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MLB Press Releases

  • Three Minor League players suspended

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

  • Diversity & youth initiatives to be central focus for MLB during Winter Meetings

    Themes will Include Career Advancement for Women, Latino Leadership in Baseball, Business Supplier Diversity, In-School Youth Engagement and More.

  • Padres tender contracts to 39 players

    The San Diego Padres today announced they have tendered contracts to 39 players for the 2018 season. In addition, the club has agreed to terms on a Major League contract with LHP Robbie Erlin for the 2018 season. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcements. With today's announcements, the Padres currently have a full 40-man roster.

  • Braves non-tender three players

    The Atlanta Braves have declined to tender a 2018 contract offer to INF Matt Adams, INF/OF Jace Peterson, and INF/OF Danny Santana, while also agreeing to terms with RHP Chase Whitley on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract for the 2018 season to avoid salary arbitration with the right-hander.

  • MLB and MLBPA jointly appoint new independent program administrator

    Thomas M. Martin, Ph.D., Retired Army Colonel and Former Director of the Department of Defense's Drug Testing and Program Policy Office, to Serve Independent Role.

  • MLB, MLBPA jointly issue annual report

    Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today jointly released the annual public report of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas win 2017 MLB Comeback Player of the Year Awards

    The 30 Club beat reporters from, the official web site of Major League Baseball, selected the winners from an original list of 30 candidates (one per MLB Club).

  • MLB clubs ratify new posting system agreement with NPB

    Shohei Ohtani Posted Effective Today.

  • Seattle Mariners receive the 2017 Green Glove Award

    Major League Baseball has named the Seattle Mariners as recepient of the 2017 Green Glove Award, which recognizes the MLB Club with the highest diversion rate (amount of waste diverted from landfill for recycling) in the league. This previous season, the Mariners diverted 96% of all waste at Safeco Field from landfills - a jump from 90% in 2016. This marks the Club's first Green Glove Award, with the San Francisco Giants having won for nine consecutive years.

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