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MLB Press Releases

  • Steve Wightman voted into the MLB Groundskeepers Hall of Fame

    Veteran Groundskeeper Steve Wightman has been voted into the Major League Baseball Groundskeepers Hall of Fame, the Association of Major League Baseball Groundskeepers announced today. Wightman, a leader in the industry, managed sports fields for over 39 years including 36 years at the professional level before his retirement in March 2012.

  • Commissioner's Statement regarding Hall of Fame Umpire Doug Harvey

    Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the passing of longtime National League Umpire Doug Harvey, a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, who was 87.

  • Four Minor League players suspended

    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.

  • Top 10 Right Now! returns

    With Spring Training less than five weeks away, MLB Network's Top 10 Right Now! series, which ranks Major League Baseball's top players at each position, will return for its eighth season this Saturday, January 13 with Top 10 Shortstops Right Now! at 9:00 p.m. ET and Top 10 Third Basemen Right Now! at 10:00 p.m. ET.

  • MLB announces game times

    Major League Baseball today announced the game times for its master 2018 regular season schedule, which will begin on Thursday, March 29th, when all 30 Clubs are scheduled to play. ESPN will provide extensive Opening Day coverage that begins with the Chicago Cubs visiting the Miami Marlins (12:40 p.m. ET), followed by the defending World Series Champion Houston Astros visiting their intrastate-rival Texas Rangers (3:35 p.m. ET/2:35 p.m. CT).

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