Baseball trading cards are booming during the pandemic, with record sales of vintage cards, skyrocketing prices for new cards and an influx of collectors – old and new.
A five-person panel of Major League Baseball players, coaches and executives discussed ways to get more Black people involved at all levels of the sport.
A dozen or so baseball reporters were navigating the usual frustrations of a Zoom news conference recently when the subject of the day's proceedings – the just re-signed slugger Marcell Ozuna – piped up with a question of his own.
While the Puget Sound recovers from Snowmageddon 2021, the sun will be shining and temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s as Mariners pitchers and catchers report to the team’s facility in Peoria, Arizona, on Wednesday for mandatory physicals.
When the 2020 baseball season ended for Kyle Lewis and the Mariners on Sept. 26 — and another disappointing year without a postseason berth for Seattle — a much-needed break from the daily grind was a priority for the rookie outfielder.
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed catcher Yadier Molina to a one-year, $9 million contract, keeping the nine-time Gold Glove winner with the only organization for which he’s played for an 18th season.
Players, on-field staff and non-playing personnel who require access to them at ballparks must wear electronic tracing devices from the start of spring training or face discipline for violations.
Longtime Major League Baseball umpire Mike Winters is calling it a career.
Shohei Ohtani agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, avoiding arbitration.
Trevor Bauer is coming home to pitch for the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers.
Kolten Wong is leaving St. Louis behind but staying in the NL Central as the Milwaukee Brewers reshape the right side of their infield by adding a Gold Glove second baseman Wong and the Brewers finalized their $18 million, two-year contract on Friday, a deal that includes a 2023 club option.
The New York Mets defeated third baseman and outfielder J.D. Davis, the Baltimore Orioles beat outfielder Anthony Santander and first baseman Ji-Man Choi defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in the first three of 13 scheduled salary arbitration cases this month.
Right-hander Garrett Richards and the Boston Red Sox finalized a $10 million, one-year contract.
The Minnesota Twins are bringing back designated hitter Nelson Cruz and bolstering their bullpen with right-hander Alex Colomé, making two more major moves as spring training fast approaches.
Nolan Arenado forced his way out of Colorado by steadfastly sticking to a request to be traded.
A work stoppage at the start of spring training 2022 seems increasingly likely after baseball players refused to negotiate with owners over a one-month delay for this spring training and regular season.
Pitching coach Mickey Callaway has been suspended by the Los Angeles Angels after allegations of inappropriate behavior toward several women who work in sports media.
At varying points of the offseason, both general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais were asked about the health status of All-Star outfielder Mitch Haniger and where he was at in his recovery from the two most recent of three surgeries he underwent in the span of seven months.
Any day that features an expanded role for Ken Griffey Jr. in MLB is a good one for the sport. And baseball, sagging in the public perception and steadily falling out of favor with youth, needs now more than ever a transfusion of the charisma and appeal that made Junior a true rock star in his prime.
On a team of fresh-faced kids, Kyle Seager is the solitary grizzled veteran. As the Seattle Mariners pointedly go young, Seager is the anomaly, the exception that proves the rule.
State financial aid offers lifeline to Washington students during crisis
Amber Webber lost her job when COVID-19 hit Washington early last year.