Lindsay Berra has covered a variety of sports, from baseball and hockey to tennis and the Olympics, since 1999. She joined MLB.com in 2013.
|French shortstop Melissa Mayeux made history on June 20, when she became the first female to hit MLB's international registration list, making her eligible to sign with an MLB club anytime after July 2.
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|At noon on Sunday afternoon, a 16-year-old French girl made MLB history. Melissa Mayeux, a shortstop on the French U-18 junior national team, became the first known female baseball player to be added to MLB's international registration list, which means she will be eligible to be signed by a Major League club on July 2.
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|One afternoon in October 2014, Jason Boulais decided to do something out of the ordinary. And it led to something extraordinary. Boulais, a senior sidearmer on the University of South Carolina at Beaufort baseball team, was moving in the private little bubble in which most college kids exist, until a voice pierced his consciousness.
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|On April 27, 2011, Jackson watched on television from his home in Chicago as tornados ripped through his home state, claiming the lives of 252 Alabamians. The legendary two-sport star wanted to help, but didn't quite know how.
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|It's easy to forget a big first put up by sluggers Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada at the start of the Yankees' championship season in 2000. On April 23, the pair became the first switch-hitting teammates in baseball history to both homer from both sides of the plate in the same game.
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|It's a question every baseball fan has asked, an argument every baseball fan has had: Who threw the hardest ever? The new baseball documentary "Fastball," which premiered Monday night at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, made an attempt to answer that question.
More»Jonathan Hock discusses his film on MLB Central|
|Washington Senators fireballer Walter "The Big Train" Johnson struck out 3,509 batters in a 21-year Major League career that spanned from 1907-27. He summed up his prowess on the pitchers' mound succinctly: "You can't hit what you can't see." The new documentary, "Fastball," which premiers Monday night at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, proves Johnson was more right than he ever could have imagined.
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|Bo knows. You can bet he does. There's no way Bo Jackson can look back at April 9, 1993, and not consider it the most special day of his storied athletic career.
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|Truck Day in Major League Baseball is as much a harbinger of spring as the appearance of Punxsutawney Phil. Equipment managers and team staffers, customarily overseen by mascots and a gathering of intrepid fans, load an endless stream of cardboard boxes and pallets onto the team's 18-wheeler, destined for Spring Training.
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|The drastic increase in the use of the infield shift as a defensive tactic in recent years has created quite a stir around MLB. Columnist Lindsay Berra takes a closer look.
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|From current players to managers to league executives, the baseball community joined together and took to social media to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014 to help in the fight against ALS.
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|A two-time All-Star during a 13-year Major League career, Dmitri Young is patrolling the hallways at MLB's annual Winter Meetings, looking for a job in scouting or player development. He also happens to be nearly unrecognizable, after shedding about 100 pounds from his playing days.
|James Cisneros works off-duty security for the Royals and was stationed in the bullpen during Games 1 and 2. He assumed that his assignment would be the same for Game 7, but on Tuesday afternoon, he got the call telling him that he would have the honor of sitting in the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat instead.
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|Men have breasts, too. That is the message Bret Miller wants to shout from the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium for Game 6 of the World Series.
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|Former Royals manager Dick Howser left an impression on his players and fans in Kansas City with his personality and results, including the 1985 World Series title.
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|It is Lorenzo Cain's blazing speed on the basepaths, and in the outfield, that has longtime scout Art Stewart and every Kansas City fan who was alive to see the Royals' World Series win in 1985 comparing Cain to then-center fielder Willie Wilson.
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|Noah Wilson, a 6-year-old cancer patient, was at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night to see his beloved Royals play the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series, courtesy of Major League Baseball.
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|John Parker of Topeka, Kan., was thrilled to be seated in the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat for Game 2 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium.
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|For Game 1 of the World Series, as Major League Baseball honored veterans and military families, Tony Clark of Augusta, Kan., was in the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat at Kauffman Stadium.
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|Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo did not make his Arizona Fall League debut on Tuesday as his Surprise Saguaros dropped a 5-4 decision to the Peoria Javelinas. It was simply a manager's decision that kept Castillo out of the lineup, but the 27-year-old is looking forward to racking up at least 100 at-bats during his time out West.
More» Castillo drives in Cecchini with a single|