The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that five Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Four Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) will compete at the New Orleans MLB Youth Academy (MLBYA) in the 10th annual Urban Invitational, which is being hosted in New Orleans for the fourth consecutive year from Friday, February 17th to Sunday, February 19th.
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of the owner of the Detroit Tigers since 1992, Michael Ilitch, who was 87.
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As pitchers and catchers report this week, the ninth season of MLB Network's Spring Training series 30 Clubs in 30 Days returns on Monday with comprehensive analysis and discussion of each club's roster.
With the final rosters set for the 16 participating countries in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, MLB Network Presents will look back at the inaugural tournament in The 2006 World Baseball Classic, A Classic Beginning, on Tuesday, February 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Hosted by Bob Costas and including commentary by MLB stars and 2017 World Baseball Classic participants Jose Altuve, Chris Archer and Francisco Lindor, the program chronicles how the World Baseball Classic became an international phenomenon featuring many of the world's best players representing their countries in thrilling games and electric atmospheres. A clip from The 2006 World Baseball Classic, A Classic Beginning can be viewed here.
Forty-five years after the Oakland A's first World Series championship, MLB Network Presents tells the story of the colorful, and at times chaotic, A's dynasty of the early 1970's in The Swingin' A's, on Tuesday, February 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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