This week on "Chatter Up! A Play Ball Group Chat," the players text about the being grounded as a kid
- Her baseball journey has just begun. Stay tuned
NEW YORK -- Kelsie Whitmore already has a daily routine figured out: wake up, hit the gym and head to the ballpark. Then, throw with the pitchers, take swings in the cages or batting practice on the field and catch live reads in the outfield. Recovery comes next, and if...
- VideoThis week's Harold's House
Harold Reynolds catches up with 9-year-old Yankee fan, Derek Rodriguez, after he and Blue Jays fan Mike Lanzillotta became viral sensations
- VideoChatter Up: Best bat flips
This Saturday on Play Ball presented by Nike, we feature seven stars discussing their favorite bat flips from other stars around MLB
- VideoID Tour in Montgomery, Ala.
Event participants and former MLB Development participants talk about the impact of the MLB ID Tour
- Kelsie Whitmore breaks new ground in FerryHawks' starting lineup
Kelsie Whitmore made history Sunday afternoon when she became the first woman to be in the starting lineup for an Atlantic League game, playing left field and batting ninth for the Staten Island FerryHawks against the Gastonia Honey Hunters in Gastonia, N.C. Whitmore went 0-for-2 with a strikeout and was...
- First ID Tour stop in Alabama energizes youth
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- On an overcast day in Montgomery, Ala., more than 65 young players on Sunday participated in the MLB Identification Tour, an event designed to evaluate players who may qualify to play in the many showcase summer programs hosted by MLB, such as the Hank Aaron Invitational and...
- Play Ball tour wraps in Mississippi: 'Great thing for this area'
ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Major League Baseball made its final Play Ball stop of the HBCU tour when it visited Mississippi Valley State University on Saturday. In the heart of the Mississippi Delta, MLB representatives and coaches and players from MVSU put on a free baseball/softball clinic for boys and...
- VideoHoskins demonstrates his routines
Philadelphia Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins demonstrates the hitting drills he'll work on in the batting cage before a game
- Enthusiasm high at MLB ID Tour's Miss. stop
PEARL, Miss. -- Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss., was the fifth and most recent stop on Major League Baseball's ID Tour on Saturday. The tour is a series of events where young ballplayers -- specifically African American and Latin American -- perform in a series of workouts in front of...
- VideoMLB ID Tour visits Dallas
More than 60 participants were on hand as staff and coaches scouted inner city talent for the MLB Development Program
- VideoNg meets with Trailblazer Series
On Day 2 of Trailblazer series Kim Ng speaks to Trailblazer Series and is recognized for her impact
- VideoHunter Greene joins Play Ball
Hunter Greene joins Play Ball and to discuss his path to MLB and returning home to Los Angeles in "Harold's House" segment
- Trailblazer Series provides feeling of belonging for young female players
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Juan Garciga bounced from diamond to diamond at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex, careful to plan his steps around who was stepping to the plate or taking the ball on the mound. Back and forth, back and forth. A “nice swing” here, a conference behind the...
- 'PLAY BALL' pays tribute to Jackie in Times Square
NEW YORK -- Times Square isn't the type of place that makes private accommodations. Usually. But when it's the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's Major League debut, when he broke the color barrier and became MLB's first Black player, exceptions can be made. Located on 44th Street and Broadway, directly...
- Video2022 Trailblazer Series at JRTC
Sande Charles highlights girls playing in the 2022 Trailblazer Series at JRTC on Jackie Robinson Day weekend