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  • 10/29/2014 | MLB Announces Game Seven Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details

    Bret Saberhagen, who was the MVP of the 1985 World Series, will throw out tonight's ceremonial first pitch. Saberhagen delivered a complete-game shutout performance in the decisive Game Seven of the 1985 Fall Classic to clinch the organization's first championship.

  • 10/28/2014 | Game Six ceremonial and off-field activity details

    Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence prior to tonight's National Anthem for the late St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo.

  • 10/26/2014 | Commissioner's statement regarding Oscar Taveras

    Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, who was 22.

  • 10/26/2014 | MLB Announces Game Five Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details

    Two of Robin Williams' children, Zak and Zelda Williams, will be a part of Game Five pre-game ceremonies, with Zak throwing the ceremonial first pitch to iconic Tony and Emmy Award-winning entertainer, and Robin's close friend, Billy Crystal.

  • 10/25/2014 | World Series Game 3 posts strong viewership

    With the 15th one-run game this Postseason - the most in MLB history - the Royals won Game Three of the World Series 3-2 to take a two games to one lead over the Giants. And once again, the game posted strong viewership numbers.

  • 10/25/2014 | Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Trout win the 2014 Hank Aaron Award

    Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins have been selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award, Major League Baseball announced today.

  • 10/25/2014 | Game Four Ceremonial and Off-Field Activity Details

    Game Four will be dedicated to youth outreach, primarily through celebrating various initiatives that include Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Little League, two organizations that receive significant support from MLB, and MLB-affiliated programs MLB Urban Youth Academies and Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI).

  • 10/24/2014 | Konerko and Rollins named co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

    Paul Konerko, the newly retired great of the Chicago White Sox, and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies today were named co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Konerko and Rollins were honored by Major League Baseball at a press conference prior to Game Three of the World Series at AT&T Park. This is the first time in the Award's history that it has been presented to two winners in one year.

  • 10/24/2014 | Game Three ceremonial and off-field activity details

    MLB announces World Series Game Three ceremonial and off-field activity details.

  • 10/23/2014 | World Series drives FOX to dominant primetime victory

    Following the Giants' decisive victory in Game One of the 2014 World Series, the Royals answered back in Game Two on Wednesday, erupting for five runs in the sixth inning to win 7-2 and tie the Series at one game apiece heading to San Francisco.

  • 10/22/2014 | Greg Holland, Craig Kimbrel named 2014 Relievers of the Year

    Greg Holland of the American League Champion Kansas City Royals is the inaugural "Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year" and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves is the first "Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year," Major League Baseball announced today. Both Holland and Kimbrel participated in a press conference at Kauffman Stadium prior to tonight's Game Two of the 2014 World Series.

  • 10/20/2014 | Umpires for the 2014 World Series announced

    Jeff Kellogg will serve as the crew chief for the 2014 World Series, Major League Baseball announced today. Kellogg is one of three regular season crew chiefs who will have a role working the 110th Fall Classic.

  • 10/20/2014 | First four games of the 2014 World Series dedicated to supporting causes

    For the sixth consecutive year, the first four games of the World Series will be dedicated to raising awareness for important causes associated with charitable initiatives and partners of Major League Baseball, it was announced today.

  • 10/20/2014 | MLB and law enforcement groups form coalitions to protect fans

    Major League Baseball and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are collaborating to crack down on the production and sale of counterfeit merchandise and tickets during the 2014 World Series featuring the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants.

  • 10/16/2014 | Broadcast schedule for the 2014 World Series announced

    Major League Baseball today announced the national broadcast schedule for the 2014 World Series on FOX, set to begin on Tuesday, October 21st at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

  • 10/15/2014 | ALCS Game Three draws Postseason-high six million viewers

    With two more games decided by one run - one in extra innings - this MLB Postseason continues to be dramatic.

  • 10/13/2014 | ALCS Game Three Postponed

    Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the host Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day.

  • 10/13/2014 | ALCS Game Three Postponed

    Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the host Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day.

  • 10/13/2014 | ALCS Game Three Postponed

    Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the host Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day.

  • 10/11/2014 | Most-Watched Game of 2014 Postseason Involves Smallest Markets in ALCS History

    Another extra innings game - the fifth of this Postseason, tied for the most in an entire Postseason since 2004 - saw the Royals take a 1-0 lead in the ALCS over the Orioles. And despite the size of the markets involved - Baltimore and Kansas City represent the smallest markets in the American League and the smallest combined market matchup in ALCS history - TV viewership is very strong.

  • 10/10/2014 | Postseason drama has fans watching, buzzing and grabbing gear online

    With tonight's start of the League Championship Series hours away, a look at digital engagement for the Postseason to date reveals excitement over the dramatic Division Series and the upcoming LCS matchups.

  • 10/9/2014 | Umpires for League Championship Series announced

    Major League Baseball today announced the umpires who have been assigned to the two League Championship Series.

  • 10/8/2014 | LCS Game Times Announced

    Game One of the 2014 American League Championship Series on TBS between the host Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals has been scheduled for an 8:07 p.m. (ET) first pitch on Friday night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Saturday's ALCS Game Two is set for a 4:07 p.m. (ET) start at Camden Yards. The National League Championship Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants will open on FOX on Saturday, when Game One will be slated for an 8:07 p.m. (ET)/7:07 p.m. (CT) start.

  • 10/6/2014 | ALCS Game One Scheduled for 8:07 p.m. (ET) First Pitch on Friday

    Game One of the 2014 American League Championship Series between the host Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals has been scheduled for an 8:07 p.m. (ET) first pitch on Friday night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Major League Baseball announced today.

  • 10/6/2014 | Orioles and Royals complete sweeps to set up ALCS matchup

    It's been a combined 60 years since the Orioles (1983) and Royals (1985) each last reached the World Series, the longest combined drought of any ALCS matchup in history.

  • 10/5/2014 | MLB Network sets audience records for Dodgers' NLDS Game Two win over Cardinals

    MLB Network's exclusive coverage of the Los Angeles Dodgers' Game 2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals last night set records as the most-watched and highest-rated program in the network's history.

  • 10/4/2014 | Dramatic Games Lead to Most Watched Postseason Since 2010

    Friday's slate of MLB Division Series contests produced historic levels of drama, featuring just the third day in MLB history with three Postseason games decided by just one run.

  • 10/3/2014 | Start times announced for remainder of Division Series

    Major League Baseball today announced the start times for the remainder of the 2014 American League and National League Division Series, scheduled through Thursday, October 9th.

  • 10/2/2014 | Record 5.6 million watch NL Wild Card Game on ESPN

    Wild Card Round Concludes as Highest-Rated and Most-Watched in Three-Year History of New Format

  • 10/1/2014 | Pace of Game Initiatives to be Tested at Arizona Fall League

    Experimental pace of game initiatives will be game-tested during play at the 2014 Arizona Fall League, Major League Baseball announced today. The wide-ranging plan being implemented in AFL play was developed by MLB's new Pace of Game Committee, which was officially announced on September 22nd.