Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Alcides Escobar of the Kansas City Royals with warnings in place during the top of the eighth inning of the Sunday, August 2nd game between the Clubs at Rogers Centre in Toronto.
The National Hockey League and Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today announced a groundbreaking digital media rights partnership. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred jointly announced the six-year agreement at NHL headquarters.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for July. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor for 23 of 30 MLB clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the American League Player of the Month Award.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for July. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor of 23 of 30 clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the National League Player of the Month Award.
First baseman Lucas Duda and starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for July 27th-August 2nd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
First baseman Jose Abreu and outfielder Adam Eaton of the Chicago White Sox have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending August 2nd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball, in conjunction with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), today announced that more than 125 cities, covering 34 U.S. States, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, have signed on as designated PLAY BALL Cities for the inaugural "PLAY BALL Month" of August 2015.