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DETROIT (AP) — A food service worker at the Detroit Tigers’ stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation. Twenty-one-year-old Jaylon Kerley also was ordered Thursday to take an anger management class and to not work around food while he serves his […]

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Davey Nelson, a Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster and former All-Star infielder who also coached in the majors, has died. He was 73. The Brewers say Nelson died Monday after a long illness. Nelson joined the Brewers as a roving minor league instructor in 2001 before joining the big league team as first base […]

Joe Williams was considered to be one of the best pitchers of his era, even though he never made it to the majors. The Negro Leagues star even edged out the great Satchel Paige in a vote of who was the greatest pitcher of the leagues of all time. Joseph Williams was born on this […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spring training came to a repulsive end Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. The exhibition finale between the Angels and Dodgers was cut short because of a foul-smelling leak that spilled sewage onto the field in the fifth inning. The game was called after a 32-minute delay with two outs in the […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and […]

NEW YORK (AP) — It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a New York Yankees game. In the hours after the girl was struck in the face by the 105-mph screamer, the game’s commissioner vowed to push harder for all teams to […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — On a winning streak that just won’t stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins. All that was missing were a walk-off victory and extra innings. “Check those two off,” closer Cody Allen said. “We’re checking all the boxes.” And check this out: 22 in a row. Jay Bruce […]

In the world of baseball journalism, Claire Smith is considered by her peers as a living legend. The Penn State and Temple University graduate will be enshrined this weekend in Cooperstown, New York as part of the Hall of Fame ceremonies, becoming the first woman to win baseball’s highest honor as a sportswriter. Smith, 62, […]

  NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of the single digit pinstripes, had been retired and a plaque in his honor dedicated that will be placed in Monument Park alongside tributes to Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kris Bryant started to smile even before he fielded the ball. And with his throw to first for the final out, the agonizing wait ’til next year was over at last. No more Billy Goat, no more Bartman, no more black-cat curses. For a legion of fans who waited a lifetime, fly […]

https://twitter.com/FOXSportsSE/status/740630419834441728?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Snoop Dogg is known for his impeccable rap skills and love for the greener things in life. Not his athletic prowess. The legendary rapper was a guest at the San Diego Padres game against the Atlanta Braves and rocked a jersey that read “Coach Snoop” on the back. But clearly, judging by his pitch, […]

https://twitter.com/FOXSportsSE/status/740630419834441728?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Snoop Dogg is known for his impeccable rap skills and love for the greener things in life. Not his athletic prowess. The legendary rapper was a guest at the San Diego Padres game against the Atlanta Braves and rocked a jersey that read “Coach Snoop” on the back. But clearly, judging by his pitch, […]