MLB Press Releases
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Koji Uehara named to American League All-Star team
American League All-Star manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara will replace Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees on the A.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
MLB and law enforcement groups form coalitions to protect fans
Major League Baseball and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are collaborating to crack down on the production and sale of counterfeit merchandise and tickets during MLB All-Star Week.
All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Update #2
With two days of online voting in the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote) now in the books, early leaders Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox continue to maintain their respective slight advantages with tomorrow's Twitter vote on the horizon.
Participants for the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby announced
Eight of the 10 participants for the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby were announced earlier this evening on ESPN's "SportsCenter" by Derby captains Jose Bautista of the American League and Troy Tulowitzki of the National League.
Umpires, Official Scorers Announced For 2014 All-Star Game
Gary Cederstrom, a crew chief in his 21st year of Major League service, will call balls and strikes and will lead the crew assigned to the 85th Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, July 15th at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball announced today.
MLB, Target, Time Inc.'s 'People' Announce 30 "All-Star Teachers" Winners
Major League Baseball, Target Corp (NYSE: TGT) and PEOPLE today announced the 30 winners in the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities.
Mariners Third Baseman Kyle Seager Named to American League All-Star Team
American League All-Star manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager will replace Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays on the A.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
Idina Menzel to sing National Anthem prior to the MLB All-Star Game
Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel will sing the U.S. National Anthem and conduct a special on-field performance as part of the pre-game ceremony honoring the 30 winners in the "Target presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" program prior to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, which airs on July 15th on FOX.
Baseball legends and MLB mascots to join fans at The Color Run MLB All-Star 5k
Hall of Famers Juan Marichal and Dave Winfield along with former Twins Scott Erickson and Doug Mientkiewicz will be in attendance at The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K presented by Nike on Sunday, July 13 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.