MLB Press Releases
Longtime Executive Jonathan Mariner to Depart MLB on May 31st
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. today announced that Jonathan Mariner, most recently Chief Investment Officer for Major League Baseball, will depart effective May 31st, after more than 14 years of service to MLB.
Braves outfielder Olivera disciplined
Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has accepted a suspension without pay through August 1, 2016 for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.
Major League Baseball statement
Major League Baseball announced today that it has completed its investigation into the unfortunate events of Saturday, May 21st, when members of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus had been scheduled to perform the Star-Spangled Banner before the Padres' "Pride Night" home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park.
Tickets for World Baseball Classic Qualifier go on sale tomorrow
Tickets for the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Brooklyn, New York will go on sale to the public tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The upcoming Qualifier in Brooklyn will be held from September 22nd-25th at MCU Park, home of the Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones, and will feature the national teams of Great Britain, Israel, Pakistan and Brazil, which will once again be managed by Hall of Famer Barry Larkin.
Baseball legends to make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest
More than 40 legends of Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres will make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest from July 8th-12th at the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in question-and-answer sessions and clinics led by the former players, all included with the price of MLB All-Star FanFest admission.
Twenty-three former All-Stars highlight 2016 MLB Draft club reps
Twenty-three former Major League All-Stars, a Most Valuable Player, a Rookie of the Year, a Hall of Fame manager and a Hall of Fame broadcaster are among the baseball legends scheduled to represent the 30 Clubs at Major League Baseball's 2016 Draft, it was announced today.
Tigers' Cabrera, Maybin named AL Co-Players of the Week
Teammates Miguel Cabrera and Cameron Maybin of the Detroit Tigers have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending May 22nd.
Mets' Noah Syndergaard named National League Player of the Week
New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 22nd.
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.