July 3, 2013 The Cincinnati Reds pitcher threw the second no-no of his career Tuesday night. But if not for the quick thinking of first baseman Joey Votto, the no-hitter would have been spoiled in the seventh inning. Watch the video to see what happened.
April 14, 2013 Faced with criticism and ridicule, the New York Yankees have yanked a sign touting a "Craft Beer Destination" stand at their stadium, after beer fans noted that all the products are from MillerCoors. At other ballparks, genuine craft beer is easy to find.
April 12, 2013 Baseball is more than a game to many people. Commentator Alva Noë thought he knew it better than most, until his children started playing Little League. That's when the community that makes up organized youth baseball welcomed him into their fold and opened his eyes to whole new levels of meaning in the game.
April 12, 2013 It's a very expensive bust. Zack Greinke signed a six-year, $147 million contract with Los Angeles before the season began. Now he'll be out for a while. Broken collarbones can take weeks, and sometimes longer, to heal.
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.