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Discipline in a pandemic might be the ultimate competitive advantage in MLB

Avoiding COVID-19 -- on the field and in the clubhouse, at home and on the road -- might be the difference between winning and losing.

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Does MLB have a Plan B bubble format for the season?

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OLNEY'S TOP 10S

Buster Olney's top 10 first basemen: Has Alonso powered his way to the top of the list?

The Mets' slugging phenom is moving up in MLB's pecking order.

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Top 10 catchers: J.T. Realmuto, then all the rest

The Phillies' backstop is the clear leader, but several breakout performers are on the way up.

COULD THEY BE WORLD SERIES-BOUND?

Yankees find silver lining in shortened season

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The Dodgers believe they can win it all

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CONFRONTING RACISM

The exile of Bruce Maxwell and the birth of MLB's Black player movement

While Black baseball players fear speaking out would be a career death sentence, a Players Alliance is mobilizing.

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Five things MLB can do right now to confront systemic racism

It's time for baseball to take action to improve itself.

FANTASY BASEBALL

Fantasy baseball mock draft: 10-team roto

Results of ESPN's fantasy baseball mock draft held July 8, featuring 10 teams and rotisserie-style scoring.

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Roto mock draft reaction: To Trout or not to Trout

Eric Karabell breaks down all the twists and turns of our first roto mock.

HE STUCK WITH IT

Tigers outfielder makes spectacular diving catch in center

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Batting Stance Quiz

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  • MLB unique batting stance quiz

    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?