Major League Baseball today announced the start time for a potential Tiebreaker Game to be played on Monday, October 5th. Following Sunday's scheduled close to the regular season, a potential Tiebreaker game would be broadcast exclusively by ESPN at 3:35 p.m. (ET).
New York Mets pitcher Hansel Robles has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Cameron Rupp of the Philadelphia Phillies, with warnings in place for both teams, in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Wednesday, September 30th game at Citizens Bank Park.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
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Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and pitcher Stephen Strasburg have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for the week of September 14th-20th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
MLB.com At Bat for iPhone and iPad, designed, built and distributed by the award-winning mobile developer MLBAM, has been updated to support the release of iOS 9 and among other features included its latest fan-friendly feature for watching baseball video - Picture-in-Picture streaming for iPad.
Baseball fans have reached record levels for engaging with MLBAM's award-winning products, MLB.TV, the original OTT product which hits its teen years today by commemorating its 13th birthday with a special two-day sale, and the MLB.com At Bat mobile app.
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MLB Network will air two documentaries this Sunday, August 30th beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET that offer an inside look into the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, which was hosted by the Texas Rangers in early August and was based out of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Area.
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame today announced that Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez, Jesse Orosco, Edgar Renteria, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, Sammy Sosa and Omar Vizquel are part of its 2016 induction class.
MLB Network will produce a special afternoon game telecast incorporating a roundtable discussion focused on advanced metrics with the Astros at Giants presented by MLB Now next Wednesday, August 12 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
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