2020 Personnel Hiring Freeze

Effective immediately the league is undergoing a hiring freeze on personnel across the Major League and Minor League levels. This does not include extensions, you are free to extend coaches as you wish. If you have any current MLB or Minor Leagues managers/coaches you would like to see added to our universe send Matt a PM in Slack. In addition, […]

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Roll Call and Survey Results

Thank you to everyone for your responses to the 2020 Roll Call and Survey. As of now, I have heard from all but one team. Of the respondents I have heard from, we only have a couple of GM’s on the fence of returning. Those GM’s have given MLB Pro a ton in the past and both will be given […]

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2019 IFA Class And Schedule

2019 IFA Class And Schedule The MLB Pro League Office and the MLBPA have agreed upon the eligible players for the 2019 MLB Pro International Amateur Free-Agency period. The League Office and Players Association have also reached an agreement on a dead-period where no offers are allowed. Teams will be allowed to offer IFA contracts FOLLOWING THE SIM ON SUNDAY, […]

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In-Game Draft Date: June 7

League Office Makes In-Game Draft Date Official The in-game draft is being moved from Saturday, June 8th to Friday, June 7th. Due to the nature of inputting 200+ picks, exports are required by NOON PST on Friday. [I might not sit down to do the draft until 1 or 2 at which case it will be then, the earliest I […]

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2019 Rookie League Roster Reminders

With the 2019 MLB Pro draft set to take place in-game here in the next week or so, we inch closer and closer to the start of 2019 Rookie League action. Last season, we passed a rule that does not allow players with 4 or more years of Professional Service Time to play at the Rookie League level. The following is […]

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Draft Update: Draft Clock

Draft Update: Draft Clock We are about one round behind schedule of last year at this point. As such, the draft clock will be brought in a bit sooner rather than last year. At the start of Round #3, teams will have 6 hours to make their selection. At the end of those six hours your pick will be autoed/list […]

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Pirates Announce GM Change

Greg Witthauer Hired as New General Manager of Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 Hope springs eternal. At least that was the mood of the press conference when it was announced that Greg Witthauer would be the new GM of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Team owners and fans are really enthused about the signing and are looking forward to the upcoming […]

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2019 MLB Pro Draft Date

2019 MLB Pro Draft The 2019 MLB Pro Draft will begin on MONDAY, April 22. The draft class will be imported into StatsLab on Monday, April 15th With the in-game draft date of June 8, we will have seven weeks to draft. We will begin the draft without a set clock/auto timer. That said, picks are expected to move along. If things get held […]

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Draft Lottery – Competitive Balance and Compensation Picks

Draft Lottery – Competitive Balance and Compensation Picks The MLB Pro League Office held its annual lottery to determine the order of picks within the competitive balance and Qualifying Offer compensation rounds. At the conclusion of Round 1 will come the compensation picks. The order will be as follows: Colorado Rockies Los Angeles Angels Toronto Blue Jays Colorado Rockies Minnesota […]

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Opening Day 2019 – The Commissioner’s Statement

Opening Day 2019 MLB Pro’s 8th season is set to begin tomorrow. While eight season on its own might not be that impressive, the notion that this league has now been together for eight real-life years is beyond impressive. Not only that, but a large majority of you have been apart of this league for that time. As we embark […]

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2019 MLB Pro Draft Update

2019 MLB Pro Draft Update via The League Office The 2019 MLB Pro Amateur Draft Class is getting very close to being completed. I am waiting for the release of OOTP 20 to go over some additional names to ensure that as many real-life draftees are included as possible. That said, if you would like to begin requesting in-game scouting […]

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Spring Training Schedule Moving Up One Day

BREAKING NEWS League Office Announces Spring Training To Begin On February 20th Behind closed doors in the league office, the Players Association, league owners, and the Office of the Commissioner have all agreed upon a change that will move the start of Spring Training from February 21st to February 20th. After a lengthy off-season, the players are antsy to get […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Pirates GM Steps Down

Pirates GM Steps Down After Three Year Stint -BREAKING NEWS- After a brief meeting with Pittsburgh Pirates Owner Robert Nutting, Jason Toms informed the media that he has decided to step down as Pirates General Manager. Toms spent the past three seasons with the Pirates. The Pirates are coming off of a 70-92 season and enter 2019 with key pieces […]

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2019 Winter Meetings & Player Auction

MLB Pro Winter Meetings 2019 Winter Meetings To Be Held January 9-11 The 2019 MLB Pro Winter Meetings will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada from Wednesday, January 9th through Friday, January 11th. The Winter Meetings will be an opportunity for free-agents and agents to mingle with all teams in a single place. In addition, GM’s will have a chance to […]

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Rule 5 Draft & Winter Meetings Update

The Rule 5 Draft will be conducted in-game on Sunday, December 16. PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR 40-MAN ROSTER AND YOUR EXPORTS OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS. I want to avoid some of the drama we had across a player or two last season. You can view your Rule 5 eligible players in the “Front Office” portion of your team […]

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Kansas City Royals Hire New GM

KANSAS CITY ROYALS- OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE   November 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACOB LESSEM HIRED AS NEW ROYALS GENERAL MANAGER The Kansas City Royals have hired Jacob Lessem as the team’s new General Manager as former General Manager Rhett Parker has left the team to join the New York Yankees. Lessem comes to the Royals with the goal of […]

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