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MLB Press Releases

Major League Baseball announced today the results of the third annual Competitive Balance Lottery, which will impact the order of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. The drawing was conducted earlier this afternoon at Major League Baseball's New York offices and the results were first announced on MLB Network.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has received a 25-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 20th.

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MLB.com Press Releases

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, who played 11 seasons for the Minnesota Twins and won the 2008 Home Run Derby, and Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson have been selected as their respective League's final participants for the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby. The announcement was made earlier this evening on ESPN's "SportsCenter" by Derby captains Jose Bautista of the American League and Troy Tulowitzki of the National League.

The creative campaigns are over. Twitter voting ended in a furious rally. And at the end of the four-day online voting program, it is Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs who were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian.

MLB.com At Bat and MLB.com At the Ballpark, the award-winning and industry standard-bearers for live game and in-venue experience mobile applications, have been updated for the 2014 All-Star Game by MLBAM with new features, functionalities and designs.

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MLB Network Press Releases

As a record-tying six living inductees will be honored this weekend in Cooperstown, New York, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 27.

To mark Major League Baseball's 2014 All-Star Game, MLB Network will air live and new original programming throughout All-Star Week, anchored by live coverage from Target Field in Minneapolis featuring Greg Amsinger, Sean Casey, Peter Gammons, Brian Kenny, Al Leiter, Kevin Millar, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Chris Rose, Ken Rosenthal, John Smoltz, Tom Verducci, Heidi Watney and Matt Yallof.

As teams look to identify themselves as buyers or sellers leading up to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, MLB Network's July game schedule will feature key intra-divisional games, a July 4th National League morning matchup, and Interleague games showcasing the league's best teams.

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