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MLB owners lock out players, beginning first labor dispute since 1995

The lockout ends over 26 years of labor peace between MLB and the MLBPA.

MLB to require COVID-19 vaccinations for non-playing personnel this postseason

Coaches and personnel who interact with players will have to be vaccinated in order to gain access to the field and other restricted areas this postseason.

MLB, MLBPA finalize health and safety protocols, agree to retain modified doubleheader, extra innings rules

The runner on second base in extras and seven-inning doubleheaders will return in 2021.

MLBPA reportedly unhappy with owners’ proposal to delay, shorten 2021 season

The players still seem inclined to play the season as planned, without delays or major rule changes.

MLB bestows major-league status on Negro Leagues

The stats for seven Negro Leagues which played from 1920-1948 will be added to the major league record books.

MLB announces plans for neutral-site postseason

In perhaps the biggest wrinkle we’ve seen thrown into the MLB playoffs in a generation, this year’s postseason will feature no off days for the first three rounds.

MLB, MLBPA reportedly getting closer to an agreement for a 2020 season

MLB and the MLBPA seem to be working towards a deal after Rob Manfred and Tony Clark met in person Wednesday.

MLBPA submits proposal for shortened 2020 season to owners, per report

Owners are already ripping this proposal, which doesn’t seem to bode well for the chances of baseball returning in 2020.

Rays given permission to explore becoming two-city team

In a bizarre turn of events, the Rays could begin splitting their seasons between Tampa/St. Pete and Montreal.

MLB trade rumors: Cardinals meeting with Giancarlo Stanton's reps

The Giancarlo plot thickens.

What to expect at this weeks’ GM Meetings

Jeter can ya hear me?

Rockies’ Greg Holland declines player option

Holland will sow his free agent oats.

All-Star Game 2016 media day: American League notes and trade deadline rumors

Cubs promote Willson Contreras

Will a fresh bat revamp the Cubs' offense?

Agent representing Cuban players arrested for HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Bart Hernandez has been arrested for human trafficking in a case related to Seattle Mariners' centerfielder Leonys Martin.

Week-in-Review: Cora becomes managerial candidate

Cora could be the next former player to be hired to manage. Plus notes on qualifying offers and Daniel Murphy's chances of re-signing with the Mets.

MLB Week-in-Review: Mets promote Reynolds

Washington is seeking a new manager and the Mets made a change to their postseason roster.

Qualifying offer value up to $15.8 million

The $15.8 million deal is up from last season's $15.3 million qualifying offer.

Playoff teams spent about $1.6 million per win

The Dodgers and the Yankees spent the most per win out of the ten playoff teams this year. The other eight however, are surprising close.

Week-in-Review: Padres will hire new manager

Los Angeles has its new GM while the Padres will begin searching for a new manager.

MLB team in Mexico remains possibility

Commissioner Rob Manfred was in Mexico to meet with local officials this week.

Toronto reigns supreme in latest World Series odds

Bovada has released their updated odds, and the Blue Jays are still top dog.

MLB releases 2016 schedule

Pablo Sandoval and Troy Tulowitzki will be returning to their former home parks as part of the 2016 schedule.

Dodgers promote shortstop Corey Seager

The top prospect in baseball will likely make his Dodgers debut in San Diego.

A look at World Series odds after waiver trades

Moves over the last several days have affected teams' chances at winning a championship in 2015.

Every team's current 'lifer'

Which players have the longest tenure with the teams that drafted them?

Week-in-Review: Dipoto joins Red Sox

Utley could be dealt relatively soon while the Padres added a veteran arm to their pitching staff.

Blue Jays take the lead in updated WS odds

Bovada has updated their odds, and the Blue Jays are the new favorites to take home the crown this year

Week-in-Review: Dombrowski dismissed, Owens debuts

Detroit loses its General Manager and the Red Sox add a top prospect to their roster.

New World Series odds released

Vegas has updated their odds for the World Series after the trade deadline frenzy. Who made the biggest jump?

Red Sox sign Ronald Belisario

Belisario only appeared in six games for the Rays after signing a deal last winter.

Injured pitchers to return: Fernandez, Cain, Moore

Three pitchers who have been absent from the major league stage all year are all set to return to the mound today.