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MLB Press Releases

Monday, December 22, 2014

  • Manfred names Selig Commissioner Emeritus

    Major League Baseball Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred today announced that he has given the sport's longtime leader, Allan H. (Bud) Selig, the title of Commissioner Emeritus, which will be effective on January 25th, when he officially retires as Commissioner. As Commissioner Emeritus, Selig will be available to advise Manfred and to assist with special projects as Manfred begins his term as Commissioner.

  • Nexen Heroes accept bid for negotiating rights to Jung Ho Kang

    The Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization have informed Major League Baseball that they have accepted the highest bid for the negotiating rights to 27-year-old shortstop Jung Ho Kang, it was announced today. The highest bid in the posting process was submitted by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

  • Major League Baseball Statement

    Major League Baseball issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the President's announcement on United States relations with Cuba.

  • Over $175,000 raised for LUNGevity through auction

    Major League Baseball and its 30 Clubs, MLB Network and MLB Advanced Media raised more than $175,000 through an auction that featured over 80 unprecedented baseball experiences and rare items during last week's Winter Meetings for LUNGevity, the largest national lung cancer-focused nonprofit.

  • Free agent Minor Leaguer Daal suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League catcher Rodney Daal has received a 100-game suspension without pay following a third positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 2014 Winter Meetings transactions summary

    2014 Winter Meetings transactions summary

  • Yankees' Zillo Honored with 2014 Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence

    Jason Zillo, Executive Director of Communications & Media Relations for the New York Yankees, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence, presented this evening during the Baseball Winter Meetings.

  • Major League Baseball organizes online auction benefiting LUNGevity

    For the third consecutive year, Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and the 30 Clubs have organized a Winter Meetings charity auction that includes unprecedented baseball experiences and rare items to raise awareness and funds for cancer research.

  • Major Leaguers set to promote baseball around the globe

    Following another successful tour of Japan, Major League Baseball (MLB) players will travel this offseason to share their passions for the game with fans and young players from developing baseball countries on three other continents.

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