Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Fans will be able to watch the Cubs from the rooftops across the street.

How Cubs fans will be able to see their team in person this season (0:46)

BBTN: Tim Kurkjian on teams staying focused; Rick Mace on Scheduling Games, Hembo on Juan Soto

Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to discuss how refreshing it is to see Terry Francona and Francisco Lindor pulling pranks, the challenge of keeping players focused and the need to hear from Rob Manfred as issues with the restart arise (4:20). Later, ESPN’s senior manager of MLB programming Rick Mace talks about what it’s been like scheduling games for TV (16:19). Plus, Hembo on which teams have scheduling advantages and why he’d take Juan Soto on a 10-year contract (26:00).


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Craig Kimbrel give up a single to Kris Bryant in an intra-squad game with the Cubs piping in some crowd noise.

BBTN: Anthony Castrovince and Todd Radom go deep on Cleveland changing its name’s Anthony Castrovince joins Buster to discuss the Cleveland name change, the history of the name “Indians” for the team, why he favors the Spiders for the new name, the inspiration for his book “A Fan’s Guide to Baseball Analytics” and what he thinks happens with Francisco Lindor this season (5:33). Plus, Todd Radom stops by to talk about the work involved with a team changing its name and creating a new logo (21:46).

MLS 'continuing to evaluate' after more postponements (1:37)
Kris Bryant raises concerns about MLB's coronavirus testing protocols (0:47)

Dan Mullen 

The 2020 MLB schedule starts July 23 with a Yankees-Nationals matchup (7 p.m. ET, ESPN) followed by Giants-Dodgers (10 p.m. ET, ESPN). Opening Day for the rest of the league comes July 24, highlighted by Braves-Mets (4 ET, ESPN), Brewers-Cubs (7 ET, ESPN), Angels-A's (10 ET, ESPN) and the Rangers hosting the Rockies in the first game at Texas' new ballpark.

Marsch 'incredibly proud' of MLS' global growth (1:28)