Connie Marrero posing with a self-autographed baseball

The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, has died at home in Havana aged 102.

Yasiel Puig celebrates after a base hit on 11 April, 2014/

A baseball star's escape from Cuba

Baseball star Yasiel Puig relied on drug smugglers and shady businessmen to flee his communist home and join the major leagues, according to a new report by Los Angeles Magazine's Jesse Katz.

Alex Rodriguez celebrates his home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fifth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto on 26 August 2013.

Rodriguez given doping season ban

Baseball's highest paid star, Alex Rodriguez, is suspended for the entire 2014 season over a doping scandal, a ruling he vows to take to court.