Pitchers and reserves have been named to the American League and National League All-Star Teams, as announced today by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and All-Star Game managers Ned Yost of the AL and Bruce Bochy of the NL. The 2015 AL and NL All-Star rosters were unveiled earlier this evening during the "Esurance All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN.
Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 5th.
Third baseman Aramis Ramirez of the Milwaukee Brewers has been named National League Player of the Week for June 29th-July 5th.
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Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending June 14th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for the week of June 8th-14th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Last night 27-year-old rookie pitcher Chris Heston not only wrote himself into the Major League Baseball history with a no-hitter, but his achievement also put the San Francisco Giants into the record books as the first team in 50 years - and second ever - to post no-hitters in four consecutive seasons.
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Hall of Fame award-winning broadcaster Tim McCarver will join MLB Network's Bob Costas to call the MLB Network Showcase telecast of the San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals this Thursday, July 2 at 7:00 p.m. ET.
MLB Network today announced the launch of a live, authenticated stream of its 24/7, award-winning baseball programming via MLB.com At Bat for smartphones and tablets and online at MLBNetwork.com. Today's launch marks the first time that a league-owned TV network will offer a live, authenticated stream of its programming on PC/Mac, iPhone, iPad and supported Android smartphones and tablets across multiple distributors. Eight of the top ten pay TV providers in the U.S., including AT&T U-verse TV®, Bright House Networks, Cablevision/Optimum, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon FiOS, will authenticate MLB Network subscribers via the MLB.com At Bat app and online at MLBNetwork.com.
MLB Network today announced that it will debut its first-ever regular season morning show, MLB Central, on Opening Day, Monday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Hosted by Matt Vasgersian, Mark DeRosa and Lauren Shehadi, MLB Central will be the first program to originate from MLB Network's new, state-of-the-art Studio 21, named in honor of Hall of Famer and humanitarian Roberto Clemente.
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