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MLB Press Releases

  • Giants' Hunter Pence named National League Player of the Week

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has been named National League Player of the Week for the week of April 25th-May 1st.

  • Tigers' Victor Martinez named American League Player of the Week

    Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 1st.

  • MLB announces winners of 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest

    Major League Baseball today announced the winners of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease.

  • MLB to promote sun safety through Play Sun Smart initiative

    Major League Baseball, all 30 MLB Clubs, and players will once again promote sun safety and raise awareness of skin cancer this spring and summer through the 2016 Play Sun Smart initiative, which has officially launched throughout the league. Play Sun Smart is a joint effort by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to raise awareness of skin cancer and offer prevention and detection tips to the baseball community.

  • MLB, USA Baseball recognize Pitch Smart compliant organizations

    Major League Baseball and USA Baseball recognized on Friday the amateur and youth organizations who have fully adopted the Pitch Smart Compliance Program's guidelines and principles for the 2016 season. The updated compliance program includes the addition of 17 organizations to the Full Compliance level, bringing the total to 19 fully compliant organizations, an increase of 850%.

  • Trevor Hoffman and Dave Winfield Named 2016 MLB All-Star Spokespeople

    San Diego Padres legends Trevor Hoffman and Dave Winfield have been selected as official spokespeople of the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, it was announced today.

  • Twins Minor Leaguer Rodriguez Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Minnesota Twins Minor League outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez has received an 80-game suspension without pay following a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Two Minor League players suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Houston Astros' Colby Rasmus named American League Player of the Week

    Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 24th.

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