NEW YORK — Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before a single game, the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball.
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday, a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport’s sign-stealing scandal.
Daniel Norris is signed and ready to go for his seventh Major League Baseball season.
Certain sports figures are given near mythical status, which often makes it hard to distinguish fact from fiction.
In a letter addressed to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, 107 members of Congress expressed “firm opposition” to an MLB proposal that would eliminate more than 40 Minor League Baseball teams.
Five athletes from Science Hill, Daniel Boone and Elizabethton signed national letters of intent with Division 1 universities Wednesday. Several others also played a part in the signing ceremonies.
Cade Larkins will get a chance to set records at a different level while staying close to home.
HOUSTON — It was well within their grasp.
HOUSTON — When the Washington Nationals were down, Anthony Rendon made sure they were never out.
HOUSTON — From the box seats to the far reaches of the bleachers, all 40,000 umpires in the stands at Nationals Park were sure they could tell: Gerrit Cole’s fastball to Victor Robles missed the strike zone.
Johnson City is a baseball town.
WASHINGTON — For a guy who started the season in Double-A and has pitched just 11 times in the majors, José Urquidy is getting a nice reward.
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s plan to attend Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday will continue a rich tradition of intertwining the American presidency with America’s pastime.
WASHINGTON — Walking off the field after the final out, Juan Soto smiled as he approached manager Dave Martinez and held up a pair of fingers.