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Veteran baseball executive Rob Matwick discusses the Covid-19 protocols and planned venue operations during the World Series with SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher

Faced with the loss of nearly two-thirds of the regular season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, MLB and its clubs are significantly expanding the frequency and locations for virtual advertising this season.

What previously were just MLB practice sessions unseen by fans have become an important source of content for clubs and their regional sports networks, and have helped broadcast production crews prepare for the regular season

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic helped lead to a dramatic reduction in the number of rounds for the MLB Draft. But the league and its media partners are still hoping for lift among a competition-starved fan base

The league makes a historic shift to allow refunds on games lost to Covid-19, creating widespread ripple effects across the industry. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

League has now placed 23 formerly affiliated minor league clubs in new structures

Major League Baseball’s planned Field of Dreams game, celebrating the famed 1989 movie of the same name, in Dyersville, Iowa, has been rescheduled for August 12, 2021.

MLB club's lead investor also now assumes its top governance role

Executive has cultivated widely lauded reputation over the past three decades

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The United States' neighbor to the south is being increasingly viewed by Major League Baseball as a viable location for both regular-season games and perhaps an expansion franchise

Barry M. Bloom looks at the latest developments being made toward MLB's Spring Training facilities in the Greater Phoenix area. The area is the Spring Training home for half of MLB's 30 teams, with many playing in new or renovated facilities.

Major League Baseball has its first official day at its new central headquarters on the Avenue of the Americas in New York on 6 January. Eric Fisher visits the new offices.

After two historically slow offseasons for MLB player movement that heightened tensions between the league and MLB Players Association, this fall and winter are expected to see more activity.

Ongoing talks potentially present some of the largest organizational changes ever in baseball player development

Legal battle revives tension that previously existed between the MLB club and the design firm that helped create iconic character.

Browning has marred thousands of once-valuable autographed baseballs, with the precise cause of the damage still unknown. Dennis Tuttle examines the impact on the baseball collectibles market

Dead since 1995, the revered Hall of Famer still commands a lofty position among baseball memorabilia collectors

Major League Baseball's developing esports strategy, much more inclusive and based on a game title much simpler to play, veers heavily from other major US sports properties