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Tag: Major League Baseball

Frank Robinson, MLB’s first black manager, dies at 83

Frank Robinson will be remembered as a pioneer by the baseball world after paving the way for every minority manager who has followed.

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

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.

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.

Nationals make Harper available in trade talks

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

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.