Latest MLB World Series News

MLB and the players' association have extended Trevor Bauer's administrative leave through the end of the World Series.

Sep. 10, 2021 14:40 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — MLB and the players' association have extended Trevor Bauer's administrative leave through the end of the World Series.

Freehan, catcher on 1968 champion Detroit Tigers, dies at 79

Aug. 19, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Bill Freehan, an 11-time All-Star catcher with the Detroit Tigers and key player on the 1968 World Series championship team, died Thursday at age 79. The Tigers honored Freehan with a moment of silence and photos and video on the Comerica Park scoreboard...

Cole Hamels on 60-day IL without ever pitching for Dodgers

Aug. 17, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Cole Hamels on the 60-day injured list Monday, effectively ending his season before he ever pitched for the defending World Series champions. The 37-year-old left-hander signed a $3.05 million, one-year deal with the...

McCullers silences LA bats; Dodger Stadium fans jeer Astros

Aug. 04, 2021 03:30 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros couldn't quiet the hecklers at Dodger Stadium, but they silenced the Los Angeles hitters. McCullers threw 6 2/3 impressive innings in a 3-0 victory Tuesday night before the largest crowd in the majors this...

LA fans don't waste time jeering Astros at Dodger Stadium

Aug. 03, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers fans waited a long time to let José Altuve and the Houston Astros know just how they felt about possibly being cheated out of a 2017 World Series championship. And they didn't waste any time letting the Astros hear it Tuesday...

Scherzer eager to team up with Kershaw in Dodgers rotation

Aug. 03, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw were part of the same draft class. Now they get to be on the same team. In his first comments since being acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Washington Nationals in a blockbuster trade last Friday, Scherzer...

Championship shells: Cubs, Nats complete teardown trades

Jul. 30, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo wore his 2019 World Series ring Friday as a reminder of the annual goal for his franchise. There won't be another one this season, with only a handful of players still left from that championship won...

Monster trade: Dodgers get Scherzer, Turner from Nationals

Jul. 30, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A dizzying trade deadline saw the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers pull off the biggest whopper of them all. The Dodgers acquired three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and All-Star shortstop Trea Turner, finalizing the deal for the...

Indians' Francona steps down for rest of season, surgeries

Jul. 29, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona pushed his battered body to its absolute limit, doing even more damage. He needs to give himself a break — and time to heal. Cleveland's popular manager is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address...

Dodgers get Royals left-hander Danny Duffy for playoff push

Jul. 29, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers got Kansas City left-hander Danny Duffy in a trade Thursday as the World Series champions boosted their rotation for a playoff push. The Royals sent their longtime staff member and cash to the Dodgers for a player to be named....