2019 Press Releases

November 14

Eight Players decline Qualifying Offers

The following eight Players have declined their Club’s Qualifying Offers:

October 31

131 Players Become XXB Free Agents

Additional players may become eligible for free agency pending option decisions in their Uniform Player Contracts.

October 24

Curtis Granderson, Mike Trout win top honors in 2019 Players Choice Awards

Fellow players vote Granderson Marvin Miller Man of the Year for unprecedented fourth time; Trout named Player of the Year and AL Outstanding Player

August 6

Players' Weekend Returns to MLB on August 23-25

The third annual Players’ Weekend returns to MLB ballparks on August 23-25.

July 22

Players Trust contributes $45,000 to Tyler Skaggs Baseball Foundation

The Major League Baseball Players Trust is donating $45,000 to The Tyler Skaggs Baseball Foundation on behalf of all players to honor his memory and preserve his legacy of serving families and children in the greater community.

July 11

Statement from Executive Director Tony Clark on the passing of Jim Bouton

Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Jim Bouton.

May 8

Statement from Executive Director Tony Clark on the passing of David Montgomery

Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark today issued the following statement regarding the passing of David Montgomery.

April 12

Statement from Executive Director Tony Clark on the passing of Scott Sanderson

Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Scott Sanderson.

April 12

Players Trust grants $100,000 to Jackie Robinson Foundation

Major League players will commemorate the day Jackie Robinson shattered the color barrier by making a $100,000 grant to the Jackie Robinson Foundation in honor of the 100th anniversary of Jackie’s birth.

April 1

MLBPA announces latest staff reorganization and improvements

The Major League Baseball Players Association today announced several key staff changes and promotions to begin the new season.

March 25

Statement on the passing of sports writer Marty Noble

The Major League Baseball Players Association issued the following statement on the passing of sports writer Marty Noble.

March 14

MLB, MLBPA ANNOUNCE ON-FIELD AGREEMENT

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today jointly announced a series of rule changes that will go into effect over the next two seasons.  The agreement is subject to ratification by the 30 Clubs.

February 21

Statement on the passing of Boston Globe columnist Nick Cafardo

Major League Baseball Players Association issued the following statement on the passing of Boston Globe columnist Nick Cafardo.

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