Yoenis Cespedes, who has revived the Mets’ offense, will be vital against the Kansas City Royals
Out of America: The FBI is investigating insider trading in US sports betting, in a country where it is only legal in four states
Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will captain one-day sides in a match at the home of the New York Mets baseball team to mark the start of a three-city, all-star exhibition tour of America
As the Chicago Cubs prepare to get their play-off campaign under way, Rupert Cornwell asks what chance the unluckiest team in sport have of claiming baseball’s biggest prize – the World Series – for the first time since 1908
Police say 34-year-old was having a cigarette and chatting with friend
Armstrong has said it's been 'real tough' and complained about financial losses
Unclear whether ruling will allow baseball players to jump to the US Major Leagues without restrictions
The 'Pikachu Illustrator' is one of the game's rarest cards
John W Henry anticipates Champions League qualification for the club this season
A-Rod suspended until end of 2014 but appeal allows first Yankees game of the season last night
Six years after supposedly closing the books on its “steroid era”, baseball is embroiled in a new drug scandal that has already felled one of its top stars, and could end the career of Alex Rodriguez, its highest-paid player.
Duchess Theatre, London
Out of America: You can't attend a match without a patriotic preamble – complete with soldiers and flags – that lasts nearly as long as the game
Until now, I've always had the World Service and Radio 4 down as the places to look for hard-hitting, politically challenging documentaries. You know the kind. The ones that can deposit you, still in your dressing gown and slippers, into the middle of a sub-Saharan war zone, or a Bolivian coke factory, and deliver a sharp punch to the guts any time your concentration might be in danger of drifting off.
Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been arrested over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend
There is not enough testing in football