Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. today announced that Jonathan Mariner, most recently Chief Investment Officer for Major League Baseball, will depart effective May 31st, after more than 14 years of service to MLB.
Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has accepted a suspension without pay through August 1, 2016 for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.
Major League Baseball announced today that it has completed its investigation into the unfortunate events of Saturday, May 21st, when members of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus had been scheduled to perform the Star-Spangled Banner before the Padres' "Pride Night" home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park.
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Software analytics leader New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), and Major League Baseball (MLB), announced today the launch of a new national brand partnership, highlighting the role of data and analytics in improving performance both in sports and in business. The partnership will leverage the existing relationship between the companies and share how MLBAM, MLB's NY-based technology company, has used New Relic to modernize the baseball experience for fans.
Quicken Loans, the nation's second largest retail mortgage lender, and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced the Quicken Loans Steal-A-Home Sweepstakes has returned for its second year to baseball fans nationwide.
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This Sunday, May 15 marks 75 years since Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio began his 56-game hitting streak, a legendary record that still stands today. To mark the anniversary, MLB Network will debut a new edition of its documentary series MLB Network Presents called 56: The Streak, to look back at the improbable feat during the 1941 season and explore just how difficult it would be to beat in today's game. A clip from 56: The Streak, the first MLB Network Presents installment since the start of the 2016 regular season, is available here.
MLB Network and NHL Network today announced that veteran national TV anchor Robert Flores will serve as a studio host and appear across both networks' programming. Flores will make his debut on MLB Tonight on Monday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET, and he will host NHL Tonight for the first time on Wednesday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. ET. As part of the digital media rights partnership between the NHL and MLB Advanced Media, NHL Network's daily on-air operations are based out of MLB Network's headquarters in Secaucus, N.J. Further, Flores will have a key presence across digital media properties, including MLB.com and Sports On Earth.
Beginning one week from today, MLB Network will feature live Spring Training baseball for 34 straight days and comprehensive coverage of every MLB camp with the return of30 Clubs in 30 Days. MLB Network's Spring Training game schedule features more than 200 games, beginning with the defending AL East champion Toronto Blue Jays visiting the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, March 1 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Every MLB club will be featured in at least one live game and the complete list of MLB Network's 2016 Spring Training game schedule can be viewed here.
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