Major League Baseball and the Cincinnati Reds have officially opened the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy, a state-of-the-art baseball and softball training facility that will provide free, year-round instruction and educational and vocational programs to Greater Cincinnati youth ages seven to 18.
Houston Astros stars Jose Altuve and Dexter Fowler are in-studio on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which covers the hottest topics in and around the game this week including all the MLB stars participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis, the Nationals' string of walk-off victories and everything in between. The episode airs this Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT, 10:00 a.m. CT on MTV2.
Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday that Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre has upheld a protest filed by the San Francisco Giants regarding the calling of their rain-shortened game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today that MLB All-Stars Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners, Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles, Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will be among the group of accomplished Major Leaguers who will travel to Japan this November to play a five-game series against "Samurai Japan" (Japan's National Team) in "All-Star Series 2014." The MLB All-Stars will be led by Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who led the Rangers to back-to-back American League pennants in 2010 and 2011.
Players from Houston Astros RBI and RBI Santo Domingo will take the field tomorrow, August 17 at 12:00 pm ET at Pioneer Field at Texas Woman's University in the Softball Championship Game of the 22nd annual Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI)
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League right-handed pitcher Francisco Almonte has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The owners of Major League Baseball's 30 Clubs today unanimously elected Robert D. Manfred, Jr. as the 10th Commissioner in the sport's history. The unanimous election of Manfred, who is currently MLB's Chief Operating Officer under Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, was announced today by St. Louis Cardinals Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Bill DeWitt, Jr., who served as chairman of the Succession Committee established by the Major League Executive Council.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League outfielder Joshua Sale has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Kansas City Royals designated hitter and first baseman Billy Butler has been named the American League Player of the Week for the
period ending August 10th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Miami Marlins RBI has captured the Junior Baseball Division Championship of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, winning their third overall RBI World Series baseball championship, and first in the Junior Division since 1997.
A group of RBI players will receive the experience of a lifetime in Arlington, Texas when they take the field tomorrow at Globe Life Park in Arlington, the home of the Texas Rangers, to represent their respective cities in the championship games of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.
Kansas City, Kan., which has a team represented at the RBI World Series for the first time, joins teams from Miami, Fla., Philadelphia, Pa. and St. Louis, Mo. as #1 seeds in their respective playoff brackets at the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.
Miami Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton joins host Melanie Iglesias for a South Florida safari on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which also features special segments with Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos and cast members of Expendables 3.
Major League Baseball, the Cincinnati Reds and local officials from the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County today unveiled the official logo of the 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015.
Major League Baseball today announced the twenty-four teams advancing to the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, which will be hosted by the Texas Rangers for the first time in the championship tournament's 22-year history.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League right-handed pitcher Mark Williams 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.
San Francisco Giants star Pablo Sandoval - also known as "Kung Fu Panda" - is the featured guest in-studio on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which also features All-Star access with Blue Jays star outfielder Jose Bautista and Sandoval's teammate Hunter Pence.
Major League Baseball issued the following statement today regarding the play at home plate in the top of the eighth inning of last night's Cincinnati Reds-Miami Marlins game at Marlins Park and the replay judgment that resulted in overturning the initial 'out' call, allowing the run to score because of a violation of Official Baseball Rule 7.13: