MLB Press Releases
White Sox Minor Leaguer Arias suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Chicago White Sox Minor League left-handed pitcher Yojensy Arias has received a 72-game suspension without pay.
MLB tips its cap to Big Papi as he rounds the bases on his final regular season
MLB unveiled two special new spots dedicated to honoring Boston Red Sox superstar David Ortiz as he closes the curtain on his final regular season as a Major League player.
Torii Hunter to host Celebrity Golf Invitational in support of MLB Youth Academy
Former All-Star outfielder Torii Hunter will host the Urban Youth Foundation Celebrity Golf Invitational on November 14th at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles. Baseball Legends and an array of celebrities from the worlds of sport, film and television are scheduled to attend. The fundraising event is in support of the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, California, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016. The Academy provides free, year-round baseball and softball instruction to young people from communities, particularly those that are underserved, within the greater Los Angeles area.
Oakland's Davis, Boston's Ramirez named AL Co-Players of the Week
Oakland Athletics outfielder Khris Davis and Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 18th.
D-backs' Drury, Pirates' Rodriguez named NL Co-Players of the Week
Utilitymen Brandon Drury of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Sean Rodriguez of the Pittsburgh Pirates have been named the National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 18th.
Atlanta's Ramirez disciplined
Atlanta Braves pitcher Jose Ramirez has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of batter Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins in the top of the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game at Turner Field. Joe Garagiola Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
Major League Baseball statement
Major League Baseball has completed an investigation into the July 14th transaction in which pitcher Drew Pomeranz was traded from the San Diego Padres to the Boston Red Sox.
MLB announces 2017 regular season schedule
Major League Baseball today announced its master 2017 regular season schedule, which will begin on Sunday, April 2nd, when the Tampa Bay Rays host the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks host the San Francisco Giants (game times to be determined).
Esurance and Major League Baseball add new Fan Award to 2016 Awards Roster
Starting today, voting begins for the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards giving baseball fans across the country the opportunity to voice their opinions for the top players, moments and fans of the 2016 season.