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MLB Press Releases

Monday, April 20, 2015

  • Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners named American League Player of the Week

    Seattle Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals named NL Player of the Week

    Third baseman Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals has been named National League Player of the Week for the week of April 13th-19th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Braves Pitcher McKirahan suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Atlanta Braves left-handed pitcher Andrew McKirahan has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Ipamorelin, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Chris Park Elevated to Lead MLB International

    Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Tony Petitti today announced the expansion of the duties of Chris Park, who will lead the day-to-day business of MLB International and will now serve as Senior Vice President of Growth, Strategy & International.

  • McHale Named Special Assistant to the Commissioner

    Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that he has appointed John McHale, Jr. as Special Assistant to the Commissioner.

  • Yankees Minor Leaguer Rodriguez suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League right-handed pitcher Wilking Rodriguez has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Furosemide, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Adrian Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Dodgers named NL Player of the Week

    First baseman Adrian Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Dodgers was named National League Player of the Week for the week ending April 12th.

  • Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers named American League Player of the Week

    Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 12th.

  • New York Mets Pitcher Mejia Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Mets right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

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