Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in…

Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands

Judge hurts oblique as Yankees beat Royals 9-2

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Betts, Moreland homers lead Red Sox to 6-4 win over Rays

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All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians…

Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor back after missing opening 18 games

Judge hurts oblique, likely to injured list…

All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and was expected to go on the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2

Today in History April 20

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's dictator Adolf Hitler born; Gunfire erupts at Columbine High; Cubans in the Mariel boatlift arrive in the U.S.; Ted Williams makes his baseball debut; Singer Luther Vandross born. (April 20)

White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug…

The Detroit Tigers' game against the Chicago White Sox has been rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Aug. 6

LEADING OFF: Bour blunder, deGrom hurts…

LEADING OFF: Bour blunders again, Mets ace deGrom returns to New York for MRI on elbow, Swihart gets fresh start in Arizona, and when will Guerrero Jr. join Blue Jays?

Price criticizes MLB for teams idle on Jackie…

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price thinks Major League Baseball made a mistake by having just 10 games Monday on Jackie Robinson Day

Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to…

Angels slugger Justin Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles

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Hendricks strikes out 11, Cubs beat Diamondbacks…

Kyle Hendricks struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings in his first win, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1

Column: In retrospect, 'Field of Dreams' is a…

Column: 30 years removed from the release of 'Field of Dreams,' it's time to acknowledge the harsh truth: This is just another terrible movie

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends…

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays in early test, Sabathia's streak, Walker's late surge

Yanks stop using Smith recording while…

The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants…

Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2

Gardner slam lifts Yanks over Red Sox 5-3 for…

Brett Gardner hit a grand slam off Ryan Brasier in the seventh inning for his 100th career home run, and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 for a two-game sweep of the reeling World Series champions

Carrasco K's 12, Indians sweep Mariners with 1-0…

Carlos Carrasco rebounded from one of his worst starts with 12 strikeouts, Jake Bauers hit a solo homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 to complete a three-game sweep

Wacha, Cardinals cool off Yelich, beat Brewers 6-3

Michael Wacha cooled off NL MVP Christian Yelich, Matt Carpenter and Marcell Ozuna each went deep, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 to avoid being swept

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Royals hit Anderson after ChiSox SS flips bat…

White Sox youngster Tim Anderson was drilled by a fastball two innings after emphatically spiking his bat to celebrate a home run, sparking a benches-clearing fracas with the Kansas City Royals

Arrieta pitches into 9th, Phillies hold off Mets…

Jake Arrieta pitched neatly into the ninth inning, Scott Kingery and Cesar Hernandez hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 3-2