MLB Press Releases
Independent program administrator issues annual report
This report covers the time from the beginning of the 2015-2016 Major League Baseball off-season to the end of the 2016 Major League Baseball post-season (the "2016 Reporting Period").
MLB, MLPA announce details of new labor agreement
The five-year agreement will match the previous two labor contracts as the longest in baseball history.
MLB reaches tentative labor agreement
Major League Baseball (MLB) announced tonight that it has reached a tentative five-year labor agreement with the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) through the 2021 season, subject to ratification by both parties.
Boston's David Ortiz voted 2016 Edgar Martinez outstanding DH of the year
Major League Baseball announced today that David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox has been voted the winner of the 2016 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award.
Rick Porcello, Anthony Rendon win 2016 MLB Comeback Player of the Year Awards
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello and Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon have been named the recipients of the 2016 American League and National League Comeback Player of the Year Awards, respectively, Major League Baseball announced today.
Free agent Minor Leaguer Hunter suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League outfielder Cedric Hunter has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Major League Baseball statement
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the passing of longtime Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca, who was 90.
ESPN to cover seven 2017 Opening Day games April 2nd-3rd
ESPN will provide national coverage of seven 2017 Opening Day games on Sunday, April 2nd and Monday, April 3rd. The announcement was made today by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. at the conclusion of MLB's quarterly owners meetings.
Fisher, Middleton approved as control designees
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that the Major League owners have formally approved the designations of John Fisher as the control person of the Oakland Athletics and John Middleton as the control person of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Major League Clubs voted during today's quarterly owners meetings.