Major League Baseball

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 12:  A detail view of the scoreboard as seen after starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma #18 of the Seattle Mariners threw a no-hitter to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 at Safeco Field on August 12, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Japanese Baseball Fans React To Iwakuma’s No-Hitter

Seattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma’s feat of becoming the second Japanese-born pitcher after Hideo Nomo to throw a no-hitter in the U.S. major leagues was splashed on the home pages of sports newspapers and other media websites in his home country, greeting people as they were waking up Thursday.

08/13/2015

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Visitor’s Guide To MLB All-Star Weekend

A practical visitor guide for MLB All-Star Weekend, along with recommendations for lodging, dining and sightseeing in Cincinnati.

07/08/2015

Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Your Baseball-Centric Travel Guide To Cooperstown

Travel guide to Cooperstown, New York, home of the world famous National Baseball Hall of Fame.

06/17/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Jason Aldean’s Baseball Dreams Hit U.S. Stadiums

For country music superstar Jason Aldean, it all comes down to the strategy of baseball and the pageantry of college football.

12/09/2014

Robinson Cano and Fernando Rodney (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

English Lessons Paying Off For MLB Teams

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.

1090 The Fan–07/14/2014

Oakland Athletics masher Brandon Moss is deserving of an All-Star nod. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Churchill: My MLB All-Star Teams

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.

1090 The Fan–07/05/2014

Jeff Samardzija will head to Oakland to pitch for the best team in baseball. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s-Cubs Strike Mega Deal

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.

1090 The Fan–07/04/2014

Could Seattle Mariners CEO & minority owner Howard Lincoln be near the end of his tenure? (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Geoff Baker On MLB’s Wild Card, M’s Ownership

Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Tuesday, discussing the impact of MLB’s second Wild Card.

1090 The Fan–06/17/2014

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is among the top Cy Young contenders in 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider: 2014 Cy Young Candidates

Prospect Insider’s Adam H. Wong presents the top Cy Young candidates in each league.

1090 The Fan–03/13/2014

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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

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.

03/07/2014

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