#MajorLeagueBaseball

.Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Adam Fraizer currently plays for Pittsburgh Pirates. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@a_fraz12)

  • Fraizer will not be a free agent until the 2022 season is over
  • Tucupita Marcano, Jake Suwinski and Michell Miliano are being traded
  • Fraizer is the second-longest tenured player for Pittsburgh Pirates

.New York, NY, USA
Hill pitched to a 6-4 record and 3.87 ERA. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MLB)

  • Hill would play for his 11th MLB team
  • Mets are struggling with multiple injured players
  • The deadline for such trades has been set for July 30

.Chicago, IL, USA
Atlanta Braves acquired Joc Pederson on Thursday (Photo credit: Twitter/@yungjoc650)

  • The Chicago cubs traded Joc Pederson for minor league prospect Bryce Ball
  • Pederson had a one-year contract with the Cubs prior to the 2021 season
  • He could be in the line-up when Braves play Tampa Bay on Friday night

.Chicago, IL, USA
Joc Pederson was on a one-year contract with the Cubs. (Twitter/Cubs)

  • The Chicago Cubs have lost 13 of their 15 games before the All-Star break
  • The Cubs received minor league first baseman Bryce Ball in exchange
  • Chicago will resume their season on Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks

.New York, NY, USA
Major League Baseball had scheduled just one game on Thursday. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • MLB postponed Thursday's Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees
  • MLB said the game postponed "to allow for continued testing and contact tracing"
  • Yankees said in a statement that three of their players had test positive

Shohei Ohtani will headline the 2021 Home Run Derby. (Photo credit: Twitter/@MLBStats)

  • The 2021 Home Run Derby begins 8pm ET (5:30am IST, Tuesday)
  • This will also be the sixth season that the derby will be conducted in the bracket format
  • Home Run Derby was not conducted in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

.Denver, CO, USA
The arrests were made on Friday. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • The arrests were made in Downton Denver at Maven Hotel
  • Investigative authorities say there is no connection between the MLB event and the arrests, so far
  • The MLB All-Stars game will be played on Tuesday

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
SShohei Ohtani leads the league in home runs with 30. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@gregbeacham)

  • The roster for Major League Baseball's All-Star game was announced on Sunday
  • Shohei Ohtani will both pitch and hit for the American League team
  • He is the first player in MLB history to do so

.USA
Griffin to make his first career start on the Fourth of July weekend. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Twins)

  • Griffin Jax made his first start in the big leagues on Saturday
  • Twins drafted Jax on the third round of the 2016 draft
  • Jax became the first graduate of the US Air Force Academy to start a Major League game

.New York City, NY, USA
Tim Locastro has been associated with Arizona Diamondbacks for three seasons. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dbacks)

  • Tim Locastro was first acquired by New York Yankees in 2018
  • The outfielder is batting .178 with one home run and five stolen bases this season
  • Minor league pitcher Keegan Curtis will move to Arizona