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Report: A-Rod, J-Lo take 2nd swing at buying Mets

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez reportedly aren't giving up on their desire to purchase the New York Mets.

Royals vow no layoffs, furloughs; paying all-minor leaguers

All Kansas City Royals employees, including minor-league baseball players, are safe from job cuts and furloughs during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Suspended P Vazquez facing new pornography charge

Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez is facing a new child pornography charge in St. Louis, separate from the 20 counts in Florida.

Former teammate in minors rips Tebow

Former second-round pick Andrew Church was released by the New York Mets on Thursday and a certain former NFL quarterback in the minor-league system is still standing.

MLB finalizes five-round draft starting June 10

Major League Baseball finalized plans for a five-round draft starting June 10.

Report: Dodgers P Price gives $1K apiece to team's minor leaguers

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price will gift $1,000 to each of the players in the team's minor-league system, MLB writer Francys Romero reported.

Report: 'Hundreds' of minor-leaguers released, season in peril

The coronavirus pandemic is decimating minor league baseball, with "hundreds" of players released on Thursday and hundreds more expecting the same fate, ESPN's Jeff Passan reported.

Widow: Halladay was an addict

Roy Halladay, the All-Star pitcher who died operating an aircraft, was an addict in the estimation of his widow, who revealed the opinion in a documentary to air Friday.

Players building counter to MLB's pay-cut proposal

Upset with MLB's economic offer to players, the Major League Baseball Players Association soon will present a counteroffer to owners that includes a schedule of more than 100 games and an accompanying prorated cut in pay, ESPN's Jeff Passan reported Thursday.

Former Braves C Pocoroba dies at 66

Former Atlanta Braves catcher Biff Pocoroba, an All-Star in 1978, died at the age of 66, the team announced Wednesday.

A's, Dodgers cut employees' salaries amid pandemic

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland A's announced cost-cutting moves Tuesday in response to baseball's ongoing shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Reports: Players balk at MLB's pay-cut proposal

Major League Baseball presented its players union with a revised economic plan for the yet-to-start 2020 season on Tuesday, proposing a sliding-scale of pay cuts, with the top-paid stars due to take the biggest hits.

Report: MLB owners propose lower salary for top-paid players

Major League Baseball owners reportedly proposed a sliding scale for salary reductions that would call for greater pay cuts for higher-paid players.

KBO suspends ex-Pirates INF Kang for year

Free agent infielder Jung Ho Kang, who played four of the past five years for the Pittsburgh Pirates, received a one-year suspension from the Korea Baseball Organization on Monday in connection with three past arrests on suspicion of drunk driving.

Japanese baseball season to start June 19

Pro baseball in Japan will begin its season on June 19, approximately three months later than scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Nationals’ WS rings replete with homage to 'Baby Shark'

The Washington Nationals unveiled their 2019 World Series championship rings Sunday, one year to the day when they were 12 games under .500.

Mets' Syndergaard on lawsuit: 'See you in court'

Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard said he's ready to face off in court with a New York landlord who is suing him over unpaid rent.

Report: Angels furloughing more, including amateur scouts

The Los Angeles Angels will continue to furlough employees at an aggressive rate, including doing so within their amateur scouting department shortly ahead of next month's draft, The Athletic reported.

Pensacola Double-A stadium listed on Airbnb to rent

The owner of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos has listed his stadium on Airbnb as a destination spot for travelers who would like to carouse in a professional baseball stadium and sleep in a clubhouse.

Report: Mets' Syndergaard sued for unpaid rent

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard signed a lease to live in a New York penthouse during the 2020 season but didn't move in and hasn't paid the rent, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court, USA Today reported.

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