Baseball enthusiasts will have an opportunity to take to the New York City streets and compete in a race of the feet and mind to win tickets to All-Star Week events during the T-Mobile® All-Star FanFest Ticket Hunt. The T-Mobile All-Star FanFest Ticket Hunt will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 18 when a series of clues will be released one-by-one through the All-Star Game Twitter account (@AllStarGame) and the Mets Twitter account (@Mets). Each clue will lead fans to five locations throughout Manhattan.
Umpire Fieldin Culbreth, the crew chief in Thursday night's game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, has received a two-game suspension and a fine for the misapplication of Official Baseball Rule 3.05(b) in the top of the seventh inning, Major League Baseball announced today.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Cincinnati Reds Minor League right-handed pitcher Daniel Tuttle has received a 100-game suspension without pay after a third violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
Major League Baseball Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre issued the following statement regarding the instant replay review in the top of the ninth inning of the Oakland Athletics-Cleveland Indians game at Progressive Field.
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) and the New York Mets Foundation will donate up to $1 million through a relief grant program for youth baseball and softball organizations that were directly affected by Superstorm Sandy. The grant program, which will be administered by the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, is intended to provide support to organizations to maintain or re-establish youth baseball and softball programs and/or facilities affected by the storm.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences last night recognized a wide range of baseball coverage at the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards, as MLB Network, FOX Sports and Turner Sports all took home awards for their work in 2012.
The fourth MLB All-Star Game 5K & Fun Run presented by Nike will benefit Sandy Relief and take place on Saturday, July 13th in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York, it was announced today by Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball will hold day one of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 6th at MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Draft will begin live on MLB Network and MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have announced a combined $100,000 donation to the POINTWEST Bank Fund to assist victims of the fertilizer plant fire and explosion in West, Texas. The funds will support individuals and families who have been affected by the April 17th tragedy, either by loss of life or home. The funds will be distributed by POINTWEST Bank and claims evaluated by St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, both based in West.
Outfielder Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves has been voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for April. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor for 23 of 30 MLB clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the American League Player of the Month Award.
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for April. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor of 23 of 30 clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the National League Player of the Month Award.
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