Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending September 25th.
Cleveland Indians first baseman Carlos Santana and Detroit Tigers outfielder Justin Upton have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending September 25th.
Due to the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, today's game between the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park has been cancelled. Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement:
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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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75 years ago tomorrow, Hall of Famer Ted Williams recorded six hits in eight at-bats in a doubleheader on the last day of the 1941 regular season to pass the .400 mark and finish with a .406 batting average.
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.
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