MLB Press Releases
MLB and the D-backs to co-host the MLB Diversity Business Summit in March 2016
Major League Baseball today announced that it will partner with the Arizona Diamondbacks to co-host the 2016 MLB Diversity Business Summit in Greater Phoenix in March 2016.
Baseball legends to make appearances at T-Mobile All-Star FanFest
MLB and Reds legends and Hall of Famers will make appearances at T-Mobile All-Star FanFest from July 10th-14th at the Duke Energy Convention Center, giving fans the opportunity to receive free autographs as well as participate in question-and-answer sessions and clinics led by former players, all included with the price of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest admission.
Nationals Outfielder Harper Leads NL in First Voting Update
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper leads all NL players in the first voting update for the 86th All-Star Game.
Griffey Jr., Five Hall of Famers Headline 2015 MLB Draft Club Reps
Five Hall of Famers, four Most Valuable Players, one World Series-winning manager, 23 All-Stars and two former number one overall selections are among the baseball legends scheduled to represent the 30 Clubs at Major League Baseball's 2015 Draft, it was announced today.
Braun and McCutchen named NL Co-Players of the Week
Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers and Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending May 24th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Mike Napoli named American League Player of the Week
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 24th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Five Royals among AL leaders in first voting update for All-Star Game
The defending American League champion Kansas City Royals, who own the best record in the AL at 28-16 (.636), have five players among the AL leaders in the first voting figures for the 86th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, it was announced today. Thus far, online voting totals are up 100 percent in comparison to 2014. The first National League voting results will be announced tomorrow.
Baltimore's Matusz disciplined
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz has received an eight-game suspension for having a foreign substance on his arm.
Milwaukee's Smith disciplined
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith has received an eight-game suspension for having a foreign substance on his arm during the bottom of the seventh inning of his Club's Thursday, May 21st game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Joe Garagiola Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.