MLB Press Releases
Trevor Hoffman and Dave Winfield Named 2016 MLB All-Star Spokespeople
San Diego Padres legends Trevor Hoffman and Dave Winfield have been selected as official spokespeople of the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, it was announced today.
Twins Minor Leaguer Rodriguez Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Minnesota Twins Minor League outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez has received an 80-game suspension without pay following a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
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.
Houston Astros' Colby Rasmus named American League Player of the Week
Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 24th.
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs named National League Player of the Week
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta, who threw his second career no-hitter on Thursday, has been named National League Player of the Week for the week of April 18th-24th.
Padres and Major League Baseball announce 2016 All-Star Legacy initiative
Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres today announced the 2016 All-Star Legacy initiative, which consists of community improvement projects designed to leave a lasting impact throughout Greater San Diego and, for the first time in All-Star history, internationally in Mexico.
MLB, Padres mark start of All-Star balloting for 2016 Midsummer Classic
Major League Baseball today marked the official start of All-Star Balloting for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, which will be held on Tuesday, July 12th at Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres.
MLB Suspends Colabello
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Chris Colabello has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Annual Online Auction Hosted by MLB Umpires for Umps Care Charities Underway
Major League Baseball umpires will offer up more than 300 items that include priceless autographed sports memorabilia, one-of-a-kind VIP experiences and ticket packages during its 8th Annual UMPS CARE Charities Online Auction.