Jake Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions San Francisco Giants
Jake Peavy signs new deal with World Series champions San Francisco Giants

Veteran pitcher Jake Peavy, who helped San Francisco win the World Series for the third time in five seasons, has signed a two-year deal to remain with the Giants.

Star pitching trio join Hall of Fame ballot
Star pitching trio join Hall of Fame ballot

The Baseball Hall of Fame announced 17 new names for its 2015 ballot on Monday, including Cy Young Award-winning pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz.

MLB playoff: Cardinal error gives Giants win, series lead
MLB playoff: Cardinal error gives Giants win, series lead

A throwing error by St. Louis pitcher Randy Choate allowed San Francisco to score the winning run Tuesday in a 5-4 Major League Baseball playoff triumph over St. Louis.

MLB playoff: Royals edge Orioles, reach World Series brink
MLB playoff: Royals edge Orioles, reach World Series brink

Kansas City reached the brink of the World Series with a 2-1 victory Tuesday over the Baltimore Orioles, keeping the Royals unbeaten in this year`s Major League Baseball playoffs.

Arizona Diamondbacks name Chip Hale manager
Arizona Diamondbacks name Chip Hale manager

The Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday named Chip Hale as their new manager, replacing Kirk Gibson who was sacked shortly before the club completed its dismal 2014 Major League Baseball campaign.

MLB playoff: Cardinals hope to keep Yadier Molina in mix
MLB playoff: Cardinals hope to keep Yadier Molina in mix

The St. Louis Cardinals hope to call on injured catcher Yadier Molina as they continue their Major League Baseball playoff duel with the Giants in San Francisco.

MLB playoff: Kolten Wong goes long to lift Cardinals over Giants
MLB playoff: Kolten Wong goes long to lift Cardinals over Giants

Kolten Wong`s game-winning solo shot in the ninth inning was one of four St. Louis homers Sunday in a dramatic 5-4 Major League Baseball playoff win over San Francisco.

With the victory, the Cardinals knotted the best-of-seven National League final at one game apiece.

MLB playoff: Giants shut out Cardinals in series opener
MLB playoff: Giants shut out Cardinals in series opener

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven and two-thirds sparkling innings on Saturday to lead San Francisco to a 3-0 victory over St. Louis in their Major League Baseball playoff series opener.

Derek Jeter shines, but Yankees fall short
Derek Jeter shines, but Yankees fall short

Derek Jeter, the beloved Yankees captain in the midst of his last regular-season homestand, gave fans another milestone to remember Saturday but New York ultimately fell short against Toronto.

OCA president backing baseball's 2020 return
OCA president backing baseball's 2020 return

The president of the Olympic Council of Asia has thrown his support behind baseball`s bid to return to the programme at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Key figure in baseball doping scandal surrenders, faces charges

Tony Bosch, one of the central figures in American baseball`s largest performance-enhancing drugs scandal, has surrendered to federal agents and been charged with distributing steroids.

A`s deal Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for Lester, Jonny Gomes

Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes was sent from the Oakland A`s to Boston on Thursday for star pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes just ahead of Major League Baseball`s trade deadline.

First ball Babe Ruth hit out of Yankee Stadium up for auction

The first baseball whacked over the fence at Yankee Stadium by legendary home run king Babe Ruth goes on auction on Saturday in his home town of Baltimore, part of a celebration marking the 100th anniversary of his storied major league career.

Tanaka improves to 8-1 as Yankees beat Twins

Masahiro Tanaka struck out nine and scattered four hits while allowing only an unearned run as the New York Yankees beat Minnesota 3-1 Saturday, improving the Japanese pitcher`s record to 8-1.

Olivo suspended, Guerrero has ear surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers minor league player Miguel Olivo has been slapped with a suspension after getting into a dugout scrap in which he allegedly bit off part of a teammate`s ear.

Cuban prospect Guerrero loses part of ear in scrap

Cuban baseball player Alex Guerrero had part of his ear bitten off in a dugout scuffle with fellow Los Angeles Dodger minor leaguer Miguel Olivo during a Triple A league game.

Cubs beat Yankees to snap Tanaka`s win streak

The New York Yankees had become quite comfortable playing in front of Masahiro Tanaka, but Tuesday night they discovered their Japanese ace was human after all.

Homer leader Abreu sidelined by sore ankle

Chicago White Sox rookie slugger Jose Abreu, Major League Baseball`s leading home run hitter, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to tendinitis in his left ankle.

Dodgers ace Kershaw back with a vengeance

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw made a triumphant return to the mound on Tuesday after six weeks sidelined by a muscle strain in his upper back.

Mariners activate Iwakuma after finger injury

Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma was activated by the Seattle Mariners from Major League Baseball`s disabled list on Saturday to start on the mound against the Houston Astros.