Despite a late charge from Toronto Blue Jays star infielder Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Ohtani is still the most valuable player in all of baseball for 2021.
Members of the Mets called for a mound meeting on Saturday to discuss possible whistling to convey signs, according to ESPN's Buster Olney.
The longtime New York Yankees captain singled out the lone writer who didn't select him during his 15-minute speech in Cooperstown, New York on Wednesday.
The New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves will become the first major-league teams with active nine-game winning streaks to square off since 1901.
Major League Baseball will try to pull a sequel to its best production in this lifetime.
Tim Anderson of the White Sox hit a two-run homer to win the game, but one spectator at the Iowa field made famous by Kevin Costner's movie was looking elsewhere.
Tim Anderson hit a two-run homer on Thursday night to give the Chicago White Sox a 9-8 victory over the New York Yankees.
A professional baseball game played in an iconic corn field ended with a walk-off home run in a field of corn.
On the live pregame set, Costner let a curse word through, and he immediately apologized for his error.
Fans attending the game at the iconic corn field Thursday night will make their way to the field through a pathway of corn.
The crowd cheered for the cat as it avoided being captured by at least eight on-field crew members.
Thursday night in New York City mirrors what happened at the beginning of sports shutting down in 2020 because of COVID.
It's a good thing Yankee Stadium is open to the public, because 27,807 fans on Sunday got to see the home team tie a record for a rare feat.
"We've been rocked here the last several days," Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Thursday.
The Yankees and the Mets will be able to increase capacity to 100 percent from May 19 as long as fans are vaccinated.
The couple said they were calling off their engagement in a statement on Thursday.
The series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees is the only Division Series yet to be decided.
The last time the Houston Astros won a postseason series at Dodger Stadium was Game 7 of the 2017 World Series. The Astros won the ALDS Thursday night at Dodger Stadium, but with less "lively" fans in the stands.
Baseball's Minnesota Twins passed hockey's Chicago Blackhawks for a record in futility that not many sports teams would want. The Twins started their streak in 2004, and it continues into 2021.
Bush approached the mound in an FDNY pullover with a bulletproof vest underneath. He threw a perfect strike over home plate, and embraced Yankees manager Joe Torre and Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenly.
"As a kid, I often asked my dad why the Yankees didn't have a mascot like the Mets did. My dad, a Yankee fan since 63, always cryptically replied 'we don't need one.' I now see why," one Redditor wrote.
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 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.
The Dodgers and the Yankees are 19/5 joint-favorites to succeed the Washington Nationals as World Series champions.
Hank Steinbrenner served as co-chairman of the baseball club following his father, George Steinbrenner's longtime ownership of the team.