The commissioner’s office, responding to record strikeouts and a league batting average at a more than half-century low, said Tuesday that major and minor league umpires will start regular checks of all pitchers, even if opposing managers don’t request inspections.
“Hammerin’ Hank” died Friday at age 86, drawing praise from all segments of society — including the current and former presidents — for his Hall of Fame career and providing inspiration to Black Americans by overcoming intense racism in his pursuit of baseball’s home run record.
Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated with his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and he refused instructions from security to leave the field, behavior that Major League Baseball said risked the safety of others.
Former Florida Gators quarterback and current New York Mets farmhand Tim Tebow will be playing for the Philippines in the upcoming World Baseball Classic Qualifiers, according to the WBC's Twitter account
Tallahassee native and Florida High alum David Ross was officially introduced as the 55th manager in Chicago Cubs history on Monday, and after his introduction he called into the Eyewitness News at 5 to talk about his new gig and how important his hometown remains to him.
Former Valdosta Wildcat and current Baltimore Orioles prospect D.L. Hall has been selected to represent his organization at this weekend's MLB Futures Game as part of the MLB's All Star Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio.
Spring training is less than four weeks away and everyone's favorite quarterback-turned-outfielder will return to big league camp with the New York Mets. The Mets announced their 2019 non-roster invitees Thursday afternoon and Tim Tebow made the cut.
Former Florida State pitcher Luke Weaver was the centerpiece of the return for the Arizona Diamondbacks in Wednesday's blockbuster trade that sent power hitting first baseman Paul Goldschmidt to the St. Louis Cardinals.