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  1. Free-agent shopping list

    Todd Wills

    Here's the MLBPA-compiled list of the 147 players who are now free agents, which for the Rangers includes outfielder Nelson Cruz, pitcher Matt Garza and catchers A.J. Pierzynski and Geovany Soto: Atlanta Braves Luis Ayala Scott Downs Freddy Gar...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  2. MLB built Biogenesis case with Facebook, texts, report says

    Major League Baseball investigators used an arsenal of high-tech tools to collect the evidence that persuaded a dozen players to accept 50-game suspensions this week for their ties to the Biogenesis clinic.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  3. MLB bans 13, including Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees through...

    Major League Baseball came down heavy on the players it found to have been involved with the Biogenesis clinic, suspending Alex Rodriguez through 2014 and banning 12 others for 50 games, including Nelson Cruz, Everth Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  4. MLB suspensions agreed to for 12 players, reports say

    Major League Baseball has agreed to 50-game suspensions with 12 players for their roles in the Biogenesis case, multiple media outlets reported Monday, with the harshest penalty -- against Alex Rodriguez -- set to be announced in the afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  5. MLB tells union which players it plans to suspend

    Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthier penalties for their roles in the Biogenesis case, two people familiar with the talks told The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  6. Michael Weiner, MLBPA head, says baseball union will appoint depu...

    Confined to a wheelchair, unable to move his right side, Michael Weiner spoke about his brain tumor.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  7. MLB to expand playoffs by two teams to 10

    MLB and the union have agreed to expand the playoff field to 10 teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  8. Major League Baseball rule change about free-agent pay causes con...

    T.J. Quinn

    MLB's new labor agreement, which went into effect this season, changed the rules for how clubs can sign international amateur free agents, capping the amount teams can spend at about $3 million annually. Spend more, and teams will face a heavy tax.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  9. 2011 World Series -- Senators urge baseball to ban tobacco

    Four U.S. senators and health officials from the cities hosting the World Series are urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  10. MLB talks switching National League team to American League, sour...

    Buster Olney

    A form of realignment has been raised in labor talks between MLB and the players' union, according to three sources: Two leagues of 15 teams, rather than the current structure of 16 NL teams and 14 in the AL.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  11. Josh Hamilton jersey 7th most popular

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The MLBPA released the most popular jersey sales for the 2010 calendar year. The top Ranger on the list was Josh Hamilton, at No. 7. Ian Kinsler was No. 17. Cliff Lee was No. 5 and his ranking reflects all three teams he was with i...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  12. Bud Selig open to expanding MLB playoffs for 2011 season

    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is willing to consider expanding the playoffs as early as next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  13. MLB -- Buster Olney -- It looks like an HGH test exists, which me...

    Buster Olney

    With evidence that science has finally found a way to test for HGH, it'll be interesting to see whether -- with recent history in mind -- the MLBPA is ready to take seriously another possible performance-enhancer, or whether it'll play ignorant once more.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  14. Buster Olney: It's time for the MLBPA to break with drug cheats

    The players' association of Major League Baseball has showed contempt for replacement players but continues to stand behind drug cheats when both are damaging to the common player. Why? Plus notes, player movements, game analysis and injuries.

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2009
  15. Report: Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003 while...

    According to a report by Sports Illustrated, Alex Rodriguez tested positive for anabolic steroids in 2003, when he was with the Texas Rangers and won the AL home run title and MVP award.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2009
  16. Positive steroid test for Alex Rodriguez brings steroids era back...

    Howard Bryant

    The spin and manipulation of the news that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003 shouldn't obscure the facts in the information.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2009