Mets star Edwin Diaz suffered freak injury in World Baseball Classic but tourney is far from ‘meaningless’

Edwin Diaz’s injury on Wednesday night is almost unimaginable: His knee buckled while celebrating Team Puerto Rico’s victory that put them in the quarterfinals of the World Baseball Classic (WBC). … Read More

Francisco Lindor launches helmet, mobbed by teammates after inside-the-park homer in World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic is giving a postseason atmosphere in March, and the tournament saw maybe its wildest celebration so far. In a win-or-go-home matchup between Puerto Rico and the … Read More

Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman reveals ‘heartfelt reason’ for representing Canada in World Baseball Classic

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman is representing Canada in the World Baseball Classic this year, despite being born and raised in California. But for Freeman, the decision to … Read More

This all-Black team changed history — but the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame eludes them again

The All-Stars made Canadian history in 1934 when they defeated the Penetang Shipbuilders in the Provincial Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship, yet the all-Black team again didn’t make the cut to be inducted … Read More

On this day in history, Jan. 31, 1919, Jackie Robinson is born in Georgia — baseball pioneer, WWII veteran

Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson, who integrated Major League Baseball in 1947, was born to a sharecropping family in Cairo, Georgia, on this day in history, Jan. 31, 1919.  His fight … Read More

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