren't interested in signing the ace pitcher to a long-term contract.

Scherzer, Sale named All-Star Game starters

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:29
Nationals ace Max Scherzer will start for the National League in the All-Star Game on his home field Tuesday, while Red Sox ace Chris Sale will start his third consecutive game for the American League.

Latest buzz, news and analysis

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:58
The July 31 MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. Stay up to date with the latest deals, rumors and analysis as your team contemplates its next big move.

Home Run Derby picks, must-see All-Star matchups and more

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:16
Our experts predict who will deliver the biggest moments, the mightiest blasts, and bring home some All-Star Week hardware.

Who's ready to bash? Meet the eight Home Run Derby competitors

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:14
This year's Home Run Derby field is the youngest in the history of the event, so here's an introduction to the eight sluggers participating on Monday.

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