The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League outfielder Matt Railey 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.
Major League Baseball announced today that three umpires - Tripp Gibson, Will Little and Mark Ripperger - have been named to the full-time Major League Umpiring staff, which has expanded from 74 members to 76 for the 2015 regular season.
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark and Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, the Chairman of Major League Baseball's Pace of Game and Instant Replay Committees, today jointly announced additions to the sport's pace of game program, which will be effective in Spring Training, the regular season and the Postseason, and a series of modifications to the instant replay system.
The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced its first recipients of the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies, established by Major Leaguers to honor the life and work of the Major League Baseball Players Association's late executive director.
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. has awarded the 2017 All-Star Game to the Miami Marlins, he announced today at a Marlins Park press conference attended by Club executives, state and local leaders, and representatives from the business and civic communities.
The Major League Baseball Urban Invitational is returning to New Orleans for the second consecutive year, with every game, from Friday, February 20th through Sunday, February 22nd, scheduled to be played exclusively in the city for the first time in the event's history.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Mets Minor League right-handed pitcher Tim Peterson has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for a metabolite of Trenbolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Francisco Giants Minor League catcher Geno Escalante 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.
As pitchers and catchers prepare to report for Spring Training and fans anticipate the start of a new baseball season, Major League Baseball has named Anomaly its new multimedia creative marketing agency.
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that he has named Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, currently Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President for Baseball Development, as Senior Advisor and the new Honorary President of the American League.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today a partnership with the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.
Major League Baseball and the Cincinnati Reds today announced that fans can register for the opportunity to purchase full ticket strips for 2015 MLB All-Star events beginning today by visiting allstargame.com or reds.com.