National League All-Star manager Mike Matheny of the St. Louis Cardinals announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero will replace Yadier Molina of the Cardinals on the N.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game. In addition, Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will replace the fan-elected Molina as the Senior Circuit's starting backstop as a result of his standing on the N.L. Player Ballot.
As part of Major League Baseball's ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship, MLB is again partnering with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to help ensure that the 2014 MLB All-Star Week incorporates environmentally intelligent features.
MLB All-Stars from the Minnesota Twins and every other Major League Baseball team will travel through the streets of Minneapolis in Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Silverado and Camaro vehicles prior to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 15 in the tenth annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevrolet.
American League All-Star manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim shortstop Erick Aybar will replace outfielder Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals on the A.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
A new interactive event will help fans in Minneapolis next week gear up for the MLB All-Star Week events at Target Field, as MLB and Pepsi today announced the debut of the MLB All-Star Summer Pepsi Block Party.
Heading into his 14th and final All-Star Game appearance, Derek Jeter remains atop the list of most popular MLB player jerseys, closely followed by some of the biggest names in the game as well as the young stars who are leading the next generation.
American League All-Star manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara will replace Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees on the A.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
With two days of online voting in the All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote) now in the books, early leaders Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies and Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox continue to maintain their respective slight advantages with tomorrow's Twitter vote on the horizon.
Eight of the 10 participants for the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby were announced earlier this evening on ESPN's "SportsCenter" by Derby captains Jose Bautista of the American League and Troy Tulowitzki of the National League.
Gary Cederstrom, a crew chief in his 21st year of Major League service, will call balls and strikes and will lead the crew assigned to the 85th Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, July 15th at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball announced today.
Major League Baseball, Target Corp (NYSE: TGT) and PEOPLE today announced the 30 winners in the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities.
American League All-Star manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager will replace Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays on the A.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel will sing the U.S. National Anthem and conduct a special on-field performance as part of the pre-game ceremony honoring the 30 winners in the "Target presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" program prior to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, which airs on July 15th on FOX.
Hall of Famers Juan Marichal and Dave Winfield along with former Twins Scott Erickson and Doug Mientkiewicz will be in attendance at The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K presented by Nike on Sunday, July 13 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
Club alliances have formalized. T-shirts have been printed. Voting parties are scheduled. Teammates are campaigning. All collectively setting the stage for a wild, and always unpredictable, three-day dash to the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote) as tens of millions of online votes will be added to the more than 15 million already cast. Voting is held exclusively on MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, and the individual Club websites.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Oakland Athletics Minor League outfielder Herschel "Boog" Powell has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Twins today announced the 2014 All-Star Week community event schedule, which consists of projects that will be unveiled throughout MLB All-Star Week, from Wednesday, July 9th through Tuesday, July 15th - the day of the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field.
American and National League All-Star Team managers John Farrell and Mike Matheny, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, announced the candidates for the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote), which is held exclusively on MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, and the individual Club websites.
Pitchers and reserves have been named to the American League and National League All-Star Teams, as announced today by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association and All-Star Game managers John Farrell of the A.L. and Mike Matheny of the N.L.. The 2014 A.L. and N.L. All-Star rosters were unveiled earlier this evening during the "Taco Bell™ All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, Major League Baseball's leading vote-getter for the second time in four seasons (also 2011), and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who led the National League in voting, will be among the starters in the 85th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 15th at Target Field in Minnesota.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
MLB has officially launched an auction for a first-of-its-kind initiative called the Thirty Base Tour, a 110-day journey for a set of three custom bases that will be used during games in all 30 Major League ballparks and authenticated every step of the way.
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, has taken over the top outfield spot in the final balloting update for the 85th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 15th at Target Field in Minnesota.
Big Papi is in the house as David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox - the Executive Producer of "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" - joins hosts Sway and Chris Distefano in studio at the MLB Fan Cave for an action-packed episode, airing tonight at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2.
Major League Baseball today announced the participating Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) teams, consisting of more than one hundred young baseball and softball players, playing in the sixth annual Jr. RBI Classic, a friendly, round-robin tournament held each year during MLB All-Star Week. The event provides the kids (ages 11-12 from Jr. RBI playing divisions) with the opportunity to participate in MLB All-Star Week events and other off-field experiences, including rooming on a college campus, community service and meeting current and former Major Leaguers. The tournament will be played from July 10th to July 14th on fields throughout St. Paul and Minneapolis, the host city of the 85th MLB All-Star Game, which will be televised nationally by FOX Sports; in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS; and worldwide by partners in more than 200 countries via MLB International's independent feed. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide exclusive national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network, MLB.com and SiriusXM also will provide comprehensive MLB All-Star Week coverage.