Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced today that American League Batting Champion Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros, National League Batting Champion Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals have been named to the MLB All-Star Team.
Major League Baseball today announced the start times for Division Series games though Sunday, October 5th. TBS will exclusively televise all American League Division Series games, while FOX Sports 1 and MLB Network will combine to air all National League Division Series games.
Major League Baseball today announced the umpires who have been assigned to 2014 Postseason games through the Division Series. The Wild Card Game crew chiefs will be Gerry Davis and Joe West, while the Division Series crew chiefs will be Ted Barrett, Jeff Kellogg, Dale Scott and Mike Winters.
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, who threw a no-hitter in yesterday's regular season finale against the Miami Marlins, has been named National League Player of the Week for the week ending September 28th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Starting pitcher Sonny Gray and right fielder Josh Reddick of the Oakland Athletics have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 28th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Major League Baseball finished the 2014 regular season with an attendance of 73,739,622, marking the seventh highest total of all-time, it was announced today. Competitive balance throughout the game and exciting late-year pennant races have led to the last decade producing all 10 of the best-attended seasons in Major League Baseball history.
TBS will be the exclusive home of the American League throughout the 2014 MLB Postseason beginning with the presentation of the 2014 A.L. Wild Card Presented by Budweiser when the Kansas City Royals and Alex Gordon host the Oakland Athletics and Josh Donaldson on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. ET.
Baseball Legends Rod Carew, Reggie Jackson and Joe Morgan are scheduled to headline the second annual Frank Robinson Celebrity Golf Invitational on November 10th at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, Major League Baseball announced today.
Major League Baseball announced today that Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell will lead the MLB All-Star team during All-Star Series 2014, replacing former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington. All-Star Series 2014 will feature MLB All-Stars traveling to Japan this November to play a five-game series against "Samurai Japan" (Japan's National Team).
As New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter approaches retirement, his jersey is as popular as ever. Jeter once again stands atop the list of most popular MLB player jerseys list, and as the Postseason approaches, the next crop of young stars chasing a World Series title fill out the majority of the list.
This afternoon, Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig presented New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter with the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award. The presentation was made at Yankee Stadium, prior to the Club's home game against the Baltimore Orioles.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League third baseman Johan De Jesus has received a 72-game suspension without pay following a positive test for a metabolite of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Philadelphia Phillies Minor League right-handed pitcher Shane Watson has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Major League Baseball announced that Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig has conducted a conference call with a new committee that will study the issue of pace of game. The goals of the committee will focus on decreasing time of game and improving the overall pace of play in the 2015 regular season and beyond.
Major League Baseball announced today that Umpire Joe West has been suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon during the Club's Sunday, September 14 game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
Pitcher Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays has received a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Caleb Joseph of the Baltimore Orioles in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Monday, September 15th game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon of the Philadelphia Phillies has received a seven-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his actions following the top of the ninth inning of the Sunday, September 14th game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani of the Miami Marlins has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Carlos Gomez of the Milwaukee Brewers, with a warning in place, in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Thursday, September 11th game at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has received a 25-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2014 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, September 30th. Game One of the 2014 World Series on FOX is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21st in the ballpark of the American League Champions.
Major League Baseball and its Clubs will commemorate the 13th anniversary of September 11, 2001 with on-field tributes at Major League games. This remembrance is part of Baseball's ongoing and league-wide effort to honor those whose lives were lost and affected on that tragic day.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Atlanta Braves Minor League outfielder Justin Black has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Major League Baseball today announced its master 2015 regular season schedule, which will begin with ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" on April 5th . Details of the Opening Night contest are forthcoming. A full slate of 15 Opening Day games is currently set for Monday, April 6th.
Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey have been named the National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 7th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera and Baltimore Orioles right fielder Nelson Cruz have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 7th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
This afternoon, Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig presented Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully with the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award. The presentation was made at Dodger Stadium, prior to the Club's home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The reigning AL Rookie of the Year trades baseball for shuffleboard, a World Series champion shares behind the scenes stories about life in the big leagues, and a look at the strangest Minor League uniforms of the year - all on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," this Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT on MTV2.
Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig and all of Major League Baseball will be recognized during Stand Up To Cancer's (SU2C) nationally televised fundraising telecast airing live across major networks tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Major League Baseball has hired Bryan Seeley to lead its Department of Investigations, Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced today. Seeley will be MLB's Vice President, Investigations & Deputy General Counsel.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker has been voted the American League Pitcher of the Month and the American League Rookie of the Month for August, marking just the ninth time since the Rookie of the Month Award was introduced in 2001 that a Player or Pitcher of the Month Award winner has garnered Rookie honors in the same calendar month.