November 27, 2012 Under his leadership, the players' union was able to end the reserve clause and gain free agency for players. Morning Edition commentator Frank Deford says Miller was "arguably the most significant figure in 20th century baseball."
October 23, 2012 The San Francisco Giants came back to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the National League championship series Monday. They face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series.
October 18, 2012 The Tigers won 8-1 for a four-game sweep of the American League championship series. It's their second trip to the World Series in seven years. They'll face either defending champions St. Louis Cardinals or the San Francisco Giants.
October 1, 2012 It wasn't clear whether the Nationals' Michael Morse had hit a grand slam. When the umps decided he had, they made him go back to home plate and pretend he'd done it again. See the video.
September 27, 2012 On July 9, 2005, Adam Greenberg of the Chicago Cubs went to the plate for his first major league at bat. One pitch later, his major league career was over. Until now.
September 21, 2012 For the first time since 1933, there will be major league playoff baseball in Washington. Who said you couldn't change things in the nation's capital?
July 24, 2012 Ichiro Suzuki was the face of the Seattle franchise since coming to the team from Japan in 2001. Monday, he was traded to the Yankees — who were in Seattle to play the Mariners. After a bow to the crowd, Ichiro stroked a hit for his new team.
July 8, 2012 TV gives you the best seat in the house. Yet televised sports are no substitute for actually being there Why? The answer has to do with the nature of human perception.
June 16, 2012 Baseball is less about what happened than it is about who did it and why. Baseball, says commentator Alva Noë, really is a kind of study of responsibility. Johan Santana's and Matt Cain's recent pitching gems give us food for thought.
June 14, 2012 VIDEO: When the last out was made and Matt Cain's perfect game was in the record books, San Francisco fans went nuts. See what it was like in the stands.
May 9, 2012 He joined an elite group of Major League players — and came very close to becoming the first ever to hit five home runs in a single game.
May 4, 2012 The greatest "closer" in Major League Baseball was chasing a fly ball during batting practice when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
February 20, 2012 Major League Baseball's spring training has begun, as catchers and pitchers have made their way to Florida and Arizona to prepare for the 2012 season. Stories so far include young stars Buster Posey and Stephen Strasburg returning to the Giants and Nationals, respectively.
February 16, 2012 Gary Carter, the former Major League Baseball catcher who helped the New York Mets win the 1986 World Series, has died of brain cancer at 57. In a career split between the Mets and the Montreal Expos, Carter was chosen for 11 All Star teams.