All-Star outfielder Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels has a broken left wrist and has been placed on the 10-day injured list.
Mark DeRosa said last week that one of his most important jobs as United States manager during the World Baseball Classic is making sure his players understand the tournament is a competition, not an exhibition.
San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler says he might return to the field for the national anthem in recognition of Memorial Day when his team opens a three-game series at Philadelphia.
Baseball's traditional powers — Japan, the United States and the Dominican Republic — took the medals as the sport made a dramatic return to the Olympic program.
A Japanese team of All-Stars fulfilled a determined national mission to win the Olympic baseball gold medal for the first time, beating the United States 2-0 behind Munetaka Murakami’s third-inning home run.
Japan secured Olympic baseball gold 11 days after winning the gold medal in softball on the same field in Yokohama.
Day 15 of the Tokyo Games will feature the American women going for gold in basketball, volleyball and water polo.
Home runs from top MLB prospects Tristan Casas and Nick Allen lifted the United States baseball team to a 4-1 win over South Korea in a pool play matchup.