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The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League right-handed pitcher Mark Williams has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

San Francisco Giants star Pablo Sandoval - also known as "Kung Fu Panda" - is the featured guest in-studio on this week's "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave," which also features All-Star access with Blue Jays star outfielder Jose Bautista and Sandoval's teammate Hunter Pence.

Major League Baseball issued the following statement today regarding the play at home plate in the top of the eighth inning of last night's Cincinnati Reds-Miami Marlins game at Marlins Park and the replay judgment that resulted in overturning the initial 'out' call, allowing the run to score because of a violation of Official Baseball Rule 7.13:

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Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, who played 11 seasons for the Minnesota Twins and won the 2008 Home Run Derby, and Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson have been selected as their respective League's final participants for the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby. The announcement was made earlier this evening on ESPN's "SportsCenter" by Derby captains Jose Bautista of the American League and Troy Tulowitzki of the National League.

The creative campaigns are over. Twitter voting ended in a furious rally. And at the end of the four-day online voting program, it is Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs who were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian.

MLB.com At Bat and MLB.com At the Ballpark, the award-winning and industry standard-bearers for live game and in-venue experience mobile applications, have been updated for the 2014 All-Star Game by MLBAM with new features, functionalities and designs.

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MLB Network Press Releases

Three of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees - Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre - join Bob Costas to expand on their renowned careers on MLB Network Roundtable presented by Delta Airlines: The Hall of Fame Managers this Saturday, August 2 at 6:00 p.m. ET.

With Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaching, MLB Network's August schedule will feature matchups with Postseason-contending teams and division rivalries.

As a record-tying six living inductees will be honored this weekend in Cooperstown, New York, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 27.

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