In Javier Baez, the Mets acquired a power-hitting infielder with a slick glove, speed to spare and a longstanding relationship with Francisco Lindor. By Tyler Kepner The Mets arrived at
The national team qualified for the tournament for the first time, instilling hope that baseball could assume a higher profile back home. By James Wagner YOKOHAMA, Japan — Mexico, a
The sports are back after a 13-year absence, with just six countries competing in each. Here’s how the tournaments work. By James Wagner For the first time in 13 years,
Relations between M.L.B. and its players are tense, and a crass All-Star marketing ploy drew eye rolls. But in Denver, baseball should put on quite a show. By Tyler Kepner
A college baseball player died from complications of a surgery shortly after completing his freshman season at George Mason University in Virginia, according to the school and a funeral home.
On Monday, Baseball Reference, the go-to source on the internet for such matters, would have told you that Stan Musial led the major leagues with a .357 batting average in
Asked directly on Tuesday if he had used Spider Tack — a sticky paste that can greatly increase the spin on pitches — while on the mound, the Yankees’ Gerrit
Ryan Yarbrough became a big leaguer at a time when the highest esteem was reserved for pitchers who started games and those that finished them. The Tampa Bay Rays left-hander
Baseball is known as America’s national pastime. The sport has long been a cultural touchstone in the United States, serving as a marker of seasons and influencing the national vocabulary.
MIAMI — Cody Poteet figures he has been pitching to keep his job every time out, and the Miami Marlins are happy to keep giving him work. The surprising rookie