Washington National's bat out of hell Bryce Harper on track to have best season by teenager in a century
The history of Boston Red Sox's famous 100-year-old home stretches far beyond bats and Babe Ruth, says Brian Viner
As the new season begins, there has been a power shift from the East Coast, with TV deals, star names and big bucks going to LA
A group spear-headed by former basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team for a record $2bn, team owner Frank McCourt announced yesterday, capping a two-year drama that started with McCourt's divorce and wound its way through bankruptcy court.
A baseball fan in Arizona narrowly escaped a 20ft plunge when he tried to catch a ball heading into the stands, less than a week after a father in Texas died in a similar accident.
ESPN America’s Michael Kim speaks to baseball expert Doug Glanville about the first half of the 2011 major league season.
The tragicomedy that is the Los Angeles Dodgers intensified yesterday as one of US sport's most famous franchises filed for bankruptcy – a last ploy by its heavily indebted owner to keep the team from being taken over entirely by Major League Baseball.
When the Boston Red Sox' newly-signed outfielder Carl Crawford was presented to the media last December, he realised that he was without appropriately-coloured neckwear. Executive vice-president Sam Kennedy gave him a Liverpool tie, "thus merging Major League Baseball and Premier League", according to Peter Gammons, the respected baseball broadcaster.
Estranged husband and wife battle for control of Los Angeles baseball team
Since their inception Tampa Bay have been baseball's big joke; but not any more. Rupert Cornwell describes a remarkable awakening
In a marathon lasting five hours and 41 minutes, the Sox disposed of the Houston Astros 7-5, decided by a pinch hit solo homer by the hitherto unknown utility player Geoff Blum at the top of the 14th inning. The Astros pitcher Ezequiel Astacio handed them another run by issuing a bases-loaded walk later in the innings, before Chicago's Mark Buerhle struck out the last Houston hitter to wrap up the game.
Wednesday's deciding game was a sad and anticlimactic finale for home fans at the 40-year-old Busch Stadium, now due for instant demolition to make way for a retro-style ballpark that will be up and running in 2006.