B.A.T. News Archive

May 21, 2021 | Now Batting - Carlos Villavicencio
Meet B.A.T.'s Carlos Villavicencio.

March 18, 2021 | Now Batting - Doug Medrano
Meet B.A.T.'s Doug Medrano.

Feb. 5, 2021 | Now Batting - Caseworkers
Meet B.A.T.'s new caseworkers.

Oct. 19, 2020 | B.A.T. steps up for former Dodgers farmhand
With Peña facing job loss and a child's serious heart defect, B.A.T. provided some relief.

Sept. 29, 2020 | Padres closer Trevor Rosenthal joins Baseball Assistance Team Board of Directors
The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) will welcome San Diego Padres closer Trevor Rosenthal to its Board of Directors.

Dec. 11, 2019 | B.A.T. program reception includes joyous meeting
MLB assistance program reception in San Diego a happy event.

Nov. 27, 2019 | The Chippewa Herald: Ausman family thankful for recoveries, support from family and community
B.A.T. assists former Minor Leaguer and family.

Nov. 2, 2019 | Cincinnati Enquirer: RedsXtra: Cincinnati Reds teammates remember Jairo Capellán 1 year after fatal car crash
In times of tragedy, B.A.T. can support members of the baseball family.

Oct. 22, 2019 | B.A.T. preps former Minor Leaguers for workforce
MLB and Xtra Point Group helping to bridge gap between careers.

Oct. 1, 2019 | Now Batting - Fitz Villamar, Carolina Hernandez and Ronald Peralta
Meet B.A.T.'s interns, Fitz Villamar, Carolina Hernandez and Ronald Peralta.

Aug. 22, 2019 | Now Batting - Lisa Olen
Meet B.A.T. intern Lisa Olen.

Aug. 8, 2019 | Micah Bowie: B.A.T. 'gave me a chance to live'
Former Major Leaguer on how B.A.T. helped his family.

April 9, 2019 | Now Batting - Otto Loor
Meet B.A.T. intern Otto Loor.

Sept. 18, 2018 | B.A.T. Visits AAGPBL Alumnae
B.A.T. joined the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League reunion.

May 31, 2018 | Now Batting - Matt Doughty
Meet B.A.T.'s summer 2018 intern, Matt Doughty.

March 14, 2017 | Now Batting - Katie Lentz
Meet the new B.A.T. administrator, Katie Lentz.

Feb. 7, 2017 | Now Batting - Eddy Tapia
Meet the newest B.A.T. intern, Eddy Tapia.

Dec. 12, 2016 | 2016 Bobby Murcer Award Presentations
Director of B.A.T. Erik Nilsen, B.A.T. Board Member Mark Letendre, Bobby Murcer's son, Todd Murcer and Bobby Murcer's grandson, Jackson Murcer presented the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Detroit Tigers with the 2016 Bobby Murcer Awards.

Dec. 12, 2016 | Donor Spotlight - Chris Kaempfer
B.A.T. is fortunate and honored to introduce Chris Kaempfer, one of our most generous supporters.

Dec. 12, 2016 | Paul Goldschmidt Interview
Four-time All-Star and Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is up to B.A.T. on our player blog series and has volunteered to talk about why he supports B.A.T.!

Dec. 12, 2016 | Grant Recipient Testimonials
Recipients of B.A.T. Grants share their stories.

Dec. 12, 2016 | Director Profile - Buck Martinez
Get to know a member of our Board of Directors, Buck Martinez, a devoted member of the Baseball Family.

Dec. 12, 2016 | One last at-B.A.T. for Summer Intern Tess Morales
Summer 2016 Intern Tess Morales shares her experience working at B.A.T.

Dec. 12, 2016 | The 2017 Lineup
2017 will be an exciting year for the Baseball Assistance Team, right off the B.A.T.!

June 16, 2016 | B.A.T.'s Mission
The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) continues to adhere to its mission statement, helping members of the Baseball Family in need.

June 16, 2016 | 2016 Spring Training Fundraising Tour
The Baseball Assistance Team concluded the 2016 Spring Training Fundraising Tour with nearly 1,600 players pledging to donate $2.8 million this year.

June 16, 2016 | Remembering Joe Garagiola Sr.
Joe Garagiola Sr. was one of the founding fathers of the organization and was instrumental in its success assisting members of the Baseball Family in need.

June 16, 2016 | B.A.T. Consultant Sam McDowell retires - Miracle of Park Ave.
Sam McDowell writes about his formal retirement this January as a consultant for the Baseball Assistance Team.

June 16, 2016 | Now Batting - Tim McDowell
Tim started as the B.A.T. Addiction and Recovery Consultant on February 1, 2016, taking over for his father, Sam, who held the position since 1987.

June 16, 2016 | 2015 Bobby Murcer Award Presentations
Erik Nilsen, Director of B.A.T., and Bobby's widow Kay Murcer presented the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Detroit Tigers with the 2015 Bobby Murcer Awards.

June 16, 2016 | Grant Recipient Testimonials
Recipients of B.A.T. Grants share their stories.

June 16, 2016 | B.A.T. President Randy Winn gives back to the Baseball Community
B.A.T. President Randy Winn has been involved with the Baseball Assistance Team for 14 years, the last four as President.