Kansas City Monarchs pitcher Leroy Satchel Paige warms up at New York's Yankee Stadium before a Negro League game

MLB Reclassifies Negro Leagues With Major League Status

The Negro Leagues existed between 1928 and 1948 with those Black players not allowed to play in the MLB.

 | Scripps News Staff

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber

Cleveland's MLB Team Changes Name

It's unknown when Cleveland's name change could take effect or if the team has decided on a new name.

 | Scripps News Staff

The Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees play in Game 2 of a baseball AL Division Series

MLB Sues Insurance Providers Over COVID Losses

Major League Baseball is in a legal fight with some of its insurance carriers over payments to cover sharp revenue declines.

 | Johannah Grenaway

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon lays out to catch a fly ball.

MLB Announces Gold Glove Award Winners

Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado and Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon topped the list with their eighth awards for superior fielding.

 | Gage Jackson

Los Angeles Dodgers pose for a group photo after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6

World Series Celebration Raises Questions After Positive COVID Test

The Dodgers took down the Tampa Bay Rays 3-to-1 in Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday, capping off a shortened season due to the coronavirus.

 | Simon Kaufman

New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver poses for a photo in March 1968.

Baseball Hall Of Famer Tom Seaver Dies At 75

In March 2019, Seaver's family announced he was diagnosed with dementia and would retire from public life.

 | Nathan Byrne

Philadelphia Phillies helmet and bat

2 Philadelphia Phillies Staffers Test Positive For The Coronavirus

The team recently played the Miami Marlins, whose season has been suspended due to an outbreak of COVID-19.

 | Ahmed Jawadi

Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes Joins Kansas City Royals Ownership Group

The Super Bowl MVP said he's honored to become a part owner of the Royals and he's excited to deepen his roots in the community.

 | Johannah Grenaway

A foul ball sits in the empty stands of a Marlins and Phillies baseball game in Philadelphia.

Two MLB Games Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Multiple players and coaches on the Miami Marlins tested positive for the virus following a weekend series against the Phillies in Philadelphia.

 | Gage Jackson

Toronto Blue Jays players

Toronto Blue Jays Still Don't Have A Site For 2020 Season Home Games

The team is scheduled to play two "home games" at Nationals Park in July.

 | Johannah Grenaway

Members of the Tampa Bay Rays await the start of a team baseball scrimmage in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Major League Baseball Exhibition Games Provide Look At Season Ahead

Some MLB players are wearing masks on the field while bench players watch from the stands.

 | Meg Hilling

Silhouette of baseball player

Multiple MLB Players Choose Not To Play 2020 Season

As part of a reopening deal, MLB players can choose to sit out the 2020 season for health or other personal reasons.

 | Gage Jackson

Official MLB baseball shown on a field.

ESPN: MLB Players Association Proposes 89-Game Season

According to sources close with ESPN, the proposal features a full prorated salary for players and would open the regular season in early July.

 | Gage Jackson

Police vehicle in front of Citizens Bank Park

Fans Sue MLB Over Shuttered Ballparks, Lack Of Refunds

A lawsuit requests class-action status for "baseball fans ... stuck with expensive and unusable tickets for unplayable games."

 | Peter Hecht

Closed sign in a Pittsburgh Pirates spring training gift shop

Each MLB Team To Commit $1M To Ballpark Employees

The MLB joins other sports teams, athletes committing millions of dollars to take care of workers effected by the virus.

 | Gage Jackson

A crowd in a baseball stadium

MLB Opening Day Pushed Back At Least 8 Weeks

The league said it decided to further postpone the 2020 season after the CDC advised against gatherings of 50 or more people for at least eight weeks.

 | Briana Koeneman

MLB World Series trophy

L.A. City Council Asks MLB To Award 2017, 2018 World Series To Dodgers

The L.A. City Council voted to ask MLB to award two World Series titles to the Dodgers following investigations into cheating during those seasons.

 | Gage Jackson

Houston Astros celebrate 2017 World Series win over Los Angeles Dodgers.

Scandal Rocks Baseball As 2017, 2018 World Series Managers Forced Out

Stealing signs to give batters an advantage is a part of baseball lore. But Houston Astros' use of video spying is shaking integrity of the game.

 | Peter Hecht

Houston Astros manager and general manager

Houston Astros Fire GM And Manager For Sign-Stealing

Both managers were fired for their involvement in a cheating scandal during the Astros' 2017 championship season.

 | Gage Jackson

MLB World Series trophy

2019 World Series: Washington Nationals Vs. Houston Astros

Game 1 of the World Series will kick off at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, with the Washington Nationals traveling to Houston to take on the Astros.

 | Gage Jackson

The Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox observe a moment of silence before the game for former player David Ortiz on June 17

Police Arrest Suspects Thought To Be Behind David Ortiz Shooting

Authorities allege the man behind the shooting was targeting his cousin, not the former baseball player.

 | LeeAnne Lowry

Fans hold up signs showing support for former Red Sox player David Ortiz

Alleged Gunman In David Ortiz Shooting Arrested

​Dominican Republic police said the alleged gunman confessed to the shooting after being taken into custody on Wednesday.

 | Ahmed Jawadi

Chance Seales and Charlie Slowes in Nats seats

Dream Jobs: Sports Announcer

Charlie Slowes delivers play-by-play announcing for The Nationals.

 | Chance Seales

Mike Trout

Mike Trout Is About To Sign The Richest Contract In Baseball History

The Angels outfielder is arguably the best player in baseball, and well on his way to being an all-time great.

 | Joshua Kranzberg

Frank Robinson stands with a statue commemorating his career prior to a Cleveland Indians-Kansas City Royals game.

Baseball Legend Frank Robinson Has Died At 83

In addition to being MLB's first African-American manager, Robinson was the first player to win MVP honors in both leagues.

 | Nathan Byrne

Jackie Robinson statue

Remembering Jackie: A Conversation With Sharon Robinson

On the 100th birthday of one of the most iconic figures in sports, Newsy spoke with Jackie Robinson's daughter about the impact his legacy still has.

 | Scripps News Staff

The Boston Red Sox celebrate their 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Red Sox Beat The Dodgers To Win 9th World Series Title

Boston secured its fourth World Series win in 15 years Sunday night, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5.

 | Briana Koeneman

Giants first baseman Brandon Belt swings and hits a baseball.

One Of The Weirdest Records In Baseball Has A New Owner

It isn't the most exciting record in the world, but Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants put his name in the history books all the same.

 | Carter Woodiel

Carlos Gomez shouts at an umpire in a red Rangers uniform

Why MLB Players Are As Angry At Owners As They've Been In Years

Baseball just got done with one of the weirdest offseasons in its history.

 | Carter Woodiel

A minor league catcher crouching behind the plate

MLB Could Reportedly Get A Special Exemption In Congress Spending Bill

Major League Baseball is trying to avoid paying minor league players minimum wage.

 | Carter Woodiel