The Major League Baseball Players Association criticized a new Arizona immigration law, saying the union “will consider additional steps necessary to protect the rights and interests of our members.”
The Major League Baseball community is heeding warnings about the dangers of smokeless tobacco use, according to New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman.
Major League Baseball and its players’ union strengthened the sport’s testing program for performance-enhancing drugs, increasing penalties to include an 80-game ban for a first failed test.
Major League Baseball players caught using performance-enhancing drugs will face a suspension of 80 games, with a season-long suspension for a second violation, under tougher rules announced today.
The Major League Baseball Players Association executive board ratified the labor agreement negotiated with owners, the union said in a press release.
Michael Weiner, the head of the Major League Baseball Players Association, is being treated for a brain tumor, the union said in a statement.