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MLB Nears 10 Years Without a Perfect Game

The San Francisco Giants were playing their own game, just down the steps from the home clubhouse at Oracle Park, but Carlos Rodón and some of his teammates stayed inside. Down the...

With Juan Soto and Josh Hader, Padres Go All-In for World Series

San Diego has never won a World Series. By trading for Juan Soto, Josh Hader and other established stars, they are going for sensational rather than sustainable.The franchise started in 1969, just...

Mets Sweep Yankees in Subway Series

A bad stretch for the Yankees continued with a two-game sweep in Queens. But with the most wins in baseball, a double-digit division lead and a brand-new outfielder, they remain “unfazed.”The final...

David Ortiz and Buck O’Neil Headline Hall of Fame Class of 2022

While David Ortiz sailed in as a first-ballot Hall of Famer, the year’s other new inductees had to wait for decades — four did not live to see the honor.COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. —...

Jim Kaat and Tony Oliva Set for Hall of Fame Induction

With Jim Kaat and Tony Oliva set for Hall of Fame induction, the Minnesota Twins of the 1960s and ’70s will shine in Cooperstown despite no World Series titles.COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A...

Baseball Hall of Famers Compete Over Statues

Baseball’s Hall of Famers all have plaques in Cooperstown, but only some of them have been honored with statues. And they won’t let Dave Winfield forget that.COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The unofficial greeters...

Giancarlo Stanton of Yankees Wins All-Star MVP Award in Hometown

It was a homecoming at Dodger Stadium for Giancarlo Stanton. The Yankees slugger, and Los Angeles native, hopes his team can return to Chavez Ravine in October.LOS ANGELES — The All-Star break...

Juan Soto Beats Julio Rodriguez in Home Run Derby

After being grilled about turning down a $440 million contract, Soto won the Home Run Derby. All in a day’s work.LOS ANGELES — It takes remarkable self-assurance to turn down $440 million....

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