MLB Press Releases
Umpire John Tumpane Appointed to Full-Time Major League Staff
Major League Baseball announced today that John Tumpane has been named to the full-time Major League Umpiring staff.
Major League Baseball statement
Major League Baseball issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the bipartisan legislation introduced in the United States House of Representatives:
Less than 30 hours remain to vote for 2016 All-Star starters
With less than 30 hours remaining in the voting period for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, several positional leaders have seen their leads shrink over the last two days. The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, which is available exclusively online via MLB.com, Club sites and mobile devices, will be accessible until the voting period ends on Thursday, June 30th at 11:59 p.m. (ET). The 2016 All-Star teams will be unveiled on Tuesday, July 5th on the Esurance All-Star Selection Show on ESPN at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
Major League Baseball All-Stars to parade through streets of San Diego
The 2016 MLB All-Star teams will travel through the streets of San Diego in red, white, or blue Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado vehicles on Tuesday, July 12 in the 12th annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet. MLB Network will televise the event at 4 p.m. Eastern/1 p.m. Pacific with a simulcast on MLB.com.
SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game rosters announced
Rosters for the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be played at 7:00 p.m. (ET)/4:00 p.m. (PT) on Sunday, July 10th at Petco Park in San Diego, were announced by Major League Baseball earlier today on MLB Network's "The Rundown."
Close races remain with four days left to vote for 2016 All-Star starters
With just four days remaining in the voting period, several close races remain in the final balloting update for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, it was announced earlier today on MLB Network.
Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies named NL Player of the Week
Outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending June 26th.
Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros named AL Player of the Week
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending June 26th.
'Play Ball Park' in San Diego headlines 2016 All-Star Week youth activity
Major League Baseball today announced the inaugural "PLAY BALL Park" to headline youth activity during 2016 MLB All-Star Week in San Diego.