New iPad Already A Hit With MLB Scouts, Coaches

Another year is already nearly a quarter gone, and with the arrival of March comes something that sports fans everywhere have been eagerly awaiting all winter: Baseball (March what? Basket-who?). At the beginning of March the players, coaches, and staff…

Nicktoons MLB Out Now On 3DS

Earlier today 2K Play, Nickelodeon, and Major League Baseball announced that Nicktoons MLB 3D is now in stores. The first baseball game designed exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system, Nicktoons MLB 3D combines the talent and tenacity of baseball’s…

MLB 12 The Show Commercial Teases a “Cubs Win” Scenario

A heart felt look inside the souls of Cubs fans and how they’ll feel if when their team wins the World Series -or- the ultimate tease, that’s just mean, because the Cubs are destined to never win another World Series?…

Tim Lincecum On Twitter: MLB Star Gets Verified

San Francisco Giants PItcher and NL Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum (also known in some circles as that guy that looks like Mitch Kramer from Dazed and Confused) has joined Twitter, and now has a verified account, as baseball fans…

New MLB App launches Today Featuring Subscription Plan

Major League Baseball has thrown its fans a curveball. Starting today the new MLB.TV app is going to be available on the App Store and Android Marketplace. This time there is a twist. The basic app is completely free to…

AJ Burnett Pitching To Save Yankees Season, Twitter Reacts

On December 18, 2008 the New York Yankess signed AJ Burnett to a five year $82.5 million contract. His first couple of seasons in pinstripes were successful, helping the team win the World Series in 2009 by winning game 2…

Google Beefs Up MLB Search Results

A couple weeks ago, Google announced the expansion of its NFL-related search results to include more information, courtesy of its partnership with ESPN, which had already expanded its MLB results in the past. Now, Google has announced further expansion of…

Yahoo MLB Full Count Shows Live Video For Key Plays in Every MLB Game

Yahoo and MLB.com have launched “MLB.com Full Count,” a new online video offering produced and powered by MLB.com in partnership with Yahoo Sports. “MLB.com Full Count lets fans follow live Major League Baseball action throughout the remainder of the regular…

Home Run Derby Becomes More Social Media Friendly

Professional Sports organizations are notoriously cautious when it comes to their players’ interactions with social media. And rightly so, as athletes have continued to fail at social media in various ways and to various degrees since the middle of the…

YouTube Seals Its Biggest “Premium Sports” Deal Yet

Baseball fans in Japan and four other countries have reason to celebrate today.  A record-breaking deal involving YouTube and Major League Baseball has been struck, and as a result, said fans will gain access to lots and lots of footage.

In an email to WebProNews, a YouTube representative provided some more details in the form of bullet points.  One highlight is that "[f]ull-length, catch-up MLB games [will be] available in Japan 36 hours after they air."  Historic game footage will be offered, too, along with profiles of Japanese players.