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Dodgers set single-season franchise attendance record

September 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today completed their home schedule with a single-season franchise attendance record of 3,974,309 (49,066 average) in 81 home games, which included 28 sellouts. The attendance mark led Major League Baseball, the seventh consecutive year the Dodgers have done so, and represented the 10th

Astros clinch American League West Division title for third consecutive season

Postseason gear available now in the Astros Team Store for an all-night clinch event!
September 22, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Astros have clinched their third consecutive American League West Division title, following an Astros win today! Postseason gear is now available to the public for purchase at the Union Station Astros Team Store throughout the night and until 7:00 p.m. on September 23. This marks

D-backs reinstate Luke Weaver from the 60-day injured list

September 21, 2019

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated RHP Luke Weaver (right forearm tightness) from the 60-day injured list. The D-backs’ active roster is now at 35 and the 40-man roster is at 40. Weaver, 26, is 4-3 with a 3.03 ERA (21 ER in 62.1 IP), .233 opponent average, 68 strikeouts

Padres dismiss manager Andy Green

September 21, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have relieved Manager Andy Green of his duties, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. “I want to thank Andy for his tireless work and dedication to the Padres over the last four seasons,” Preller said. “This was an incredibly difficult decision,

Justin Turner wins 14th annual Roy Campanella Award

Third baseman voted “Most Inspirational Dodger” for the second time in three years by his teammates and coaches
September 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers announced today that third baseman Justin Turner was named the winner of the 14th annual Roy Campanella Award, which is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher. The award, which was voted upon

Rangers select contract of catcher Tim Federowicz from Nashville

OF Joey Gallo transferred from 10-day to 60-day injured list
September 20, 2019

Oakland, Calif. — The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club has selected the contract of catcher Tim Federowicz (#50, pronounced fehd-er-oh-vich) from Triple-A Nashville. He will be active for tonight’s series opener against the Athletics in Oakland. To make room for Federowicz on the 40-man roster, the Rangers

Angels host Oakland and Houston in final homestand of the season

Angels face Athletics and Astros for a six-game homestand
September 20, 2019

ANAHEIM, CA – The Halos return to Angel Stadium for the last homestand of the 2019 season. Starting on Tuesday, September 24th, the Angels take on the A’s in a two game series, and then wrap up the 2019 campaign with four games against the Astros beginning on Thursday, September

Four Minor League players suspended

September 20, 2019

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that four Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. San Diego Padres Minor League pitcher Elias Batista and New York Mets Minor League catcher Jan Carlos Osorio, each of whom

Oakland A’s Postseason Tickets On Sale Wednesday, Sept. 25

Mt. Davis open for all A’s Postseason home games
September 20, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. – Single-game tickets for the Oakland A’s potential Wild Card and American League Division Series home games will go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. Mt. Davis will be open for all A’s Postseason home games. Current 2019 and new 2020 A’s Access members will have

Astros Foundation And Houston Police Foundation To Host Fifth-Annual Badges & Bases H-Town Run Down Presented By Cheniere

Race to start and finish at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, September 28
September 20, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros Foundation and Houston Police Foundation are ready to race for the fifth-annual Badges & Bases H-Town Run Down presented by Cheniere Energy on Saturday, Sept. 28! The 10K/5K and Kids Fun Run will all begin on Hamilton Street between Preston and Texas Streets and will

Statement from Hal Steinbrenner on behalf of the New York Yankees on passing of Howard 'Hop' Cassady 

September 20, 2019

“Hop was a talented and beloved coach, scout and special instructor in the Yankees organization for many decades. More importantly, he was a treasured friend to­ my father, who entrusted Hop with bringing out the best in our young players, many of whom never even knew that he was a

Blue Jays Claim Breyvic Valera

September 20, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed INF BREYVIC VALERA off waivers from the NEW YORK YANKEES. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP RYAN DULL has been designated for assignment. VALERA, 27, played in 12 games for the Yankees this season, batting .219 with two extra-base hits. The 5-11,

Miami Marlins Sign Shortstop Miguel Rojas to Multi-year Deal

Two-Year Agreement through 2021 Includes Option for 2022
September 20, 2019

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins announced today that the club has reached agreement with shortstop Miguel Rojas on a two-year contract through 2021, with an option for 2022. Rojas, 30, is batting .285 (127x446) with 27 doubles, a triple, five home runs, and 45 RBI this season, while playing to

Rangers Youth Academy Notebook: Fall RBI Schedule Announced

September 20, 2019

Athletes attended open workouts at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, on Monday, preparing for the opening of the fall season of RBI competition. The Academy’s fall RBI league consists of eight softball teams. Games begin October 5. Academy Softball Fall RBI

Miami Marlins Sign Manager Don Mattingly to Extension

September 20, 2019

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins today announced that the club has signed Don Mattingly to a two-year extension with a third-year mutual option to continue serving as the team’s Manager. Mattingly, 58, originally joined the Marlins organization as Manager prior to the 2016 season. He has since managed more games

Orioles infielder/outfielder Trey Mancini named 2019 Most Valuable Oriole

September 20, 2019

The Orioles today announced that infielder/outfielder TREY MANCINI has been voted the winner of the 2019 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis. He will be recognized for his accomplishments in an on-field ceremony prior to

Twins announce sellout of 2019 Division Series ticket strips; limited amount of single-game tickets to be available at a later date

September 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- With the first-place Minnesota Twins holding a magic number of six to clinch their first American League Central Division crown since 2010, the club’s number of 2019 Division Series ticket strips for possible home games at Target Field, as allotted by Major League Baseball, have sold

Brewers announce Tiebreaker, Wild Card and NLDS ticket availability details

September 20, 2019

MILWAUKEE -- In the midst of a heated run for the postseason, the Milwaukee Brewers today announced details regarding the purchase of single-game tickets for a potential Tiebreaker and 2019 postseason games at Miller Park, including Wild Card and National League Division Series (NLDS) contests. Single-game tickets for Tiebreaker and

This Weekend at the Yard

September 20, 2019

Friday, Sept. 20 FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND As a “thank you” to fans for their support throughout the season, the Orioles will surprise the most-spirited fans at each game with prizes, including Orioles prize packs and autographed items. Fan Appreciation Weekend will once again include sweepstakes and opportunities for fans to

Orioles announce Fan Appreciation Weekend schedule

September 20, 2019

The Orioles today announced plans for Fan Appreciation Weekend, which will be held beginning tonight, Friday, September 20, through Sunday, September 22, when the Orioles host the Seattle Mariners for the final three-game series of the 2019 regular season. The weekend will feature exclusive giveaways and opportunities for fans to

Dodgers ownership group grows with addition of Robert Plummer & Alan Smolinisky 

September 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that Robert L. Plummer and Alan Smolinisky have joined its ownership group “The two newest members are both civic-minded, accomplished businessmen and lifelong Dodger fans,” said Dodgers Chairman and owner Mark Walter. “We are proud of having built a very strong

Cubs activate RHP Craig Kimbrel

September 19, 2019

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Craig Kimbrel off of the 10-day injured list. Kimbrel will be available for the Cubs tonight when they begin their four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Kimbrel, 31, was placed on the injured list with right elbow

Orioles announce 2019 award winners for player development, scouting

September 19, 2019

The Orioles today announced the winners of their player development and scouting awards for 2019, including INF/OF RYAN MOUNTCASTLE as the club’s top minor league player and RHP MIKE BAUMANN and RHP GRAYSON RODRIGUEZ as the club’s top minor league pitchers. The award winners will interact with fans during Q&A

Dodgers name INF Gavin Lux Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year

RHP Josiah Gray named Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year
September 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have named infielder Gavin Lux as the Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Lux, 21, started the 2019 season with Double-A Tulsa batting

Single-Day Passes for Soxfest 2020 on Sale Monday

Friday and Saturday Passes to SoxFest 2020 On Sale September 23; New “Breakfast with the Sox” Experience Offered January 25 of SoxFest
September 19, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have announced single-day passes for SoxFest 2020, the 28th annual fan gathering, will go on sale this Monday, September 23 at 10 a.m. at whitesox.com/soxfest. The two-day event held on January 24-25 at McCormick Place West is sponsored by Beggars Pizza, Guaranteed Rate, Old