No doubt, there are millions of baseball fans rooting for the Houston Astros to come back and win the American League Championship Series, but a lot of very important people are not.
Major League Baseball is celebrating a ratings bonanza this October, and it’s not just because of the excitement and intrigue that has characterized a large portion of this postseason.
The biggest reason for the ratings boost is the presence of so many big-market teams with national followings. The Yankees won the American League Wild Card game, which put a huge market in play (along with Boston) for both AL Division Series while the Los Angeles and Chicago were...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.