Gwynn's Death Helped Change MLB's Tobacco CultureTony Gwynn's death from oral cancer was a turning point in baseball's culture that long tolerated smokeless tobacco. "What happened to Tony Gwynn, you don't want that to happen again," Cal Ripken Jr. said Monday.
Beltran Finalizes 1-Year Deal With AstrosCarlos Beltran and the Astros have finalized a one-year contract worth $16 million. He hit a combined .295 with 29 home runs and 93 RBIs last season for the Yankees and the Rangers.
Under Armour To Become MLB Jersey Supplier In 2020Under Armour will take over as the supplier of MLB uniforms in 2020. Majestic has manufactured MLB batting practice jerseys since 1982 and has been the exclusive supplier of game uniforms since 2005.
Jeter Calls Golf "The Most Frustrating Thing I've Done"Derek Jeter needed something to fill his competitive void when he retired from baseball. The former Yankees shortstop chose golf and, just like everyone else, it's been a challenge for him to master.
MLB All-Star Game No Longer Determines World Series StartThe league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record.
MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealBaseball players and owners reached a tentative agreement on a five-year labor contract Wednesday night, a deal that will extend the sport's industrial peace to 26 years since the ruinous fights in the first two decades of free agency.
Rangers Get LHP Rollins On Waiver ClaimThe Rangers have received left-hander David Rollins on a waiver claim. Rollins was received from the Cubs on Tuesday, four days after the World Series champs had gotten the pitcher on a waiver claim from Seattle.
Rangers Promote 3 People To Assistant GM RolesThe Rangers have promoted three people from their operations department to assistant general manager after Thad Levine's departure to become Minnesota's general manager.
Trout & Bryant Win Baseball's MVP AwardsMike Trout of the Angels won the AL MVP award for the second time in three years, and Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was voted to be the NL MVP in balloting results announced on Thursday.
Dodgers Broadcaster Vin Scully To Receive Medal Of FreedomHall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday at the White House.
"Go Cubs Go" On Billboard Charts After ChampionshipChicago's momentous World Series championship has put a 1984 song on the Billboard charts. "Go Cubs Go" by Steve Goodman has been filling the streets around Wrigley Field for days.
Arlington Voters Approve New Rangers BallparkThe Rangers and their fans are getting a new ballpark, after 60 percent of voters in Arlington approved the new stadium. The new retractable roof, climate controlled baseball stadium will replace Globe Life Park.