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Last year
Former Major League Baseball standout Jeremy Giambi dies aged 47
Giambi spent six seasons in MLB and had his best success alongside older brother Jason in Oakland.
All time
Astros rally to beat Braves and extend World Series
Game 6 is in Houston tomorrow.
Atlanta Braves edge Houston Astros to reach brink of World Series title
Atlanta take a 3-1 series lead and could clinch the title in Game Five on Sunday.
Braves pitchers baffle Astros to grab World Series lead
The Braves, who improved to 6-0 at home in the playoffs, seek their first championship since 1995.
Astros rout Braves 7-2 to level World Series
The Astros, in their third World Series in five seasons, won the 2017 crown but lost the 2019 title to Washington.
Baseball player hospitalised after being struck in the head with ball
Oakland pitcher Chris Bassitt was conscious when loaded into the ambulance.
Anderson's walk-off homer lifts White Sox in baseball's 'Field of Dreams' game
The Chicago side beat the New York Yankees in the first-ever MLB game played in Iowa.
Cleveland to drop 'Indians' from their name after 105 years due to criticism
Native American groups have branded the moniker as racist, but Donald Trump opposes the move.
Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays
The Dodgers’ Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive for coronavirus, but later appeared in the on-field celebrations.
Rays rally with walkoff stunner to level World Series against Dodgers
Rays come from 7-6 down in the bottom of the ninth.
Dodgers strike first as Kershaw steers them to World Series Game One win
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 as the World Series got underway.
Sign-stealing tensions simmer again as Astros have to dodge Kelly's pitches
It was the first meeting between the sides since the Astros were sanctioned for sign-stealing.
Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks
The 2020 season will not start until mid-May at the earliest.
Giants hire first full-time female coach in Major League Baseball history
Alyssa Nakken will hope to help the Giants to bounce back from a disappointing 2019 season.
Astros manager and GM banned and sacked in scandal rocking baseball
The duo were deemed to have ignored a warning about illegal ‘sign-stealing’, observing the signals of opposing teams.
Nationals force winner-takes-all World Series decider in explosive Game 6
Nationals boss Dave Martinez became the first manager ejected in the World Series since 1996.
Astros alive in World Series after Game 3 win in Washington
The Astros are back in contention for a second World Series in three seasons after a 4-1 win.
Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series
The Washington Nationals used a six-run seventh inning to pull away from the Houston Astros and take a 2-0 lead in the series.
Six players and two managers suspended by MLB over Pirates-Reds brawl
The league has cracked down on both the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds.
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27
Major League Baseball player was found dead in a Texas hotel room on Monday.
Baseball Ireland hoping to join the big leagues
It’s been a year to remember for the sport in this country.
US baseball star set to sign €379m deal - the most lucrative sports contract ever
Mike Trout, 27, has agreed an eye-watering 12-year extension with the LA Angels.
Muncy's walk-off homer sees Dodgers win longest game in World Series history
The Dodgers finally got the better of the Boston Red Sox after a record-breaking seven hours and 20 minutes.
Strong outing from David Price sees Red Sox take 2-0 lead over Dodgers in World Series
Price fired six innings of two-run ball on Wednesday night at Fenway Park as the Red Sox secured a 4-2 win.
Red Sox top Dodgers in World Series opener
How’d you like them apples?
Orioles become first pro team to wear braille jerseys
The baseball team were celebrating the 40th anniversary of the NFB’s move to Baltimore.
Even The Mets had to laugh a little after a humiliating record defeat last night
A 25-4 loss in Washington keeps the Mets firmly on course for a 90-loss season.
'I can remember the faces in the dugout when I told him to go f**k himself': the remarkable tale of Joe Cleary
Before PJ Conlon, the Cork native had his moment to shine in Major League Baseball but it didn’t go very well.
Star pitcher denies video game caused him to miss Yankees game
David Price was scratched from a scheduled start for the Red Sox this week.
'It's something you dream about' - Ireland's first Major League Baseball player in 73 years
A thumb injury didn’t overshadow the occasion as the New York Mets won in Cincinnati.
Rivals Red Sox and Yankees to meet in London double-header next year
The 2019 games, set for June 29-30 at London’s Olympic Stadium, will be the first regular-season MLB games played in Europe.
Belfast-born Conlon set to become Ireland's first Major League Baseball player in 73 years
Ireland’s last representative in MLB was Joe Cleary of Cork, who played briefly during the Second World War.
Baseball player faces record 21 pitches in unprecedented 13 minutes at bat
“I wasn’t going to give it up, and the pitcher wasn’t either,” Brandon Belt said.
Bryce Harper breaks his bat, still hits a 400 foot home run
The Nationals star wasn’t about to let some broken lumber stop him from hitting it out of the park.
Yankees and Red Sox clear benches in brawl that renewed baseball's biggest rivalry
Just when we thought they were friends…
After comparisons to Babe Ruth, Japanese baseball prodigy wins major league pitching debut
Shohei Ohtani didn’t hit on Sunday as Albert Pujols was the designated hitter, going zero-for-five.
The Cubs hit the very first pitch of the new baseball season for a home run
Ian Happ, come on down…
New York Yankees warned that beer foam art of players could be against the rules
According to a Yankees representative, the organisation never had intentions of selling the alcohol with player images to the public.
Two of baseball's biggest rivals, the Yankees and Red Sox, could meet in London next summer
MLB set to follow the NFL and NBA with London experiment.
Baseball player kills and eats bull that broke his elbow
Texas pitcher Martin Perez is not the forgiving kind.