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    Astros, Red Sox Look Ahead in Wake of Sign-Stealing Scandal

    Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme. The Astros and Red Sox held their annual fan fests on Saturday, and instead of discussing preparations for...

  • MLB Jan 16

    Mets, Manager Carlos Beltran Part Ways After Astros’ Sign-Stealing Scandal

    New York Mets manager Carlos Beltran and the team have “agreed to mutually part ways” after only two months on the job and following a report that showed his involvement in a sign-stealing scheme. In a statement, the team said: “We met with Carlos last night and again this morning and agreed to mutually part ways. This was not an…

  • MLB Jan 14

    Column: Astros Get the Punishment, Dodgers Pay the Price

    AJ Hinch won’t be managing in the big leagues any time soon, if at all. Alex Cora will soon join him in the unemployment line, and it’s hard to believe anyone will ever give him another job that involves being a leader of men.

  • Houston Jan 8

    Toddler’s Brain Injury From Foul Ball Is Permanent: Attorney

    The attorney for a 2-year-old girl struck by a foul ball during a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park continues to receive anti-seizure medication seven months after suffering a brain injury that could leave her at risk of seizures for life. Richard Mithoff told the Houston Chronicle that the child’s brain injury is permanent and has left effects similar...

  • Celebrity weddings Jan 5

    ‘Riverdale’ Actor Vanessa Morgan Marries MLB Star Michael Kopech

    Vanessa Morgan has found her happily ever after....

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    The Riverdale actress married professional baseball player Michael Kopech on Saturday, E! News can confirm. Morgan, 27, and Kopech, 23, exchanged vows in front of their closest family and friends, including members of the Riverdale cast, during an intimate ceremony at the Historic Walton House in Homestead, Florida....

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  • baseball Dec 21, 2019

    Computer Plate Umps Allowed in New Labor Deal

    Computer plate umpires could be called up to the major leagues at some point during the next five seasons. Umpires agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball in the development and testing of an automated ball-strike system as part of a five-year labor contract announced Saturday, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Major League Baseball…

  • yankees Dec 19, 2019

    Gerrit Cole, Yankees Finalize Record $324 Million Contract

    Gerrit Cole brought along a sign for the news conference to announce his signing with the New York Yankees: a crinkled poster board that read “Yankee Fan Today Tomorrow Forever.” Then 11, Cole was caught on camera holding up that placard in the seats at Game 6 of the 2001 World Series in Phoenix. The lettering of the tape he…

  • sports Dec 15, 2019

    Bernie at Bat? Sanders Makes Pitch for Minor League Teams

    Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Baseball plan to cut 42 minor league teams across the country after 2020. Among the targeted are the Vermont Lake Monsters, the Single-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics in his hometown, Burlington. Defending low-profile ball clubs in far-flung places more fervently than anyone in the…

  • baseball Dec 12, 2019

    MLB, Union Agree to Begin Opioid Testing

    Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association agreed to begin testing for opioids, cocaine, fentanyl and synthetic THC. They will also remove marijuana from the list of drugs of abuse.

  • Dec 4, 2019

    Testing, No Suspensions for Opioids Considered Likely in MLB

    Players who test positive for opioids would enter treatment and not be suspended under the change to Major League Baseball’s drug agreement being negotiated by management and the players’ association, according to union head Tony Clark. Talks to add testing for opioids began following the death this year of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Players have been tested...

  • Nov 13, 2019

    MLB Checking Into Report ’17 Astros Stole Signs, Broke Rules

    Major League Baseball has expanded its investigation into the Houston Astros after The Athletic website reported the team stole signs during home games in 2017 by using a camera positioned in center field. The report Tuesday quoted pitcher Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros that season, and three other unidentified people with the club. The Astros won the World...

  • Nov 4, 2019

    Nats Visit White House and Gift Trump Jersey

    The World Series champs visited President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Washington Nationals player Ryan Zimmerman gave Trump his own Nats jersey, with “Trump” on the back.

  • Nov 4, 2019

    Nats Ride Zamboni Shirtless at Caps Game

    The Washington Nationals kept the World Series victory party going at the Washington Capitals’ hockey game Sunday night. Nats players rode a Zamboni shirtless, poured beer into fans’ mouths and belted out “We Are the Champions” in the Caps’ locker room.

  • Nov 2, 2019

    Pat Collins Rallies Crowd at the Nats’ Victory Parade

    NBC4’s Pat Collins rallies fans in the streets for the Nationals World Series victory parade. These are his best moments.

  • Nov 2, 2019

    Pat Collins and DC Police Chief Battle in Vuvuzela Challenge

    Pat Collins challenged DC Police Chief Peter Newsham to a vuvuzela challenge during the Nationals World Series parade.

  • Oct 31, 2019

    How to Spot Fake Nationals World Series Gear

    Shortly after the Nats’ big win, Nationals hats and shirts were swept up by fans. World Series gear will be popping up in roadside shops and online. News4’s Susan Hogan has a consumer alert on how to spot fake merchandise.

  • Oct 31, 2019

    Best Fan Reactions to the Nats First World Series Win

    Nationals fans were celebrating in the streets Wednesday night after the team’s Game 7 World Series win against the Astros. The game was played in Houston, but D.C. streets were filled with revelers.

  • Oct 31, 2019

    Best Fan Reactions to the Nats First World Series Win

    Nationals fans were celebrating in the streets Wednesday night after the team’s Game 7 World Series win against the Astros. The game was played in Houston, but D.C. streets were filled with revelers.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    Nats’ Manager Martinez Ejected After Disputed Interference

    Nationals leadoff hitter Trea Turner was called out and Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected from a 7-2 Game 6 victory in the World Series after a disputed interference call in the seventh inning Tuesday night.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Nats Beat Astros 7-2, Force Game 7

    The Washington Nationals beat the Astros 7-2 in Game 6 of the World Series, forcing a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday.

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