Latest MLB World Series News

Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers, right, and Xander Bogaerts celebrate after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

Eovaldi shuts down Marlins in 5-3 victory

Sep. 17, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched five shutout innings and struck out seven, and the Miami Marlins stumbled in their playoff run with a 5-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. Rafael Devers had a three-run homer, Kevin Plawecki hit a two-run single and Alex Verdugo had three hits for the Red Sox....

World Series at Arlington, first time at one site since 1944

Sep. 15, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Series will be played entirely at the Texas Rangers’ new ballpark in Arlington, Texas, and Major League Baseball hopes fans can attend. The Division Series, League Championship Series and World Series all will be part of a bubble designed to minimize exposure to the...

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, sits with general manager Brian Cashman, center, and senior vice president of baseball operations Mark Newman while watching spring training baseball workouts Friday, Feb. 15, 2008 in Tampa, Fla. Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at his home in Tampa, Fla. He was 71. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Mark Newman, oversaw Yankees' prospects, dead at 71

Sep. 12, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday at his home in Tampa, Florida. He was 71. The Yankees said it was not clear whether he died Friday or Saturday. The team was not...

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Giants part ways again with third baseman Pablo Sandoval

Sep. 10, 2020 8:54 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants released Pablo Sandoval on Thursday, parting ways for a second time with the former fan favorite and 2012 World Series MVP. Sandoval ends a second stint with the club after he rejoined the Giants following parts of three seasons away with the Boston Red Sox...

Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick celebrates after scoring on a single by Adam Eaton during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Nationals put Kendrick on 10-day IL with strained hamstring

Sep. 9, 2020 12:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick was put on the 10-day injured list by the Washington Nationals on Wednesday with a strained left hamstring. The 37-year-old first baseman and designated hitter has missed the past three games for the 2019 World Series champions, who are in last place in the NL East....

FILE - In this April 9, 1965, file photo, Lou Brock, of the St. Louis Cardinals, poses in Missouri. Hall of Famer Brock, one of baseball’s signature leadoff hitters and base stealers who helped the Cardinals win three pennants and two World Series titles in the 1960s, has died. He was 81. (AP Photo, File)

Hall of Fame outfielder, speedster Brock dies at age 81

Sep. 6, 2020 11:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Famer Lou Brock, one of baseball’s signature leadoff hitters and base stealers who helped the St. Louis Cardinals win three pennants and two World Series in the 1960s, has died. He was 81. Dick Zitzmann, Brock's longtime agent and friend, confirmed Brock's death Sunday, but...

FILE - In this March 1968 file photo, New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver poses for a photo, location not known. Seaver, the galvanizing leader of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship team and a pitcher who personified the rise of expansion teams during an era of radical change for baseball, has died. He was 75. The Hall of Fame said Wednesday night, Sept. 2, 2020, that Seaver died on Aug. 31 from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. (AP Photo, File)

Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75

Sep. 3, 2020 1:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Seaver transformed a franchise and captivated a city, setting enduring standards as he whipped his powerful right arm overhead for the Miracle Mets and dirtied his right knee atop major league mounds for two decades. A consummate pro and pitching icon, he finished fulfilled after a...

Baltimore Orioles' Rio Ruiz (14) is greeted near the dugout by Bryan Holaday (36) after hitting a solo home run off Washington Nationals starting pitcher Patrick Corbin during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Surging Orioles drop Nationals into cellar with 7-3 victory

Aug. 15, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The unpredictable nature of this wacky baseball season can best be summed up by the current status of a team that's coming off two straight 100-loss seasons and a club that last fall won its first World Series. Hard to imagine, but the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles are contenders and the...

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks delivers in the first inning in a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cubs beat Indians 7-2 to match their best start since 1970

Aug. 12, 2020 10:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bell bottoms were in style and Nixon was in the White House the last time the Chicago Cubs started a season this hot. Their rookie manager isn't taking any credit for the fast start. “I mean, I’ve got a good team,” David Ross said. “That’s what it is....

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

Aug. 5, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer is the type who is going to try to play if he possibly can, even on a tweaked right hamstring that prevents him from driving his lower body into his pitches. So the three-time Cy Young Award winner gave it a shot Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals against the New...