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MLB Domestic Violence Policy
MLB Domestic Violence Policy
Major League Baseball has unveiled its first comprehensive domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. The agreement announced jointly Friday by the commissioner's office and the players' union has been in the works since last year, following a series of high-profile domestic violence cases involving NFL players...
Papi Faces Suspension
Papi Faces Suspension
Major League Baseball is suspending Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz one game for making contact with an umpire.  He's also been fined an undisclosed amount. The incident took place Sunday against the Orioles when Ortiz argued a checked swing call by third base umpire Jerry Meals...
Jackie Robinson Day
Jackie Robinson Day
Wednesday, April 15th is Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. It's a day when all players, coaches and managers will wear Robinson's number-42 to honor the man who broke baseball's color barrier. It was April 15th, 1947 when Robinson became the Major Leagues' first black player when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers...
Pine Tar Controversy
Pine Tar Controversy
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport will wait until after the season to study whether the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar should be changed. New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday, a day after umpires found pine tar on his neck during a game against Boston...

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