BR Bullpen:News Archive
From BR Bullpen
This is an archive of items that were featured on the Main Page as part of Current Events.
- August 4: The Salón de la Fama del Béisbol Venezolano inducts 12 people and one team for its second-largest class.
- July 26: Team USA wins the women's Gold at the 2015 Pan American Games. It is the first Pan American Games to feature women's baseball.*<July 25: Cole Hamels throws a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies against the Chicago Cubs.
- July 19: Team Canada wins the men's Gold at the 2015 Pan American Games, defending their 2011 title.
- July 18: The Central League wins both of the 2015 NPB All-Star Games. Shintaro Fujinami becomes the youngest pitcher to win NPB All-Star Game MVP, in game 1. Tsubasa Aizawa is game 2 MVP.
- July 14: The American League wins the 2015 All-Star Game, 6-3, over the National League; Mike Trout becomes the first repeat winner of the All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award.
- July 13: Todd Frazier wins the 2015 Home Run Derby, beating Joc Pederson in the Finals.
- July 12: The US wins the 2015 Futures Game. Kyle Schwarber is named MVP.
- July 11: The Tenerife Marlins Puerto Cruz win their third straight Division Honor title.
- June 25: The University of Virginia wins the 2015 College World Series for the first title in school history; they defeat Vanderbilt University in a rematch of the 2014 finals. Josh Sborz is named College World Series Most Outstanding Player.
- June 20: Max Scherzer of the Nationals pitches a no-hitter over the Pirates, 6-0; only a hit batsman with two outs in the 9th keeps him from a perfect game.
- June 19: Italian Baseball Hall of Famer Giulio Glorioso dies at age 84.
- June 19: Alex Rodriguez becomes the 29th player to join the 3,000 hit club.
- June 14: Eugen Heilmann becomes the all-time Bundesliga-1 leader in innings pitched.
- June 11: Kazuhiro Wada joins the meikyukai after becoming the oldest NPB player to 2,000 hits.
- June 9: Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants throws the first major league no-hitter of the year, 5-0 over the New York Mets.
- June 8: Dansby Swanson is selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the first overall pick of the 2015 Amateur Draft.
- May 30: The University of Tampa wins the 2015 Division II College World Series.
- May 29: Lewis-Clark State College is the champion of the 2015 NAIA College World Series.
- May 27: SUNY Cortland wins the 2015 Division III College World Series for their first national title.
- April 17: Alfredo Despaigne is named Serie Nacional MVP for 2014-2015. He is the first four-time Serie Nacional MVP and ties Martin Dihigo for the most MVPs in Cuban history. Alfredo Rodríguez wins Rookie of the Year.
- April 11: Ciego de Ávila wins the 2014-2015 Serie Nacional. Yander Guevara is named postseason MVP.
- March 7: Colombia wins the South American Championship to clinch a spot in the 2015 Pan American Games, their first Pan American Games trip in 36 years.
- February 28: Aaron Miller wins the Helms Award for the 2014-2015 Australian Baseball League.
- February 8: Pinar del Río wins the 2015 Caribbean Series thanks to a 3-2 win over Culiacan in the final game. It is the first Caribbean Series title by a Cuban team since 1960. Frederich Cepeda is named Caribbean Series MVP.
- February 8: The Perth Heat wins its second straight Australian Baseball League title, defeating the Adelaide Bite, two games to one. Allan de San Miguel is named finals MVP.
- February 4: Matt Stairs, Corey Koskie, Felipe Alou, Carlos Delgado and Bob Elliott are named to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
- February 3: The Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame inducts six people: Roberto Clemente, Juan González, Connie Marrero, Nap Reyes, Héctor Villanueva and Bernie Williams.
- January 28: The Caribes de Anzoátegui win the Venezuelan League title.
- January 27: The Cangrejeros de Santurce claim their first Puerto Rican League championship in 15 years.
- January 26: The Tomateros de Culiacán take the Mexican Pacific League pennant.
- January 25: The Gigantes del Cibao win their first Dominican League title.
- January 23: Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, perhaps the most popular player in the history of the Chicago Cubs, dies at age 83.
- January 19: Atsuya Furuta, Kazuo Hayashi and Ryohei Murayama are voted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in the 2015 election.
- January 16: The Baseball Australia Hall of Fame announces its 2015 class: Trent Durrington and John Galloway.
- January 15: Anthony García wins the Puerto Rican League MVP Award and Iván Maldonado is named the league's Pitcher of the Year.
- January 13: Odubel Herrera is named MVP of the Venezuelan League.
- January 6: Four players are elected to the Hall of Fame, with Pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz making it in their first year of eligibility, while 2B Craig Biggio is elected on his third try.