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MLB umpire apologizes after ejecting D-backs star Bumgarner

May. 06, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Major League Baseball veteran umpire Dan Bellino has issued an apology after ejecting Arizona Diamondbacks star pitcher Madison Bumgarner from a game in Miami this week. The Diamondbacks said Friday they received a copy of Bellino’s apology from MLB. ...

Former Cubs ace Jake Arrieta says he's retiring

Apr. 18, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta, a key pitcher on the Chicago Cubs' 2016 World Series championship team, has decided to retire. Arrieta made the announcement during a Barstool Sports podcast. “I haven’t signed the papers, man, but I’m done. It’s time for me to...

Tommy Davis, 2-time NL batting champion with Dodgers, dies

Apr. 04, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Davis, a two-time National League batting champion who won three World Series titles with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has died. He was 83. He died Sunday night in Phoenix, the Dodgers announced Monday without providing a cause. They were informed of his death...

Braves' World Series title is big target for NL East rivals

Mar. 30, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The World Series championship signs are everywhere at the Atlanta Braves' spring training home. A championship flag flies in CoolToday Park's left field in Venice, Florida. There are other reminders on the video board, atop the Braves' dugout, outside the stadium...

Brewers hope improved lineup leads to longer postseason run

Mar. 30, 2022 08:17 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burnes heading the rotation and three-time All-Star Josh Hader leading the bullpen, the Milwaukee Brewers believe they have a championship-caliber pitching staff. Whether they contend for the World Series title that has eluded this...

Dodgers manager Roberts gets 3-year extension through 2025

Mar. 25, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dave Roberts figured his contract extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers would happen sooner or later. A few other things just got in the way. No matter. “What it means to put this uniform on every day, and really respecting the Dodger...

Free agent frenzy sends familiar faces to new places in MLB

Mar. 24, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

Many familiar faces with impressive resumes are in new places following one of major league baseball’s wildest free-agent frenzies. Max Scherzer and Corey Seager got megadeals before the lockout. Freddie Freeman had to wait until spring training to get his lucrative contract....

Is winning the offseason worth it? Depends on the year

Mar. 24, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — George Steinbrenner and the New York Yankees once made a habit of winning the offseason. Not coincidentally, they won a lot of titles, too. It hasn’t happened since 2009, when splashy signings CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira helped New York “buy” its 27th...

New closer Jansen gives Braves one of MLB's deepest bullpens

Mar. 23, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Kenley Jansen remembers watching in awe from the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen as the Atlanta Braves' relievers, led by Will Smith and Tyler Matzek, excelled in last season's NL Championship Series. The bullpen led the Braves past the Dodgers and on to their...

Yanks' Judge, 5 Braves among players headed to arbitration

Mar. 22, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge and five players from the World Series champion Atlanta Braves are among 31 players headed toward salary arbitration hearings that will occur during the regular season after they failed to reach contracts and exchanged figures with...