Latest MLB World Series News

Biden hosts baseball champion Dodgers at White House

Jul. 02, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden praised sports' ability to heal and bring a nation together in a time of crisis as he hosted the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers at the White House on Friday. The Dodgers, who captured the title by defeating the Tampa Bay...

World Series champion Dodgers to visit White House

Jul. 01, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers will visit the White House on Friday to celebrate their first World Series championship in 32 years. President Joe Biden will welcome the team for a ceremony in the East Room. Los Angeles defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in six games...

Mudcat Grant, 1st Black 20-game winner in AL, dies at 85

Jun. 12, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jim “Mudcat” Grant, the first Black 20-game winner in the American League and a key part of Minnesota's first World Series team in 1965, has died. He was 85. The Twins announced Grant's death Saturday. No cause was given. Grant's personal...

Bucks chase sweep of Heat on 4-game NBA playoff Saturday

May. 28, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It’s been done four times in the Stanley Cup playoffs, most recently by the eventual Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings in 2014. Done once in baseball, the Boston Red Sox pulling it off against the New York Yankees on their way to winning the 2004 World Series. There’s...

Kershaw's strong start gives Dodgers 9-2 win over Astros

May. 26, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The last time Clayton Kershaw pitched in Houston, the Los Angeles Dodgers ace was heckled and booed by Astros fans as he trudged off the field in the fifth inning during Game 5 of the 2017 World Series. Things were much different Tuesday night in his...

Pujols moves to Dodgers, disputes Angels' everyday claims

May. 17, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols is grateful to be chasing another World Series ring now with the Los Angeles Dodgers, yet he's also disputing the Los Angeles Angels' version of the circumstances that led to his big move up the freeway. The 41-year-old slugger formally...

Dodgers' Seager likely out for a few weeks with broken hand

May. 16, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — World Series MVP Corey Seager will miss at least a few weeks for the Los Angeles Dodgers after breaking a bone in his right hand. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said the star shortstop does not need surgery on his broken fifth metacarpal — the bone...

Del Crandall, star Braves catcher and ex-manager, dies at 91

May. 06, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Del Crandall, a star catcher who played on two Milwaukee Braves teams that reached the World Series in the 1950s before managing the Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners, has died. He was 91. He had Parkinson’s disease and died Wednesday...