Major League Baseball today announced the game times for its master 2015 regular season schedule, which will begin on April 5th with ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" when the Chicago Cubs host the St. Louis Cardinals at 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 7:00 p.m. (CT) on ESPN2. The final day of the 2015 regular season, which features 12 divisional match-ups, is scheduled for Sunday, October 4th.
Major League Baseball owners and the World Umpires Association, the exclusive bargaining representative of all full-time Major League Umpires, have both officially ratified a five-year labor agreement, the parties announced today. The pact covers the 2015-2019 seasons.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League left-handed pitcher Enrique Garcia has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.