Major League Baseball issued the following statement today.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League third baseman Nick Delmonico 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.
Miami Marlins reliever Steve Cishek and New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom have been named co-National League Players of the Week for the period ending July 27th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
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Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, who played 11 seasons for the Minnesota Twins and won the 2008 Home Run Derby, and Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson have been selected as their respective League's final participants for the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby. The announcement was made earlier this evening on ESPN's "SportsCenter" by Derby captains Jose Bautista of the American League and Troy Tulowitzki of the National League.
The creative campaigns are over. Twitter voting ended in a furious rally. And at the end of the four-day online voting program, it is Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs who were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian.
MLB.com At Bat and MLB.com At the Ballpark, the award-winning and industry standard-bearers for live game and in-venue experience mobile applications, have been updated for the 2014 All-Star Game by MLBAM with new features, functionalities and designs.
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With Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaching, MLB Network's August schedule will feature matchups with Postseason-contending teams and division rivalries.
As a record-tying six living inductees will be honored this weekend in Cooperstown, New York, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 27.
To mark Major League Baseball's 2014 All-Star Game, MLB Network will air live and new original programming throughout All-Star Week, anchored by live coverage from Target Field in Minneapolis featuring Greg Amsinger, Sean Casey, Peter Gammons, Brian Kenny, Al Leiter, Kevin Millar, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Chris Rose, Ken Rosenthal, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci, Heidi Watney and Matt Yallof.
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