Major League Baseball News

United Sued for Packing NFL Charters With Young, Blond Crews

United Airlines Holdings Inc. packs its charter flights for sports teams with young, blond crews and bars older flight attendants from working the plum routes, according to a new lawsuit. In so doing, the airline bases the value of workers …

Commentary: Major League Baseball Finally Does the Right Thing

Last week, during Major League Baseball’s quarterly owners meetings, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they would be adding protective netting in front of the seats along first and third base at their stadiums. In doing …

Major League Baseball Balks at Foul Ball Safety Measures

From his perch in the Atlanta Braves infield on May 20, third baseman Chris Johnson heard what sounded to him like the crack of two bats in quick succession. The first was a line drive off the bat of Milwaukee …

Mercury Insurance to Sponsor MLB Teams for 7th Year

Mercury Insurance, now in its seventh straight year of sponsoring the Los Angeles Dodgers, today announced new partnerships with the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves for the 2013 season. “Our Dodger sponsorship has worked extremely well for us, so …

Major League Baseball to Help Tornado Victims

Major League Baseball and a charitable foundation run by players announced Wednesday that they are working with Habitat for Humanity to build nine homes for the tornado-ravaged communities of Joplin, Mo., and Tuscaloosa, Ala., with more than half of the …