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Family, fans mourn for Dominican pitcher Yordano…

Dozens of children wearing blue T-shirts with the name "Ventura" emblazoned on the back have gathered around a coastal home to pay their respects to their idol: Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura

Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents

The Padres signing Myers is great, but injuries…

Tony Gwynn Jr. and Judson Richards break down the Padres' deal with first baseman Wil Myers.

Michael Wacha's shoulder is feeling good

Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha talks about his shoulder and his mindset about starting or relieving at the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up.

AP source: Rangers, James Loney agree to minor league deal

A person familiar with the agreement says the Texas Rangers and free agent first baseman James Loney have agreed to a minor league contract

Royals' Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican…

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm helped his team win the 2015 World Series title, was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday

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Santiago Casilla returns to Athletics on a 2-year…

Relief pitcher Santiago Casilla is crossing the bay again, re-joining the Oakland Athletics on a two-year contract Friday after seven seasons with San Francisco

Watch a MLB pitcher throw a ball 110 MPH

Chicago White Sox fans are gonna love Michael Kopech.

Watch a race track get built inside Marlins Park

Marlins Park is hosting the Race of Champions on Jan. 21-22. Watch how the diamond is transformed into a race car course.

Some notable deaths of active pro baseball players

A look at some of the notable deaths of active pro baseball players in recent years

AP source: Trumbo, Orioles reach $37.5 million, 3…

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $37.5 million, three-year contract to keep major league home run champion Mark Trumbo

Grichuk seeks a less up-and-down season with…

Above all, Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk is looking to play more consistently in 2017.

Wainwright blames himself for Cards not making…

Pitcher Adam Wainwright holds himself personally responsible for the St. Louis Cardinals​ not making the playoffs last year, but he's using that as motivation to make things right in 2017.

Cardinals' Lynn is eager to prove doubters wrong

Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn is eager to show what he's got in his comeback from Tommy John surgery, particularly those who might not think he can be effective right away: "Everyone's different. ... I'm a big fan of proving people wrong."