MLB Press Releases
Mariners minor leaguer Gamboa suspended
The suspension of Gamboa, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Arizona League Mariners, will be effective at the start of the 2017 AZL season.
MLB names two 2017 MLB All-Star Ambassadors
Jeff Conine and Hall of Famer Tony Pérez to participate in All-Star preparation and events.
Cardinals Matt Carpenter disciplined
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for making contact with Umpire John Tumpane following his ejection during the top of the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
Boston's Barnes disciplined
Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has received a four-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the area of the head of Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles in the bottom of the eighth inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
Minnesota's Sanó disciplined
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sanó has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his aggressive actions in the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers at Target Field, which caused benches to clear. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball, made the announcement.
Three Minor League players suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Nationals' Bryce Harper named National League Player of the Week
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending April 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Rays' Steven Souza Jr. named American League Player of the Week
Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
MLB, Marlins to donate $5 million through All-Star Legacy initiative
Major League Baseball and the Miami Marlins today announced the contribution of more than $5 million toward the 2017 All-Star Legacy initiative to fund community improvement projects designed to leave a lasting impact throughout Greater Miami and beyond and support national charitable organizations.