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MLB returns with thrills; red flags remain after 1st weekend

NEW YORK (AP) - The World Series champion Washington Nationals stood six feet apart along the first base line and watched as a banner...

Series MVP Strasburg misses 1st start with hand nerve issue

WASHINGTON (AP) - World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg was scratched from what was supposed to be his first start of the season for the...

MLB opener was most-viewed regular-season game in 9 years

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - The pandemic-delayed Major League Baseball opener was the sport’s most-watched regular-season game on any network in nine years.The New York...

MLB teams kneel to back Black Lives Matter; Fauci’s toss off

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a joint demonstration of support for the Black Lives Matter movement, players, managers and coaches of the New York Yankees...

Cole, Stanton lead Yanks past Nats 4-1 in stormy MLB opener

WASHINGTON (AP) - The coronavirus-shortened Major League Baseball season finally started amid the pandemic Thursday night with plenty of unusual elements - zero fans,...

MLB, players agree to expand playoffs to 16 teams

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball and the players’ union agreed Thursday to expand the playoffs from 10 teams to 16 for the...

MLB, players agree to expand playoffs to 16 teams

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball and the players’ union agreed Thursday to expand the playoffs from 10 teams to 16 for the...

Nats star Juan Soto positive for COVID-19, out for opener

WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Nationals slugger Juan Soto tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Thursday, forcing him to miss...

LEADING OFF: Opening day in DC, Dodger Stadium amid pandemic

A look at what’s happening around the majors today:OPENING DAYWashington ace Max Scherzer is set to throw the first pitch of the coronavirus-delayed season...

Opening day amid virus: Masks, empty parks, social justice

Opening day, at last.A baseball season that was on the brink before it ever began because of the virus outbreak is set to start...