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This Date in Baseball: April 19

This Date in Baseball for April 19, 2020


UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020

From Lou Gehrig to Billy Wagner: The best 26-man roster in MLB history

Whenever Major League Baseball’s teams take the field for the first time following the disruption of coronavirus, they will do so with a few new rules in place, including an …


Rob Curley: It’s all about family as Dodgers pitcher Blake Treinen seems headed for a Hollywood ending

We grew up in a small-town where 50 people in your graduating class was considered huge. Our extended family all lived nearby and we were a fairly tight-knit bunch. Even …


This Date in Baseball: April 18

This Date in Baseball for April 18, 2020


Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman’s AP diary: Fundraising for virus help

Like all major leaguers, Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman finds himself with a lot more time on his hands than usual this spring because baseball is on hold during …


This Date in Baseball: April 17

This Date in Baseball for April 17, 2020


This Date in Baseball: April 16

This Date in Baseball for April 16, 2020


This Date in Baseball: April 15

This Date in Baseball for April 15, 2020


MLB pitcher Blake Treinen reads “Goodnight Baseball” for Storytime from the Tower

Major League Baseball pitcher Blake Treinen reads “Goodnight Baseball”, a bedtime story.


Glenn Beckert, 4-time All-Star for Cubs, dies at 79

Glenn Beckert, a four-time All-Star second baseman for the Chicago Cubs in the 1960s and ‘70s, died Sunday.


This Date in Baseball: April 12

This Date in Baseball for April 12, 2020


UPDATED: Sat., April 11, 2020

Couch Slouch: A World Series game on Christmas and more ideas for a postponed, shortened baseball season

Have you ever tried to reschedule an Olympic Games? Sure, many of us have postponed weddings – and there are at least two I should’ve canceled altogether – but those …


This Date in Baseball: April 11

This Date in Baseball for April 11, 2020


This Date in Baseball: April 10

This Date in Baseball for April 10, 2020.


Mariners hitting coach Tim Laker trying from afar to keep players in shape during coronavirus shutdown

During the endless days of spring training, or even the slogging grind of the regular season, trying to get Tim Laker for an interview is almost impossible. Heck, locating him …


Slugger Mark Reynolds says he’s retiring after 13-year run

Slugger Mark Reynolds is retiring after hitting 298 homers over 13 seasons with eight teams


Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion, Forbes estimates

Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion.


Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman’s AP diary: Is baseball that important?

Like all major leaguers, Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman finds himself with a lot more time on his hands than usual this spring because baseball is on hold during …


This Date in Baseball: April 9

This Date in Baseball for April 9


This Date in Baseball: April 8

This Date in Baseball for April 8


Players, managers intrigued by MLB’s all-Arizona option

Players and managers are intrigued by Major League Baseball’s Arizona option: putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks.


UPDATED: Wed., April 8, 2020

Larry Stone: Idea to end MLB coronavirus shutdown by playing in Arizona is wishful thinking, and dangerous

This possible plan floated by MLB – which likes to send out more trial balloons than the United States Weather Service – is rife with holes, wishful thinking, dangerous assumptions …


Red Sox ace Chris Sale confident he’ll be strong after Tommy John surgery

Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale says he has no regrets about the timing of his recent Tommy John surgery and is confident he can return as a stronger pitcher following …


Ex-MLB player finishes medical school, primes to fight virus

Mark Hamilton got a World Series ring after playing nearly half a season with the St. Louis Cardinals when they won the 2011 championship.


Cal Ripken Jr. heads charity campaign, longs for baseball’s return

Cal Ripken Jr. has launched a campaign to help feed children and families across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating a contribution of $250,000 and opening a social media …


Beloved Tigers star, Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

Al Kaline, the Hall of Fame outfielder who played his entire 22-season career for Detroit, died Monday at his home in Michigan. “Mr. Tiger” – as he was affectionately known …


UPDATED: Sat., April 4, 2020

Trump talks with U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss virus

President Donald Trump has met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic.


This Date in Baseball: April 4

This Date in Baseball for April 4


Bryce Harper, Steven Matz latest MLBers to contribute to virus relief

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper and New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz are the latest baseball players to make donations to coronavirus relief efforts.


Federal judge tosses fan lawsuit vs. MLB, Astros, Red Sox

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by fantasy sports contestants who claimed they were damaged by sign stealing in Major League Baseball.