Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) remain jointly committed to the growth of the game domestically and internationally.
Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2016 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League Wild Card Game on TBS on Tuesday, October 4th.
New York Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 21st.
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In 22 games last month, Murphy led the Majors with 11 doubles, 18 extra-base hits and a .744 slugging percentage, while leading the NL with 23 RBI.
Betts batted .368 (35-for-95) with 15 runs scored, 10 doubles, a triple, five home runs, 15 RBI and five stolen bases over 23 games to claim his first career Player of the Month Award.
Software analytics leader New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), and Major League Baseball (MLB), announced today the launch of a new national brand partnership, highlighting the role of data and analytics in improving performance both in sports and in business. The partnership will leverage the existing relationship between the companies and share how MLBAM, MLB's NY-based technology company, has used New Relic to modernize the baseball experience for fans.
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As the National Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes both the highest and lowest Draft picks to ever be inducted, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are enshrined in Cooperstown, New York this Sunday, July 24.
Unparalleled behind-the-scenes access to MLB All-Stars, plus two live games featuring baseball's best prospects and two new documentaries will be featured in MLB Network's programming throughout Major League Baseball's 2016 All-Star Week.
Veteran play-by-play announcer Mike "Doc" Emrick will join MLB Network's Bob Costas to call the MLB Network Showcase telecast of the Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. ET. The game will mark the first regular season MLB game call for Emrick, the preeminent hockey announcer in the United States and a lifelong baseball fan, following his guest stint with the Pirates' broadcast team at Spring Training this past March.
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