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Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon joins Buster to discuss rehabbing while social distancing, staying connected with teammates, playing Fortnite, why there are no bad ideas in figuring out how to play games this season and growing up an Astros fan (2:08). Later, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about how the suspensions for Jeff Luhnow and A.J. Hinch will end later this year, regardless of whether any games are played, and his his daily baseball fix videos (22:39).
Beer flights. Knife fights. Planes, trains ... and parachutes? These stories would have broken the internet.
Because AJ Hinch's and Jeff Luhnow's suspensions are tied to the end of the 2020 postseason rather than a specific number of games, MLB will view them as having served their discipline this year no matter what, sources told ESPN.
As the COVID-19 shutdown keeps today's biggest stars off the field, here's what Willie Mays, Ted Williams and other Hall of Famers show us about how it could alter baseball history.
From "The Bird" to "The Hammer" and the original Baby Bomber, we tell the stories of stars who burned bright but flamed out, having a brief time in the spotlight.
Kyle Peterson joins Buster to discuss the major changes to the MLB Draft including the hard decisions college baseball players and coaches have to make in this time of uncertainty, the $20,000 cap on signing bonuses for undrafted players, teams that might look to save money by dumping players and what Kyle would do to help increase interest in baseball (1:40). Later, Sarah Langs hops on to talk about which players might've never made the big leagues under the new draft format and how players on short-term deals are likely to be hurt the most by teams looking to cut payroll (28:20).
From 20-strikeout outings to unforgettable no-nos, we look at the best gem ever thrown by each franchise and try to predict who could top it.
Jimmy Wynn, the 5-foot-9 former Astros slugger in the 1960s and '70s who made three All-Star teams, died Thursday in Houston. He was 78.
Unfortunately there is no action on the field, but we're still sizing up where all 30 teams stand on the day they would have been playing ball.
Game 7 masterpieces, wild comebacks, walk-off moments and cruel twists, our folks have seen it all and are here to tell their favorite tales.
Wander Franco is just the tip of the iceberg for the Rays' system, but other organizations have their share of high-end prospects too. How does your team rank?
From Twitter to Twitch, these players are providing a window -- often silly, sometimes serious -- into an unprecedented time in baseball history.
Boog Sciambi dissects Buster's lists of top baseball movies and books to consume in self-isolation, and the guys discuss which classic games you should check out on YouTube (1:55).
From stars we're often too hard on to veterans we don't talk about enough, baseball's extended hiatus is a good reminder to give these guys some more love this season.
Tom Brady is on the move after two decades in New England. That got us thinking about potential baseball equivalents.
Houston's Justin Verlander, slowed by injuries in spring training that included a groin issue, had surgery for that injury Tuesday and will be out six weeks, the Astros said.
It's AL West preview day! Buster talks Astros with radio analyst Steve Sparks (4:17), Angels with ESPN's Alden Gonzalez (9:51), Athletics with the San Fransisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser (16:39), Mariners with The Seattle Times' Ryan Divish (23:43) and Rangers with the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant (30:04).
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Earned Run Average3.663rd