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Gunman says he shot Ortiz by mistake

The man charged with shooting Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz admits that he shot him but said he was hired to kill someone else.

Alleged shooter arrested in US$8,000 plot to kill baseball’s David Ortiz

The plot to kill Ortiz is more complex than initially thought.

Child struck by foul ball in Houston during baseball game, taken...

A child was struck by a foul ball during a baseball game in Houston, Texas and taken to a hospital for her injuries.

Baseball legend Dusty Baker reinvents himself with solar venture

Baker founded Baker Energy Team four years ago, between managerial stints with the Reds and Nationals.

Nats star Harper reportedly snubbed US$300 million offer

Washington Nationals player Bryce Harper rejected a 10-year, $300 million contract offer by the Nationals in late September

Cora says Red Sox haven’t decided on White House visit

Manager Alex Cora has not decided on whether the Boston Red Sox will visit the White house after winning the World Series.

Former MLB pitcher Fischer dies at 88

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and pitching coach Bill Fischer died at the age of 88.

Red Sox beat Dodgers to win World Series

The Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to win their fourth World Series title since 2004.

Red Sox beat Dodgers to take stranglehold on World Series

The Boston Red Sox overcame a late four-run deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-6 in Game 4 of the World Series.

Red Sox beat Dodgers to take control of World Series

After beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second game of the World Series, the Boston Red Sox are now two wins away from securing their fourth World Series title in 15 seasons.

Dodgers power past Brewers to return to World Series

By beating the Milwaukee Brewers, the Los Angeles Dodgers have now advanced to the World Series in consecutive years for the first time since 1978.

Brewers’ 12th consecutive win nets fans free burgers

The Milwaukee Brewers' 12th consecutive victory, over the Los Angeles Dodgers, allowed a promotion by restaurant chain George Webb to be used.

Red Sox-Yankees a dream start for MLB playoffs

The MLB playoffs will begin with a matchup featuring bitter rivals the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.

Yankees set all-time home run record in win over Red Sox

Gleyber Torres hit the New York Yankees' 265th home run of the season against the Boston Red Sox, breaking the record previously held by the 1997 Seattle Mariners.

Cubs ace Russell on leave after domestic violence allegations

Chicago Cubs player Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave on Friday due to domestic violence allegations by ex-wife Melisa Reidy-Russell.

Mariners, Athletics to open 2019 MLB season in Tokyo

The Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will launch the 2019 Major League Baseball season with a two-game series in Tokyo.

Dodgers’ Jansen might need off-season heart procedure

Kenley Jansen of the Los Angeles Dodgers was briefly hospitalised last week due to an irregular heartbeat.

Pirates top Giants on Barry Bonds night

The Pittsburgh Pirates put a damper on a night which the San Francisco Giants honoured club legend Barry Bonds by beating them 4-0.

Colón becomes most successful Latin America-born pitcher

By helping the Texas Rangers to victory over the Seattle Mariners, Bartolo Colón registered his 246th career victory, breaking Dennis Martínez's record.

Yankees’ Happ sent home with hand, foot and mouth disease

J. A. Happ of the New York Yankees has been diagnosed with the disease shortly after signing from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Nats set franchise runs record in 25-4 rout of Mets

The Washington Nationals turned in a record-breaking performance to destroy the New York Mets.

Cleveland Indians trounce Minneapolis Twins

The Indians extended their lead to 3-1 in the fifth when Ramirez drove in Allen with a two-out single to right.

Nationals make Harper available in trade talks

The Washington Nationals have made Bryce Harper available in trade talks.

Poncedeleon caps comeback from brain surgery in grand fashion

Daniel Poncedeleon hurled seven-no hit innings in his Major League Baseball debut on Monday, 15 months after undergoing emergency brain surgery.