MLB Press Releases
Rockies' Trevor Story named National League Player of the Week
Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been named National League Player of the Week for the week ending July 24th.
Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez named American League Player of the Week
Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 24th.
Four Minor League players suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that four Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Governor Cuomo announces new MLB Youth Academy at Roberto Clemente State Park
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between New York State, Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and Harlem RBI to create a youth baseball and softball academy at Roberto Clemente State Park in the Bronx. The academy will immediately serve at least 1,500 youth at Roberto Clemente State Park, tripling the number currently participating in the park's baseball programs. The renovated baseball and softball facility will be funded by $6.5 million in state funding, $4 million from Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, and $750,000 from New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez, and will be renamed the MLB Youth Academy at Roberto Clemente State Park.
D-backs' Jake Lamb named National League Player of the Week
Third baseman Jake Lamb of the Arizona Diamondbacks has been named National League Player of the Week for the week ending July 17th.
Angels' Matt Shoemaker named American League Player of the Week
Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 17th.
Annual batting championships named for Gwynn, Carew
Baseball's annual batting championships have been named in honor of Hall of Famers Tony Gwynn and Rod Carew, Major League Baseball announced during pregame festivities for the 87th All-Star Game, played at Petco Park in San Diego. The players who earn the highest batting averages in each League will now be known as the "Tony Gwynn National League Batting Champion" and the "Rod Carew American League Batting Champion," paying homage to two of the most accomplished hitters of the modern era. Carew participated in tonight's ceremonies in San Diego, while the late Gwynn was represented by his family.
MLB Crowns Champions of All-Star Week Youth Skills Competitions
Major League Baseball today announced the winners of its national youth skills competitions - Scotts MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and T-Mobile Jr. Home Run Derby.
Starting lineups, pitchers announced for 2016 All-Star Game
Earlier today, the 2016 All-Star Game managers, Ned Yost of the American League and Terry Collins of the National League, announced their starting lineups for Baseball's 87th Midsummer Classic, to be played on Tuesday at Petco Park in San Diego.