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MLB Press Releases

  • Twins Minor Leaguer Salcedo suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Minnesota Twins Minor League right-handed pitcher Adrian Salcedo has received a 100-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Heptaminol, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Rays Minor Leaguer Hadley suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League outfielder Jeremy Hadley has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Jake Arrieta named National League Player of the Week

    Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs, who threw his first career no-hitter on Sunday, has been named National League Player of the Week for August 24th-30th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Edwin Encarnacion named American League Player of the Week

    Toronto Blue Jays first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 30th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Tampa Bay's Loney disciplined

    Tampa Bay Rays first baseman James Loney has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for making contact with Umpire Paul Nauert at the conclusion of the top of the sixth inning of the Club's Saturday, August 22nd game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. Joe Garagiola, Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.

  • A.J. Pollock of the D-backs named National League Player of the Week

    Outfielder A.J. Pollock of the Arizona Diamondbacks has been named National League Player of the Week for August 17-23. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Mike Fiers of the Houston Astros named American League Player of the Week

    Houston Astros starting pitcher Mike Fiers has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • MLB/MLBPA announce policy for domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse

    Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced that they have reached agreement on a Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy to cover Major League Players. As part of the agreement, the Commissioner's Office will implement additional policies to cover Minor League players, as well as everyone employed by a Major League or Minor League club, and the Commissioner's Office, and the MLBPA will also implement an all-encompassing domestic abuse policy for its staff.

  • Blue Jays Minor Leaguer Hollon suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Toronto Blue Jays Minor League right-handed pitcher Clinton Hollon has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

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