Major League Baseball

A model wears a protective mask and gown for medical professionals made from the fabric of a Phillies baseball uniform.
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Dave Uram
March 27, 2020 - 11:02 am
The company that makes uniforms for the Phillies and other Major League Baseball teams is stepping up to help hospitals in the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is introduced during the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
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Dave Uram
March 26, 2020 - 9:42 am
With the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he isn't sure when baseball will be back, but when it is, he thinks it will be part of the nation's recovery process. Read more here.
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Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver talks on his phone in an empty Hammond Stadium.
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AP News
March 13, 2020 - 7:14 pm
Major League Baseball is allowing players to go home, making the decision a day after canceling the rest of the spring training schedule and postponing opening day by at least two weeks amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Yeshiva and Worcester Polytechnic Institute players warm up before an NCAA DIII college basketball game that allowed no spectators.
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 9:16 pm
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. Read more here.
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In this June 17, 2017, file photo, former Cincinnati Reds player Pete Rose attends a news conference during his statue dedication ceremonies before a baseball game between the Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Cincinnati.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 2:45 pm
Pete Rose again asked Major League Baseball to end his lifetime ban, saying the penalty is unfair compared with discipline for steroids use and electronic sign stealing. Read more here.
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 In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, new New York Mets manager, Carlos Beltran, center, poses for a picture with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, left, and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon during a baseball news conference at Citi Field in New York.
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AP News
January 16, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before a single game, the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball.
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A baseball lies on packed dirt after for a short batting practice during a tour of the under construction baseball field at the new Texas Rangers stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Baseballs weren't juiced during a record-setting 2019 regular season, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball. Read more here.
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Phillie Phanatic
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Paul Kurtz
October 11, 2019 - 7:18 am
While the Phillies' front office search for a new manager, the ball club's lawyers are locked in a battle over the rights to their iconic mascot, the Phillie Phanatic.
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In this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Pedro Martinez looks at his ball after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui during the second inning of Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series in New York.
David J. Phillip/AP Photo, File
August 05, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the seams and pointed out that his middle and pointer fingers should not have been touching on the ball. The Hall of Fame pitcher used the...
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SJU product Brian O'Keefe
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Matt Leon
July 26, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a steady climb for Brian O'Keefe since turning pro. After a stellar career as a catcher at Saint Joseph's University, O'Keefe was drafted by the Cardinals in the 7th round in 2014. Since then he's moved up through the St. Louis system steadily, and here in...
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