Major League Baseball Lockout Officially In ProgressA Major League Baseball lockout has officially begun after the players’ union’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night.
MLB Teams Snatch Up Free Agents Ahead Of CBA Expiration: Cubs Get Yan Gomes And Clint Frazier, White Sox Get Pitcher Kendall GravemanMajor League Baseball teams are snatching up free agents while they can, ahead of the collective bargaining agreement with the players’ union expiring on Wednesday night and the lockout of players.
Cleveland Indians Announce New Nickname: Cleveland GuardiansAfter more than a century as the Cleveland Indians, the team is changing its name to the Cleveland Guardians. The name change will take effect after the 2021 season.
Last Time White Sox Had Best Record In Majors At This Point Was 2005, When They Won World SeriesThe last time the White Sox had the best record in the majors at this point of the season or later was in 2005.
MLB Goes Ahead With Crackdown On Use Of Foreign Substances By Pitchers; La Russa Says It Won't Be Issue For White SoxThe Major Leagues are cracking down on the use of foreign substances that pitchers use to grip the baseball.
Cubs Unveil 'Wrigleyville' Uniforms For MLB City Connect SeriesThe navy blue jerseys feature "Wrigleyville" stitched across the chest in the same font and shape as the "Wrigley Field" name on the stadium marquee.
White Sox Unveil Black 'Southside' Uniforms For MLB City Connect SeriesThe Chicago White Sox have unveiled a new black alternate uniform honoring the South Side as part of Major League Baseball's "City Connect" series this season.
MLB Moves 2021 All-Star Game Out Af Atlanta In Response To Georgia Voting Restrictions"Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box," Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.
Former Cubs President Theo Epstein Hired As MLB Consultant To Evaluate Rules Changes“As the game evolves, we all have an interest in ensuring the changes we see on the field make the game as entertaining and action-packed as possible for the fans, while preserving all that makes baseball so special,” Epstein said in a statement.
MLB Officially Recognizes Negro Leagues As Having Major League Status After 100 YearsMajor League Baseball is correcting what it calls a “longtime oversight” in the game’s history.
Even With Precautions, COVID-19 Is Proving To Cause Major Difficulties For SportsA star of the Chicago Bears says he won't play in 2020 over health concerns.
Opening Day Arrives For Cubs, White Sox; But The Only Fans In The Stands Will Be Cardboard, And Only On The South SideUsually the lots outside Guaranteed Rate Field would be filling up with tailgaters a couple hours before a game, but for the opener of the shortened 2020 season, there won’t be any tailgating, because fans aren’t allowed in the stadium for now.
MLB, Players Agree To Expand Playoffs To 16 Teams For 2020The decision to expand the playoffs makes it likely teams with losing records will reach the postseason.
Two White Sox Players Test Positive For COVID-19Two Chicago White Sox players have tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed Sunday. Both players are asymptomatic.
What Can We Expect From Cubs, White Sox This Shortened Baseball Season?CBS 2’s Luke Stuckmeyer asked Mark Gonzales, the Cubs beat writer for the Chicago Tribune, what kind of game shape the players are likely to be in.