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SB Nation Blog Claims That MLB Broadcast Booths Lack Diversity

Finding ways to make baseball better has become an all-consuming topic in sports talk. Limit the number of relievers, end the intentional walk, limit the time and frequency of replays; all these issues and more have found their way to Commissioner Manfred’s desk.

Watch: Tebow Gets First Spring Training Hit

During a spring training matchup with the Miami Marlins on Monday, Tim Tebow picked up his first hit of the spring. Tebow had gone hitless in his first eight at-bats, but he sent a pitch by the Marlins’ Kyle Lobstein

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Pirates’ Kang Gets Suspended 2-Year Jail Term for Crash

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court has handed Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang a suspended two-year prison sentence for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.

Watch: Mets Prospect Snags Flying Bat with One Hand

Major League Baseball’s spring training is underway again, and New York Mets shortstop prospect Luis Guillorme is already making an impression on the big league club. Thursday, Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria swung and lost the bat. The bat flew

Yankees president Randy Levine confirmed to MLB.com that there have been discussions on possible 2018 games between the Yankees and the Red Sox in London

MLB on the Clock

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred continues his fixation with speeding up America’s favorite pastime, by aiming to limit replay reviews to two minutes starting this season.

Terry Collins

Robot Umpires Will Not Happen, If MLB Commish Has His Way

This week has been quite a week for robots and baseball. On Monday, Jose Canseco went on a prolonged Twitter rant, in which he prophesized a future in which human beings would serve robot machines as their pets. On Tuesday, Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed questions from reporters on the feasibility of robots replacing umpires at home plate.

Watch: Greg Maddux Pranks Cubs’ Kris Bryant

Chicago Cubs third baseman and 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant met his match when he faced someone working as the sound guy for a Red Bull ad. As Bryant took swings for the ad, the sound guy critiqued his

Yordano Ventura

Royals Pitcher Ventura Dies in Car Accident

Los Angeles (AFP) – Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died Sunday after a car accident in his native Dominican Republic, the Major League Baseball team confirmed in a statement.