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MLB Press Releases

  • B.A.T. launches new scholarship program

    The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) has launched a new scholarship program designed to award former Major League and Minor League Players in financial need with assistance as they pursue collegiate or other advanced degrees following their playing career.

  • Bryce Harper, Freddie Freeman headline the 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby field

    Six-time National League All-Star Bryce Harper of the host Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, the top vote-getter in the NL, are among the eight participants in the 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby, it was announced tonight on ESPN. The 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby will be held on Monday, July 16th at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, and broadcast live by ESPN and MLB.com beginning at 8:00 p.m. (ET).

  • Aguilar, Segura win 2018 Camping World All-Star Final Vote

    Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesús Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura were voted by the fans as the winners of the 2018 Camping World All-Star Final Vote, it was announced earlier this evening on MLB Network's MLB Tonight. Aguilar and Segura earned the final roster spots on the National League and American League All-Star teams through online voting on MLB.com, the 30 Club sites and mobile devices. Now in its 17th season, the All-Star Final Vote has recorded over 845 million votes.

  • MLB to crown first Virtual HR Derby champion on July 16

    A few hours before the best home run hitters in Major League Baseball (MLB) take the field at Nationals Park on Monday, July 16, MLB will crown its first-ever Home Run Derby Virtual Reality (VR) champion.

  • Umpires, coaches & official scorers announced for 2018 All-Star Game

    Ted Barrett, a 20-year Major League umpire, will call balls and strikes and will serve as the Crew Chief at Baseball's 89th All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on Tuesday, July 17th at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.

  • Washington's Mark Reynolds named NL Player of the Week

    Washington Nationals first baseman Mark Reynolds has been named the National League Player of the Week presented by W.B. Mason for the period ending July 8th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • Boston's Bogaerts named AL Player of the Week

    Shortstop Xander Bogaerts of the Boston Red Sox has been named the American League Player of the Week presented by W.B. Mason for the period ending July 8th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.

  • MLB, Nationals announce schedule of 2018 All-Star events

    Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals today released the 2018 All-Star Week youth, community initiatives & cultural schedule, which includes All-Star Legacy project ceremonies that will be unveiled throughout the week, starting Tuesday, July 10th and lasting through Tuesday, July 17th -- the day of the 89th MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park.

  • 2018 All-Star Game starters announced

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, the game's leading vote-getter, and Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who led the National League in voting, will be among the starters in the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by Mastercard, to be played on Tuesday, July 17th at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The 2018 American League and National League All-Star starters were unveiled earlier this evening during the "2018 Camping World All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN.

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