The Seattle Mariners -- perpetual afterthoughts tucked away in the corner of our baseball map, 13 years removed from their most recent postseason berth -- now hold the best record in the American League.
La Ligue majeure de baseball returned Friday to a place the sport tried to forget. A paroxysm of emotion pinballed among 46,121 souls beneath Olympic Stadium's Kevlar roof: nostalgia, pride, heartbreak, hope, joy — all of it raw. And it was loud. Very, very loud.
Major League Baseball is "very close" to formal agreements on
replay with the MLB Players Association and World Umpires
Association, sources told FOX Sports Wednesday evening. The timing
of that progress is important, with MLB owners set to vote on rule
changes associated with the replay expansion during their quarterly
meeting here Thursday.
Alex Rodriguez is under a year-long suspension from Major League
Baseball. He has almost no chance of earning election to the
Baseball Hall of Fame. But at least he's an All-Star with the
American Bar Association.