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  • 8/22/2014 | MLB, Cincinnati Reds open the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy

    Major League Baseball and the Cincinnati Reds have officially opened the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy, a state-of-the-art baseball and softball training facility that will provide free, year-round instruction and educational and vocational programs to Greater Cincinnati youth ages seven to 18.

  • 8/22/2014 | Jose Altuve and Dexter Fowler In-Studio on "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave"

    Houston Astros stars Jose Altuve and Dexter Fowler are in-studio on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which covers the hottest topics in and around the game this week including all the MLB stars participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis, the Nationals' string of walk-off victories and everything in between. The episode airs this Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT, 10:00 a.m. CT on MTV2.

  • 8/20/2014 | Giants' protest upheld

    Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday that Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre has upheld a protest filed by the San Francisco Giants regarding the calling of their rain-shortened game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

  • 8/20/2014 | Cano, Jones, Puig, Pujols to participate in All-star Series 2014

    Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today that MLB All-Stars Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners, Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles, Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will be among the group of accomplished Major Leaguers who will travel to Japan this November to play a five-game series against "Samurai Japan" (Japan's National Team) in "All-Star Series 2014." The MLB All-Stars will be led by Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who led the Rangers to back-to-back American League pennants in 2010 and 2011.

  • 8/18/2014 | Corey Dickerson of the Colorado Rockies named the NL Player of the Week

    Colorado Rockies left fielder Corey Dickerson has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending August 17th.

  • 8/18/2014 | Chris Carter of the Houston Astros named the American League Player of the Week

    Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 17th.

  • 8/17/2014 | RBI Santo Domingo wins 2014 RBI softball championship

    A team from the Dominican Republic claimed the softball championship at the 22nd annual Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.

  • 8/16/2014 | Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series Softball Championship

    Players from Houston Astros RBI and RBI Santo Domingo will take the field tomorrow, August 17 at 12:00 pm ET at Pioneer Field at Texas Woman's University in the Softball Championship Game of the 22nd annual Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.

  • 8/15/2014 | Free Agent Minor Leaguer Almonte Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League right-handed pitcher Francisco Almonte has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 8/14/2014 | MLB owners unanimously elect Manfred as the game's 10th Commissioner

    The owners of Major League Baseball's 30 Clubs today unanimously elected Robert D. Manfred, Jr. as the 10th Commissioner in the sport's history. The unanimous election of Manfred, who is currently MLB's Chief Operating Officer under Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, was announced today by St. Louis Cardinals Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Bill DeWitt, Jr., who served as chairman of the Succession Committee established by the Major League Executive Council.

  • 8/12/2014 | Tampa Bay's Sale suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League outfielder Joshua Sale has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 8/11/2014 | Johnny Cueto of the Reds named National League Player of the Week

    Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has been named the National League Player of the Week for the week ending August 10th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • 8/11/2014 | Billy Butler of the Royals named the American League Player of the Week

    Kansas City Royals designated hitter and first baseman Billy Butler has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 10th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • 8/11/2014 | Miami Marlins RBI wins Junior Division Championship

    Miami Marlins RBI has captured the Junior Baseball Division Championship of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, winning their third overall RBI World Series baseball championship, and first in the Junior Division since 1997.

  • 8/11/2014 | Jackie Robinson RBI of Jersey City wins Senior Baseball Division Championship

    Jackie Robinson RBI of Jersey City, N.J. has won its second Senior Baseball Division Championship in three years at the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.

  • 8/10/2014 | Anaheim, Detroit, Jersey City and Miami to play in RBI World Series title games

    A group of RBI players will receive the experience of a lifetime in Arlington, Texas when they take the field tomorrow at Globe Life Park in Arlington, the home of the Texas Rangers, to represent their respective cities in the championship games of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.

  • 8/10/2014 | Four teams earn #1 playoff seeds at the 2014 RBI World Series

    Kansas City, Kan., which has a team represented at the RBI World Series for the first time, joins teams from Miami, Fla., Philadelphia, Pa. and St. Louis, Mo. as #1 seeds in their respective playoff brackets at the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.

  • 8/8/2014 | Commissioner's Statement regarding Succession Committee

    Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this afternoon.

  • 8/8/2014 | Stanton goes on safari in "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" - Sunday on MTV2

    Miami Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton joins host Melanie Iglesias for a South Florida safari on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which also features special segments with Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos and cast members of Expendables 3.

  • 8/6/2014 | Two Minor League players suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 8/6/2014 | MLB and the Cincinnati Reds unveil the official logo of the 2015 All-Star Game

    Major League Baseball, the Cincinnati Reds and local officials from the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County today unveiled the official logo of the 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015.

  • 8/4/2014 | deGrom of the Mets voted NL Rookie of the Month for July

    New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been voted the National League Rookie of the Month for July.

  • 8/4/2014 | Kershaw of the Dodgers voted NL Pitcher of the Month for July

    Los Angeles Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw has been voted the National League Pitcher of the Month for July.

  • 8/4/2014 | Gray of the Athletics named the AL Pitcher of the Month for July

    Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray has been voted the American League Pitcher of the Month for July.

  • 8/4/2014 | Werth of the Nationals voted the National League Player of the Month for July

    Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth has been voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for July.

  • 8/4/2014 | Abreu of the White Sox named the AL Player, AL Rookie of the Month for July

    Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for July.

  • 8/4/2014 | Gardner of the New York Yankees named the American League Player of the Week

    New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 3rd.

  • 8/4/2014 | Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers named National League Player of the Week

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending August 3rd.

  • 8/4/2014 | MLB announces the twenty-four teams advancing to the 2014 RBI World Series

    Major League Baseball today announced the twenty-four teams advancing to the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, which will be hosted by the Texas Rangers for the first time in the championship tournament's 22-year history.

  • 8/1/2014 | Milwaukee's Williams Suspended

    The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League right-handed pitcher Mark Williams has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • 8/1/2014 | Giants Slugger Sandoval in Studio on "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave"

    San Francisco Giants star Pablo Sandoval - also known as "Kung Fu Panda" - is the featured guest in-studio on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which also features All-Star access with Blue Jays star outfielder Jose Bautista and Sandoval's teammate Hunter Pence.

  • 8/1/2014 | Major League Baseball Statement

    Major League Baseball issued the following statement today regarding the play at home plate in the top of the eighth inning of last night's Cincinnati Reds-Miami Marlins game at Marlins Park and the replay judgment that resulted in overturning the initial 'out' call, allowing the run to score because of a violation of Official Baseball Rule 7.13: