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  • 5/26/2016 | Major League Baseball statement

    Major League Baseball announced today that it has completed its investigation into the unfortunate events of Saturday, May 21st, when members of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus had been scheduled to perform the Star-Spangled Banner before the Padres' "Pride Night" home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park.

  • 5/24/2016 | Tickets for World Baseball Classic Qualifier go on sale tomorrow

    Tickets for the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Brooklyn, New York will go on sale to the public tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The upcoming Qualifier in Brooklyn will be held from September 22nd-25th at MCU Park, home of the Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones, and will feature the national teams of Great Britain, Israel, Pakistan and Brazil, which will once again be managed by Hall of Famer Barry Larkin.

  • 5/24/2016 | Baseball legends to make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest

    More than 40 legends of Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres will make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest from July 8th-12th at the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in question-and-answer sessions and clinics led by the former players, all included with the price of MLB All-Star FanFest admission.

  • 5/23/2016 | Twenty-three former All-Stars highlight 2016 MLB Draft club reps

    Twenty-three former Major League All-Stars, a Most Valuable Player, a Rookie of the Year, a Hall of Fame manager and a Hall of Fame broadcaster are among the baseball legends scheduled to represent the 30 Clubs at Major League Baseball's 2016 Draft, it was announced today.

  • 5/23/2016 | Tigers' Cabrera, Maybin named AL Co-Players of the Week

    Teammates Miguel Cabrera and Cameron Maybin of the Detroit Tigers have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending May 22nd.

  • 5/23/2016 | Mets' Noah Syndergaard named National League Player of the Week

    New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 22nd.

  • 5/20/2016 | Four Minor League Players Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that four Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 5/17/2016 | Detroit's Ausmus disciplined

    Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for excessive arguing and his inappropriate actions following his ejection at the conclusion of the fourth inning of Monday night's game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park.

  • 5/17/2016 | Discipline for Blue Jays-Rangers incidents announced

    A total of 14 players and staff members of the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays have received discipline for their roles in the on-field incidents in the eighth inning of Sunday's game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Major League Baseball announced today.

  • 5/17/2016 | Detroit's Ausmus disciplined

    Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for excessive arguing and his inappropriate actions following his ejection at the conclusion of the fourth inning of Monday night's game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park.

  • 5/17/2016 | Discipline for Blue Jays-Rangers incidents announced

    A total of 14 players and staff members of the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays have received discipline for their roles in the on-field incidents in the eighth inning of Sunday's game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Major League Baseball announced today.

  • 5/16/2016 | Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Red Sox named American League Player of the Week

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 15th.

  • 5/16/2016 | José Fernandez of the Marlins named National League Player of the Week

    Starting pitcher José Fernandez of the Miami Marlins has been named National League Player of the Week for the week of May 9th-15th.

  • 5/13/2016 | Astros Minor League Wik suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Houston Astros Minor League outfielder Marc Wik has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a Drug of Abuse. The suspension of Wik, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Lancaster JetHawks of the California League, is effective immediately.

  • 5/13/2016 | Rockies shortstop Reyes disciplined

    The unpaid suspension of Reyes is retroactive to February 23, 2016, when Reyes was placed on leave pending the resolution of criminal proceedings in Hawaii, and covers all of 2016 Spring Training and the first two months of the 2016 Championship Season.

  • 5/13/2016 | Cincinnati's Ohlendorf disciplined

    In addition, Reds manager Bryan Price has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for the intentional actions of Ohlendorf while warnings were in place.

  • 5/11/2016 | Washington's Harper disciplined

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his actions following his ninth inning ejection, which included returning to the field, during Monday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at Nationals Park. Joe Garagiola Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.

  • 5/11/2016 | MLB to host free, one-day umpire camp at Riverwalk Stadium on Saturday, May 14

    Major League Baseball will host a free, one-day umpire camp at Riverwalk Stadium, home of the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits, on Saturday, May 14th. Staff for the event will include many accomplished former MLB Umpires, current MLB Supervisors and Observers, as well as Minor League Baseball Umpires. Among those participating will be Charlie Reliford, Ed Rapuano, Rich Rieker, Cris Jones and Chuck Meriwether.

  • 5/10/2016 | Kansas City's Mondesi suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Kansas City Royals infielder Raul Mondesi has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 5/10/2016 | Two Minor League players suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 5/9/2016 | MLB and Scotts Begin Field Refurbishment Program

    Scotts and Major League Baseball today launch the first of six youth baseball and softball field refurbishments that will take place during the 2016 MLB season under the It's Good Out Here™ Field Refurbishment Program.

  • 5/9/2016 | Colon and Zobrist Named N.L. Co-Players of the Week

    New York Mets starter Bartolo Colón and Chicago Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for May 2nd-8th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • 5/9/2016 | Cano Named A.L. Player of the Week

    Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 8th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • 5/9/2016 | Commissioner's Statement Regarding John Young

    Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former player, front office executive, scouting director and founder of the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program John Young, who was 67:

  • 5/9/2016 | MLB and All 30 Clubs to Celebrate Inaugural 'Play Ball Weekend'

    Major League Baseball today announced the inaugural 'PLAY BALL WEEKEND,' a league-wide effort by MLB and all 30 Clubs to engage young baseball fans and celebrate the continued support of youth participation in baseball and softball.

  • 5/6/2016 | MLB, MLBPA Announce Postponement of Games in Puerto Rico

    Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today that the two-game series in San Juan, Puerto Rico between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Miami Marlins, which had been slated for May 30th-31st at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, has been relocated to Miami's Marlins Park.

  • 5/4/2016 | 2016 MLB Draft order announced

    Major League Baseball will hold day one of the 2016 MLB Draft on Thursday, June 9th at MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. This year's Draft will begin live on MLB Network and MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. (ET). Prior to the start of the Draft, MLB Network will air a Draft preview show, also simulcast on MLB.com, at 6:00 p.m. (ET).

  • 5/2/2016 | Dodgers' Ravin suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide 2 (GHRP-2), a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program

  • 5/2/2016 | Rockies' Trevor Story voted NL Rookie of the Month for April

    Shortstop Trevor Story of the Colorado Rockies has been voted the National League Rookie of the Month for April.

  • 5/2/2016 | Rangers' Nomar Mazara named AL Rookie of the Month for April

    Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara has been named American League Rookie of the Month for April.

  • 5/2/2016 | Cubs' Jake Arrieta voted NL Pitcher of the Month for April

    Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta has been unanimously voted the National League Pitcher of the Month for the month of April.

  • 5/2/2016 | Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann named AL Pitcher of the Month for April

    Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has been voted American League Pitcher of the Month for April.

  • 5/2/2016 | Nationals' Bryce Harper named NL Player of the Month for April

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for April.

  • 5/2/2016 | Orioles' Manny Machado named AL Player of the Month for April

    Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for April.

  • 5/2/2016 | Giants' Hunter Pence named National League Player of the Week

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has been named National League Player of the Week for the week of April 25th-May 1st.

  • 5/2/2016 | Tigers' Victor Martinez named American League Player of the Week

    Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 1st.

  • 5/2/2016 | MLB announces winners of 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest

    Major League Baseball today announced the winners of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease.