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Retired Umpire Harry Wendelstedt Dies

Longtime National League arbiter’s career spanned from 1966-1998.


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MLB Announces Playoff Expansion

Each league will add a second wildcard team and have a one-game showdown between the two wildcards.


Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun argues a called strike by home plate umpire Mike Everitt in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 in the NLCS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 13, 2011.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ryan Braun’s 50-game Suspension Overturned


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Spring Training Begins

Some teams report this weekend. Cardinals wait a bit later.


A general view of Dodger Stadium is seen during the first pitch of the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants on April 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Giants 11-1.

Sources: About 12 Groups Submit Dodgers Bids

One of the people confirmed a Los Angeles Times report that Stan Kroenke was involved in the bidding. Kroenke already controls the NFL’s St. Louis Rams.


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Start Times Released for NLDS Game 3, 4

Game 3 is Tuesday at 4:07; Game 4 is Wednesday at 5:07.


Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals

Cards Step Up to 9-11 Plate For First Responders

“We want to recognize the selfless service of all of our police, fire and emergency response workers” said Bill DeWitt III, the President of the St. Louis Cardinals.


Frank McCourt

Bankruptcy Hearing On Dodgers Financing Begins

The Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection on June 27, blaming Major League Baseball for refusing a week earlier to approve a multibillion-dollar TV deal with Fox Sports.


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CLAIBORNE: Want To Be A Millionaire? Ask The Mets

If you ever wanted to be a millionaire, I would suggest you ask Met owner Fred Wilpon how it’s done.


Matt Kemp catches the first pitch from Don Newcombe on Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium. April 15, 2011 (Getty/Stephen Dunn)

Jackie Robinson Day in MLB

All players wear #42 in tribute to baseball legend.