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Bryan Mata undergoes successful Tommy John surgery

44 minutes ago

BOSTON, MA—Red Sox minor league right-handed pitcher Bryan Mata underwent successful Tommy John surgery on his right elbow yesterday. The procedure was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, CA.

Cubs roster moves for April 14

1:10 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE – The Chicago Cubs today activated catcher Austin Romine off the 10-day injured list, activated right-handed pitcher Jason Adam off the COVID-19 related injured list and selected right-handed pitcher Shelby Miller from the South Bend Alternate Site. In corresponding moves, catcher Tony Wolters has been designated for assignment, and

Twins place Andrelton Simmons on injured list

Riddle selected; Kirilloff added as 27th man
12:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed shortstop Andrelton Simmons on the COVID-19 Injured List and selected the contract of infielder JT Riddle from the alternate training site. Simmons, 31, hit .355 (11-for-31) with three doubles and three RBI in 10 games to start

Cleveland Indians Charities to host High School Hardball Classic, presented by Nike, April 16 at Progressive Field

Eight local teams to take part in 16th annual event benefiting Cleveland Indians Charities
12:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, OH -- The 16th annual Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) High School Hardball Classic, presented by Nike, featuring eight area high school baseball teams, will be played at Progressive Field on Friday, April 16. This year’s participating teams include Avon Lake, Kenston, Fairview Park, Chardon, Bay Village, Benedictine, St. Edwards

Red Sox appoint right-handed pitcher Eduard Bazardo as 27th man for today's doubleheader

11:51 AM EDT

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox appointed right-handed pitcher Eduard Bazardo as the club’s 27th man for today’s doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Per Major League Baseball Rules, both teams are permitted to add an extra player for today’s games. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made

2021 Cardinals May game tickets on sale this week

General Public To Have Opportunity to Purchase Single-Game Tickets on Friday, April 16
11:32 AM EDT

Team Announces May Promo Schedule Featuring Giveaways For All 12 Games at Busch ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 14, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that single-game tickets for May home games will go on sale to the general public this Friday, April 16, at 2:00 PM CT. Tickets

Pirates set to celebrate Military Wednesdays

Alternate uniforms and group support to highlight Military Appreciation Days
11:22 AM EDT

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the return of Military Wednesdays, a military appreciation program designed to pay tribute to service men and women, and support local non-profit organizations that serve them and their families. Each Wednesday home game throughout the 2021 season will be designated a Military Wednesday. The Pirates

Red Sox Bringing The Heat By Signing Local Hot Sauce To 2021 Roster

The Boston Red Sox and Hillside Harvest Announce New Partnership
11:18 AM EDT

Hillside Harvest sauces will be available at Fenway Park starting the 2021 season. The Boston Red Sox have signed an agreement that will make Hillside Harvest; a Boston based, Caribbean-American-inspired hot sauce brand, their official hot sauce sponsor during the 2021 Season. “At Hillside, we handcraft our products using natural

MLB, Atlantic League announce experimental playing rules for 2021 Atlantic League season

MLB's Partner League will test 'Double-Hook' DH and pushed back pitching rubber in 2021
11:12 AM EDT

Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today jointly announced new experimental playing rules that will be in place during the 2021 Atlantic League Championship Season. The changes under the continued partnership agreement between the two parties are as follows: “Double-Hook” Designated Hitter (Full Season)

Rays announce second annual Running with the Rays virtual 5K race

Proceeds to benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund
10:40 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- The Tampa Bay Rays have announced registration is now open for the second annual Running with the Rays, a virtual 5K race, presented by United Concordia Dental. All proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization and the official charity of the

Royals select Ervin Santana, recall Tyler Zuber, option Ryan McBroom, place Josh Staumont on IL

April 13, 2021

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 13, 2021) – The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves ahead of tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. The club has selected right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana and recalled right-handed pitcher Tyler Zuber from the Alternate Training Site. In corresponding moves, the Royals have optioned

Cubs select INF Ildemaro Vargas from South Bend alternate site

April 13, 2021

MILWAUKEE – The Chicago Cubs today selected as a replacement player infielder Ildemaro Vargas from the South Bend Alternate Site. In a corresponding move, infielder Matt Duffy has been placed on the COVID-19 related injured list. Vargas, 29, was claimed off waivers from Minnesota September 5 of last season and

Rangers place 1B/OF Ronald Guzmán on 10-day injured list, select contract of outfielder Adolis García from alternate training site

RHP Matt Bush transferred from 10-day to 60-day Injured List
April 13, 2021

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- The Texas Rangers today announced the following roster moves prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field:

  • First baseman/outfielder Ronald Guzmán placed on 10-day Injured List with a meniscus cartilage tear in his right knee
  • Outfielder Adolis García (pronounced

Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation announces 2021 TEX Gala presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts

TEX Gala scheduled for Thursday, June 17 will feature a performance from Grammy Award-Winning superstar Tim McGraw. Tickets and sponsorships on sale now; all proceeds benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation.
April 13, 2021

Arlington, Texas — Since 1991, the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals in the community, especially children, the military and first responders, and their families. The 2021 TEX Gala will be held on June 17 at Globe Life Field and will culminate in

D-backs reinstate Zac Gallen from the 10-day injured list; following last night's game, optioned Matt Peacock to the alternate training site

April 13, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks made 2 roster moves: Reinstated RHP Zac Gallen from the 10-day injured list (right forearm hairline stress fracture of radial head). Following last night’s game, optioned RHP Matt Peacock to the Alternate Training Site.

Registrations underway for Reds Baseball & Softball Camps

14 Reds Camps return this summer
April 13, 2021

Registrations are being accepted now for the Cincinnati Reds Baseball & Softball Camps, presented by UnitedHealthcare. These official summer camps of the Reds have earned a reputation as some of the finest youth camp experiences in the Midwest. Now in their 10th season, Reds Camps are designed for all abilities

Padres announce Orange Tier updates at Petco Park

April 13, 2021

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – Following San Diego County’s move to the Orange Tier of California’s coronavirus color-coded reopening system, the Padres have updated their capacity limits and health and safety protocols at Petco Park for the homestand beginning on Friday, April 16th. Please see below for notable changes: CAPACITY: -

Twins announce schedule updates for this week's series vs. Red Sox

Today’s 1:10 game to be played as scheduled; teams will make up Monday’s postponement with straight doubleheader on April 14
April 13, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Following consultation with Major League Baseball, along with local and state officials, including law enforcement agencies, the Minnesota Twins have announced that today’s (Tuesday, April 13) 1:10 p.m. CT game against the Boston Red Sox will be played as scheduled, with Target Field gates opening at

Phillies to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day & honor Philadelphia Stars on April 16 at Citizens Bank Park

April 13, 2021

When the Phillies return home to take on the St. Louis Cardinals, they will be doing so in honor of #42 and the Philadelphia Stars Negro League baseball team. The Phillies are joining Major League Baseball in celebrating the 74th anniversary of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson’s Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball hires Brian Stedman as EVP, strategy and development

April 13, 2021

Major League Baseball has hired Brian Stedman as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Development, a new position that reports to Chris Marinak, MLB Chief Operations & Strategy Officer. Stedman will lead the newly created Strategy and Development department to collaborate with internal MLB departments, Clubs, and partners to create a

Tonight's Orioles-Mariners game postponed due to rain

Teams will play traditional doubleheader on Tuesday, April 13, at 4:05 p.m.
April 12, 2021

Tonight’s scheduled game between the Orioles and Seattle Mariners has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a traditional (single-admission) doubleheader on Tuesday, April 13. The first game of tomorrow’s doubleheader will begin at 4:05 p.m. ET, followed by the regularly-scheduled game

D-backs recall Andrew Young from the alternate training site; place Christian Walker on the 10-day injured list

April 12, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks made 2 roster moves: Recalled INF/OF Andrew Young from the Alternate Training Site. Placed INF Christian Walker on the 10-day injured list (strained right oblique).

Angels transactions - April 12

April 12, 2021

Today the Angels have made the following roster moves:

  • Selected the contract of RHP Ben Rowen
  • Recalled INF Jack Mayfield
  • Placed INF Anthony Rendon on 10-day IL (retro to April 11) with a left groin strain
  • Optioned RHP Jaime Barria

Therabody named official recovery partner of the Atlanta Braves

April 12, 2021

ATLANTA (April 12, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves have named Therabody the team’s exclusive recovery partner, incorporating percussive and massage therapy and pneumatic compression devices into training, activation, and recovery protocols. The partnership will integrate Therabody’s percussive massage therapy device, Theragun®, into the Braves’ pre-game training, in-game muscle activation, and

Cubs roster moves for April 12

April 12, 2021

MILWAUKEE – The Chicago Cubs today placed right-handed pitchers Jason Adam, Dan Winkler and Brandon Workman on the COVID-19 related injured list. Left-handed pitchers Justin Steele and Brad Wieck have been recalled from the South Bend Alternate Training Site while right-handed pitcher Pedro Strop has been selected as a replacement