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Stephen Strasburg, Nats agree to 7-year, $175 million extension "Details"

Stephen Strasburg, Nats agree to 7-year, $175 million extension ‘Details’

Stephen Strasburg has signed a seven-year, $175 million contract extension with the Washington Nationals, people familiar with the situation said on Monday evening. An official announcement is expected Tuesday. Stephen Strasburg will receive a rolling opt-out clause after the third...
Bartolo Colon: Mets pitcher Hits First Career Home Run Against Padres

Bartolo Colon: Mets pitcher Hits First Career Home Run ‘Against Padres’

Bartolo Colon hit his first career home run on Saturday night, a shot that came less than three weeks before his 43rd birthday. Bartolo Colon crushed a two-run shot off San Diego Padres right-hander James Shields, launching a 1-1 fastball...
Aroldis Chapman suspension reduced one game - Details

Aroldis Chapman suspension reduced one game – Details

Aroldis Chapman's suspension has been reduced by one game to 29, making the New York Yankees closer eligible to pitch Monday. Aroldis Chapman, eligible to return Monday from his MLB-imposed 30-game suspension stemming from an alleged domestic-violence incident last October,...
MLB Turinabol suspensions: More steroid busts coming from MLB

MLB Turinabol suspensions: More steroid busts coming from Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball reportedly will be rocked by a new wave of drug suspensions for an old-school steroid that has become detectable by improved tests. Turinabol, which was commonly used in East Germany in the 1970s, led to suspensions for...
Carrasco injury: Indians pitcher exits Sunday's game with apparent left leg injury

Carrasco injury: Indians pitcher exits Sunday’s game with apparent left leg injury – Details

Carlos Carrasco exited Sunday afternoon's game against the Tigers during the bottom of the third inning with what looked like an injury to his left knee, following an awkward attempt to cover first base. Following Cleveland's 6-3 win over the...
White Sox pull off historic triple play in 5-0 win over Rangers

White Sox pull off historic triple play in 5-0 win over Rangers – Watch

The Chicago White Sox completed with first 9-3-2-6-2-5 triple play in MLB history Saturday against the Texas Rangers. The Texas Rangers were down by five runs in the top of the seventh inning of Friday's game against the Chicago White...
Chris Colabello: Toronto Blue Jays suspended 80 games for PEDs - Details

Chris Colabello: Toronto Blue Jays suspended 80 games for PEDs “Details”

Blue Jays’ first baseman Chris Colabello has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for an anabolic steroid, Major League Baseball announced Friday afternoon. Chris Colabello, who at 32 has played only 225 games in the majors, will lose US$227,891...
2016 MLB player salaries: Average Salary $4.4M After 4.4% Rise

2016 MLB player salaries: Average Salary $4.4M After 4.4% Rise

2016 MLB Average Annual Player Salary Now Comfortably Over $4 Million. Baseball’s average salary rose 4.4 percent to $4.38 million on opening day, according to a study of contract terms by The Associated Press, and the Los Angeles Dodgers topped...
Jason Heyward Bees Attack Delays Cubs-Mariners Game - Watch

Jason Heyward Bees Attack Delays Cubs-Mariners Game “Watch”

Jason Heyward survives attack from swarm of bees during Cubs game. The bees appeared in center field in the top of the third inning. They seemed to want the Jason Heyward to play a spot in the deep corner of...
Brad Penny: Former Dodger retires after 14 seasons in majors

Brad Penny: Former Dodger retires after 14 seasons in majors

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brad Penny will retire after 14 professional seasons, reports Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com. Brad Penny played with both the Florida Marlins and the Miami Marlins during parts of his productive 14-year big league career. Penny began...