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Academy Notebook: Erin Lopez's Academy journey

3:40 PM EDT

Erin Lopez was playing first base in a tryout at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota, when she received a valuable piece of advice. “Coach Juan told me to look back and look for the base before I get the ball. And

Dodgers, Rays and Major League Baseball ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ during Game 3 of the 2020 World Series

Mastercard to Launch $1,000,000 Stand Up To Cancer Donation Match Campaign
3:32 PM EDT

MLB and SU2C Unveil “Best of Placard Moments” Video MLB, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Mastercard will continue the annual Fall Classic tradition of an in-game SU2C moment at Globe Life Field to honor and remember loved ones affected by cancer. Following the 5th inning during Game 3, FOX

Twins announce 2020 Diamond Awards recipients 

Winners selected by Twin Cities Baseball Writers Association of America
12:14 PM EDT

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN -- The Minnesota Twins today announced the recipients of the Diamond Awards, their annual awards for the 2020 season based on voting conducted by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America and the Twins Community Fund Board of Directors. In addition, the Twins

MLB and MLBPA announce latest COVID-19 test results

10:38 AM EDT

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the latest COVID-19 testing results under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan, through the end of Thursday, October 22nd: MONITORING TESTING Covered Individuals are now in Monitoring Testing. To date, the results of Monitoring Testing are

Dodgers and Dodgers Foundation celebrate World Series with community engagement and events

October 22, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will continue their commitment to the local community with events and activations in celebration of the World Series. “The World Series provides us a platform to continue to engage with the community while saluting our Dodger players

Correa, Gurriel, Tucker named Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists

Winners will be announced on November 3
October 22, 2020

HOUSTON, TX - Carlos Correa (shortstop), Yuli Gurriel (first base) and Kyle Tucker (left field) have each been named finalists for 2020 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards at their respective positions. Earlier today, Rawlings announced three finalists for each position from the American and National Leagues. The winners will be announced

Laureano and Olson named 2020 Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists

October 22, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. – Oakland A’s first baseman Matt Olson and center fielder Ramón Laureano have been named finalists for the 2020 American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their respective positions. Olson won the award in each of the previous two seasons and was one of the top defensive first

José Abreu named American League Outstanding Player

October 22, 2020

CHICAGO – Chicago White Sox first baseman José Abreu has been named American League Outstanding Player by his peers in the 2020 Players Choice Awards. Abreu, 33, joins Frank Thomas (1993-94) and Jermaine Dye (2006) as the only White Sox players to win the award. Abreu hit .317/.370/.617 (76-240) with

Nelson Cruz named 2020 Marvin Miller Award winner

Twins’ designated hitter selected by his peers as the player they 'most respect based on his leadership on the field and in the community'
October 22, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins were informed today that Nelson Cruz, in voting from his peers, was selected as the Marvin Miller Man of the Year, part of the 2020 Players Choice Awards. In balloting for the Marvin Miller Award, players are asked to vote for the player

Texas Rangers to host food distribution event on Saturday morning

Over 30 pounds of food will be distributed to each recipient at Saturday’s event
October 22, 2020

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation is hosting a Food Distribution event this Saturday, October 24, outside of Globe Life Field. Donated food will include dairy, produce, meat and cheese. Food will be distributed on a first come-first served basis, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.. “The World

Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation to host food distribution event at Globe Life Field

Over 30 pounds of food will be distributed to each recipient at Saturday’s event
October 22, 2020

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation is hosting a food distribution event this Saturday, Oct. 24, outside of Globe Life Field. Donated food will include dairy, produce, meat and cheese. Food will be distributed on a first come-first served basis, from 8-10 a.m. “The World Series has brought

Milwaukee Brewers announce multi-year partnership with Fleet Farm

October 22, 2020

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers announced today a multi-year partnership with Fleet Farm, establishing the Wisconsin-based company’s support of several fan-favorite experiences, as well as including branding and online assets displayed throughout Miller Park, Helfaer Field and American Family Fields of Phoenix. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisc., and expanding throughout the

Oriole Park to serve as voting center for the 2020 general election

Orioles personnel encouraged to vote and volunteer with paid day off on Election Day
October 22, 2020

The Orioles today announced that the Baltimore City Board of Elections and the Maryland Stadium Authority have reached an agreement in order to provide Baltimore City residents access to a safe and secure designated voting center at Oriole Park at Camden Yards during the upcoming Presidential General Election. In support

Nationals agree to terms with Josh Harrison

October 22, 2020

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Harrison, 33, returns to Washington after hitting .278 with two doubles, three homers, 14 RBI, six walks and 11 runs scored

Rangers acquire RHP Art Warren from Seattle Mariners on waiver claim

Warren saw his only MLB action with Seattle in 2019
October 21, 2020

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has acquired right-handed pitcher Art Warren from the Seattle Mariners on a waiver claim. Warren, 27, spent the bulk of the abbreviated 2020 season at the Mariners' Alternate Training Site in Tacoma, and did not pitch for Seattle in

Ceremonial activities for Game One of the 2020 World Series

Frontline Healthcare Heroes To Be Honored, Will Throw Ceremonial First Pitch
October 20, 2020

Major League Baseball today announced the ceremonial activities for Game One of the 2020 World Series. The 116th Fall Classic between the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays and the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers, the Clubs with the two best records in Major League Baseball this season, begins

Red Sox Foundation partners with Museum of Science to distribute 650 at-home science and engineering kits to kids in Lawrence and Springfield as part of STEM Week

October 20, 2020

BOSTON, MA – As a way to celebrate STEM week in Massachusetts, the Red Sox Foundation and Museum of Science have partnered to distribute nearly 650 at-home science and engineering design challenge kits to children at the Lawrence YMCA, Lawrence Boys & Girls Club, and Springfield’s Square One. “From the

Fans search for Fernando Tatis Jr. highlights more than any other during 2020 postseason

Three of Most-Searched Players Begin World Series Tonight at 8 p.m. on FOX
October 20, 2020

Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres is the most-searched baseball player on MLB Film Room Powered by Google Cloud, MLB’s public online video library, since the start of Postseason play on Sept. 29. Fans seeking baseball highlights in the new database searched for those of Tatis more than

Dodgers announce World Series roster

October 20, 2020

ARLINGTON, TX – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their 28-man roster for the 2020 World Series, which begins tonight vs. the Tampa Bay Rays at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX. First pitch is scheduled for 7:11 p.m. CT (5:11 p.m. PT). The Dodgers will carry 15 pitchers and

Rays announce World Series roster

October 20, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Rays roster for the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers is below: PITCHERS (13): RH Nick Anderson, RH Diego Castillo, RH John Curtiss, RH Pete Fairbanks, LH Josh Fleming, RH Tyler Glasnow, LH Aaron Loup, LH Shane McClanahan, RH Charlie Morton, LH Ryan Sherriff, LH Blake

Dave Roberts and NLCS MVP Corey Seager to headline Dodgers Zoom Party tonight at 5 p.m. PST

Fans can sign up now at dodgers.com/zoomparty
October 19, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The 2020 National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers will host a Zoom Party tonight at 5:00 p.m. PST to preview the World Series, which begins tomorrow evening. Hosted by Dodger announcers Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser, the Zoom Party will feature manager Dave Roberts, NLCS MVP Corey

New York Yankees partner with Board of Elections in the city of New York to host Bronx poll worker training at Yankee Stadium

October 19, 2020

The New York Yankees today announced that they have partnered with the Board of Elections in the City of New York to host Bronx poll worker training on four consecutive days from Tuesday, October 20, through Friday, October 23, in the Great Hall at Yankee Stadium. On a yearly basis,

Blue Jays sign four international free agents

October 19, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to terms with four international free agents, including three players from Dominican Republic and one from Cuba. Below is a list of the four international free agents signed by the Blue Jays:

Nationals agree to terms with pitching coach Jim Hickey

October 19, 2020

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with Pitching Coach Jim Hickey on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Manager Dave Martinez made the joint announcement. Hickey, 58, joins Washington as the pitching coach after spending the last two seasons (2019-20) as a special assistant

Clubhouse Conversations with special guest Craig Counsell

October 19, 2020

MILWAUKEE – “Clubhouse Conversations,” the series hosted by Brewers broadcaster Lane Grindle, included several notable Brewers personalities throughout the regular and postseason. The series continues TODAY at 7 p.m. with Manager Craig Counsell. Tune in for the 30-minute session at Brewers.com. Previous guests have included Brewers alumni: Kyle Peterson, Fernando