Baseball

Baseball fans are back in the stands in Japan, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Baseball is back in Japan, and so are fans in the stadiums

TOKYO — Japan’s professional baseball league opened the delayed season three weeks…

  • Jul 10, 2020
Baseball fans are back in the stands in Japan, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play

With opener fast approaching, Montoyo says Jays are hungry and ready to play
More positive tests, cancelled workouts add to MLB unease

More positive tests, cancelled workouts add to MLB unease

More positive tests, cancelled workouts add to MLB unease

More positive tests, cancelled workouts add to MLB unease
In this Aug. 4, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts makes a leaping catch on a ball hit by New York Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu during the eighth inning of a baseball game in New York. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Betts: Baseball didn’t do good job with response to Floyd

LOS ANGELES — Mookie Betts wasn’t moved by Major League Baseball’s response…

  • Jul 7, 2020
In this Aug. 4, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts makes a leaping catch on a ball hit by New York Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu during the eighth inning of a baseball game in New York. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Nationals, Astros cancel workouts over virus testing delays

Nationals, Astros cancel workouts over virus testing delays

Nationals, Astros cancel workouts over virus testing delays

Nationals, Astros cancel workouts over virus testing delays
Spring Training 2.0: Jays begin camp in Toronto ahead of 60-game season

Spring Training 2.0: Jays begin camp in Toronto ahead of 60-game season

Spring Training 2.0: Jays begin camp in Toronto ahead of 60-game season

Spring Training 2.0: Jays begin camp in Toronto ahead of 60-game season

MLB players begin reporting for tests as first workouts near

MLB players begin reporting for tests as first workouts near

Baseball’s minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

Baseball’s minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

Baseball’s minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

Baseball’s minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons
Travel between United States, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

Travel between United States, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

Travel between United States, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

Travel between United States, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

Roster shuffle: Plans change in MLB because of health issues

Roster shuffle: Plans change in MLB because of health issues

Bubble-free life means MLB players, coaches must be careful

Bubble-free life means MLB players, coaches must be careful

Bubble-free life means MLB players, coaches must be careful

Bubble-free life means MLB players, coaches must be careful
Baseball scrambles back into action amid lingering concerns

Baseball scrambles back into action amid lingering concerns

Baseball scrambles back into action amid lingering concerns

Baseball scrambles back into action amid lingering concerns
Source: Several players on the Toronto Blue Jays test positive for COVID-19

Source: Several players on the Toronto Blue Jays test positive for COVID-19

Source: Several players on the Toronto Blue Jays test positive for COVID-19

Source: Several players on the Toronto Blue Jays test positive for COVID-19
When asked about the Blue Jays training or playing games in Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s chief public health officer did not raise the possibility of waiving quarantine rules, in a June 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Without hub-city approach, Blue Jays face challenge to play in Toronto

TORONTO — With Major League Baseball not going with a hub-city model…

When asked about the Blue Jays training or playing games in Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s chief public health officer did not raise the possibility of waiving quarantine rules, in a June 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
MLB holds off on imposing schedule until protocols locked in

MLB holds off on imposing schedule until protocols locked in

MLB holds off on imposing schedule until protocols locked in

MLB holds off on imposing schedule until protocols locked in
MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878 as union balks

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878 as union balks

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878 as union balks

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878 as union balks
The executive committee of the players’ association was set to vote and reject Major League Baseball’s latest offer for a 60-game season on June 21, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

NEW YORK — An email from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union…

  • Jun 22, 2020
The executive committee of the players’ association was set to vote and reject Major League Baseball’s latest offer for a 60-game season on June 21, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
MLB tells players at most 60 games; 50 or fewer possible

MLB tells players at most 60 games; 50 or fewer possible

MLB tells players at most 60 games; 50 or fewer possible

MLB tells players at most 60 games; 50 or fewer possible
Players at 70 games, MLB at 60, Manfred says deadline near

Players at 70 games, MLB at 60, Manfred says deadline near

Players at 70 games, MLB at 60, Manfred says deadline near

Players at 70 games, MLB at 60, Manfred says deadline near
Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay

Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay

Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay

Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay