The expanded MLB postseason begins on Tuesday with Game 1 of the four American League Wild Card Series.
The Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers head into the Wild Card Series as the No. 1 seeds in the American League and the National League respectively.
Two playoff spots remain up for grabs in the American League while four berths are yet to be assigned in the National League.
Athletes from various professional sports leagues, including the NBA, WNBA, MLB and MLS, refused to play on Wednesday in protest to the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Brennaman, who works for Fox Sports Ohio, was suspended for making an on-air slur on a hot mic before reading a promo during a game.
The MLB team has had a lot of fun with their cutouts. Besides fans, they've also placed various cultural icons like Waldo and Chewbacca.
"My ride's not over, though. Updates soon, but you're not rid of my opinions just yet," the writer tweeted on August 3.
Tensions flared at Minute Maid Park after Kelly and Astros shortstop Carlos Correa exchanged words in the sixth inning.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred discussed making changes to protocols after a group of Miami Marlins players reportedly contracted COVID-19.
The Miami Marlins' opening series agains the Baltimore Orioles was called off after the team reported at least 13 cases of coronavirus between players and coaches.
The Miami Marlins canceled their home opener after 14 members of the team tested positive for Covid-19.
Some Major League Baseball teams placed cardboard cutouts in parts of their stadiums to make the thousands of empty seats feel less empty.
After a Sunday game against the Philadelphia Phillies, multiple additional members of the Miami Marlins have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus.
"The Yankees would be better served by honoring [COVID-19 victims] and their families rather than a president whose bluster and incompetence utterly failed to restrain the pandemic," Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said.
The MLB has expanded its postseason for the first time in eight years with the number of playoff teams rising from 10 to 16.
Both Opening Day games on Thursday saw players taking a knee during a minute of silence before the national anthem.
Seven months after Game 7 of the World Series and four months on from when Opening Day was originally scheduled for, baseball makes its long-awaited return.
The shortened 60-game regular season begins on Thursday night and bookmakers believe it could favor underdogs.
Ten Dodger players, led by Clayton Kershaw, expressed support for Black Lives Matter, but the team that Jackie Robinson integrated in 1947 will sport a nearly all-white starting lineup on MLB Opening Day.
The league's official Twitter account defended its decision to give a voice to the Black Lives Matter movement.
The Angels relief pitcher kneeled in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protestors and was joined by MLB players from other teams.
The president's comments come less than a day after several San Francisco Giants players knelt during the anthem in an exhibition game.
The Dodgers and the Yankees are 19/5 joint-favorites to succeed the Washington Nationals as World Series champions.
Giants manager Kapler and several players took a knee ahead of San Francisco's exhibition game against the Oakland Athletics on Monday.
Fauci will be tossing the ball in an empty stadium as baseball arenas around the U.S. remain closed to spectators, at least for now.
Golf and baseball have shifted towards using saliva tests as they are more accurate and far less invasive than the nasal swab.
"We are continuing to listen to the Native American community, as well as our fans, players, and alumni to ensure we are making an informed decision on this part of our fan experience."
Spiders, Rockers, Lakers, Wild Things (Hello, Ricky Vaughn) and others are among a list the club could consider as it examines the team's name, now that the Washington Redskins have visited the same topic.
After three months of difficult negotiations the MLB season is due to begin on July 23, with coronavirus still a major threat for baseball.