MLB Press Releases
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Pace of Game Initiatives to be Tested at Arizona Fall League
Experimental pace of game initiatives will be game-tested during play at the 2014 Arizona Fall League, Major League Baseball announced today. The wide-ranging plan being implemented in AFL play was developed by MLB's new Pace of Game Committee, which was officially announced on September 22nd.
Collin McHugh named the AL Rookie of the Month for September
Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh has been voted American League Rookie of the Month for September.
Jacob Degrom voted NL Rookie of the Month for September
Jacob deGrom has been voted the National League Rookie of the Month for September.
Wainwright voted National League Pitcher of the Month
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has been voted the National League Pitcher of the Month for the month of September.
Kluber named the American League Pitcher of the Month
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber has been voted the American League Pitcher of the Month for September.
Altuve, Morneau, Harper named to MLB All-Star squad for Japan All-Star Series
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.
Division series start times through Sunday announced
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.
Umpires for Wild Card Games and Division Series Announced
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.
Zimmermann of the Nationals named National League Player of the Week
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.