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  • 9/23/2016 | White Sox Minor Leaguer Arias suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Chicago White Sox Minor League left-handed pitcher Yojensy Arias has received a 72-game suspension without pay.

  • 9/23/2016 | MLB tips its cap to Big Papi as he rounds the bases on his final regular season

    MLB unveiled two special new spots dedicated to honoring Boston Red Sox superstar David Ortiz as he closes the curtain on his final regular season as a Major League player.

  • 9/22/2016 | Torii Hunter to host Celebrity Golf Invitational in support of MLB Youth Academy

    Former All-Star outfielder Torii Hunter will host the Urban Youth Foundation Celebrity Golf Invitational on November 14th at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles. Baseball Legends and an array of celebrities from the worlds of sport, film and television are scheduled to attend. The fundraising event is in support of the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, California, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016. The Academy provides free, year-round baseball and softball instruction to young people from communities, particularly those that are underserved, within the greater Los Angeles area.

  • 9/19/2016 | Oakland's Davis, Boston's Ramirez named AL Co-Players of the Week

    Oakland Athletics outfielder Khris Davis and Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 18th.

  • 9/19/2016 | D-backs' Drury, Pirates' Rodriguez named NL Co-Players of the Week

    Utilitymen Brandon Drury of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Sean Rodriguez of the Pittsburgh Pirates have been named the National League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 18th.

  • 9/16/2016 | Atlanta's Ramirez disciplined

    Atlanta Braves pitcher Jose Ramirez has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of batter Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins in the top of the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game at Turner Field. Joe Garagiola Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.

  • 9/15/2016 | Major League Baseball statement

    Major League Baseball has completed an investigation into the July 14th transaction in which pitcher Drew Pomeranz was traded from the San Diego Padres to the Boston Red Sox.

  • 9/14/2016 | MLB announces 2017 regular season schedule

    Major League Baseball today announced its master 2017 regular season schedule, which will begin on Sunday, April 2nd, when the Tampa Bay Rays host the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks host the San Francisco Giants (game times to be determined).

  • 9/13/2016 | Esurance and Major League Baseball add new Fan Award to 2016 Awards Roster

    Starting today, voting begins for the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards giving baseball fans across the country the opportunity to voice their opinions for the top players, moments and fans of the 2016 season.

  • 9/12/2016 | Royals' Kendrys Morales named American League Player of the Week

    Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending September 11th.

  • 9/12/2016 | Pirates' Jung Ho Kang named National League Player of the Week

    Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending September 11th.

  • 9/9/2016 | 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.

  • 9/8/2016 | MLB and clubs to observe September 11th with tributes across the league

    This remembrance is part of baseball's ongoing effort to honor those whose lives were lost and affected on that tragic day.

  • 9/6/2016 | Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves named National League Player of the Week

    Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending September 4th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • 9/6/2016 | Rougned Odor of the Texas Rangers named American League Player of the Week

    Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending September 4th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • 9/6/2016 | MLB announces nominees for the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

    The thirty Club nominees for the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award from Major League Baseball, were announced today. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB Club who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.

  • 9/3/2016 | Sanchez, Kluber named AL monthly award-winners for August

    Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month and Rookie of the Month for August. Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber has been voted the American League Pitcher of the Month.

  • 9/3/2016 | Bryant, Hendricks, Turner named NL monthly award-winners for August

    Third baseman Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs, starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks of the Cubs and second baseman-outfielder Trea Turner of the Washington Nationals have been voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month, National League Pitcher of the Month and National League Rookie of the Month, respectively.

  • 9/1/2016 | Three Minor Leaguer players suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.