Tampa Bay Rays first baseman James Loney has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for making contact with Umpire Paul Nauert at the conclusion of the top of the sixth inning of the Club's Saturday, August 22nd game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. Joe Garagiola, Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced that they have reached agreement on a Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy to cover Major League Players. As part of the agreement, the Commissioner's Office will implement additional policies to cover Minor League players, as well as everyone employed by a Major League or Minor League club, and the Commissioner's Office, and the MLBPA will also implement an all-encompassing domestic abuse policy for its staff.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Toronto Blue Jays Minor League right-handed pitcher Clinton Hollon has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Miami Marlins RBI has won the Senior Baseball Division Championship of the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, earning their fourth overall RBI World Series Baseball Championship and their first in the Senior Division since 2004.
Dominican Republic North RBI, out of Santo Domingo, has won the Junior Baseball Division Championship of the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, earning their seventh overall RBI World Series championship and fourth Junior Baseball Division Championship in six years (2010-2012, 2015).
A group of players in the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program will receive the experience of a lifetime in Arlington, Texas when they take the field tomorrow at Globe Life Park in Arlington, the home of the Texas Rangers, to represent their respective cities in the championship games of the 2015 RBI World Series.
Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Major League Baseball has retained the leadership search firm Korn Ferry to provide a number of support services for qualified candidates to assist in their interview preparations for key baseball operations positions.
Major League Baseball Charities (MLB) has awarded college scholarships, each valued at $5,000 per year, to eleven high school seniors who participate in Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI), the Major League Baseball youth baseball and softball initiative for young people from underserved communities.
Third baseman Josh Donaldson and starting pitcher David Price of the Toronto Blue Jays have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending August 9th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Softball teams from Cleveland, OH and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic have earned the #1 seeds in their respective softball playoff brackets at the 23rd annual Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, the international championship tournament of the RBI program, the MLB youth initiative designed to provide young people from underserved and diverse communities the opportunities to play baseball and softball.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Alcides Escobar of the Kansas City Royals with warnings in place during the top of the eighth inning of the Sunday, August 2nd game between the Clubs at Rogers Centre in Toronto.
The National Hockey League and Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today announced a groundbreaking digital media rights partnership. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred jointly announced the six-year agreement at NHL headquarters.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for July. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor for 23 of 30 MLB clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the American League Player of the Month Award.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for July. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor of 23 of 30 clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the National League Player of the Month Award.
First baseman Lucas Duda and starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for July 27th-August 2nd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
First baseman Jose Abreu and outfielder Adam Eaton of the Chicago White Sox have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending August 2nd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball, in conjunction with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), today announced that more than 125 cities, covering 34 U.S. States, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, have signed on as designated PLAY BALL Cities for the inaugural "PLAY BALL Month" of August 2015.