MLB Press Releases
Monday, December 9, 2013
Commissioner's Statement regarding Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement regarding the elections of Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Joe Torre, Special Assistant to the Commissioner Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Auction benefiting Stand Up To Cancer begins today on MLB.com
For the second consecutive year, Major League Baseball and its 30 Clubs have organized a Winter Meetings charity auction that includes once-in-a-lifetime experiences and unique items to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).
The Baseball Assistance Team creates "Commissioner Bud Selig Leadership Award"
The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) announced today that it has created the "Commissioner Bud Selig Leadership Award," which will be presented each year at the "Going to Bat for B.A.T."
Yankees Minor Leaguer Baker Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League catcher Ryan Baker has received a 50-game suspension without pay for refusing to take an off-season drug test, a violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Independent program administrator issues annual report
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.
2013 WBC Champion Dominican Republic team to be celebrated with parade
The 2013 World Baseball Classic Champion Dominican Republic team will be honored for winning the World Baseball Classic in March with a parade in the Dominican Republic on Thursday, November 28th.
Commissioner's Statement Regarding the Passing of Michael Weiner
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Michael Weiner, the Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association.
2013 BBWAA Most Valuable Players announced
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera repeated as AL MVP and Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was selected as the NL winner in balloting by the BBWAA that was announced on MLB Network.
Houston Astros to host the 2014 Civil Rights Game
Major League Baseball today announced that the Houston Astros will host the 2014 Civil Rights Game and ancillary activities, a series of events developed by MLB to pay tribute to those who fought on and off the field for equal rights for all Americans.