Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has been voted Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for September. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor for 24 of 30 MLB clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the American League Player of the Month Award.
Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for September. 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.
Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, who threw his second no-hitter of the season on Saturday, October 3rd, has been named National League Player of the Week for the week of September 28th-October 4th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Major League Baseball today announced the start times for Division Series games through Sunday, October 11th. FS1 and MLB Network will exclusively televise all American League Division Series games, while TBS will exclusively telecast all National League Division Series games.
Major League Baseball today announced the umpires who have been assigned to 2015 Postseason games through the Division Series. The Wild Card Game crew chiefs will be Ted Barrett and John Hirschbeck, while the Division Series crew chiefs will be Gary Cederstrom, Gerry Davis, Dana DeMuth and Dale Scott.
Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that fans can vote for the 2015 Hank Aaron Award exclusively online at MLB.com and the 30 Club sites. Combined, the nominees have been named All-Stars 90 times, including 16 2015 All-Stars.
Kris Bryant, the Chicago Cubs All-Star rookie third baseman, has the most popular player jersey in all of Major League Baseball for the 2015 season. The 23-year-old Bryant, who made his Major League debut on April 17, becomes the first rookie and youngest player ever to lead this list since MLB and the MLBPA began releasing jerseys sales rankings in 2010. The Cubs, who begin Postseason play Wednesday night against the Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game, are also represented on the list by All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo (#8). The list is based on sales of Majestic jerseys from MLB.com/shop, the official online shop of Major League Baseball, since Opening Day 2015.
Major League Baseball today announced the start time for a potential Tiebreaker Game to be played on Monday, October 5th. Following Sunday's scheduled close to the regular season, a potential Tiebreaker game would be broadcast exclusively by ESPN at 3:35 p.m. (ET).
New York Mets pitcher Hansel Robles has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Cameron Rupp of the Philadelphia Phillies, with warnings in place for both teams, in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Wednesday, September 30th game at Citizens Bank Park.