MLB Press Releases
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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.
Pittsburgh residents wear McCutchen's dreadlocks in new TV Spot
The latest spot from Major League Baseball's new "For the Love of Baseball" campaign plays off the city of Pittsburgh's passion for the Pirates and reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen in unique fashion.
Pittsburgh residents wear McCutchen's dreadlocks in "For the Love of Baseball"
The latest spot from Major League Baseball's new "For the Love of Baseball" campaign plays off the city of Pittsburgh's passion for the Pirates and reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen in unique fashion. Steel City residents, including Mayor Bill Peduto, wear their hair in McCutchen's trademark dreadlock style to express their support for the Pirates' outfielder throughout the new spot.
Urban League and Change Happens! benefit from proceeds of the MLB Beacon Awards
Two Houston-based charities, the Houston Area Urban League and Change Happens!, will be the beneficiaries of the MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon, which is an annual Civil Rights Game event designed to recognize individuals whose lives and actions have been emblematic of the spirit of the civil rights movement. Tickets for the event, which is scheduled for Noon on Friday, May 30th at the Hilton-Americas Houston, are available at MLB.com/civilrightsgame and Astros.com/civilrightsgame.