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Red Sox roster moves

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BOSTON, MA –- Prior to tonight’s game against the Chicago White Sox, the Boston Red Sox announced the following roster moves: • Right-handed pitcher Steven Wright was reinstated from the restricted list. • To make room for Wright on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox transferred right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi

Reds Community Fund's 'Split the Pot’ raises over $21,000 for Dayton Tornado Relief

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A special Reds Community Fund “Split the Pot” raffle on June 11 and 12 raised $21,208 for Dayton tornado relief. Reds fans in Ohio had an opportunity to play an online “Split the Pot” raffle to help Greater Dayton area residents affected by the May 27 tornados when the Reds

Yankees roster move - 6/24/19 

June 24, 2019

Following tonight’s game, the Yankees optioned RHP Jonathan Holder to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Dodgers' statement regarding the extension of netting at Dodger Stadium

June 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers today issued the following statement regarding the extension of netting at Dodger Stadium: “Fan safety is of the utmost importance to the Dodgers and during the offseason, we began the process of studying how the netting at Dodger Stadium could be configured to provide better protection

Summer at Oracle Park

June 24, 2019

Oracle Park is the place to be this summer. The Giants will play their first game of the 2019 summer at Oracle Park on Monday, June 24 and will host 39 games at home before fall begins. During these upcoming six homestands there are a number of unique and special

Orioles sign first overall Draft selection Adley Rutschman

June 24, 2019

The Baltimore Orioles today announced that they have signed their first overall selection of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, C ADLEY RUTSCHMAN, from Oregon State University. The 2019 First-Year Player Draft marked the second time in Orioles history that the club had the first overall selection in the MLB Draft,

Cardinals pitcher Jordan Hicks diagnosed with torn UCL; team preparing to determine the next course of action for reliever

June 24, 2019

ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 24, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals learned today, following an MRI examination of Jordan Hicks right elbow, that the reliever has a torn ulnar collateral ligament and the team is determining the next course of action for Hicks. Hicks, 22, was removed from Saturday’s (June

Forty-four young ballplayers advance to the finals of MLB’s youth skills competition during All-Star Week

Finalists of the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run and the MLB Jr. Home Run Derby to compete on Saturday, July 6th at Progressive Field
June 24, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced the 2019 finalists of its national youth skills competitions – MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and the MLB Jr. Home Run Derby. Forty-four children (ages 7-14) from around the United States and Canada will compete on Saturday, July 6th at 7:30am E.T. during MLB All-Star

Astros host second “All Fans” bobblehead giveaway during upcoming six-game homestand

Homestand highlights include Turn Back the Clock Night (90’s themed) and Princess Day; Tickets as low as $9 for Pirates series
June 24, 2019

HOUSTON, TX – The Astros will wrap up the month of June with a six game homestand, taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates (June 25-27) and the Seattle Mariners (June 28-30), beginning tomorrow. This homestand is highlighted with a few fan favorite promotions - Turn Back the Clock Night - 90’s

Pete Alonso, Mike Trout named W.B. Mason Players of the Week

Kolten Wong’s “razzle dazzle” double pay, with a creative glove tap, claims Play of the Week
June 24, 2019

Rookie first baseman Pete Alonso of the New York Mets has been named the W.B. Mason National League Player of the Week and All-Star outfielder Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels has been named the W.B. Mason American League Player of the Week. The announcements were made earlier today

Indians recall RHP Jon Edwards from Triple-A Columbus

June 24, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP JON EDWARDS (#46) from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned RHP AARON CIVALE to Triple-A Columbus. Edwards, 31, has split the 2019 season between Cleveland and Triple-A Columbus and is beginning his fifth

Padres sign 28 selections from 2019 MLB Draft

June 24, 2019

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres announced today they have agreed to terms with 28 of the 41 players selected in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft, as well as one non-drafted free agent. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Conner made the

Pirates to host 'Ring the Vote' Josh Bell All-Star Voting Party at PNC

Free Event Open to All Fans and Includes Field Access, Games and More
June 24, 2019

This Wednesday, June 26, the Pirates are inviting all fans to a “Ring the Vote” Josh Bell All-Star Voting Party at PNC Park from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate the 2019 All-Star Starters Election. The event is open FREE to the general public and will include many entertaining

This week at the Yard

June 24, 2019

TUESDAY, JUNE 25 HALFWAY TO CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION Oriole Park at Camden Yards’ bullpen picnic area will transform into a Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, June 25, as the Orioles invite fans to celebrate the halfway mark to Christmas during the club's 7:05 p.m. ET game against the San Diego Padres. Santa's

White Sox designate Odrisamer Despaigne for assignment and reinstate Jon Jay from the 60-day injured list

June 24, 2019

BOSTON – Prior to tonight’s series opener at Boston, the Chicago White Sox designated right-handed pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne for assignment, returned outfielder Jon Jay from his injury rehab assignment at Class AAA Charlotte and reinstated him from the 60-day injured list. Jay, 34, has been on the injured list since

Minnesota Twins Homestand Highlights, June 25-27

Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays
June 24, 2019

The first-place Minnesota Twins, who own the best record in the American League at 50-27 (.649) and an 8.0-game lead in the AL Central, return to Target Field for a brief, three-game homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays this Tuesday-Thursday (June 25-27). TICKET AVAILABILTY Tickets are available for all three

Miami Marlins Homestand Highlights: June 25-30

June 24, 2019

GIVEAWAYS MIGUEL ROJAS BOBBLEHEAD PRESENTED BY PEPSI: The first 10,000 fans on Saturday, June 29, will receive a Miguel Rojas Bobblehead presented by Pepsi. MARLINS KIDS PULLOVER: The first 5,000 fans ages 14 and younger on Sunday, June 30, will receive a Marlins Kids Pullover. WE ARE MIAMI On Thursday,

Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic schedule announced

The 20th annual tournament will feature all Big 12 vs. SEC matchups
June 24, 2019

HOUSTON, TX — The 20th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic has announced its tournament schedule for the 2020 event, which will feature all Big 12 and SEC matchups over the three-day weekend (Feb. 28-March 1). The participating programs in the 2020 field include Big 12 teams Baylor, Oklahoma

Celebrity first pitches, run the bases and more! Ballpark highlights for Phillies-Mets Series, 6/24-27 

Autographs with U.S. Olympians, Stranger Things’ David Harbour ceremonial pitch, African American Heritage Celebration, Pride Night, #TBT special guests, Chase Utley and Bryce Harper signed items up for bid and more
June 24, 2019

Division rival New York Mets are in town during the final series of the Phillies homestand on Monday, June 24 – Thursday, June 27. Here’s a look at some of the highlights: • At Monday’s 7:05 p.m. game, NBC Sports Philadelphia will broadcast their Phillies pregame show live from the

Drew Gilbert and McKayla Armbruster named 2019 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball

June 23, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Play Ball! Minnesota and the Minnesota All Sports Alliance (formerly Minnesota Minute Men) are proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball awards. Mr. Baseball is Drew Gilbert, a left-handed pitcher and outfielder from Stillwater Area High School.

Colorado Rockies recall infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque

Right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman optioned to Triple-A
June 23, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman to Triple-A.

  • Hampson, 24, will be on the active roster for the third time this season after making his first career Opening Day roster

Dodgers recall C Will Smith

INF David Freese placed on IL
June 23, 2019

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled catcher Will Smith and placed infielder David Freese on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to June 21, with a left hamstring strain. Smith, 23, returns for his second stint with the club. In his first stop, he appeared in six games, batting

Mariners select RHP Matt Carasiti & RHP Mike Wright from AAA Tacoma

RHP Gerson Bautista optioned to AAA Tacoma, LHP Jesse Biddle designated for assignment & RHP Chasen Bradford transferred to 60-day IL
June 23, 2019

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today the following roster moves: · Matt Carasiti, RHP, selected from AAA Tacoma. · Mike Wright, RHP, selected from AAA Tacoma. · Gerson Bautista, RHP, optioned to AAA Tacoma (post game June 22).

A’s place RHP Blake Treinen on IL; select RHP Brian Schlitter from Las Vegas

June 23, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s placed right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen on the 10-day injured list retroactive to June 21 with a strained right shoulder, the club announced today. To take his spot on the roster, the A’s selected right-handed pitcher Brian Schlitter from Triple-A Las Vegas. Treinen is tied

Cubs activate Tony Barnette

June 23, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Tony Barnette off of the 60-day injured list. To make room for Barnette on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Rowan Wick was optioned to Triple-A Iowa following yesterday’s game. Barnette will be available for the Cubs this afternoon when they conclude