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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.

07/03/2013

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

Urinals

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

Bartolo Colon

Video: Bartolo Colon Hospitalized After Hit In Mouth By Line Drive

While playing in a Dominican Republic winter league on Sunday, Bartolo Colon took a line drive off the mouth, resulting in his hospitalization.

670 The Score–10/29/2012

A.J. Pierzynski. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Source: Rumors About Pierzynski PED Suspension Untrue

A league source told 670 The Score Thursday that the White Sox reached out to Major League Baseball and were assured that catcher A.J. Pierzynski will not be suspended for using a banned substance.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Chicago Cubs Helmet

Filmmaker Creates Campaign To Give Adam Greenberg ‘One At-Bat’

If you don’t remember Adam Greenberg, it’s because his career with the Cubs ended almost as quickly as it started.

670 The Score–09/04/2012

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Simon Bruty)

Cooper: Everyone Loves To Hate Thornton

Veteran White Sox left-handed reliever Matt Thornton has had his share of rough outings this season.

670 The Score–08/16/2012

Olympic rings. (Photo credit DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Bring Baseball Back To The Olympics

So, why not have MLB send its top minor leaguers to the Olympics?

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

Bud Selig

Selig Plans To Expand Instant Replay

More instant replay may be coming to baseball sooner rather than later.

670 The Score–07/27/2012

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