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Guerrero Jr., Grichuk's home runs power Jays to series win over Yankees

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk homered off Domingo German in the Yankee right-hander's return from a domestic violence ban, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat New York 3-1 Sunday to win a season-opening series against their AL East rival.

Lindor, Mets agree to 10-year, $341 million US extension ahead of opening day

Francisco Lindor and the New York Mets have agreed to a $341 million US, 10-year deal, keeping the All-Star shortstop in Queens for the long haul after acquiring him from Cleveland in the off-season, according to a person familiar with the agreement.

Minor league baseball to experiment with 'robot' umps, limiting shift, larger bases

Major League Baseball will experiment with several rule changes in the minor leagues this season, including an automated strike zone, restrictions on defensive positioning and larger bases.

Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow announces retirement from baseball

Tim Tebow is retiring from baseball after five years as a minor leaguer with the New York Mets.

Spring training '21: New year, but COVID-19 protocols remain

Completing the 2020 season required MLB to rewrite its rule book. Stadiums were emptied, schedules rewritten. Some players opted out. The ones that didn't spat into COVID-19 testing cups until their mouths went dry.

Schilling closest call, but no one elected to Baseball Hall of Fame for 2021

The Baseball Hall of Fame won't have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this year's ballot.

Higashioka belts 3 home runs as resurgent Yankees trounce Blue Jays

Kyle Higashioka hit a career-high three home runs, DJ LeMahieu connected twice and the New York Yankees hit a season-best seven homers in another Bronx air show, thumping the Toronto Blue Jays 13-2 on Wednesday night.

MLB tightening virus protocols, including mandated masks in bullpen and dugout

Major League Baseball is cracking down on coronavirus safety protocols, mandating that players and staff wear face coverings at all times, including in the dugouts and bullpens, except for players on the field of play.

St. Louis-Milwaukee latest MLB game postponed because of positive tests

Friday's match-up between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers is the latest MLB game to be postponed with two Cardinals players testing positive. The decision comes mere hours before the first pitch.

Fake cheers, air-5s, loud HR by masked player highlight 1st COVID-era MLB exhibitions

Exhibition games in Washington, New York and Pittsburgh on Saturday gave Major League Baseball its first look at coronavirus-era games — cardboard cutouts for fans, sound effects for crowds and more.