As part of Major League Baseball's ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship, MLB is again partnering with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to help ensure that the 2014 MLB All-Star Week incorporates environmentally intelligent features.
MLB All-Stars from the Minnesota Twins and every other Major League Baseball team will travel through the streets of Minneapolis in Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Silverado and Camaro vehicles prior to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 15 in the tenth annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet.
The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Ricky Nolasco on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain (retro July 7). Nolasco has made 18 starts for the Twins, going 5-7, with a 5.90 ERA (103.2 IP, 68 ER), 28 walks and 72 strikeouts.
Major League Baseball, Target Corp (NYSE: TGT) and PEOPLE today announced the 30 winners in the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities. Neil Johnson of Shakopee, Minn. has been selected by fans to represent the Minnesota Twins.
The Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota National Guard today announced plans for the team's 11th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day to honor veterans and active service members from all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed first baseman Joe Mauer on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain. He suffered the injury in the fourth inning last night vs. the Royals.
Major League Baseball today announced the participating Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) teams, consisting of more than one hundred young baseball and softball players, playing in the sixth annual Jr. RBI Classic, a friendly, round-robin tournament held each year during MLB All-Star Week. The event provides the kids (ages 11-12 from Jr. RBI playing divisions) with the opportunity to participate in MLB All-Star Week events and other off-field experiences, including rooming on a college campus, community service and meeting current and former Major Leaguers. The tournament will be played from July 10th to July 14th on fields throughout St. Paul and Minneapolis, the host city of the 85th MLB All-Star Game, which will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 200 countries via MLB International's independent feed. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive MLB All-Star Week coverage.