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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.
Play ball? Experts mixed on 60-game MLB season
Thirty baseball teams from 28 cities, trying to play 60 games each amid a coronavirus pandemic that seemingly hasn't peaked in the United States. Plausible? Worthwhile? Unconscionable? Even among experts, it depends on who's talking.
Yankees' Aroldis Chapman experiencing mild symptoms of coronavirus
New Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms. The 32-year-old had 37 saves and a 2.21 earned-run average last season.
Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka hit in head by Giancarlo Stanton line drive
Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening scene during the team's first official summer camp workout.
Tiz the Law wins Belmont Stakes to clinch 1st leg of Triple Crown
Tiz the Law has won an unprecedented Belmont Stakes, claiming victory Saturday at the first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule and crossing the finish line in front of eerily empty grandstands.
Blue Jays, other MLB teams cut hundreds of minor league players amid pandemic
Major league teams have released hundreds of young players with the minor league season in doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic. Over 200 players were cut Friday and more than 400 reportedly have been released over the past month.
Minor league players left scrambling as COVID-19 impacts spring camps
Major League Baseball issued a memo Sunday advising teams to avoid group workouts while the sport is on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, the league cancelled the rest of spring training and delayed the opening of the season at least two weeks.
Yankees pitcher Domingo German suspended 81 games for domestic violence
Yankees pitcher Domingo German will miss the first 63 games of the 2020 season as part of an 81-game ban for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
Angels' Mike Trout wins AL MVP for 3rd time
Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has overcome injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP Award.
Mets' pitcher Jacob deGrom repeats as NL Cy Young winner
Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom won the National League Cy Young award for the second straight year, while Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros took home the award for the American League.
Twins' Baldelli becomes youngest to win manager of the year
Rocco Baldelli of the Minnesota Twins has narrowly beaten out Aaron Boone of the New York Yankees to win AL Manager of the Year.
Sluggers Pete Alonso, Yordan Alvarez capture MLB rookie honours
Young sluggers known for their prodigious power, Pete Alonso of the New York Mets and Yordan Alvarez of the Houston Astros knocked the rookie of the year voting out of the park on Monday.