MLB launches Unmind platform

MLB launches Unmind platform

Major League Baseball announced a new collaboration with cultural change platform Unmind on Wednesday, taking another step in its commitment to mental health. The league will bolster its existing well-being benefits and initiatives by launching the Unmind platform to approximately 1,300 corporate staff members and 7,000 umpires and Minor League players beginning next month. Unmind, … Read more

Rob Manfred meets Rachel Balkovec, talks rule changes

Rob Manfred meets Rachel Balkovec, talks rule changes

TAMPA, Fla. – Around 4:30 pm on Tuesday, after the Tarpons had gone through fielding drills and finished batting practice on a sweltering 92-degree afternoon, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred walked into the home dugout and shook hands with Tampa manager Rachel Balkovec. It was the Commissioner’s first time meeting Balkovec, who broke a major barrier … Read more

MLB doesn’t want Tim Anderson around

MLB doesn’t want Tim Anderson around

Tim AndersonPhoto: AP “You know… I don’t know, to be honest.” It’s the only thing Tim Anderson could come up with for an answer on Saturday, because, unfortunately, it’s the only response that Black men who play professional baseball in this country can give. The question that led to that answer? “How did you manage … Read more