Major League Baseball

Bud Selig

Bud Selig To Retire In January 2015

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015.


Jim Crane. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

2013 Astros Most Profitable Team In MLB’s History

You gotta hand it to Astros owner Jim Crane.

670 The Score–08/26/2013

Robin Ventura argues with umpire Mark Wegner. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

MLB To Expand Instant Replay In 2014

Major League Baseball is expanding its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they’ve never had.

670 The Score–08/15/2013

Alex Rodriguez.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

MLB Threatening A-Rod With Lifetime Ban

Alex Rodriguez might not make it back to the Yankees this year. Or ever.

670 The Score–08/01/2013

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

MLB Suspensions Likely Coming Friday

The long-looming suspensions from Major League Baseball are coming.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2013

Alex Rios exchanges words with home plate umpire Will Little. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

MLB On Track For More Instant Replay In 2014

Major League Baseball is moving ahead with plans to expand instant replay next year.

670 The Score–07/17/2013

Former MLB umpire Brian Runge argues with a fan in the stands during a  game in Houston May 19.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

AP Sources: MLB Umpire Brian Runge Fired For Drug Violation

Runge was let go June 14, but no explanation was given.


Joe Torre.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Daughter Of Joe Torre Catches Baby Falling From 2nd Floor

The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre is getting props from her dad for catching a baby boy who had tumbled off a second-floor fire escape in Brooklyn.

670 The Score–06/20/2013

Bud Selig

Wisch: MLB Would Be Wise To Help The College Game Grow

In light of those issues, what might be the wisest thing for MLB to do is to work with the NCAA to help college baseball secure a legitimate television contract to broadcast the sport on a national level.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2013

Jose Canseco. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco Accused Of Sexual Assault In Vegas

Former baseball slugger Jose Canseco Jr. has been accused of sexual assault in Las Vegas, in an investigation that the former baseball slugger made public with postings on a social media website claiming that a woman falsely accused him of rape.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

J.A. Happ is taken off the field after being hit in the head by a line drive. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Are We Going To Ignore The Latest Line Drive Off A Pitcher’s Head?

Look at Mark Buehrle at the 1:35 mark. Look at R.A. Dickey at 1:50. The color leaving the faces of J.A. Happ’s Toronto Blue Jays teammates as blood exited his head.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013

The Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame plaque. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Negro League Advocate Seeks New Spotlight On Former Players

An advocate for the surviving players from Negro league baseball is hoping a new film about Jackie Robinson – who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball – will lead to more recognition for the former players.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2013

Philip Humber.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Silverman: Astros Moving To The American League Another Error For Baseball

Take a look at the American League standings. There’s something very wrong going on.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

Tony Phillips.  (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Allsport)

53-Year-Old Tony Phillips To Try Out For Independent Baseball Team

If the saying, ‘You’re only as old as you feel’ is true, then former Major Leaguer Tony Phillips must feel pretty good.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013


Video: Media Company Releases Interactive Video Game-Style Urinals

There’s nothing worse than sitting in the stands at your favorite team’s game and realizing you have to go to the bathroom.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2013

Alex Rodriguez.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MLB Sues Fla. Clinic Over Banned Player Drugs

Major League Baseball on Friday sued a now-shuttered South Florida clinic and its operators, accusing them of scheming to provide banned performance-enhancing drugs to players in violation of their contracts.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wisch: MLB Needs To Institute ‘Zero Tolerance’ PED Testing

I love Major League Baseball. But Major League Baseball is wearing me out.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2013

Melky Cabrera tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs during the 2012 season. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MLB Will Now Randomly Test Players In-Season For HGH

Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and will step up efforts to track the use of artificial testosterone.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2013

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

1865 Baseball Card Found In Maine To Be Auctioned

Six-figure bids are expected when an auction house sells a rare 148-year-old baseball card that was discovered at a yard sale in rural Maine, the auction house manager said Wednesday.

670 The Score–01/09/2013

Barry Bonds

No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame By Baseball Writers

Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013