MLB Press Releases
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former Milwaukee Braves first baseman Frank Torre, who was 82.
Miami's DeSclafani disciplined
Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani of the Miami Marlins has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Carlos Gomez of the Milwaukee Brewers, with a warning in place, in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Thursday, September 11th game at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
Baltimore's Davis suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has received a 25-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
MLB Announces 2014 Postseason Schedule
Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2014 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, September 30th. Game One of the 2014 World Series on FOX is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21st in the ballpark of the American League Champions.
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.
MLB, clubs to observe September 11th anniversary with patriotic tributes
Major League Baseball and its Clubs will commemorate the 13th anniversary of September 11, 2001 with on-field tributes at Major League games. This remembrance is part of Baseball's ongoing and league-wide effort to honor those whose lives were lost and affected on that tragic day.
Atlanta Braves minor league outfielder Black suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Atlanta Braves Minor League outfielder Justin Black has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
MLB announces 2015 regular season schedule
Major League Baseball today announced its master 2015 regular season schedule, which will begin with ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" on April 5th . Details of the Opening Night contest are forthcoming. A full slate of 15 Opening Day games is currently set for Monday, April 6th.
Adam Laroche and Buster Posey named the National League Co-Players of the Week
Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey have been named the National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 7th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.