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.
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 and its 30 Clubs, MLB Network and MLB Advanced Media raised more than $175,000 through an MLB.com 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a part of an ongoing transition process, Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer and Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred today announced a new organizational structure of MLB's Central Offices and related entities.
Fans attending Major League Baseball ballparks during the 2014 season again shared personal photos from their in-ballpark experiences in record numbers alongside the most popular travel destinations around the globe, highlighted by Dodger Stadium and Yankee Stadium ranking among the top 10 most popular Instagram locations of 2014.
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today released the annual public report from the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program's Independent Program Administrator. The Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program calls for a public report to be issued by December 1st of each year.