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MLB Press Releases

  • MLB's Urban Invitational returns to New Orleans for third consecutive year

    Major League Baseball's Urban Invitational is returning to New Orleans for the third consecutive year, with games being held at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans MLB Urban Youth Academy (MLBUYA) from Friday, February 19th through Sunday, February 21st.

  • Two Minor League Players Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Three Minor League players suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • MLB unveils new Spring Training look for 2016

    Major League Baseball, along with Authentic Collection partners Majestic and New Era, today unveiled a new on-field look for Spring Training that includes lighter-weight uniforms, several new cap designs, specially-marked balls and other on-field elements.

  • Managers, rosters and game schedule announced for Sydney Qualifier

    World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) today announced the managers, rosters and game schedule for the Sydney, Australia Qualifier, which will be played February 11th-14th at Blacktown International Sportspark. The winner of the Qualifier, which features Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and South Africa, will advance to compete in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, the fourth installment of the baseball tournament featuring many of the world's greatest players.

  • MLB hires Tyrone Brooks as senior director, front office & field staff

    Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today the hiring of Tyrone Brooks as Senior Director of Major League Baseball's new Front Office & Field Staff Diversity Pipeline Program. The newly established Pipeline Program will seek to identify, develop and grow the pool of qualified minority and female candidates for on‐field and baseball operations positions throughout the industry.

  • Cincinnati Reds to host the 2016 and 2017 RBI World Series

    The Cincinnati Reds will host the 2016 and 2017 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, the international championship tournament of the RBI program, it was announced today in a press conference at the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy. The RBI program is the Major League Baseball youth initiative designed to provide young people from underserved and diverse communities with opportunities to play baseball and softball, while also encouraging academic achievement and success, and teaching the value of teamwork and other important life lessons.

  • Three Minor League Players Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Smithsonian Channel and MLB team up to profile four of the game's iconic players

    Smithsonian Channel and Major League Baseball have teamed up to tell the stories of four players who transcended the National Pastime and left legacies as true American icons: Hank Aaron, who surmounted racism in the Deep South and became baseball's home run king; Babe Ruth, who emerged from a troubled youth to become America's first superstar celebrity; Lou Gehrig, the embodiment of integrity who achieved immortality for his bravery in facing a terrible disease that now bears his name; and Ted Williams, who aspired to be the greatest hitter ever and inspired generations with his quest for perfection. MAJOR LEAGUE LEGENDS will premiere over four consecutive Monday nights beginning February 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT with a special Black History Month presentation of MAJOR LEAGUE LEGENDS: HANK AARON.

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