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Stranded M.L.B. Prospects Find a Backyard of Dreams

Stranded M.L.B. Prospects Find a Backyard of Dreams

Seth Blair, a longtime pitching prospect, set up a practice area in his Arizona...

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M.L.B.’s Efforts to Return to the Field Could Take the Game Back to 1994

M.L.B.’s Efforts to Return to the Field Could Take the...

The potential for labor strife has loomed over plans to put teams on the field this...

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Willie Mays at 89: ‘My Thing Is Keep Talking and Keep Moving’

Willie Mays at 89: ‘My Thing Is Keep Talking and Keep Moving’

As the coronavirus pandemic keeps him homebound, the greatest living baseball player...

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A Big Youth Baseball Tournament Was Played in Missouri. Was It Too Soon?

A Big Youth Baseball Tournament Was Played in Missouri....

Some 40 teams gathered over the weekend, with uneven social-distancing practices,...

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A Big Youth Baseball Tournament Was Played in Missouri. Was it Too Soon?

A Big Youth Baseball Tournament Was Played in Missouri....

Some 40 teams gathered over the weekend, with uneven social-distancing practices,...

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Minor League Baseball’s Opposition to Overhaul Softens in Pandemic

Minor League Baseball’s Opposition to Overhaul Softens...

Facing financial straits, Minor League Baseball officials seem increasingly open...

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Taiwan Says ‘Play Ball!’ (With Cardboard Fans and Robot Drummers)

Taiwan Says ‘Play Ball!’ (With Cardboard Fans and Robot...

Players must submit to temperature checks several times a day, but professional...

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Watching South Korean Baseball on TV? Let Us Help

Watching South Korean Baseball on TV? Let Us Help

Bat flips galore but no spitting allowed. And a crop of players to keep an eye on...

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Fauci, Leading Fight Against Coronavirus, Misses Baseball, Too

Fauci, Leading Fight Against Coronavirus, Misses Baseball,...

A devoted Yankees fan fell in love with the Washington Nationals. But Dr. Anthony...

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Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions Will Wait Till Next Year

Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions Will Wait Till Next Year

The board of directors for the Hall decided on Wednesday that the threat of the...

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Steve Dalkowski, Model for Erratic Pitcher in ‘Bull Durham,’ Dies at 80

Steve Dalkowski, Model for Erratic Pitcher in ‘Bull Durham,’...

Known for his extraordinary fastball, Dalkowski never made it to the major leagues,...

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Red Sox’ Alex Cora Suspended Through 2020 in Sign-Stealing Scandal

Red Sox’ Alex Cora Suspended Through 2020 in Sign-Stealing...

Cora, already fired by the team, was punished for his role in the Houston Astros’...

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Christian Yelich Is Trying ‘Not to Get Too Rusty’

Christian Yelich Is Trying ‘Not to Get Too Rusty’

The Milwaukee Brewers outfielder said he is still working out with baseball on hold....

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A Return for Baseball Would Require a New Debate

A Return for Baseball Would Require a New Debate

On the bright side, if M.L.B. and the players union need to fight over the details...

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Drugs and Stunts Cited in Plane Crash That Killed Roy Halladay

Drugs and Stunts Cited in Plane Crash That Killed Roy Halladay

The Hall of Fame pitcher had high levels of amphetamine and other prescription drugs...

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Hank Steinbrenner, an Heir to the Yankees, Is Dead at 63

Hank Steinbrenner, an Heir to the Yankees, Is Dead at 63

After the death of their father, George, in 2010, he and his younger brother, Hal,...