The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Minnesota Twins Minor League right-handed pitcher Adrian Salcedo has received a 100-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Heptaminol, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League outfielder Jeremy Hadley has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs, who threw his first career no-hitter on Sunday, has been named National League Player of the Week for August 24th-30th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
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Baseball fans have reached record levels for engaging with MLBAM's award-winning products, MLB.TV, the original OTT product which hits its teen years today by commemorating its 13th birthday with a special two-day sale, and the MLB.com At Bat mobile app.
PGA TOUR LIVE powered by MLBAM, the award-winning mobile developer of the all-time highest grossing sports app MLB.com At Bat, will offer golf fans exclusive access to four marquee pairings today and tomorrow from the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. PGA TOUR LIVE currently is free for a seven-day trial.
The names have been announced and the brackets unveiled for the 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders
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MLB Network will air two documentaries this Sunday, August 30th beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET that offer an inside look into the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, which was hosted by the Texas Rangers in early August and was based out of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Area.
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame today announced that Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez, Jesse Orosco, Edgar Renteria, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, Sammy Sosa and Omar Vizquel are part of its 2016 induction class.
MLB Network will produce a special afternoon game telecast incorporating a roundtable discussion focused on advanced metrics with the Astros at Giants presented by MLB Now next Wednesday, August 12 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
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