‘MLB: The Show 18’ arrives on PS4 March 27th

Sony's MLB: The Show franchise has earned a reputation for hitting it out of the park with each annual edition — and introducing cool new features, like last year's Retro Mode. Now we know when the next one will come out: MLB: The Show 18 launches o…

A seven-year-old baseball fan with a 3D-printed hand is throwing out the first pitch of World Series Game 4

 Hailey Dawson is already a veteran of tossing the ceremonial first pitch at the ripe old age of seven. She’s got two Major League games under her belt and is about to add a third, with her biggest audience yet, as she kicks off Game 4 of the World Series in Houston. Read More

MLB fines coach for wearing an Apple Watch during a game

Officials at the MLB are definitely keen to remind teams that they aren't allowed to use wearable tech during games. The league has fined Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto for wearing his Apple Watch in the dugout during an October 4th game ag…

Oakland Athletics reportedly test NFC-powered MLB tickets

It took Apple long enough to embrace NFC, even though it was originally only enabled for Apple Pay. Luckily, the company has finally opened up the short-range wireless technology in iOS 11, which should lead to a host of innovative uses of NFC by thi…

An MLB team is using iOS 11’s NFC feature for contactless stadium entry

 When Apple announced iOS 11 last spring, one of the stand-out features was that the company would finally give developers access to the iPhone’s NFC chip. While Apple has used NFC contactless technology to power Apple Pay in the iPhone and Apple Watch for a few years, the hardware had never been available to developers – until now. Today the MLB announced that the Oakland… Read More

Red Sox reportedly cheated with a Fitbit, not an Apple Watch

Reports that the Boston Red Sox cheated in games with an Apple Watch may have been slightly off the mark. A source speaking to Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo claims that the team used a Fitbit device, not Apple's smartwatch. It's not cer…

Red Sox reportedly used Apple Watch to steal Yankees’ signals

The Cardinals aren't the only Major League Baseball team accused of using technological cheats. According to the New York Times, the league has determined that the Boston Red Sox cheated in numerous games against the New York Yankees (who filed a com…

The Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal signs from the Yankees

 Here’s another innovative use case Apple can mention when they  announce the next Apple Watch: The device has reportedly played a key role in a baseball sign-stealing scheme run by the Boston Red Sox. Read More