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Yermín Mercedes of Chicago White Sox(Twitte (MLB))

Mercedes 1st modern player to open year 8 for 8, streak ends

AP |
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 10:19 AM IST
  • Yermín Mercedes finally made an out, but not before the Chicago White Sox rookie became the first player since at least 1900 to begin a season with eight straight hits.
A person wears a "Black Lies Matter" sign as Georgia Governor Brian Kemp speaks during a news conference on Saturday about Major League Baseball's decision to pull the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta over a new voting law. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
A person wears a "Black Lies Matter" sign as Georgia Governor Brian Kemp speaks during a news conference on Saturday about Major League Baseball's decision to pull the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta over a new voting law. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

MLB pulls All-Star game from Atlanta over Georgia's new voting laws

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Georgia's new voting laws have triggered a debate in the US, with the corporate entities like MLB and Coca-Cola throwing their weight behind critics of the legislation, and former president Trump urging his supporters to boycott establishments criticising the laws.
Spectator's stands are seen empty during the preseason of the baseball game of Yomiuri Giants and Tokyo Yakult Swallows, which is taking behind closed doors amid the spread of the new coronavirus, at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo.(REUTERS)
Spectator's stands are seen empty during the preseason of the baseball game of Yomiuri Giants and Tokyo Yakult Swallows, which is taking behind closed doors amid the spread of the new coronavirus, at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo.(REUTERS)

Japan opens baseball season after 3-month pandemic delay

TOKYO | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 03:22 PM IST
After a three-month delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s second-most famous baseball league opened a season Friday that will be shortened from its regular 143 games to 120. That, of course, is twice as many as MLB figures to play — if it plays at all.
File Photo.(REUTERS)
File Photo.(REUTERS)

Major League Baseball eyeing a new base in India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 11:25 PM IST
One of the oldest and most prestigious sports leagues in the world, MLB now wishes to make a footprint in South Asia, potentially one of the biggest sports market in the world given the size of the population.
Australia's Pat Cummins reacts after the dismissal of India's Ravichandran Ashwin.(REUTERS)
Australia's Pat Cummins reacts after the dismissal of India's Ravichandran Ashwin.(REUTERS)

India vs Australia: ‘He should play baseball’ - MLB fans rave over Pat Cummins run out

Adelaide | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 08:36 AM IST
Pat Cummins produced an amazing piece of skill on Thursday to get to the ball with lightning pace, snatch it up with one hand then throw it while in the air diving and twisting.
Rohit Sharma was invited to throw the first pitch for Seattle Mariners in the Major League Baseball (MLB).(PTI)
Rohit Sharma was invited to throw the first pitch for Seattle Mariners in the Major League Baseball (MLB).(PTI)

Rohit Sharma set to make baseball appearance for Seattle Mariners in United States

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankit Kumar SinghS
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 05:53 PM IST
Rohit Sharma will become the first Indian cricket team player to throw the first pitch for a Major League Baseball (MLB) side.
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