Long-awaited spring weather around the country led to one of the best-attended April weekends in history, Major League Baseball announced today.
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period
ending April 13th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton has been named the National League Player of the Week for the week ending April
13, 2014. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
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R.B.I. Baseball 14 launched on the App Store earlier this morning, where it currently ranks as the highest-grossing sports game for both iPhone and iPad, and now is available across all of its launch platforms, including as a digital download on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft.
MLBAM today announced its At Bat mobile app, the highest-grossing sports app of all-time, has been downloaded five million times during the first week of the season, a record-setting total 25 percent higher than last season's comparable.
MLB.com At Bat, annually the highest-grossing sports app since it debuted as one of the original 500 mobile apps on the Apple App Store in 2008, has been updated by MLBAM in preparation for Opening Day of the historic 2014 MLB season and the introduction of expanded instant replay for every regular season and Postseason game.
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MLB Network today received 13 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2013, the highest number of nominations in its history, giving the network a total of 50 Sports Emmy Award nominations since its launch in 2009.
With the 2014 season approaching, MLB Network today announced its first schedule of live regular season games, which includes more than 40 game telecasts beginning with the exclusive national telecast of the MLB Opening Series Sydney 2014 next weekend.
This spring MLB Network will launch a brand new weekday studio program as Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo, one of the most accomplished sports radio voices in the country, hosts his first TV-based baseball talk show, High Heat with Christopher Russo.
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