BASEBALL Headlines

  • Baseball: A-Rod's Super Bowl ad latest stop on road to redemption

    When former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez appears in a snack food commercial during next month's Super Bowl, it will mark the latest step in his remarkable return to the public's good graces following his 2014 suspension for steroid use.

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  • A-Rod: Clemens, Bonds deserve to be in HOF

    Alex Rodriguez acknowledged Wednesday that enshrining Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds into the Baseball Hall of Fame would make it easier for him to get into Cooperstown.

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  • Report: Mariners sign Ichiro to minor league deal

    The Seattle Mariners have signed 45-year-old franchise icon Ichiro Suzuki to a minor league contract, USA Today reported Wednesday.

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  • Take 5: Signs Bonds, Clemens not far from HOF

    All eyes are on Mariano Rivera as the first unanimous selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and his longtime teammate, Derek Jeter, will get the bulk of the attention during next year's voting. Come 2021, however, Cooperstown might finally have to confront its lengthy tussle with players connected to using performance-enhancing substances.

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  • Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina voted to Hall of Fame

    All-time saves leader Mariano Rivera became the first person to earn unanimous selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame when he was named on all 425 ballots submitted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, in voting tabulations announced by Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson on Tuesday on the MLB Network.

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  • Cuban baseball welcomes first U.S. player in six decades

    A 24-year-old student has become the first U.S. citizen to play in an official Cuban league in around six decades, just as Cubans are batting for U.S. Major League Baseball without having to defect under a historic deal made in December.

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