Discipline has been issued to four players who were involved in the on-field altercation between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates in the top of the third inning of Sunday's game at Pittsburgh's PNC Park, Major League Baseball announced today.
Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has been named National League Player of the Week for the week ending April 20, 2014. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Texas Rangers third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff has been named American League Player of the Week for the
week ending April 20, 2014. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
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R.B.I. Baseball 14 launched on the App Store earlier this morning, where it currently ranks as the highest-grossing sports game for both iPhone and iPad, and now is available across all of its launch platforms, including as a digital download on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft.
MLBAM today announced its At Bat mobile app, the highest-grossing sports app of all-time, has been downloaded five million times during the first week of the season, a record-setting total 25 percent higher than last season's comparable.
MLB.com At Bat, annually the highest-grossing sports app since it debuted as one of the original 500 mobile apps on the Apple App Store in 2008, has been updated by MLBAM in preparation for Opening Day of the historic 2014 MLB season and the introduction of expanded instant replay for every regular season and Postseason game.
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MLB Network today announced that veteran MLB pitcher Ryan Dempster has joined its roster of on-air talent as an analyst.
MLB Network today received 13 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2013, the highest number of nominations in its history, giving the network a total of 50 Sports Emmy Award nominations since its launch in 2009.
With the 2014 season approaching, MLB Network today announced its first schedule of live regular season games, which includes more than 40 game telecasts beginning with the exclusive national telecast of the MLB Opening Series Sydney 2014 next weekend.
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