Sports Briefing | Baseball: Mets’ Juan Lagares Named Best Center Fielder

published about 22 hours ago
After a lost season, the Mets got some good news Thursday when Juan Lagares was named the best center fielder in baseball, winning the annual Fielding Bible award.

Major League Baseball Roundup

published 1 day ago
Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday.

Reactions at World Series to Selig's Reign

published 1 day ago
In an informal survey during the World Series, Reuters asked around for the most important elements of the reign of Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, who is retiring in January:

As Game 7’s Ratings Surge, World Series Avoids a Record Low

published 1 day ago
The Giants-Royals finale was seen by an average of 23.5 million viewers, raising the average for the World Series to 13.8 million, an audience larger than 2012’s record-low 12.7 million.

Royals' Success Warms Outgoing Commissioner Selig's Heart

published 1 day ago
In a way, it was fitting for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's last World Series in charge to finish in Kansas City.