Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies and Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies have been named National League Co-Players of the Week for the week of July 20-26, 2015. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period
ending July 26th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner fires way to top of list in first-ever appearance; Rookie of the Year candidate Kris Bryant debuts in number two hole
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The names have been announced and the brackets unveiled for the 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders
MLB.com will debut this week the first phase of its online leaderboards showcasing new player metrics generated from MLBAM's tracking technology, winner of this year's MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Alpha Award for Best Analytics Innovation/Technology. The system has been fully operational in all 30 Major League ballparks since Opening Day.
Last night 27-year-old rookie pitcher Chris Heston not only wrote himself into the Major League Baseball history with a no-hitter, but his achievement also put the San Francisco Giants into the record books as the first team in 50 years - and second ever - to post no-hitters in four consecutive seasons.
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Marking just the third time that four players were elected in the same class, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York this Sunday, July 26.
Following their on-field recognition at the 86th All-Star Game as the winners of the Franchise Four "Greatest Living Players,"Hank Aaron, Johnny Bench, Sandy Koufax and Willie Mays will be featured in an exclusive interview with Bob Costas on a special edition of MLB Network Presents, tomorrow, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
MLB Network will air live and new original programming throughout Major League Baseball's 2015 All-Star Week, anchored by more than 13 live hours of coverage from Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, featuring 2015 Hall of Fame inductees Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Sean Casey, Greg Amsinger, Peter Gammons, Brian Kenny, Al Leiter, Kevin Millar, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Chris Rose, Christopher Russo, Matt Vasgersian, Heidi Watney and Matt Yallof.
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