MLB Press Releases
Saturday, October 25, 2014
World Series Game 3 posts strong viewership
With the 15th one-run game this Postseason - the most in MLB history - the Royals won Game Three of the World Series 3-2 to take a two games to one lead over the Giants. And once again, the game posted strong viewership numbers.
Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Trout win the 2014 Hank Aaron Award
Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins have been selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award, Major League Baseball announced today.
Game Four Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details
Game Four will be dedicated to youth outreach, primarily through celebrating various initiatives that include Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Little League, two organizations that receive significant support from MLB, and MLB-affiliated programs MLB Urban Youth Academies and Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI).
Konerko and Rollins named co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award
Paul Konerko, the newly retired great of the Chicago White Sox, and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies today were named co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Konerko and Rollins were honored by Major League Baseball at a press conference prior to Game Three of the World Series at AT&T Park. This is the first time in the Award's history that it has been presented to two winners in one year.
Game Three ceremonial and off-field activity details
MLB announces World Series Game Three ceremonial and off-field activity details.
World Series drives FOX to dominant primetime victory
Following the Giants' decisive victory in Game One of the 2014 World Series, the Royals answered back in Game Two on Wednesday, erupting for five runs in the sixth inning to win 7-2 and tie the Series at one game apiece heading to San Francisco.
Greg Holland, Craig Kimbrel named 2014 Relievers of the Year
Greg Holland of the American League Champion Kansas City Royals is the inaugural "Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year" and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves is the first "Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year," Major League Baseball announced today. Both Holland and Kimbrel participated in a press conference at Kauffman Stadium prior to tonight's Game Two of the 2014 World Series.
Umpires for the 2014 World Series announced
Jeff Kellogg will serve as the crew chief for the 2014 World Series, Major League Baseball announced today. Kellogg is one of three regular season crew chiefs who will have a role working the 110th Fall Classic.
First four games of the 2014 World Series dedicated to supporting causes
For the sixth consecutive year, the first four games of the World Series will be dedicated to raising awareness for important causes associated with charitable initiatives and partners of Major League Baseball, it was announced today.