Mark Covert was 17 when he started a streak of running at least one mile each day. Forty-five years later at the age of 62, he is ready to voluntarily bring it to an end.
While providing more prospects to the States, the state of America's pastime in Europe is making big gains in popularity.
The pitcher who helped Cuba defeat the Orioles in the United States a decade ago tried to stop a fight and was smashed in the face with a blunt object. His injuries are not life-threatening but he will need reconstructive surgery.
With a number of matters that remain either undecided or unclear, here are nine innings of questions about the World Baseball Classic.
Seibu Lions shortstop Kazuo Matsui, a seven-time All-Star in Japan, said Monday at a news conference that he's decided to pursue a big league career in North America.