Major League Baseball All-Star Game http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26539/all en Baseball-Team USA announces roster for World Baseball Classic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/baseball-team-usa-announces-roster-world-baseball-classic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - The National League Cy Young Award winner, three MVP award winners and a host of Major League Baseball All-Stars were on Team USA's provisional roster announced on Thursday for the World Baseball Classic.</p> <p>The remaining 15 rosters for the third edition of the international tournament will be revealed later on Thursday. Formal rosters will be set on Feb. 20 for the March tournament where Japan will go for their third successive Classic crown.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/baseball-team-usa-announces-roster-world-baseball-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 17:45:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735722 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-Cincinnati awarded 2015 MLB All-Star Game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/baseball-cincinnati-awarded-2015-mlb-all-star-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Cincinnati Reds have been awarded Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2015 All-Star Game, which will mark the first time in 27 years the city will enjoy the economic boost the event provides.</p> <p>It will mark the fifth time Cincinnati has hosted the annual game, which pits American League and National League All-Stars against each other to determine which gets home field advantage for that season's World Series.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/baseball-cincinnati-awarded-2015-mlb-all-star-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:16:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738534 at http://www.globalpost.com High quality, fan support make World Baseball Classic a success http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130321/high-quality-fan-support-make-world-baseball-classic-success <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Houston, Mar 21 (EFE).- The third edition of the World Baseball Classic, which featured an all-Caribbean final and a deserving champion in the Dominican Republic, shattered all expectations in terms of attendance, enthusiasm and quality of play.</p> <p>The Dominican squad left no doubt about its superiority, becoming the first team to go undefeated throughout this international competition.</p> <p>It capped off its championship run with a 3-0 victory in Tuesday night's final over Puerto Rico, which had eliminated two-time defending champion Japan in the first semifinal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130321/high-quality-fan-support-make-world-baseball-classic-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Caribbean Series Major League Baseball All-Star Game Agencia EFE Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:03:07 +0000 Agencia EFE 5790214 at http://www.globalpost.com Results and standings in Major League Baseball http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/results-and-standings-major-league-baseball <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results in Major League Baseball after Monday's opening day games:</p> <p>American League</p> <p>Boston 8 N.Y. Yankees 2</p> <p>Detroit 4 Minnesota 2</p> <p>Chicago White Sox 1 Kansas City 0</p> <p>Seattle 2 Oakland 0</p> <p>L.A. Angels 3 Cincinnati 1 (13 innings)</p> <p>National League</p> <p>Washington 2 Miami 0</p> <p>N.Y. Mets 11 San Diego 2</p> <p>Chicago Cubs 3 Pittsburgh 1</p> <p>Milwaukee 5 Colorado 4 (10 innings)</p> <p>L.A. Dodgers 4 San Francisco 0</p> <p>Atlanta 7 Philadelphia 5</p> <p>Arizona 6 St. Louis 2</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Major League Baseball All-Star Game AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 05:45:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798981 at http://www.globalpost.com Rays 4, Tigers 3 (10) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130630/rays-rally-beat-tigers-10-innings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p/> <p>Rays 4, Tigers 3 (10): Yunel Escobar drove in pinch runner Sam Fuld from third base with a two-out single in the bottom of the 10th inning as host Tampa Bay rallied to beat Detroit.</p> </p/><div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130630/rays-rally-beat-tigers-10-innings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Sun, 30 Jun 2013 05:01:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5871477 at http://www.globalpost.com Surging Indians edge Royals to maintain AL Central lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/surging-indians-edge-royals-maintain-al-central-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians recorded their fifth straight victory with a 6-5 triumph over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday to maintain a slim advantaged at the top of the American League Central division.</p> <p>Cleveland blew a 4-0 lead when the Royals put up four runs in the fifth inning to tie the contest but the visitors recovered their composure to emerge with the win.</p> <p>Catcher Carlos Santana hit a go-ahead sacrifice-fly in the seventh, in which Jason Giambi also had an RBI, and the Indians held on down the stretch.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/surging-indians-edge-royals-maintain-al-central-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Wed, 03 Jul 2013 07:03:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5874221 at http://www.globalpost.com Puig still has last chance to become MLB All-Star http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130706/puig-still-has-last-chance-become-mlb-all-star <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The Orioles, Cardinals and Tigers led Major League Baseball's All-Star selections announced on Saturday, while Cuban rookie sensation Yasiel Puig has a chance to join the big names despite having played just 30 games.</p> <p>Baltimore, locked in a tight American League (AL) East race, boast three starters, including slugger Chris Davis, while AL Central leading Detroit have six players on the team.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130706/puig-still-has-last-chance-become-mlb-all-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Human Interest Major League Baseball All-Star Game Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Sun, 07 Jul 2013 03:03:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5877449 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Orioles trio among All-Star Game starters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130707/baseball-orioles-trio-among-all-star-game-starters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chris Davis, this year's top home run hitter with 33, was among three Baltimore Orioles players who were named starters on Saturday for the 84th Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 16.</p> <p>Davis will start at first base for the American League while teammate J.J. Hardy opens at shortstop and Baltimore's Adam Jones starts as an outfielder in the annual showdown against the National League, set for New York's Citi Field.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130707/baseball-orioles-trio-among-all-star-game-starters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Sports in the United States AFP Sun, 07 Jul 2013 05:02:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5877473 at http://www.globalpost.com Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/pittsburgh-pirates-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LHP Jeff Locke had his streak of 16 consecutive starts without a loss -- the Pirates' single-season club record -- end Monday night. Locke allowed just two runs and three hits in seven innings but the Pirates lost 2-1 to Oakland. Locke will not pitch in the All-Star Game on July 16 at Citi Field in New York because he is scheduled to start the Pirates' last game before the All-Star break Sunday against the Mets in Pittsburgh. Under Major League Baseball rules, starting pitchers who work Sunday are only allowed to pitch one inning in the All-Star Game two nights later.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/pittsburgh-pirates-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Pittsburgh Pirates Thomson Reuters Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:02:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5879151 at http://www.globalpost.com Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/pittsburgh-pirates-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LHP Jeff Locke had his streak of 16 consecutive starts without a loss -- the Pirates' single-season club record -- end Monday night. Locke allowed just two runs and three hits in seven innings but the Pirates lost 2-1 to Oakland. Locke will not pitch in the All-Star Game on July 16 at Citi Field in New York because he is scheduled to start the Pirates' last game before the All-Star break Sunday against the Mets in Pittsburgh. Under Major League Baseball rules, starting pitchers who work Sunday are only allowed to pitch one inning in the All-Star Game two nights later.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/pittsburgh-pirates-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Pittsburgh Pirates Thomson Reuters Tue, 09 Jul 2013 18:06:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5879560 at http://www.globalpost.com Mets' Harvey, Tigers' Scherzer named All-Star Game starters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130715/mets-harvey-tigers-scherzer-named-all-star-game-starters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Matt Harvey will be in familiar surroundings but in a rare spot as the New York Mets hurler was named the National League's starting pitcher against the American League's Max Scherzer for Tuesday's All-Star game.</p> <p>Both pitchers will be making their All-Star debuts with the spotlight directly on them as starters at Citi Field, home of the Mets, in a Midsummer Classic that gives the winning league home field advantage in the World Series.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130715/mets-harvey-tigers-scherzer-named-all-star-game-starters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:01:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5884721 at http://www.globalpost.com Detroit Tigers - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130727/detroit-tigers-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LHP Darin Downs was scheduled to make another rehab appearance, this one Sunday for Triple-A Toledo. Downs, who had left shoulder soreness, pitched a perfect inning Thursday for low Class A West Michigan. "I feel good," he said Friday in the Tigers' clubhouse.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130727/detroit-tigers-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:38:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5895301 at http://www.globalpost.com Detroit Tigers - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130727/detroit-tigers-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LHP Darin Downs was scheduled to make another rehab appearance, this one Sunday for Triple-A Toledo. Downs, who had left shoulder soreness, pitched a perfect inning Thursday for low Class A West Michigan. "I feel good," he said Friday in the Tigers' clubhouse.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130727/detroit-tigers-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Sat, 27 Jul 2013 19:12:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5895560 at http://www.globalpost.com Orioles add starter Norris in trade with Houston http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130731/orioles-add-starter-norris-trade-houston <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The Baltimore Orioles, striving to make up ground in the competitive American League East division, made another move to bolster their starting pitching by swinging a trade deadline deal on Wednesday to acquire Houston Astros starter Bud Norris.</p> <p>Baltimore (59-48), who earlier this month traded with the Chicago Cubs for right-handed starter Scott Feldman, sent outfield prospect L.J. Hoes, left-hander Josh Hader and a draft pick to the lowly Astros (35-70).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130731/orioles-add-starter-norris-trade-houston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Houston Astros Major League Baseball All-Star Game Thomson Reuters Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:08:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5899408 at http://www.globalpost.com List of World Series winners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131021/list-world-series-winners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - List of winners in Major League Baseball's World Series:</p> <p>2012 - San Francisco Giants won 4 games, Detroit Tigers 0</p> <p>2011 - St. Louis Cardinals 4, Texas Rangers 3</p> <p>2010 - San Francisco Giants 4, Texas Rangers 1</p> <p>2009 - New York Yankees 4, Philadelphia Phillies 2</p> <p>2008 - Philadelphia Phillies 4, Tampa Bay Rays 1</p> <p>2007 - Boston Red Sox 4, Colorado Rockies 0</p> <p>2006 - St. Louis Cardinals 4, Detroit Tigers 1</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131021/list-world-series-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:46:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5966905 at http://www.globalpost.com