MLB Press Releases
Friday, October 31, 2014
MLB Announces Game Seven Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details
Bret Saberhagen, who was the MVP of the 1985 World Series, will throw out tonight's ceremonial first pitch. Saberhagen delivered a complete-game shutout performance in the decisive Game Seven of the 1985 Fall Classic to clinch the organization's first championship.
Game Six ceremonial and off-field activity details
Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence prior to tonight's National Anthem for the late St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo.
Commissioner's statement regarding Oscar Taveras
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, who was 22.
MLB Announces Game Five Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details
Two of Robin Williams' children, Zak and Zelda Williams, will be a part of Game Five pre-game ceremonies, with Zak throwing the ceremonial first pitch to iconic Tony and Emmy Award-winning entertainer, and Robin's close friend, Billy Crystal.
World Series Game 3 posts strong viewership
With the 15th one-run game this Postseason - the most in MLB history - the Royals won Game Three of the World Series 3-2 to take a two games to one lead over the Giants. And once again, the game posted strong viewership numbers.
Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Trout win the 2014 Hank Aaron Award
Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins have been selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award, Major League Baseball announced today.
Game Four Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details
Game Four will be dedicated to youth outreach, primarily through celebrating various initiatives that include Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Little League, two organizations that receive significant support from MLB, and MLB-affiliated programs MLB Urban Youth Academies and Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI).
Konerko and Rollins named co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award
Paul Konerko, the newly retired great of the Chicago White Sox, and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies today were named co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Konerko and Rollins were honored by Major League Baseball at a press conference prior to Game Three of the World Series at AT&T Park. This is the first time in the Award's history that it has been presented to two winners in one year.
Game Three ceremonial and off-field activity details
MLB announces World Series Game Three ceremonial and off-field activity details.