MLB Press Releases
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Bryce Harper travels back in time in new "For the Love of Baseball" TV spot
Celebrating his "throwback" style of play, the latest spot from Major League Baseball's "For the Love of Baseball" campaign sees Washington Nationals All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper traveling through time, inserted seamlessly into old footage of baseball history. Throughout the spot, Harper visits legendary players like Babe Ruth and Ted Williams on their old fields in a virtual black-and-white time machine, suggesting his style of play would make him a good fit in any era.
Seattle's Choi suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Seattle Mariners first baseman Ji-Man Choi has received a 50-game suspension.
MLB Names Twins First Baseman Joe Mauer 2014 All-Star Ambassador
Minnesota Twins First Baseman Joe Mauer has been named Major League Baseball's 2014 All-Star Ambassador.
Spring weather draws large crowds at ballparks across the Majors
Long-awaited spring weather around the country led to one of the best-attended April weekends in history, Major League Baseball announced today.
Beltran named AL Player of the Week
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 13th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Upton named NL Player of the Week
Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton has been named the National League Player of the Week for the week ending April 13, 2014. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
CC Sabathia on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave"
New York Yankees All-Star CC Sabathia served as Executive Producer on this week's episode of "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," airing Tuesday night on MTV2 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, as he joined series hosts Sway, Fat Joe, Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias at the MLB Fan Cave in New York City.
MLB announces league-wide commemoration details for 2014 Jackie Robinson Day
All Players to Once Again Wear Number 42 on April 15th with Clubs Hosting On-field Ceremonies at Ballparks
Major League Baseball Statement
Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred issued the following statement today regarding comments made by Tony Clark, Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association.