MLB Press Releases
SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game rosters announced
Rosters for the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be played at 7:00 p.m. (ET)/4:00 p.m. (PT) on Sunday, July 10th at Petco Park in San Diego, were announced by Major League Baseball earlier today on MLB Network's "The Rundown."
Close races remain with four days left to vote for 2016 All-Star starters
With just four days remaining in the voting period, several close races remain in the final balloting update for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, it was announced earlier today on MLB Network.
Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies named NL Player of the Week
Outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending June 26th.
Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros named AL Player of the Week
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending June 26th.
'Play Ball Park' in San Diego headlines 2016 All-Star Week youth activity
Major League Baseball today announced the inaugural "PLAY BALL Park" to headline youth activity during 2016 MLB All-Star Week in San Diego.
Seattle's Powell suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Seattle Mariners 40-man roster outfielder Herschel "Boog" Powell has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
All-Star teams to be unveiled on the Esurance All-Star Selection Show on July 5
The American League and National League All-Star teams for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard will be unveiled on Tuesday, July 5th at 7:00 p.m. (ET) on the "Esurance All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN.
MLB announces call for top fan jerseys
For the first time ever, Major League Baseball will retire the jersey of one dedicated fan as part of the MLB All-Star Week festivities in San Diego, Friday, July 8th through Tuesday, July 12th. One fan will be selected to have his or her jersey retired in ceremony at MLB All-Star FanFest on Sunday, July 10th, and win an MLB All-Star prize package including round-trip flights and accommodations for two in San Diego, and tickets to the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game (July 10th), T-Mobile Home Run Derby (July 11th) and the MLB All-Star Game presented by MasterCard at Petco Park (July 12th).
Close races highlight latest National League All-Star balloting update
Close races at several positions, including shortstop, third base, second base and catcher, highlight the latest National League fan balloting update for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, it was announced earlier today on MLB Network. The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, which is available exclusively online via MLB.com, Club sites and mobile devices, will be accessible until the voting period ends on Thursday, June 30th at 11:59 p.m. (ET).