• Cardinals pay millions in MLB hacking case The St. Louis Cardinals were ordered to pay $US2 million ($A2.6 million) in damages by Major League Baseball on Monday and will forfeit their first two picks in the 2017 draft as a result of illegal computer hacking of the Houston Astros' database. Jan 30
  • MLB pitcher Ventura killed in car crash Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has been killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic, his team announced on Sunday. Jan 22
  • Bonds, Clemens closer to Hall of Fame The Baseball Hall of Fame announced three new members on Wednesday, but a spike in voting for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens created just as much buzz. Jan 18
  • Obama hosts Cubs at White House ceremony President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champions Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. Jan 16
  • MLB champions Cubs visit White House US president Barack Obama is celebrating Major League Baseball's World Series champions the Chicago Cubs, before he leaves office. Jan 16
  • Prison for rooftop owner who cheated Cubs An 18-month prison sentence has been handed to a man found guilty of defrauding the Chicago Cubs out of the baseball club's cut of revenues from his rooftop club near Wrigley Field. Jan 9
  • Red Sox, Yankees tipped for London series Major League Baseball is studying the feasibility of playing in London in 2018, two media organisations reported on Friday. Dec 23
  • Pitcher Chapman takes a swing at Cubs Aroldis Chapman, who is headed back to New York as the Yankees' closer, says Chicago manager Joe Maddon misused him in the World Series on the way to the Cubs winning the championship for the first time since 1908. Dec 16
  • Uehara signs with Chicago Cubs Veteran Japanese closer Koji Uehara has signed with reigning World Series champions the Chicago Cubs, the Major League Baseball team said on Wednesday. Dec 14
  • Baseballer Chapman in record $A115m deal The hard-throwing closer reached agreement to return to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night with the highest-priced contract ever for a relief pitcher, an $86 million ($A115 million) deal for five years. Dec 8
  • MLB players, owners in new 5-yr agreement Major League Baseball has ensured five more years of labor peace by reaching agreement with the Players' Association on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that runs through to 2021, the MLB's official website is reporting. Nov 30
  • Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca dies aged 90 Former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca - a man best known for being on the wrong end of one of baseball's most famous moments - has died at the age of 90. Nov 23
  • Porcello, Scherzer MLB's top pitchers Boston Red Sox ace Rick Porcello and Washington superstar Max Scherzer have claimed contrasting Cy Young award victories as the best pitchers in the MLB. Nov 16
  • Pope Francis caught up in Cubs fever The Chicago Cubs's spectacular World Series win, their first in 108 years and considered a miracle by many long-suffering fans, has been recognised by the leader of the Catholic Church. Nov 15
  • Five million attend Chicago Cubs' parade Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross posed for a selfie Friday in front of a multitude of roaring fans in the city's Grant Park during a rally honouring the club's first World Series title in 108 years. Nov 4
  • Chicago to honour Cubs with parade, rally Ecstatic Chicago Cubs fans are expected to amass downtown on Friday (Saturday morning AEDT) for a parade and rally to honour the new World Series champions. Nov 3
  • Cubs' win attracts 40 million US viewers The Chicago Cubs' World Series victory not only ended the team's historic 108-year championship drought but attracted the biggest US television audience for baseball in 25 years. Nov 3
  • Obama invites champion Cubs to White House US President Barack Obama has invited the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to visit him at the White House. Nov 3
  • Clinton cheers Cubs' World Series win With the game going to extra innings, Clinton was able to catch the final moments after finishing a presidential campaign rally in Arizona. She watched on an aide's iPad as she stood by her idling motorcade. Nov 3
  • Chicago Cubs end World Series curse Kris Bryant started to smile even before he fielded the ball. And with his throw to first for the final out, the agonizing wait 'til next year was over at last. Nov 3