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Rivera steals show as AL blanks NL

Mariano Rivera earned MVP honors after a flawless eighth inning to lead the American League to a 3-0 win over the National League in the ­Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:52:06

Former MVP Braun banned over doping

Major League Baseball (MLB) has suspended former ­National League's (NL) Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun for the rest of the 2013 season for violating the league's joint drug prevention and treatment program.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:51:58

Cuba to travel to Canada for baseball tournament

A Cuban baseball team will travel to Canada to participate in the 3rd World Baseball Challenge to be played in August, aiming at winning the championship and erasing the disappointing image of the Cuban baseball team in the recent friendly game in the United States.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:51:50

MLB report to be publicized

Major League Baseball (MLB) was ­expected to announce its long-­awaited findings into the ­Biogenesis doping investigation on Monday, which could lead to the suspensions of a number of players, including New York Yankees slugger Alex ­Rodriguez, US media reported.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:51:43

Golden boy Rodriguez finds riches, then shame in doping

Alex Rodriguez signed two ­record-setting contracts totaling more than half a ­billion dollars as the man who would become baseball's clean Home Run King.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:51:29

Cardinals into NLCS for 3rd straight year

David Freese and Matt Adams belted two-run home runs and Adam Wainwright went the distance on Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 6-1 to reach baseball's ­National League Championship ­Series (NLCS).
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/15 14:52:26

Dodgers stay alive

Adrian Gonzalez on Wednesday clubbed two homers and Carl Crawford and A.J. Ellis ­added solo shots as Los Angeles beat St. Louis 6-4 to stay alive in the Major League Baseball playoffs.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/15 14:52:17

IOC president open to baseball's return

Baseball and softball could return to the Olympic program for the 2020 Tokyo Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2014/4/15 14:52:04

Pitch perfect

Chad Qualls of the Houston Astros throws in a Major League Baseball match against the Los Angeles Angels in Houston, Texas on Sunday (US time). Houston won 7-4.
Soure:AFP: 2014/4/15 14:51:48

Gotcha

Grady Sizemore of the Boston Red Sox makes a catch against the Texas Rangers during a Major League Baseball match in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday (US time). The Red Sox ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory.
Soure:AFP: 2014/4/15 14:51:38

Catch up

Right fielder Logan Morrison of the Seattle Mariners makes a running catch on a fly ball off the bat of Kole Calhoun of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in a Major League Baseball match in Seattle on Wednesday (US time). Los Angeles won 2-0.
Soure:AFP: 2014/4/15 14:51:25