Mother and toddler suffer fatal third-storey fall at Petco Park

U.S. 09/26/21, 20:38

A southern Californian woman and her 2 year-old son plunged to their deaths at a baseball game on Sept. 25. San Diego Police Department is investigating how a mother and her toddler fatally fell off the Petco Park concourse before the Padres game began. Thousands of fans poured into the venue ...

World Series champ Nationals take celebration to White House

U.S. 11/04/19, 16:03

President Donald Trump on Monday, Nov. 4,  honored the World Series champion Washington Nationals at the White House. Eighteen of the 25 players on Washington's World Series roster were in attendance, including World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg, who opted out of the final four years of his contract but could re-sign ...

Dad transforms backyard into baseball field for 5-year-old son

U.S. 07/10/19, 19:39

Resident Jason Kidd has become the talk of the town on a usually quiet street in Brookfield, Ohio. "This is the best thing to happen to this neighborhood in a long time!" a neighbor cried out from his vehicle as he passed the house of Kidd. Two years ago, a father was ...

6 suspects, including gunman, arrested in Ortiz shooting

U.S. 06/12/19, 22:56

An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country's most beloved sports hero. Four other suspects were also being pursued ...

David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican bar

U.S. 06/11/19, 07:41

David Ortiz was back in Boston for medical care after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. A plane carrying the 43-year-old retired athlete landed Monday night after a flight from the Dominican, ...

Police: David Ortiz shot in ambush at Santo Domingo bar

U.S. 06/10/19, 01:12

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range Sunday night in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said. Dominican National Police Director Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte said Ortiz was at the Dial Bar and ...

MLB to keep monitoring netting issue after child is hit

Baseball 05/30/19, 14:11

Major League Baseball said Thursday it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized.The girl was hit during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, an incident MLB called "extremely upsetting."MLB ...

Things to know about NCAA baseball regionals

Baseball 05/30/19, 13:29

The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals. Regional winners advance to best-of-three super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 15. Some of the top story lines:WHO'S HOTCentral Michigan has won 18 games in a ...

California team loses sponsor due to Ocasio-Cortez video

Politics 05/30/19, 09:21

A company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports that raisin company Sun-Maid terminated its sponsorship of the Fresno Grizzlies on Wednesday. “We ...

Stanford catcher Handley’s backup plan is career in medicine

Sports 05/30/19, 01:48

Last summer in the Cape Cod League, when most everybody else focused on baseball and nothing more, Maverick Handley carved out extra time to work toward his pre-med path and future after sports.Observe a surgery in his spare time? Absolutely.Handley is a junior catcher at Stanford eligible for next week's ...

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020

Baseball 05/30/19, 01:24

The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play at London next season in a two-game series at West Ham's Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14.St. Louis will be the home team for both games, according to a draft of the 2020 preliminary schedule obtained by The ...

Leading off: Netting under scrutiny again, Red Sox vs Yanks

Baseball 05/29/19, 22:39

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday:INJURED FANProtective netting at ballparks is again under scrutiny after a young girl was struck in Houston by a foul ball. Albert Almora Jr. of the Chicago Cubs hit a line drive into the stands down the third base line and almost ...

Relaxed, hard-hitting Twins are stressing out opponents

Baseball 05/29/19, 18:55

The signs of a potent lineup were evident with the Minnesota Twins in spring training, factoring in the addition of a few accomplished power hitters and the anticipation of further development by their homegrown players.Even the most optimistic member of the organization would've had trouble envisioning a start like this, ...

2021 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Atlanta

Sports 05/29/19, 18:47

Major League Baseball's 2021 All-Star Game will be played at Atlanta in what could be the first national showcase for SunTrust Park since the stadium opened in 2017.Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement before the Braves played the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night."The facility here, including SunTrust stadium and ...

APNewsBreak: Rangers-Angels in ballpark opener March 31

Sports 05/29/19, 16:17

The Texas Rangers are set to play their first regular-season game at new Globe Life Field on Tuesday, March 31 against the Los Angeles Angels, according to a draft of the 2020 preliminary schedule obtained by The Associated Press.Texas starts the season at Seattle with a weekend series before heading ...

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