Major League Baseball announced today that Kendrys Morales of the Kansas City Royals has been voted the winner of the 2015 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award.
Fall Classic share averages $370,069.03 for World Series champion Royals.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Chicago Cubs Minor League right-handed pitcher Tanner Griggs has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
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Beginning on Friday, every holiday purchase at the MLB.com/shop for five days will include, for the first time ever, a special limited edition holiday subscription to MLB.TV Premium, the internet's most widely distributed live streaming service.
MLBAM, the content technology development and multi-platform distribution company, released today its first-ever Live Digital Data Ratings (LDDR) study as a definitive recap of how baseball fans utilized its digital products to consume live Major League Baseball games during the 2015 season. This analysis of consumer usage shows baseball fans continue to embrace multi-platform access to live games on their personal digital devices.
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.
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After a Winter Meetings last year that saw 79 players switch teams, MLB Network will provide more than 35 live hours of coverage over five days at the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings headquarters in Nashville next week, including insiders Peter Gammons (@pgammo), Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS), Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) and Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) reporting live across its programming. Interviews with managers and general managers will be featured throughout MLB Network's five different on-site shows, beginning with MLB Tonight this Sunday, December 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) today announced the top three finalists in the American League and National League for the 2015 BBWAA Awards in a special telecast on MLB Network. The complete list of finalists and the dates for each award announcement are:
With the 2015 World Series in the history books, MLB Network's live offseason programming will begin this week and feature exclusive coverage of several end-of-season awards throughout the month of November.
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