Major League Baseball has reviewed video of Jose Valverde apparently throwing a spitball and has discussed the incident with the Detroit Tigers, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
On the eve of Thursday's soft deadline for finalizing details of the implementation of a 10-team playoff field, MLB and its players association are close to announcing the change that would take effect in October, sources said Wednesday.
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, in Detroit Tigers camp shadowing general manager Dave Dombrowski, said he is in talks with Major League Baseball about a job with the league.
At a time when MLB wants to restore the Dodgers' brand after years of damage under the ownership of Frank McCourt, Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a major player in a group that wants to buy the team.
The two greatest closers in baseball history have more in common than just stats.
The Washington Nationals placed Adam Dunn on waivers Tuesday, according to sources, and the slugger is expected to generate a lot of interest from other teams.
These are tough times for unemployed players named in the Mitchell report to find work in baseball.
Sources familiar with the George Mitchell investigation told Buster Olney that the report will name many players, including some big names and some names that have not surfaced to date.
Though it came at an inopportune time, the suspension of Alex Sanchez for steroid use isn't a bad thing for baseball.
Will the Big Unit get traded? Can the Cubs come back and win the NL Central? Stay tuned.
Many say it's a baseball sin to waste your allotted 27, but teams like the Tigers say they're the key to success.
The consistency of the new Metrodome turf stands out, as does Pedro's inability to get swings and misses.