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  • Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

    Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-11-13 23:38:05 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-11-14 00:21:26 GMT
    Atlanta's Brian Snitker has been voted National League Manager of the Year after leading the Braves to a surprising first-place finish.
    Atlanta's Brian Snitker has been voted National League Manager of the Year after leading the Braves to a surprising first-place finish.
  • Japan rallies to beat MLB All-Stars 5-3 to lead series 3-1

    Japan rallies to beat MLB All-Stars 5-3 to lead series 3-1

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-11-13 14:19:02 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-11-14 00:11:36 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). All Japan's Shogo Akiyama, right, hits an inside-the-park home run off MLB All-Star pitcher Collin McHugh (31) of the Houston Astros in the eighth inning of Game 4 at their All-Stars Series baseball at Mazda Zoom-Zoom Stadium in Hi...(Kyodo News via AP). All Japan's Shogo Akiyama, right, hits an inside-the-park home run off MLB All-Star pitcher Collin McHugh (31) of the Houston Astros in the eighth inning of Game 4 at their All-Stars Series baseball at Mazda Zoom-Zoom Stadium in Hi...
    Ryosuke Kikuchi drove in the go-ahead run as Japan rallied with four runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the MLB All-Stars 5-3 and take a 3-1 lead in their six-game exhibition series.
    Ryosuke Kikuchi drove in the go-ahead run as Japan rallied with four runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the MLB All-Stars 5-3 and take a 3-1 lead in their six-game exhibition series.
  • Acuna honored to be named National League Rookie of the Year

    Acuna honored to be named National League Rookie of the Year

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:58 AM EST2018-11-13 07:58:30 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-11-13 18:45:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). In this Aug. 26, 2018 photo Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. looks out of the dugout during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. Acuna Jr. was a runaway pick for the NL  Rookie of...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). In this Aug. 26, 2018 photo Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. looks out of the dugout during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. Acuna Jr. was a runaway pick for the NL Rookie of...
    Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. woke up in Japan to news he had been named National League Rookie of the Year.
    Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. woke up in Japan to news he had been named National League Rookie of the Year.
  • Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year; Acuna takes NL honor

    Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year; Acuna takes NL honor

    Monday, November 12 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-11-12 23:58:05 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:42 PM EST2018-11-13 17:42:56 GMT
    Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was an overwhelming pick for National League Rookie of the Year, easily beating Washington outfielder Juan Soto.
    Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was an overwhelming pick for National League Rookie of the Year, easily beating Washington outfielder Juan Soto.
  • Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

    Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

    Monday, November 12 2018 8:48 PM EST2018-11-13 01:48:16 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:00 AM EST2018-11-13 15:00:31 GMT
    New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job.
    New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job.
  • For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn't goodbye

    For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn't goodbye

    Monday, November 12 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-11-12 21:38:28 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-11-13 04:52:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer takes a question during his baseball retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after playing 15 major league seasons, all with the Twins.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer takes a question during his baseball retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after playing 15 major league seasons, all with the Twins.
    Joe Mauer leaves the field after 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins.
    Joe Mauer leaves the field after 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins.
  • Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

    Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

    Monday, November 12 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-11-12 22:18:10 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 10:32 PM EST2018-11-13 03:32:16 GMT
    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was the only player to accept among the seven given $17.9 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Nov. 2.
    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was the only player to accept among the seven given $17.9 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Nov. 2.
  • It's a girl for model Kate Upton, Astro Justin Verlander

    It's a girl for model Kate Upton, Astro Justin Verlander

    Sunday, November 11 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-11-11 16:58:23 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 9:20 AM EST2018-11-12 14:20:08 GMT
    It's a girl for supermodel Kate Upton and her husband Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.
    It's a girl for supermodel Kate Upton and her husband Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.
  • Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars over Japan 7-3

    Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars over Japan 7-3

    Sunday, November 11 2018 8:59 AM EST2018-11-11 13:59:00 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 9:33 PM EST2018-11-12 02:33:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). MLB All-Star Yadier Molina (4) of the St. Louis Cardinals are welcomed by teammates Enrique Hernandez (14) of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Whit Merrifield (15) of the Kansas City Royals at home after hitting a three-run home-r...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). MLB All-Star Yadier Molina (4) of the St. Louis Cardinals are welcomed by teammates Enrique Hernandez (14) of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Whit Merrifield (15) of the Kansas City Royals at home after hitting a three-run home-r...
    Yadier Molina and J.T. Realmuto both homered to lead the MLB All-Stars to a 7-3 win over Japan for their first win of the six-game exhibition series.
    Yadier Molina and J.T. Realmuto both homered to lead the MLB All-Stars to a 7-3 win over Japan for their first win of the six-game exhibition series.
  • Japan beats MLB All-Stars 12-6 to take 2-0 series lead

    Japan beats MLB All-Stars 12-6 to take 2-0 series lead

    Saturday, November 10 2018 9:17 AM EST2018-11-10 14:17:36 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 1:28 AM EST2018-11-11 06:28:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). All Japan's designated hitter Yuki Yanagita, right, celebrates with teammate Sosuke Genda after hitting a two-run home-run off MLB All-Star starter Erasmo Ramirez of the Seattle Marinersin the third inning of Game 2 of their ...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). All Japan's designated hitter Yuki Yanagita, right, celebrates with teammate Sosuke Genda after hitting a two-run home-run off MLB All-Star starter Erasmo Ramirez of the Seattle Marinersin the third inning of Game 2 of their ...
    Yuki Yanagita homered and drove in four runs Saturday to lead Japan to a 12-6 win over the MLB All-Stars and a 2-0 lead in the six-game exhibition series.
    Yuki Yanagita homered and drove in four runs Saturday to lead Japan to a 12-6 win over the MLB All-Stars and a 2-0 lead in the six-game exhibition series.
  • Twins' Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

    Twins' Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

    Friday, November 9 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-11-09 23:30:58 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:51 PM EST2018-11-10 17:51:07 GMT
    Report: Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer has decided to retire after 15 seasons.
    Report: Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer has decided to retire after 15 seasons.
  • Yanagita's HR off Yates lift Japan over MLB in tour opener

    Yanagita's HR off Yates lift Japan over MLB in tour opener

    Friday, November 9 2018 8:37 AM EST2018-11-09 13:37:48 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-11-10 03:00:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). All Japan's Yuki Yanagita is struck out swinging off MLB All-Star pitcher Collin McHugh of the Houston Astros in the seventh inning of Game 1 of their All-Stars Series baseball at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. At...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). All Japan's Yuki Yanagita is struck out swinging off MLB All-Star pitcher Collin McHugh of the Houston Astros in the seventh inning of Game 1 of their All-Stars Series baseball at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. At...
    Yuki Yanagita hit a two-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Japan to a 7-6 win the MLB All-Stars in the opening game of a six-game exhibition series.
    Yuki Yanagita hit a two-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Japan to a 7-6 win the MLB All-Stars in the opening game of a six-game exhibition series.
  • No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

    No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

    Thursday, November 8 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-11-09 00:37:45 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-11-09 06:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman speaks to reporters during the Major League Baseball General Manager Meetings Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Carlsbad, Calif.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman speaks to reporters during the Major League Baseball General Manager Meetings Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Carlsbad, Calif.
    Major League Baseball and its players' union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year.
    Major League Baseball and its players' union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year.
  • Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

    Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-09 05:37:53 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-11-09 06:11:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California, in Sacramento, Calif. Republicans lost their majority in...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California, in Sacramento, Calif. Republicans lost their majority in...
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
  • Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

    Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

    Thursday, November 8 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-11-09 01:17:30 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-09 05:38:23 GMT
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
  • Mallex Smith dealt to Mariners by Rays for Zunino, Heredia

    Mallex Smith dealt to Mariners by Rays for Zunino, Heredia

    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:27 PM EST2018-11-08 19:27:37 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:33 PM EST2018-11-09 04:33:42 GMT
    Speedy outfielder Mallex Smith acquired by Seattle Mariners from Tampa Bay Rays for catcher Mike Zunino and outfielder Guillermo Heredia as part of 5-player deal.
    Speedy outfielder Mallex Smith acquired by Seattle Mariners from Tampa Bay Rays for catcher Mike Zunino and outfielder Guillermo Heredia as part of 5-player deal.
  • Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers

    Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers

    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-11-08 22:01:15 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 7:00 PM EST2018-11-09 00:00:14 GMT
    A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox.
    A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox.
  • Top agent Boras calls rebuilding teams 'competitive cancer'

    Top agent Boras calls rebuilding teams 'competitive cancer'

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 11:06 PM EST2018-11-08 04:06:55 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:02 PM EST2018-11-08 23:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, speaks to reporters during the Major League Baseball General Manager Meetings Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Carlsbad, Calif.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, speaks to reporters during the Major League Baseball General Manager Meetings Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Carlsbad, Calif.
    Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Bryce Harper and many of baseball's top players claims rebuilding teams have become a 'competitive cancer' that caused this season's 4 percent attendance drop.
    Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Bryce Harper and many of baseball's top players claims rebuilding teams have become a 'competitive cancer' that caused this season's 4 percent attendance drop.
  • The Latest: Democrats seize control of the House

    The Latest: Democrats seize control of the House

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-11-07 00:58:10 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-11-08 00:21:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Democratic congressional candidate Amy McGrath greets a supporter while waiting to vote on Election Day in Georgetown, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Democratic congressional candidate Amy McGrath greets a supporter while waiting to vote on Election Day in Georgetown, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
    The battle for the House is becoming a fight to the finish, as Democrats try to flip the majority.
    The battle for the House is becoming a fight to the finish, as Democrats try to flip the majority.
  • Giants hire Farhan Zaidi away from Dodgers

    Giants hire Farhan Zaidi away from Dodgers

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 10:32 PM EST2018-11-07 03:32:30 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 4:41 PM EST2018-11-07 21:41:21 GMT
    A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi has accepted a job to head baseball operations for the San Francisco Giants.
    A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi has accepted a job to head baseball operations for the San Francisco Giants.
  • Rizzo: Nats made offer to Bryce Harper late in season

    Rizzo: Nats made offer to Bryce Harper late in season

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 11:21 PM EST2018-11-07 04:21:11 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 10:30 AM EST2018-11-07 15:30:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - IN this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper takes off his batting helmet after he flied out during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Washington. The Nat...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - IN this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper takes off his batting helmet after he flied out during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Washington. The Nat...
    The Washington Nationals made an offer to Bryce Harper late in the season in an attempt to reach a deal before he became a free agent.
    The Washington Nationals made an offer to Bryce Harper late in the season in an attempt to reach a deal before he became a free agent.
  • Teams, agents wonder whether slow market will repeat

    Teams, agents wonder whether slow market will repeat

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 10:41 PM EST2018-11-07 03:41:57 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 9:02 AM EST2018-11-07 14:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado watches his single against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series in Los Angeles. Andrew Friedman ...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado watches his single against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning in Game 3 of the baseball World Series in Los Angeles. Andrew Friedman ...
    Teams and agents aren't sure whether the free-agent market will revert to its previous pace or whether clubs will try to wait out players like they did last winter.
    Teams and agents aren't sure whether the free-agent market will revert to its previous pace or whether clubs will try to wait out players like they did last winter.
  • Mattingly, Molina set to lead MLB All-Star tour of Japan

    Mattingly, Molina set to lead MLB All-Star tour of Japan

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 2:58 AM EST2018-11-07 07:58:11 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:37 AM EST2018-11-07 11:37:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). MLB All-Star manager Don Mattingly speaks during a press conference at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Mattingly is in Japan as part of a Major League Baseball All-Star tour that features six games against Japan'...(AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). MLB All-Star manager Don Mattingly speaks during a press conference at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Mattingly is in Japan as part of a Major League Baseball All-Star tour that features six games against Japan'...
    Don Mattingly is looking forward to getting a firsthand look at Japan's national team while All-Star catcher Yadier Molina hopes to throw out some speedy runners.
    Don Mattingly is looking forward to getting a firsthand look at Japan's national team while All-Star catcher Yadier Molina hopes to throw out some speedy runners.
  • New Rangers manager Woodward already shares bond in Texas

    New Rangers manager Woodward already shares bond in Texas

    Monday, November 5 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-11-05 18:15:28 GMT
    Monday, November 5 2018 11:27 PM EST2018-11-06 04:27:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File). FILE- In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward (45) works the baseline during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. The Texas Rangers have hired Dodgers...(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File). FILE- In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward (45) works the baseline during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. The Texas Rangers have hired Dodgers...
    New Texas manager Chris Woodward knows he shares a common bond with Rangers fans.
    New Texas manager Chris Woodward knows he shares a common bond with Rangers fans.
  • Brady, Patriots beat Rodgers, Packers 31-17

    Brady, Patriots beat Rodgers, Packers 31-17

    Sunday, November 4 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-11-05 04:45:09 GMT
    Monday, November 5 2018 12:30 PM EST2018-11-05 17:30:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown run by Cordarrelle Patterson during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown run by Cordarrelle Patterson during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.
    Tom Brady threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, and James White ran for two scores to lead the New England Patriots to a 31-17 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
    Tom Brady threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, and James White ran for two scores to lead the New England Patriots to a 31-17 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
  • Reds: Minor leaguer killed, 2 injured in car accident

    Reds: Minor leaguer killed, 2 injured in car accident

    Saturday, November 3 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-11-04 01:04:27 GMT
    Sunday, November 4 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-11-04 19:58:49 GMT
    The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.
    The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.
  • Woodward hired as Rangers manager after 3 years with Dodgers

    Woodward hired as Rangers manager after 3 years with Dodgers

    Saturday, November 3 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-11-03 17:24:15 GMT
    Sunday, November 4 2018 12:29 PM EST2018-11-04 17:29:45 GMT
    Rangers hire Dodgers 3rd base coach Chris Woodward as manager.
    Rangers hire Dodgers 3rd base coach Chris Woodward as manager.
  • Alex Cora arrives in Puerto Rico as fans celebrate win

    Alex Cora arrives in Puerto Rico as fans celebrate win

    Saturday, November 3 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-11-03 16:54:17 GMT
    Saturday, November 3 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-11-03 23:05:15 GMT
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora has arrived in his native Puerto Rico as fans celebrated the first man from the island to lead a team to a World Series championship.
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora has arrived in his native Puerto Rico as fans celebrated the first man from the island to lead a team to a World Series championship.
  • Kershaw gets $93M deal, leaving Harper, Machado atop market

    Kershaw gets $93M deal, leaving Harper, Machado atop market

    Friday, November 2 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-11-03 00:13:48 GMT
    Saturday, November 3 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-11-03 11:56:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the first inning of Game 2 of a National League Division Series baseball game in L...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the first inning of Game 2 of a National League Division Series baseball game in L...
    Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed to a...
    Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed to a $93 million, three-year contract.
  • Kershaw stays with Dodgers for $93M, 3-year deal

    Kershaw stays with Dodgers for $93M, 3-year deal

    Friday, November 2 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-11-02 21:13:55 GMT
    Friday, November 2 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-11-03 03:54:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae Hong, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the first inning of Game 5 of the baseball NL Championship Series game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Los Angeles....(AP Photo/Jae Hong, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the first inning of Game 5 of the baseball NL Championship Series game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Los Angeles....
    Clayton Kershaw is staying with the Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million, three-year contract that avoids free agency.
    Clayton Kershaw is staying with the Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million, three-year contract that avoids free agency.
  • Cubs exercise option on Hamels, trade Smyly to Texas

    Cubs exercise option on Hamels, trade Smyly to Texas

    Friday, November 2 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-11-02 17:13:37 GMT
    Friday, November 2 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-11-03 01:34:41 GMT
    The Chicago Cubs have exercised their 2019 option on left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels, solidifying their rotation for next year.
    The Chicago Cubs have exercised their 2019 option on left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels, solidifying their rotation for next year.
  • Deadline nears for Kershaw to choose Dodgers or free agency

    Deadline nears for Kershaw to choose Dodgers or free agency

    Thursday, November 1 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-11-01 23:23:21 GMT
    Friday, November 2 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-11-02 21:28:12 GMT
    (Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP). Los Angeles Dodger general manager Farhan Zaidi talks as President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, left, during a press conference, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles(Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP). Los Angeles Dodger general manager Farhan Zaidi talks as President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, left, during a press conference, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
    The Dodgers are in ongoing negotiations with ace Clayton Kershaw, and they still need to resolve the future of manager Dave Roberts, too.
    The Dodgers are in ongoing negotiations with ace Clayton Kershaw, and they still need to resolve the future of manager Dave Roberts, too.
  • Irving scores 28, Celtics beat Bucks 117-113

    Irving scores 28, Celtics beat Bucks 117-113

    Thursday, November 1 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-11-02 03:04:22 GMT
    Friday, November 2 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-11-02 20:07:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton (22) drives past Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton (22) drives past Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.
    Kyrie Irving scored 28 points, making six of Boston's franchise record 24 3-pointers, as the Celtics knocked off the last unbeaten team in the NBA with a 117-113 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
    Kyrie Irving scored 28 points, making six of Boston's franchise record 24 3-pointers, as the Celtics knocked off the last unbeaten team in the NBA with a 117-113 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Red Sox unsure on White House visit if invited by Trump

    Red Sox unsure on White House visit if invited by Trump

    Thursday, November 1 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-11-01 16:13:05 GMT
    Friday, November 2 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-11-02 16:57:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Fans cheer the Boston Red Sox passing by in duckboats during a parade to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Fans cheer the Boston Red Sox passing by in duckboats during a parade to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Boston.
    Red Sox unsure if White House would be on their schedule if invited by Trump.
    Red Sox unsure if White House would be on their schedule if invited by Trump.
  • Josef Martinez picks up Golden Boot from surprise presenter

    Josef Martinez picks up Golden Boot from surprise presenter

    Thursday, November 1 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-11-01 21:53:19 GMT
    Thursday, November 1 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-11-02 01:28:15 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Atlanta United's Josef Martinez celebrates his goal on a penalty kick against the Philadelphia Union during the first half of an MLS soccer match in At...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Atlanta United's Josef Martinez celebrates his goal on a penalty kick against the Philadelphia Union during the first half of an MLS soccer match in At...
    Josef Martinez knew he was receiving the Golden Boot award after breaking the Major League Soccer scoring record, but the presenter was a big surprise: Atlanta Braves outfielder and fellow Venezuelan Ender Inciarte.
    Josef Martinez knew he was receiving the Golden Boot award after breaking the Major League Soccer scoring record, but the presenter was a big surprise: Atlanta Braves outfielder and fellow Venezuelan Ender Inciarte.
  • Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80

    Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-11-01 00:42:59 GMT
    Thursday, November 1 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-11-01 21:58:48 GMT
    Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died.
    Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died.
  • Parade fetes Red Sox; trophy, manager Cora hit by beer cans

    Parade fetes Red Sox; trophy, manager Cora hit by beer cans

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-10-31 06:52:30 GMT
    Thursday, November 1 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-11-01 17:56:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). The 2018 World Series baseball championship banner hangs outside Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. The Boston Red Sox won the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). The 2018 World Series baseball championship banner hangs outside Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. The Boston Red Sox won the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in Los Angeles.
    Baseball season is coming to a triumphant conclusion in Boston as the city hosts a parade to honor the Red Sox on their World Series championship.
    Baseball season is coming to a triumphant conclusion in Boston as the city hosts a parade to honor the Red Sox on their World Series championship.
  • Dodgers, Kershaw extend deadline on his opt-out decision

    Dodgers, Kershaw extend deadline on his opt-out decision

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-11-01 02:32:39 GMT
    Thursday, November 1 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-11-01 16:18:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches from the dugout during the ninth inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches from the dugout during the ninth inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers want some more time to consider their possible future together.
    Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers want some more time to consider their possible future together.
  • 3 days after Series gem, Price says he's staying with Boston

    3 days after Series gem, Price says he's staying with Boston

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-10-31 15:05:26 GMT
    Thursday, November 1 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-11-01 15:47:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price celebrates the end of the seventh inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price celebrates the end of the seventh inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    3 days after World Series gem, David Price declines contract option that would have enabled him to become free agent.
    3 days after World Series gem, David Price declines contract option that would have enabled him to become free agent.
  • The Latest: Sox manager, trophy hit by beer cans at parade

    The Latest: Sox manager, trophy hit by beer cans at parade

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-10-31 21:12:33 GMT
    Wednesday, October 31 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-10-31 21:33:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, waves the flag of Puerto Rico as coach Ramon Vazquez holds the championship trophy during a parade to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednes...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, waves the flag of Puerto Rico as coach Ramon Vazquez holds the championship trophy during a parade to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednes...
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora, one of the team's championship trophies and a bystander have been hit by errant beer cans thrown during the team's victory lap through downtown Boston.
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora, one of the team's championship trophies and a bystander have been hit by errant beer cans thrown during the team's victory lap through downtown Boston.
  • World Series 4th-least-watched, averaging 14.1M viewers

    World Series 4th-least-watched, averaging 14.1M viewers

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-10-30 23:52:40 GMT
    Wednesday, October 31 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-10-31 14:46:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). From left, Boston Red Sox's David Price, catcher Christian Vazquez and Chris Sale celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). From left, Boston Red Sox's David Price, catcher Christian Vazquez and Chris Sale celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-...
    Boston's five-game World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14,125,000 viewers on Fox, down 25 percent from last year and the fourth-lowest ever.
    Boston's five-game World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14,125,000 viewers on Fox, down 25 percent from last year and the fourth-lowest ever.
  • Agent of change: Van Wagenen vows winning culture with Mets

    Agent of change: Van Wagenen vows winning culture with Mets

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-10-31 00:32:44 GMT
    Wednesday, October 31 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-10-31 11:24:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen poses at CitiField Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Mets new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen poses at CitiField Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in New York.
    Agent of change: New general manager Brodie Van Wagenen vows to instill winning culture with Mets.
    Agent of change: New general manager Brodie Van Wagenen vows to instill winning culture with Mets.
  • World Series ratings sharply down from last year

    World Series ratings sharply down from last year

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-10-30 22:33:15 GMT
    Wednesday, October 31 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-10-31 11:12:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1.
    The World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers averages 14.1 million viewers.
    The World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers averages 14.1 million viewers.
  • Red Sox exercise $15 million 2019 option on ace Chris Sale

    Red Sox exercise $15 million 2019 option on ace Chris Sale

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-10-30 19:32:32 GMT
    Wednesday, October 31 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-10-31 04:58:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). The Boston Red Sox Chris Sale celebrates in the clubhouse after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). The Boston Red Sox Chris Sale celebrates in the clubhouse after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1.
    The Red Sox have exercised $15 million option for 2019 on ace left-hander Chris Sale.
    The Red Sox have exercised $15 million option for 2019 on ace left-hander Chris Sale.
  • Nick Nurse's long route from pole-vault pit to Raptors coach

    Nick Nurse's long route from pole-vault pit to Raptors coach

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-10-30 16:14:30 GMT
    Tuesday, October 30 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-10-30 20:05:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Raptors rookie coach talks about the British Basketball League and the NBA on PodcastOne Sports Now.
    Raptors rookie coach talks about the British Basketball League and the NBA on PodcastOne Sports Now.
  • Red Sox fans celebrate latest title; parade on Wednesday

    Red Sox fans celebrate latest title; parade on Wednesday

    Monday, October 29 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-10-29 13:44:23 GMT
    Tuesday, October 30 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-10-30 17:14:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). Boston Red Sox fans celebrate while watching a televised World Series baseball game in a bar, in Boston, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, moments after Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1, in Los Angeles, to win the series 4 games t...(AP Photo/Steven Senne). Boston Red Sox fans celebrate while watching a televised World Series baseball game in a bar, in Boston, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, moments after Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1, in Los Angeles, to win the series 4 games t...
    Boston is celebrating another world championship; parade announcement expected soon.
    Boston is celebrating another world championship; parade announcement expected soon.
  • Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy

    Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy

    Monday, October 29 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-10-30 02:32:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 30 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-10-30 17:14:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). The 2018 World Series baseball championship banner hangs outside Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. The Boston Red Sox won the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). The 2018 World Series baseball championship banner hangs outside Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. The Boston Red Sox won the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in Los Angeles.
    The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier.
    The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier.
  • Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

    Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason

    Monday, October 29 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-10-29 22:32:05 GMT
    Tuesday, October 30 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-10-30 16:15:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado stands in the dugout after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado stands in the dugout after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1.
    Talk of rule changes to increase action, Harper, Machado and other free agents will dominate baseball's offseason.
    Talk of rule changes to increase action, Harper, Machado and other free agents will dominate baseball's offseason.
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