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Remainder of LCS start times announced

October 11, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced the start times for the entire 2019 National League and American League Championship Series. TBS will exclusively televise the NLCS, featuring the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Nationals. FOX or FS1 will exclusively cover the ALCS as the Houston Astros meet the New York

Astros to host New York Yankees for Games 1 and 2 of ALCS, starting tomorrow

Fans encouraged to arrive early for Postseason Street Fests and special pregame ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday Oct. 12-13
October 11, 2019

HOUSTON, TX-- The Astros will host the New York Yankees in Games 1 and 2 of the American League Championship Series, presented by Geico, here at Minute Maid Park this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. The Astros finished the regular season with the best record in MLB (107-55), giving them

Washington roster substitution approved

Pitcher Daniel Hudson on postseason paternity list; Wander Suero active until his return
October 11, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced the placement of Washington Nationals pitcher Daniel Hudson on the Postseason Paternity List. During Hudson’s absence, pitcher Wander Suero will be an active member of Washington’s National League Championship Series roster. Hudson will be allowed to be away from the Club for a minimum of

Academy Notebook

Academy participants Austin Phillips and Collin Moore set for competition
October 11, 2019

Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, participants Austin Philips and Collin Moore parlayed a summer appearance at MLB’s Hank Aaron Invitational into an opportunity to compete in yet another event sponsored by MLB this fall. The pair hits the road for West Palm

Umpires for League Championship Series announced

Miller (NLCS) and Nelson (ALCS) to serve as crew chiefs
October 11, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced the Major League Umpires who have been assigned to the 2019 League Championship Series presented by GEICO. The National League Championship Series crew chief will be Bill Miller, while Jeff Nelson will serve as crew chief in the American League Championship Series. Miller and Nelson

Reds HOF offering Major League Clubhouse Tours

October 11, 2019

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum presented by Dinsmore is once again offering offseason clubhouse tours of Great American Ball Park. The two-hour Major League Clubhouse Tours include the Reds and visitor’s clubhouses, visitor’s dugout and more exclusive areas. Tours begin Saturday, Oct. 12 and are available each

Cardinals announce 2019 NL Championship Series 25-man roster

Five rookies on roster & seven players with prior nlcs experience
October 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS, MO., October 11, 2019 – The 2019 National League Central Division Champion St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon their 25-man active roster for their best-of-seven National League Championship Series against the National League Wild Card Champion Washington Nationals. The following is the Cardinals 25-man active roster: PITCHERS (12):

2019 NLCS Games 1 & 2 details -- Cardinals vs. Nationals

St. Louis & Washington meet in playoffs for second time, first since Cardinals 2012 NLDS win
October 10, 2019

ST. LOUIS, Mo., October 10, 2019 – For the first time since 2014, the St. Louis Cardinals have advanced to the National League Championship Series. The Redbirds begin a best-of-seven series tomorrow against the Wild Card winning Washington Nationals, who defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in their Division Series matchup

A’s C Sean Murphy undergoes surgery on left knee

October 10, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A’s announced that catcher Sean Murphy had successful surgery on his left knee today at the Gateway Surgical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. The surgery was performed by Dr. Thomas Carter and involved a lateral meniscal debridement procedure on Murphy’s left knee. Murphy is expected to

Padres Statement on Jacob Nix

October 10, 2019

Statement from the San Diego Padres: “We are aware of the alleged incident involving Jacob Nix last Sunday in Arizona. We take this matter seriously and have been in contact with the Commissioner’s Office and local authorities. Due to the ongoing legal proceedings, we will not have any further comment

White Sox Name Frank Menechino Hitting Coach

October 10, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have named Frank Menechino as the club’s new hitting coach. Menechino, 48, spent last season in the same capacity with Class AAA Charlotte, his first as a coach in the organization. Under his guidance in 2019, the Knights led the International League in runs

Phillies relieve Kapler of managerial duties

October 10, 2019

The Phillies have relieved Gabe Kapler of his duties as manager, the team announced today. Kapler has one year remaining on his current contract. In two seasons as Phillies manager, Kapler went 161-163 (.497). Phillies Managing Partner John Middleton said the following: “Several years ago, I promised our loyal fans

Rays announce ticket information for potential American League Championship Series

Tickets on sale today at 6 p.m. for potential ALCS home games, exclusively through
October 10, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Houston Astros will host the Tampa Bay Rays in a deciding Game 5 of the American League Division Series tonight at 7:07 p.m. at Minute Maid Park. If the Rays advance, they will host the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field for Game 3, Game

LCS Start Times Through Sunday Announced

NLCS Begins Friday on TBS; ALCS, Featuring the New York Yankees, Starts Saturday on FOX; Both Series Presented by GEICO
October 9, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced the start times for the 2019 National League and American League Championship Series through Sunday. TBS will exclusively televise the NLCS, which begins on Friday and will feature the winners of today’s pair of decisive Game Fives of the Division Series (STL @ ATL and

Arizona Fall League Announces Week Three "Championship Chains Hitter and Pitcher of the Week" (Sept. 30-Oct. 6)

October 9, 2019

Scottsdale, Arizona – After the completion of the first three weeks of play, the Arizona Fall League has announced its Championship Chains Hitter and Pitcher of the Week for games during the September 30-October 6 timeframe. Hitter of the Week: Mesa Solar Sox Outfielder Jo Adell (LAA) After starting his

Dodgers to host decisive NLDS Game 5 tomorrow

Fans encouraged to purchase parking in advance, carpool and arrive early
October 8, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will host a decisive Game 5 of their National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals tomorrow at 5:37 p.m. at Dodger Stadium. The winner of tomorrow’s game will advance to the National League Championship Series against either the Atlanta Braves or St.

Arizona Fall League announces 14th annual “Fall Stars Game” rosters

October 8, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – The Arizona Fall League (AFL) today announced the rosters for the 14th annual Fall Stars Game presented by Bowman Baseball Cards, which will be played at 5:00 p.m. AZ (8:00 p.m. ET) on Saturday, October 12 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. A combination of scouting

Daniel Lynch, Kyle Isbel named Arizona Fall League All-Stars

October 8, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (October 8, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals will be represented by two prospects in Saturday’s Arizona Fall League All-Star Game, as left-handed pitcher Daniel Lynch and outfielder Kyle Isbel have been selected to the AFL West rosters. Saturday’s game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Game times announced for Texas Rangers 2020 Spring Training schedule

Rangers and Royals will play Surprise Sundancers charity game to open Cactus League schedule on Friday, February 21
October 8, 2019

Arlington, TX - The Texas Rangers today announced the game times for the team’s 2020 spring training schedule, which was originally released in August. In addition, the Rangers and Kansas City Royals, who share the spring training complex with Texas, have added a game to open the 2020 Cactus League

Royals announce 2020 Spring Training game times

October 8, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (October 8, 2019) – In conjunction with Surprise Stadium and the Texas Rangers, the Kansas City Royals today announced home game times for its 2020 Spring Training schedule. The first workout date for pitchers and catchers is Wednesday, February 12, followed by position players on Monday, February

Brewers announce new restaurant for 2020 season

The Restaurant To Be Named Later will replace Friday’s Front Row Sports Grill
October 8, 2019

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that a new restaurant will be introduced at Miller Park next year. The Restaurant To Be Named Later will take over the location in the left-field corner currently occupied by Friday’s Front Row Sports Grill. The announcement was made today through a lighthearted

Limited Astros Potential AL Championship Series Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets will be available by phone and online only starting at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow
October 7, 2019

HOUSTON, TX - Individual tickets for Astros potential American League Championship Series home games will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 1:00 p.m. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at 1-877-9ASTROS and online at Tickets will not be available for purchase at the

Pittsburgh Pirates, Pirates Charities, Chevron and The Grable Foundation to again recognize region's "All Star" teachers during the 2020 season

October 7, 2019

Chevron, the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pirates Charities and The Grable Foundation are teaming up once again during the 2020 baseball season with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Intermediate Unit One, and Kidsburgh to recognize outstanding teachers from southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. Teachers will have the opportunity to be nominated for

2019 National League Division Series at Nationals Park: What You Need to Know

October 5, 2019

The Washington Nationals will continue their 2019 Postseason run when they host Game 3 of the Nationals League Division Series on Sunday, October 6 at 7:45 p.m. The NLDS continues on Monday, October 7 with Game 4 set to begin at 6:40 p.m. Both games against the Los Angeles Dodgers

AT&T Sports Networks announces multi-year extension with Pirates

October 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH- AT&T Sports Networks and the Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a multi-year extension of their television rights deal. AT&T SportsNet will continue to be the regional television home of the Pittsburgh Pirates throughout the territory, including at least 150 live Pirates games, pre- and post-game coverage, as well as other