YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Mike Scioscia is one win from matching mentor Tommy Lasorda, the only manager to lead the United States to a baseball gold medal.
Host Japan, which stopped its major league season during the Tokyo Olympics, is the favorite in Saturday's gold medal game (6 a.m.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Brandon Dickson, a 36-year-old nine seasons removed from the major leagues, was the first out of the bullpen and the first to stumble.
Edwin Jackson, a 37-year-old released by five big league teams, was the last.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Ryan, one of two Tampa Bay young arms picked for the U.S. Olympic rotation, recognizes how baseball players are unlike most other athletes going to the Tokyo Games.
“When we get on the plane, I think I’ll get pretty excited,” he said after the roster was announced Friday, “but even then, I’ve got a season to go.
Host Japan will open the Olympic baseball tournament against the Dominican Republic at Fukushima on July 28, and Mike Scioscia's U.S. team will start two days later against Israel at Yokohama.
The U.S., in Group B, also plays defending champion South Korea on July 31.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Todd Frazier and his American teammates celebrated, dousing each other as if they had won the World Series.
“Playing for your country, it's the coolest thing in the world,” the 35-year-old third baseman said.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The United States will play Canada on Friday night and Venezuela on Saturday for a berth in the Olympic baseball tournament next month.
Manager Mike Scioscia's American team finished the first round 2-0 after its game against Puerto Rico was rained out for the second straight day Thursday.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — U.S. manager Mike Scioscia was ejected after Philadelphia prospect Luke Williams hit a two-run triple in a four-run sixth inning, and the United States rallied to beat the Dominican Republic 8-6 Tuesday night in Olympic baseball qualifying to advance to the super round of the Americas tournament.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Todd Frazier hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in a two-run first inning, St. Louis prospect Matthew Liberatore pitched one-run ball for five innings and manager Mike Scioscia’s U.S.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Catcher Matt Wieters has been dropped from the U.S. roster for Olympic baseball qualifying that starts Monday.
“He'll be on our radar if we do get the opportunity to move forward,” U.S.
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Pitchers Homer Bailey, Edwin Jackson and David Robertson, catcher Matt Wieters, infielder Todd Frazier and outfielders Matt Kemp and John Jay were among 28 players announced Sunday for a U.S.
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Dave Wallace will be Mike Scioscia's pitching coach when the U.S. manager tries to qualify his team for the Olympic baseball tournament...
The United States' delayed second chance at qualifying for the Olympic baseball tournament has been moved to the spring training home of the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals and the exhibition ballpark of the New York Mets...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda was memorialized during a private service Tuesday at Dodger Stadium before his burial...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are headed to the AL wild-card game off a late-inning loss that did nothing to shake their confidence...