MLB Press Releases
Tampa Bay's Loney disciplined
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman James Loney has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for making contact with Umpire Paul Nauert at the conclusion of the top of the sixth inning of the Club's Saturday, August 22nd game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. Joe Garagiola, Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
A.J. Pollock of the D-backs named National League Player of the Week
Outfielder A.J. Pollock of the Arizona Diamondbacks has been named National League Player of the Week for August 17-23. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Mike Fiers of the Houston Astros named American League Player of the Week
Houston Astros starting pitcher Mike Fiers has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
MLB/MLBPA announce policy for domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced that they have reached agreement on a Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy to cover Major League Players. As part of the agreement, the Commissioner's Office will implement additional policies to cover Minor League players, as well as everyone employed by a Major League or Minor League club, and the Commissioner's Office, and the MLBPA will also implement an all-encompassing domestic abuse policy for its staff.
Blue Jays Minor Leaguer Hollon suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Toronto Blue Jays Minor League right-handed pitcher Clinton Hollon 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.
MLB announces 2015 Postseason Schedule
Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2015 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on ESPN on Tuesday, October 6th.
Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants named NL Player of the Week
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been named the National League Player of the Week for August 10-16.
Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners named American League Player of the Week
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 16th.
Miami Wins Senior Baseball Division Championship of the 2015 RBI World Series
Miami Marlins RBI has won the Senior Baseball Division Championship of the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, earning their fourth overall RBI World Series Baseball Championship and their first in the Senior Division since 2004.