MLB Press Releases
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
2013 MLB Draft club reps include 25 All-Stars, three Hall of Famers
Three Hall of Famers, three Most Valuable Players, three World Series-winning managers and 25 All-Stars are among the baseball legends who are scheduled to represent the 30 Clubs at Major League Baseball's 2013 Draft, it was announced today.
Justin Masterson of the Cleveland Indians the American League Player of the Week
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on the MLB Network.
Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds named National League Player of the Week
Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Marlins Minor Leaguer Arias Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Miami Marlins Minor League right-handed pitcher Juan Arias has received a 50-game suspension.
MLB and Mets announce city-wide ticket hunt to celebrate All-Star Week Events
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.
Twins to host 2013 RBI World Series
For the third consecutive year, the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series will be hosted by the Minnesota Twins.
Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays Named the American League Player of the Week
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 12th.
Jean Segura of the Milwaukee Brewers Named National League Player of the Week
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 12th.
Angels-Astros Umpires Disciplined
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.