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MLB undergoes rule changes ahead of upcoming season

Rejoice baseball fans, this is the last week without America’s national pastime until October. But when the game returns on Sunday, April 2, spectators may notice a few significant alterations the league has made to rules. In pursuit of his goal to quicken the pace

Jose Fernandez was operating boat in fatal crash, officials say

A nearly six-month long investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission concluded that former Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was operating the speeding boat that crashed and ultimately killed Fernandez and two others on Sept. 25, 2016. The final report found that alcohol

Minor league baseball president visits Beloit Snappers

On Tuesday, Mar. 14, Minor League Baseball president Pat O’Conner visited Beloit to discuss the future of the Snappers and baseball in the city. He described his visit as “enlightening and positive” while acknowledging the Snappers’ urgency for a new stadium in order to keep

Spring Training under way as pitchers, catchers report

After what felt like the briefest offseason in recent history, baseball is back. Pitchers and catchers have already begun their first full workouts, with most of them reporting to their teams between Feb. 13 and 16. Position players are now making their ways to spring