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Cleveland Indians Announce They'll Retire Chief Wahoo Logo

The logo, a cartoon depiction of a Native American, has been protested for years.

 | Jamal Andress

A fan takes a photo of Hall of Fame plaques.

Why This Year's Baseball Hall Of Fame Class Is So Big

The size of the class makes it look like standards are dropping, but the opposite is true.

 | Carter Woodiel

Sonny Gray of the Yankees throws a pitch

A Pitch Clock Is Probably Coming To MLB Whether Players Like It Or Not

The new rule would force plenty of MLB pitchers to pick up the pace.

 | Carter Woodiel

Shohei Ohtani, Japan's Babe Ruth, batting

How 'Japan's Babe Ruth' May Revolutionize American Baseball

Japan's Shohei Ohtani is looking to play in the MLB next season, and his two-way skill is drawing comparisons to "The Bambino."

 | Ryder Chasin

New York Yankees player Aaron Judge and Houston Astros player José Altuve

Major League Baseball's MVP Race This Year Is Of Epic Proportions

The 2017 MVP could be MLB's tallest ever or its shortest ever.

 | Ryder Chasin

Roy Halladay

All-Star Pitcher Roy Halladay Dead In Plane Crash

Halladay was killed after a single-engine plane crashed into the Gulf of Florida. He was 40.

 | Matt Picht

Houston Astros player George Springer

Houston Astros Win Their First World Series In Franchise History

The Astros were the second-oldest MLB team without a World Series title. Not anymore.

 | Carter Woodiel

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with an umpire.

Are MLB Teams Too Quick To Change Managers?

Sometimes years of managing can be judged by one or two decisions in the playoffs. Is that really fair?

 | Carter Woodiel

Two Arizona Diamondbacks players meet at the mound

Why Are MLB Playoff Games Taking So Long?

Postseason games can make an already-leisurely sport even longer, thanks to a lot of little things.

 | Carter Woodiel

Dexter Fowler swinging his bat

No One Is Sure Why MLB Players Keep Hitting So Many Homers

it was the "year of the dinger" for MLB fans. But the home run spike is tougher to explain than you'd think.

 | Carter Woodiel

Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier reacts to hitting a ball that injured a young fan.

Not All MLB Stadiums Are Equally Safe; An Incident Wednesday Proved It

During a game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, a line drive from a Yankees player hit a child in the stands.

 | Ryan Biek

Cleveland Indians players celebrating their 20th win in a row.

How Improbable The Cleveland Indians' Long Winning Streak Really Was

The Cleveland Indian's 2-0 win Tuesday night was their 20th victory in a row.

 | Ryan Biek

Hanley Ramirez of the Boston Red Sox.

Red Sox Reportedly Stole Yankees' Signs With Help Of An Apple Watch

MLB's commissioner says the Boston Red Sox are still under investigation. But using electronics to steal signs is against league rules.

 | Ryan Biek

Houston Astros infielders Carlos Correa and José Altuve celebrate after a game

Texas Rangers Take Heat For Not Hosting Houston Amid Harvey Flooding

It seemed likely the Astros would play in nearby Arlington, but they couldn't work out a deal with the Rangers.

 | Grant Suneson

MLB umpire Angel Hernandez signals.

Cuban-Born Umpire Sues MLB For Racial Discrimination

An MLB umpire says he was racially discriminated against and specifically targeted by MLB executive Joe Torre.

 | Grant Suneson

New York Mets mascot Mr. Met appears with fans.

Mr. Met's Middle Finger Makes A Mess For The Mets

A Mets employee was pulled from mascot duty after he was filmed flipping off a fan while in costume as Mr. Met.

 | Grant Suneson

Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson Is Going To Be A Baseball Hall Of Famer (Sort Of)

The Baseball Hall of Fame is getting an exhibit honoring one of the most famous "Simpsons" episodes.

 | Carter Woodiel

The "Founding Documents and Original Constitution of Major League Baseball"

These Papers Created Professional Baseball As You Know It

The National League's founding documents are up for auction, and they may go for millions.

 | Ryan Biek

A baseball game in Japan

Tied Baseball Games Are More Common Than You Might Think

Ties are extinct in the U.S. — but that's just one baseball-playing country.

 | Carter Woodiel

Gift Ngoepe of the Pittsburgh Pirates records his first major league single.

This South African Just Made Major League Baseball History

Gift Ngoepe is the first African-born athlete to play in an MLB game, ever.

 | Lindsay Gloor

The A's celebrate after a win

Oakland's Last Major Sports Team Says It's Sticking Around

As Oakland bleeds pro sports teams, the Athletics say they want a new ballpark — in town.

 | Carter Woodiel

Kris Bryant signing autographs

Major League Baseball Players Get Social With 'Infield Chatter' App

The MLB Players Association's new app aims to connect players and fans.

 | Getty Images

Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs at bat against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Major League Baseball Has A Shorter Season Than You Think

Professional baseball actually has the second-shortest season of all major American sports.

 | Ryan Biek

Chicago White Sox organist Lori Moreland.

How MLB Organists Bounced Back After Piping Down

White Sox organist Lori Moreland is helping fans embrace tradition, years after many thought the ballpark organ was on its last notes.

 | Christian Bryant

A baseball fan holds several hot dogs.

What Nathan's Famous Gets Out Of Being The New Official MLB Hot Dog

But this doesn't mean you can eat its hot dogs at every ballpark.

 | Ryan Biek

Israel pitcher Josh Zeid celebrates on the mound after his team's win over the Netherlands.

Team Israel Is Shocking Everyone At The World Baseball Classic

An eligibility loophole helped the country assemble a team that's poised to make an unexpectedly deep run.

 | Carter Woodiel

Manny Machado of the Orioles wipes his face during a gap between pitches.

How MLB Is Trying To Make Baseball Less Boring

Commissioner Rob Manfred is trying to speed up the game with some rule changes, but players have pushed back.

 | Carter Woodiel

Yordano Ventura

Kansas City Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Dies In Crash

Kansas City star pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car accident Sunday in his home country of the Dominican Republic.

 | James Packard

Jeff Bagwell and Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez.

2017 Hall Of Fame Vote Shows Baseball Could Be Softening On Steroids

Two 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees were accused of using steroids. Writers may be more accepting of those players.

 | Grant Suneson

The 2016 American League All-Stars celebrate.

MLB Finally Gives World Series Home-Field Advantage To The Best Team

Thanks to a new collective bargaining agreement, the All-Star Game will no longer decide who gets home-field advantage in the World Series.

 | Grant Suneson