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Baseball gave us plenty of reasons to despise it, but here are 100 reasons it's OK to still love it

It has been 100 days since what was supposed to be Opening Day. Here are 100 reasons to remind you why you loved it in the first place.

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Tim Kurkjian's 100 reasons to still love baseball

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THE 60-GAME SEASON

Here’s who would have won MVP after 60 games in every recent MLB season

Just how often does the best player for the first two months dominate the whole season?

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These World Series champs would have missed the playoffs in a 60-game season

Last year's Nationals would have missed out on a title under the format MLB will use this season.

Searching for 2020 MLB season's surprise contenders

With a 60-game schedule, anything can happen. Here are some off-the-radar teams that could make the playoffs.

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Here’s what you need to know as baseball finally resumes

Spring training 2.0 ... or summer camp? No matter what you call it, baseball's road back to the field starts today. Here's what you need to get up to speed.

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How MLB's shortened season will impact prospects on the bubble

Young players could have more opportunities in 2020.

TIM KURKJIAN'S BASEBALL FIX

When Major League Baseball turns into a family get-together

Baseball connects generations. The Griffeys hit back-to-back homers. The Bondses hit more than 1,000 homers. The Biggios hit for the cycle. The Boones ... well, the whole family, it seems, played in the majors.

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MLB's best father-son duos

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FANTASY BASEBALL

What to watch for in Summer Camp

As major league teams get ready to open up their training camps in the hopes of finally starting the 2020 season, Eric Karabell examines what fantasy managers should be looking out for over the next two weeks.

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Rookies who need to play this season

With a 60-game season, there's no time to mess with service time or innings limits.

2020 MLB shortened fantasy baseball season FAQ

Answering your questions about how ESPN Fantasy baseball will work with the 60-game MLB season.

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Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake watched Gerrit Cole throw a sim game at Yankee Stadium yesterday and said he looked about game-ready; his fastball was at 96-99mph.

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Batting Stance Quiz

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    From crouching sluggers to hitters with their bats pointing straight to the sky, can you tell these players by their unusual approach in the batter's box?