Braves Sign OF Marcell Ozuna

Atlanta inks outfielder to a one-year deal ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed OF Marcell Ozuna to a one-year contract worth $18 million. The Braves now have 40 players on the club’s 40-man roster. Ozuna, 29, spent 2019 with St. Louis, his second season with the Cardinals. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound native of Santo Domingo, […]

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Giants announce three additional non-roster invitees to 2020 Spring Training

San Francisco, Calif. – The San Francisco Giants have extended non-roster invitations for Major League Spring Training to an additional three players, President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi announced today. The Giants have now invited 21 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training. The three additional invitees are listed below in bold. Pitchers (12) • LHP Jerry Blevins • […]

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Soler, Kennedy, Merrifield honored with 2019 team awards

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 21, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals announced their 2019 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BBWAA. Outfielder/designated hitter Jorge Soler was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, right-hander Ian Kennedy garnered the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year, while infielder/outfielder Whit Merrifield received the Joe Burke […]

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Red Sox trade right-handed pitcher Travis Lakins to Chicago Cubs

Boston outrights left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner to Triple-A Pawtucket BOSTON, MA — The Boston Red Sox today traded right-handed pitcher Travis Lakins to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. In addition, the Red Sox today outrighted left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner to Triple-A Pawtucket. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made […]

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MLB & MLBPA commit $3 million to nonprofits focused on positive mental health, relationship skills and support for domestic violence survivors 

The “Healthy Relationships Community Grant” Will Fund Organizations Providing Critical Services to Vulnerable Populations and Those Affected by Domestic Violence Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced a $3 million commitment to the “Healthy Relationships Community Grant,” a joint initiative to provide funding in 2020 and 2021 to […]

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