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MLB Press Releases

  • Boston's Barnes disciplined

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has received a four-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the area of the head of Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles in the bottom of the eighth inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.

  • Minnesota's Sanó disciplined

    Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sanó has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his aggressive actions in the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers at Target Field, which caused benches to clear. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.

  • Three Minor League players suspended

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

  • Nationals' Bryce Harper named National League Player of the Week

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending April 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Rays' Steven Souza Jr. named American League Player of the Week

    Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • MLB, Marlins to donate $5 million through All-Star Legacy initiative

    Major League Baseball and the Miami Marlins today announced the contribution of more than $5 million toward the 2017 All-Star Legacy initiative to fund community improvement projects designed to leave a lasting impact throughout Greater Miami and beyond and support national charitable organizations.

  • MLB umpires to host 9th annual online auction

    For Umps Care Charities Friday, April 21 - Monday, May 1.

  • Kris Bryant tops MLB's most popular player jersey list

    Six young stars debut; Trout extends streak of Top 10 appearances.

  • MLB Celebrates 'Earth Day' by Highlighting Variety of Sustainability Efforts

    Major League Baseball is celebrating 'Earth Day' (Saturday, April 22nd) by highlighting a variety of league-wide sustainability efforts activated by the Commissioner's Office, MLB Network, MLB Advanced Media and MLB Clubs. Key initiatives include 'Green Team' activations during MLB All-Star Week in Miami, front office volunteer efforts, a partnership with 'FOX Sports University' & DePaul University, and those operated by MLB Clubs.

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