New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 80 games for doping
New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 80 games for doping

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, already battling elbow trouble, was banned for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday for steroid use.

Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse
Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse

Former American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton can`t be sanctioned by Major League Baseball for a relapse into drug abuse, an arbitrator ruled on Friday.

Yankees prospect concussed after hitting wall
Yankees prospect concussed after hitting wall

New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela suffered a concussion Sunday after crashing hard into the outfield wall in a Major League Baseball spring training game against the New York Mets.

Pirela was sent to hospital for a CT scan and cervical MRI, the Yankees said.

Alex Rodriguez hits single in exhibition return to plate
Alex Rodriguez hits single in exhibition return to plate

Disgraced drugs cheat Alex Rodriguez was greeted with a mixture of cheers and boos as he hit a single in his first exhibition game at-bat since returning from a performance-enhancing scandal.

Major League Baseball seeks to speed up pace of play
Major League Baseball seeks to speed up pace of play

Major League Baseball is taking steps to speed up the pace of play in 2015, including a clock to time breaks between innings and pitching changes.

Alex Rodriguez apologizes to New York Yankees for drug use
Alex Rodriguez apologizes to New York Yankees for drug use

Disgraced Major League Baseball slugger Alex Rodriguez apologized to the New York Yankees in a 90-minute meeting Tuesday for using performance-enhancing drugs and criticizing the team in defending himself.

Chicago legend `Mr Cub` dies at 83
Chicago legend `Mr Cub` dies at 83

Hall of Fame infielder Ernie Banks, who was affectionately dubbed "Mr Cub" by the Wrigley Field faithful, passed away Friday. He was 83.

Royals reward manager Ned Yost with contract extension
Royals reward manager Ned Yost with contract extension

Ned Yost, who guided Kansas City all the way to the World Series in their first post-season appearance- in 29 years, inked a one-year contract extension with the Royals on Tuesday.

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.