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American League defeats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game slugfest

The American League has won six consecutive All-Star Games with a new All-Star record of 10 homers.

South Korea’s Choo makes MLB All-Star debut at age 36

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers will play in his first career All-Star Game.

Sale, Scherzer to start All-Star Game for second straight year

Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox and Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals will be the starting pitchers in the All-Star Game.

Houston’s Altuve tops voting for MLB All-Star Game

José Altuve of the Houston Astros received 4.84 million votes.

Pace-of-play fines perturb Yankees outfielder Gardner

Brett Gardner of the New York Yankees said he was fined for taking too long to get into the batter’s box.

Tigers fire pitching coach Bosio over ‘insensitive comments’

According to Brad Galli, Chris Bosio reportedly “used racist language toward a team employee”.

Flared emotions and bean balls as Giants top Marlins

An ill-tempered match between the San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins saw the Giants prevail 6-3.

Tigers top Yanks, salvage doubleheader split

Leonys Martín's two runs led the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 win over the New York Yankees.

Major League Baseball says Rizzo’s slide was interference

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo's slide that took out Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elías Díaz has been deemed to have been interference.

White Sox catcher Castillo gets 80-game performance-enhancing drug suspension

Welington Castillo tested positive for erythropoietin.

Votto apologises for Canada remarks, addresses Reds criticism

During a podcast, Joey Votto had been extremely critical of Canadian baseball and his Cincinnati Reds team.

Stanton, Severino help Yankees cruise past A’s

Giancarlo Stanton and Luis Severino led the New York Yankees to victory over the Oakland Athletics.

White Sox pitcher won’t return in 2018 after brain hemorrhage

The family said they appreciate the cards, messages and well wishes they have received since Farquhar collapsed in the team dugout during a game April 20.

A’s, Mariners to open 2019 MLB season in Japan

The series will mark the eighth season-opener to be played internationally.

Boston to take former baseball team owner’s name off street

Yawkey Way, named after former Boston Red Sox owner Thomas Yawkey, will be renamed Jersey Street because of Yawkey's racist actions.

Dodgers to host 2020 All-Star Game

In 2020, Dodger Stadium will host the MLB All-Star Game for the first time since 1980.

Shohei Ohtani homers again as Angels win in 13 innings

Shohei Ohtani's home run led the Los Angeles Angels to victory over the Cleveland Indians.

Ohtani soars for Angels in Major League pitching debut

Shohei Ohtani's excellent pitching led the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 win over the Oakland Athletics.

Yankees’ new “Murderers’ Row” hammer Blue Jays in opener

Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, and Gary Sánchez, who together are nicknamed "Murderers' Row", led the New York Yankees to a 6-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Ohtani to concentrate mostly on pitching, says LA Angels

Although Shohei Ohtani is equally comfortable pitching or batting, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia has stated that Ohtani will mostly be pitching.

Cleveland Indians to drop ‘Chief Wahoo’ logo criticized as racist

After much criticism, the Cleveland Indians will remove its Chief Wahoo logo starting in the 2019 season.

Jones, Guerrero among new Hall of Fame inductees

Six players have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Baseball Hall of Fame voters reconsider Bonds, Clemens

Despite past associations with steroids, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens may still be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

World Series champion Astros to visit White House

However, there is speculation that some team members will choose not to go.

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