Posey announced his decision on Friday. He says his family finalized the adoption of identical twin girls this week.
All 30 clubs are scheduled to play on April 1, 2021.
Major League Baseball’s coronavirus-delayed 60-game season is much shorter than the usual 162-game grind. That means pitchers like Ray will probably make about 11 or 12 starts instead of the typical 30-plus.
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo says that relief pitchers Silvino Bracho and Junior Guerra have both tested positive for COVID-19.
The Diamondbacks' Madison Bumgarner is getting ready for a shorter baseball season while trying to stay healthy and COVID-free.
The positive tests occurred among 19 of the 30 teams, according to results of the samples sent to the Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory in South Jordan, Utah. There were 3,185 samples collected and tested through the first week of intake testing.
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has already disrupted the entire sports world, has forced league officials to rule out an all-star game for the first time since World War II.
Wednesday is July 1, meaning the New York Mets will complete its annual $1.19 million payment to Bobby Bonilla.
Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake has become the first known player to opt out of the 2020 season due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Arizona Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen said he’ll be constantly reminding everyone in his organization about the delicacy of the current situation. It’s especially important in Phoenix, where COVID-19 cases have increased substantially over the past few weeks.
Arizona Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen said he'll be constantly reminding everyone in his organization about the delicacy of the current situation. It's especially important in Phoenix, where COVID-19 cases have increased substantially over the past few weeks.
Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.
Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative and possibly unhappy return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement released Friday afternoon, the Phillies confirmed that 5 players and 3 staff members who were working at their spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida have tested positive for the coronavirus.
MLB players hoped to play through until at least November, but owners believe the already-shortened season should only go on until October. Dr. Anthony Fauci said the major leagues would be wise to wrap up the postseason in September.
MLB's action was described to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the details who spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement was authorized.
Baseball players told Major League Baseball additional talks to start the season during the coronavirus pandemic are futile and said owners should order a return to work, which likely would spark lengthy litigation and the sport’s return to labor wars.
The Detroit Tigers selected the Arizona State star with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft on Wednesday.
A rookie at the major league minimum would keep about 47% of his original salary this year while multimillionaire stars Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole would lose more than 77% under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found “extremely disappointing.”
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Starling Marte announced on social media that his wife Noelia has died of a heart attack.