New York Yankees: Ichiro gets 4,000th career hit

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

On Wednesday night, Ichiro Suzuki collected the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career. Those hits have come during a career split between Japan (in the Nippon Professional Baseball league) and Major League Baseball. Suzuki sliced a line-drive to the opposite field in the first inning of the New York Yankees' ...

MLB willing to reveal all in Alex Rodriguez PED case, his lawyer declines offer

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Major League Baseball vice president Robert Manfred has called on Alex Rodriguez's attorney to allow the league to reveal all its information that relates to his client in the Biogenesis case. Manfred wrote a letter in which he claimed MLB was willing to waive the confidentiality clause in the Joint ...

Alex Rodriguez and MLB discussed a lighter suspension

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

A report now suggests that New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez could have accepted a suspension for far less than 211 games, but decided instead to fight a ban. Rodriguez had settlement discussions with Major League Baseball over his role in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal. Those discussions included proposals ...

New York Yankees put Derek Jeter back on disabled list

Monday, August 5th, 2013

On Monday afternoon the New York Yankees put shortstop Derek Jeter back on the disabled list with a strained right calf. The move comes after Jeter played in just four games after returning from a season-long stint on the DL. Jeter underwent an MRI on his calf on Sunday, and it ...

Report: Biogenesis suspensions coming by Monday

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

An Associated Press report released Thursday night suggests that Major League Baseball will hand down suspensions in the Biogenesis case by Monday so that some players involved will have a chance to return for the postseason. While some could be announced as early as Friday, the MLB office has apparently ...

Alex Rodriguez has meeting with MLB officials about Biogenesis

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

On Friday, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez met with Major League Baseball officials in connection to the Biogenesis scandal. The meeting happened before Rodriguez's latest rehabilitation game in the minor leagues was rained out. Rodriguez did not speak to reporters following the meeting, but sources confirmed the meeting to ...

Minnesota Twins give Mariano Rivera rocking chair made of broken bats

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Give the Minnesota Twins credit for being creative. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is on his farewell tour around Major League Baseball and the Twins just gave him the best gift so far. Before the teams matched up on Tuesday night, the Twins presented Rivera with a rocking chair made ...

Red Sox fan awarded $4.3 million by Connecticut jury

Friday, June 28th, 2013

It's been a bad week for Boston sports fans. So bad that the best thing that has happened to one of them required getting stabbed in the neck. A jury in Connecticut awarded a Red Sox fan, Monte Friere, $4.3 million on Thursday after finding a restaurant negligent for continuing to ...