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Suit claims MLB pay to minor league players violates wage laws

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Salaries paid professional baseball players in the minor leagues violate state and federal wage laws, former players charge in a lawsuit filed in California.

Alex Rodriguez drops lawsuits against MLB, players union

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has withdrawn lawsuits challenging his suspension, Major League Baseball and the player's union announced Friday.

MLB expands use of replay

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The teams that comprise Major League Baseball Thursday unanimously approved the expansion of the use of instant replay beginning in the upcoming season.
Alex Rodriguez files federal suit to overturn 162-game suspension

Alex Rodriguez files federal suit to overturn 162-game suspension

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and his legal team filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to overturn his 162-game suspension for using banned drugs.
Ex-managers Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ex-managers Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Former managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Monday in a unanimous vote by the Expansion Era Committee.
Attorney: A-Rod didn't use performance-enhancing drugs in recent years

Attorney: A-Rod didn't use performance-enhancing drugs in recent years

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- An attorney for Alex Rodriguez said Friday there is evidence the New York Yankees' third baseman hadn't used banned substances in recent years.
Alex Rodriguez walks out on suspension hearing

Alex Rodriguez walks out on suspension hearing

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez, saying he was "disgusted," walked out of the Major League Baseball grievance hearing Wednesday on Rodriguez's suspension.
Alex Rodriguez storms out of Major League Baseball arbitration hearing

Alex Rodriguez storms out of Major League Baseball arbitration hearing

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Embattled New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez slammed a table during an MLB doping arbitration hearing on Wednesday morning and walked out in a rage.
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Baseball owners approve financial aspects of replay

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball owners announced Thursday they had approved the financial aspects of an expanded instant replay system.
Rodriguez sues MLB, Selig over 'witch hunt' that has hurt career

Rodriguez sues MLB, Selig over 'witch hunt' that has hurt career

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez has accused Major League Baseball and commissioner Bud Selig of conducting a "witch hunt" in a lawsuit filed in a New York court.

Report: Alex Rodriguez arguing he was duped into taking PEDs

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez contends he was duped into taking banned performance-enhancing drugs, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday.

Rob Manfred tapped as MLB day-to-day chief, seen as Selig successor

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A likely successor to retiring Major Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig emerged Monday when Robert Manfred was named MLB's chief operating officer.
Bud Selig to step down as MLB commissioner

Bud Selig to step down as MLB commissioner

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Bud Selig, who has led Major League Baseball since 1992, will retire as MLB commissioner as of January 2015, the organization said Thursday.

Baseball plans to expand use of instant replay

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Commissioner Bud Selig announced Thursday Major League Baseball hopes to expand the use of instant replay for the 2014 season.
Rodriguez appeals suspension, singles in season debut

Rodriguez appeals suspension, singles in season debut

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez singled in his season debut Monday after appealing a 211-game suspension handed down for doping.

Report: A-Rod to be among 12 player suspensions

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A dozen major league players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, will be suspended Monday for using performance-enhancing drugs, sources told ESPN.
Alex Rodriguez may be suspended from Major League for life

Alex Rodriguez may be suspended from Major League for life

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is prepared to hand down a lifetime ban to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, USA Today reported.

Baseball's All-Star Game set for Tuesday

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- Baseball's All-Star Game will be played for the 84th time Tuesday with players from the National League seeking their fourth consecutive victory.

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Cincinnati lands 2015 MLB All-Star Game

CINCINNATI, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Reds have been awarded the 2015 All-Star Game, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and Reds President Bob Castellini announced Wednesday.

Baseball to test in-season for HGH

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Major league baseball players will be subject to unannounced in-season blood tests for human growth hormone, baseball officials and the players' union said.

Baseball union figure Marvin Miller dies

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Marvin Miller, who helped form the Major League Baseball Players Association, had died at the age of 95.

Traded Buehrle says Marlins 'lied' to him

MIAMI, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Former Miami Marlins pitcher Mark Buehrle and his agent said Wednesday the team lied to them in signing the left-hander only to trade him a year later.

MLB OKs Toronto-Miami trade

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Monday gave his blessing to the multi-player trade involving Miami and Toronto.

Baseball exec Lee MacPhail dies at age 95

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Lee MacPhail, longtime baseball executive and, like his father, a Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, has died in Florida, the Hall of Fame said. He was 95.
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