MLB Press Releases
Friday, May 24, 2013
Rays minor leaguer Yepez suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League right-handed pitcher Angel Yepez has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
MLB Clubs to honor military on Memorial Day
MLB Clubs will wear specially designed caps and jerseys featuring an authentic military digital camouflage design licensed from the United States Marine Corps on Monday, May 27 in honor of Memorial Day.
2013 MLB Draft club reps include 25 All-Stars, three Hall of Famers
Three Hall of Famers, three Most Valuable Players, three World Series-winning managers and 25 All-Stars are among the baseball legends who are scheduled to represent the 30 Clubs at Major League Baseball's 2013 Draft, it was announced today.
Justin Masterson of the Cleveland Indians the American League Player of the Week
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on the MLB Network.
Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds named National League Player of the Week
Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Marlins Minor Leaguer Arias Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Miami Marlins Minor League right-handed pitcher Juan Arias has received a 50-game suspension.
MLB and Mets announce city-wide ticket hunt to celebrate All-Star Week Events
Baseball enthusiasts will have an opportunity to take to the New York City streets and compete in a race of the feet and mind to win tickets to All-Star Week events during the T-Mobile® All-Star FanFest Ticket Hunt. The T-Mobile All-Star FanFest Ticket Hunt will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 18 when a series of clues will be released one-by-one through the All-Star Game Twitter account (@AllStarGame) and the Mets Twitter account (@Mets). Each clue will lead fans to five locations throughout Manhattan.
Twins to host 2013 RBI World Series
For the third consecutive year, the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series will be hosted by the Minnesota Twins.
Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays Named the American League Player of the Week
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 12th.