Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third... Read more »
Utah locals to compete in the Big Air Contest at Boston's Fenway Park Feb. 11-12. Read more »
The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to boost their lineup, getting former NL All-Star shortstop Jean Segura in a five-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Read more »
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says National League teams may be more receptive to the designated hitter than in the past, even though owners ended two days of meetings without any... Read more »
Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer. Read more »
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year. Read more »
After covering sports in the state of Utah in 2015, these 15 players and coaches stood out for the way they made us smile, laugh and cry — sometimes at the same time (we're looking at you,... Read more »
Baseball Highlights 2045 offers a streamlined game of baseball that feels true to the sport but features robots, cybernetically enhanced humans and unenhanced humans named after legendary baseball... Read more »
Pete Rose's application for reinstatement was rejected Monday by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, who cited his continued gambling. Read more »
If Barry Bonds thinks a full-time return to baseball will help his Hall of Fame chances, he could be disappointed. Maybe he'll at least help the Miami Marlins. Read more »
Zack Greinke will still pitch in the NL West. But surprise — with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read more »
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has won the NL Cy Young Award, acing out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw. Read more »
Former World Series MVP Jack Morris will be the keynote speaker at BYU baseball’s third annual “First Pitch” Fundraising Dinner/Auction on Jan. 8, at the NuSkin Ballroom in Provo. Read more »
Players on this year's ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Election results will be announced Jan. 6, 2016: Read more »
The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series crown since 1985, rallying in the ninth inning when Eric Hosmer scrambled home to tie it and then breaking away in the 12th to beat the New York... Read more »
The Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning after second baseman Daniel Murphy's error and startled the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Read more »
David Wright and Curtis Granderson homered, rookie Noah Syndergaard pitched six effective innings and the New York Mets roughed up the Kansas City Royals 9-3 Friday night, cutting their World... Read more »
Yordano Ventura is the flamethrower who stares down hitters. Johnny Cueto has flowing dreadlocks and nicknamed his motion "The Rocking Chair." Edinson Volquez is the always ebullient guy who... Read more »
Following the final out, after Johnny Cueto completed his two-hitter, several hundred fans remained in Kauffman Stadium, wanting one more look at the Kansas City Royals. Read more »
An inside-the-park home run. A power failure that blacked out the TV audience. Crazy bounces, great plays and key errors. Read more »
Don Mattingly is out as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more »
One final, charmed swing by Daniel Murphy, and the New York Mets finished a playoff sweep of the Chicago Cubs. Read more »
Marco Estrada came up with a superb start in the most important outing of his career, stopping the Royals' hit parade and helping the Toronto Blue Jays sent the AL Championship Series back to... Read more »
Whether it's a long ball by Ben Zobrist, a slashing single from Lorenzo Cain or another exhilarating trip around the bases for Alcides Escobar, these Kansas City Royals are relentless — and... Read more »
TORONTO — Back in the homer dome with their rowdy fans, Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays quickly got into the swing of the AL Championship Series. Tulowitzki and... Read more »
Daniel Murphy homered off yet another ace. Noah Syndergaard turned in one more outstanding outing from the Mets' collection of studly young starters. Read more »
Matt Harvey limited Chicago to four hits over 7 2-3 innings, Daniel Murphy and Travis d'Arnaud homered off Jon Lester and the New York Mets beat the Cubs 4-2 Saturday night in the opener of the NL... Read more »
Ben Zobrist's easy fly that somehow fell in for a hit began a five-run rally against David Price, and the Kansas City Royals rolled to a 6-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday for a 2-0... Read more »
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him Friday night. The Royals right-hander combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Salvador Perez hit a... Read more »
Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets caught the Los Angeles Dodgers sleeping, using brains and brawn to advance to an NL Championship Series matchup with the Chicago Cubs. Read more »
Johnny Cueto delivered a masterpiece on his biggest stage yet, pitching eight dominant innings Wednesday night and leading the never-say-die Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the Houston... Read more »
The Toronto Blue Jays have clinched their first trip to the American League Championship Series since 1993, overcoming one of the most bizarre plays in playoff history by taking advantage of three... Read more »
an a dozen years ago, Chase Utley put his head down and ran fast around the bases after lining a grand slam for his first career hit. Read more »
MLB postseason roundup: Mets defeat Dodgers for 2-1 series lead; Cardinals fall to Arrieta, Cubs 8-6
Curtis Granderson drove in five runs, Yoenis Cespedes homered into the second deck and the New York Mets overcame Matt Harvey's early struggles to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-7 Monday night for... Read more »
Troy Tulowitzki drove in four runs, including a three-run homer for his first hit this postseason, and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided elimination in the AL Division Series with a 5-1 win over the... Read more »
Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre will review the controversial slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley into New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada for possible disciplinary... Read more »
Jaime Garcia wasn't feeling well, and he pitched like it. Read more »
MLB postseason roundup: DeGrom outduels Kershaw as Mets beat Dodgers; Rangers earn 2-0 series edge on Toronto
Jacob deGrom struck out 13 over seven scoreless innings in his postseason debut and Daniel Murphy homered off a star-crossed Clayton Kershaw to help the New York Mets defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers... Read more »
PITTSBURGH — These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they're just too good to care. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled... Read more »
Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros defied expectations all season long. Facing his biggest test yet, the bearded ace beat the odds and the Yankees once again. Read more »
CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehab center and will miss the postseason, a setback to the Yankees pitching staff the day before the team's opening playoff game. Read more »
Morning links: Utes in the playoff?; Andre Miller a mentor in Minnesota; Ex-Cougar Guthrie reflects on Oregon shooting
National analysts continue to praise Utah; ex-Runnin' Ute point guard featured; former BYU pitcher discusses tragedy in hometown. Read more »
One-time BYU pitcher and Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie may very well miss the cut on Kansas City’s playoff roster as the postseason begins this week. Read more »
Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a... Read more »
Is the start of the Utah Jazz season getting here way too soon? With high school, college and pro football in full swing, and the Major League Baseball playoffs just around the corner, it seems... Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Utah's Wagner struggles in return to majors; Cron helps keep Angels' postseason dreams alive
Former Ute Tyler Wagner received the call back to Milwaukee following a successful minor league season, while former Ute C.J. Cron homered twice over the weekend as Los Angeles aims to keep pace in... Read more »
Thousands of Mets fans chanted David Wright's name as he wrapped up an on-field interview and headed back toward the sloshy clubhouse. He paused to wave and soak in the moment. Read more »
The Toronto Blue Jays ended baseball's longest playoff drought Friday night without even knowing about it. Read more »
Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher renowned as much for his dizzying malapropisms as his record 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees, has died. He was 90. Read more »
Former BYU outfielder Jaycob Brugman hit four postseason home runs to help Midland win the Texas League title, while former Ute Tyler Wagner’s strong start Saturday put Biloxi on the brink of... Read more »
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