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  • Mather's rant highlights a tone-deafness no organization wants to be associated with

    Mariners Harassment Allegations Baseball

    While cutting costs and suppressing young players' service time are mainstream ideas in today's MLB, former Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather's mistake was letting it reach a general public skeptical of ownership's motives.

  • Ex-Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang barred 1 year by Korean league after DUIs


    The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over a series drunk driving cases.

  • Kris Bryant loses grievance against Cubs seeking extra year of service: reports


    Kris Bryant remains under contract with the Chicago Cubs through the 2021 season after losing a grievance over his service time, ESPN reported Wednesday.

  • Tigers' employee charged with spitting on pizza


    A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball game.

  • Roy Halladay remembered: Memorial today in Florida


    Former pitching star Roy Halladay, the face of the Toronto Blue Jays for about a decade, will be remembered in a memorial service this afternoon at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., the spring training home of the team the last team he played for, the Philadelphia Phillies.

  • Chapman reaches 5-year deal with Yankees: report


    A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees have reached agreement on an $86 million, five-year deal.

  • Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez attend funeral mass


    A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez gathered for a private funeral mass on Thursday afternoon.

  • Philadelphia says sorry on Jackie Robinson Day


    When Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers played the Philadelphia Phillies in 1947, he was told to "go back to the cotton fields" by the Phillies' manager, refused service at a local hotel and taunted by players with racial slurs when he came to bat. On Friday, Philadelphia's city council publicly acknowledged the incident as a dark chapter in the city's history.

  • Yankees closer Chapman 1st player suspended under MLB's domestic abuse policy


    New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has agreed to accept a 30-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, a penalty stemming from an incident with his girlfriend last October.

  • Yankees great Berra remembered by family, sports royalty


    A gold catcher's mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, beloved New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra was remembered Tuesday for being more than one of the game's greats.

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