Pirates name Marin as pitching coach

FILE PHOTO: Feb 20, 2019; Surprise, AZ, USA; Texas Rangers bullpen coach Oscar Marin (58) is photographed during media day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports... Read more »

MLB notebook: Study determines balls weren’t juiced

The rise in home runs in 2019 wasn’t because of a juiced ball, but rather due, in part, to inconsistent seam height on the baseball combined with “player behavior,”... Read more »

Reports: Nationals re-sign INF Kendrick to one-year deal

FILE PHOTO: Oct 30, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Washington Nationals designated hitter Howie Kendrick (47) hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning in... Read more »

MLB notebook: Mariners trade C Narvaez to Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired catcher Omar Narvaez from the Seattle Mariners on Thursday for minor-league pitcher Adam Hill and a draft pick. Sep 28, 2019; Denver, CO, USA; Milwaukee... Read more »

MLB: League, players near deal on opioid treatment – reports

FILE PHOTO: Jul 25, 2015; Cooperstown, NY, USA; MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark speaks in recognition of the work that Curt Flood did for players right during the Awards... Read more »

Billionaire Steve Cohen says in talks over New York Mets stake

(Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen confirmed late on Wednesday that he was in talks with the owners of the New York Mets that would see him... Read more »

MLB notebook: Moustakas agrees to deal with Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and free agent infielder Mike Moustakas agreed to a four-year, $64 million contract, multiple media outlets reported Monday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; Denver, CO, USA;... Read more »

Indians C Perez named Wilson top defensive player

FILE PHOTO: Sep 19, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians’ Roberto Perez runs after hitting a two-RBI single during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field.... Read more »

Reports: Baker gets second interview for Phillies managing job

FILE PHOTO: Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker looks on from the bench during action of their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale,... Read more »

Reports: Baker gets second interview for Phillies managing job

FILE PHOTO: Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker looks on from the bench during action of their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale,... Read more »