Mexico designated hitter Jorge Vazquez led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run to left field to lift the Venados de Mazatlan to a 5-4 victory against Venezuela's Tigres de Aragua for the country's third Caribbean Series title in four years.
The Crescent City will again take center stage in Major League Baseball's annual effort to highlight baseball in the inner city. The Urban Invitational is headed back to New Orleans for the third straight season, and it will feature a few youth events as well as six colleges playing at two sites.
1934 was a good year for the Deans.
So many different people have impacted me in this game. I had the luxury of working in Los Angeles for a few years, being exposed to the Dodgers and their history.
Including Rogers Hornsby, a pro soccer player and the catcher from Babe Ruth's called shot.
Marlins pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training on Feb. 19 at the Roger Dean Stadium complex in Jupiter, Fla. Full-squad workouts get underway on Feb. 24. As the workout dates approach, MLB.com takes a position-by-position look at the 2016 Marlins. The latest installment: First base.
The Second Place Support Group is now in session.
Though much of the attention this offseason has focused on some marquee new additions, much of the Red Sox's success will depend on whether some the mainstays from last year can bounce back.
First, it'll be Sydney. Soon enough, it'll be the World.
Whether any baseball player will make an enchanted exit in 2016 is a matter as-yet-undecided -- not just by the baseball fates, but also in most cases by the players themselves. But here are five who are possibly in position to achieve the ultimate walk-off win.
Something to get you through to pitchers and catchers.
Welcome to MLB.com's Fantasy Player Preview, your one-stop information shop for the 2016 campaign.
There was a dress code, though.
The final whistle at the Super Bowl is also the beginning of the final countdown toward Spring Training. In fact, now that football season is over, there are just 11 days until camps open across Florida and Arizona. With that in mind, here are 11 storylines to follow during Spring Training:
The roar of dust and diesel kicks up as football is left in the national sports rearview mirror. Pitchers and catchers are straight ahead, with nothing blocking the roads to get there. That's what's on tap for the week ahead in Major League Baseball.
You know, in addition to all the other reasons you have to be jealous of them.