#GoingToBat Community Spotlight

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight

The #GoingToBat Community Spotlight features individual Major Leaguers and their charity efforts in the community. To learn more about the charitable interests and activities of Major Leaguers, please visit http://playerstrust.org/individual-player-charities/

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All-Star Robinson Canó’s RC22 Foundation is Improving Lives in Seattle and the Dominican Republic
Over the course of his 12-year career, Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Canó has proven to be one of the top players at his position. The five-time Silver Slugger Award winner, two-time Gold Glover, 2009 World Series Champion and eight-time All-Star has certainly racked up the accolades since breaking into the majors in 2005. Earlier this week, Canó added one more honor...
Jul 14, 2017 4:35 PM ET
All Star Bryce Harper is Going to Bat for Kids with Cancer
It’s hard to imagine a better start to a major-league career than what Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper has displayed through the first four-plus years of his. Just 24-years-old, Harper is already a five-time All Star, National League MVP, Silver Slugger Award winner and a recipient of the National League Hank Aaron Award and Golden Spikes Award. While everyone knows the Las...
Jul 7, 2017 7:55 PM ET
Adam Rosales of the Oakland A's Takes to Sandlots Across U.S. to Spread Joy of Baseball and Education
To honor his father’s dedication to both education and baseball, Major Leaguer Adam Rosales of the Oakland Athletics founded a program called “Sandlot Nation” while he was with the San Diego Padres in 2016. The program complements Rosales’ instructional organization ‘Baseball Utility,’ which seeks to grow the game of baseball with local youth while teaching sportsmanship and respect for the...
Jun 30, 2017 3:00 PM ET
Astros Star Carlos Correa Making Sure Houston’s Youth Gets a Good Night’s Sleep
Carlos Correa, a former first overall draft pick, has been one of Major League Baseball's rising stars since joining the Houston Astros in 2015.  He captured the American League Rookie of the Year Award that season, after making his debut at the tender age of 20.  He turned 21 during his rookie campaign, when he became the youngest player in Major League Baseball history to hit a postseason...
Jun 23, 2017 5:30 PM ET
Motivated by Tragedy, Tim Anderson of the White Sox Launches Charity to Guide Chicago’s Youth
Tim Anderson, the 17th overall pick in the 2013 draft, is already well on the way to establishing himself as one the top young shortstops in the Major Leagues.  After batting .283 as a rookie in 2016, Anderson began 2017 as the White Sox’ everyday shortstop. Considering Anderson had focused primarily on basketball at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., didn’t play baseball until...
Jun 16, 2017 3:00 PM ET

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