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Hundreds of young Latin American players around the country are also speaking with ease, thanks to greater resources devoted to teaching English skills and other day-to-day tasks in American life as part of the transition to baseball in the U.S.
The 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is at Target Field in Minnesota a week from Tuesday. Jason A. Churchill provides his ballot for both leagues.
The Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs struck a deal Friday, sending two starting pitchers to Oakland and three players to Chicago, including a top prospect.
Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Tuesday, discussing the impact of MLB’s second Wild Card.
Prospect Insider’s Adam H. Wong presents the top Cy Young candidates in each league.
The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.
Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91.
Most pundits are now projecting Tanaka signs with either Seattle or Arizona, but if any of the rumors, vis-a-vis the Mariners’ heavy courting of the split-finger master and the idea that perhaps Tanaka already knows where he wants to play, things could end well for the Emerald City.
Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders did it well. Michael Jordan not so much. Russell Wilson tried it before. They are all tremendous athletes who have been good enough to take a stab at professional baseball. […]
Home plate collisions may be leaving Major League Baseball, but the arguments surrounding the controversial tactic are definitely not going anywhere.