Max Scherzer on MLB Lockout: ‘It’s over. Let’s Just Play Baseball.’

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Mets new star shooter Max Scherzer maybe the most obvious facet of the player union’s struggle For a new employment contract with Major League Baseball club owners. He sits on a top union subcommittee. It’s been nine straight days face-to-face meetings last month in Jupiter, Fla., one marathon including 16 …

Black Baseball Pioneer Bud Fowler Inducted into the Hall of Fame

Bud Fowler was more than just a curiosity. A professional player in the late 19th century, Fowler is considered by many to be the first Black player to compete against white players in organized baseball. But in those days, many news media reports about his travels between various professional teams and leagues made it clear …

Cleveland Baseball to Share ‘Guardians’ Name with Roller Derby Team

Christopher M. Pardo, attorney for the skate derby organization, and the team itself declined to comment further on the deal on Tuesday. In the lawsuit, the roller derby team in the Cleveland suburb of Parma, Ohio, said it was “inconceivable” that a baseball franchise worth more than $1 billion didn’t do a Google search for …

Parity Is Not The Problem When Thinking About The Future Of Baseball

HOUSTON — A general manager’s job is to build World Series teams. Yet as he sat on that stage Monday night in the Atlanta Braves’ bunker as their players prepared for the Houston Astros, Alex Anthopoulos made a confession: His path here was a mystery. “I wish I knew,” said Anthopoulos, Atlanta’s general manager. “I’ve …