Team USA battled back to overcome Canada 9-4 and advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic in a do-or-die game at Chase Field in Phoenix.
Major League Baseball (MLB) said it was investigating a report alleging several high-profile players were sold performance-enhancing drugs by a South Florida anti-aging clinic.
The Dominican Republic capped off an unbeaten campaign by defeating Caribbean neighbors Puerto Rico 3-0 to win the World Baseball Classic.
The San Francisco Giants capped a wild post-season ride by beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings to complete a four-game sweep and be crowned World Series champions for the second time in three years.
No one was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, with all-time home run leader Barry Bonds and seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens snubbed over suspicion they used performance enhancing drugs.
Major League Baseball and the players' union have agreed to expand their drug program to include random in-season blood testing for human growth hormone and a new test for testosterone, they said today.
The St Louis Cardinals, powered by back-up player Matt Carpenter, beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 in a rain-delayed Game Three to seize a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series.
The San Francisco Giants routed the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series to complete a stunning comeback and advance to the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.
The San Francisco Giants rode another virtuoso pitching performance to blank the Detroit Tigers 2-0 and move within one victory of their second World Series title in three years.
Stuck in a miserable slump, the New York Yankees head to Detroit down 2-0 in the American League Championship Series and must face one of the best pitchers in the game, Justin Verlander, the Tigers' Game Three starter.
The sputtering New York Yankees benched Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher for today's game against the Detroit Tigers in a bid to avoid being pushed to the brink of elimination in the American League Championship Series.
New York slugger Alex Rodríguez questioned the logic of leaving him out of the lineup for Wednesday's do-or-die playoff game against the Detroit Tigers that was eventually rained out.
The New York Yankees have responded to Baltimore's extra-innings win over Tampa Bay to rejoin the Orioles on top of the American League East with a 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night.
New York's Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez reached milestone moments in their careers yesterday but it was not enough to prevent a 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Texas closer Joe Nathan's critical save helped the Texas Rangers clinch a playoff spot with an 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels that also secured postseason berths for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees.
Johnny Pesky, who spent the bulk of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the Boston Red Sox, and for whom the right-field foul pole at the team's fabled Fenway Park is named, died aged 92.
Felix Hernández pitched the third perfect game of the season and 23rd in major league history in leading the Seattle Mariners to a 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Chicago White Sox outslugged the visiting New York Yankees 9-6 to snap a three-game losing streak and claim the series opener between the division leaders.
The New York Times Co sold its remaining stake in the group that owns the Boston Red Sox baseball team and Liverpool soccer club for $63 million in cash, the company said.
The New York Yankees added some punch to their line-up by acquiring 10-times All-Star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners for two pitching prospects and cash.
The Cincinnati Reds rallied in the final inning to extend their winning streak to seven games with a 5-3 victory over the basement-dwelling Houston Astros.
The St. Louis Cardinals advanced to the World Series after a 12-6 victory over Milwaukee in Game Six sealed the National League Championship Series.
A group spear-headed by former basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team for a record 2 billion dollars, team owner Frank McCourt announced, capping a two-year drama that started with McCourt's divorce and wound its way through bankruptcy court.
The Miami Marlins baseball team suspended manager Ozzie Guillen for five games after he praised Cuba's Fidel Castro in a magazine interview, the team said on Tuesday.
With no chance of catching the first-place Philadelphia Phillies, for one night the Florida Marlins earned rare bragging rights against the Major League's top team with a nail-biting 6-5 win yesterday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have proposed an auction of the right to broadcast the baseball team's games in a bid to bring in billions of dollars to stabilize its finances and end its bankruptcy.
Nelson Cruz slammed a three-run homer in the 11th inning to seal a 7-3 victory for the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers, moving the visitors within one win of a repeat trip to the World Series.
A urine sample that baseball home run king Barry Bonds submitted in 2003 was positive for banned performance enhancing drugs, the former director of a University of California Lab said in Bonds' perjury trial.
Slugger Adrian Gonzalez has agreed a seven-year, USD$154 million deal to remain with the Boston Red Sox, the Major League Baseball website (www.mlb.com) said today.
With his team trailing 2-0, the bases loaded and the league's best batter at the plate, New York Yankees reliever Boone Logan could not have picked a more testing time to take the mound against bitter rivals Boston at Fenway Park yesterday.