Here's everything you need to know about where your favorite team will be picking and the prospects it should be looking at in this year's unique draft.
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Mark Teixeira talks to Buster about the effectiveness of owners trying to drive a wedge between younger and older players, why this situation is akin to the owners having a Picasso in the basement, his thoughts on the public conversation between the two sides, and if free agents on bad teams might not play a shortened season (5:24). Plus, longtime Mets media relations director Jay Horwitz on his new book "Mr. Met: How a Sports-Mad Kid from Jersey Became Like Family to Generations of Big Leaguers." (23:51)
Gerrit Cole on the O's? Cody Bellinger in Houston? We look back at the past decade to assess where teams went wrong and which players they should have taken instead.
With the draft about two weeks away, here's our latest intel on how things will shake out in Round 1.
Teams are using baseball's unprecedented shutdown to revamp their social media strategy. For MLB, that could long outlast the pandemic.
Who's likely to bring home baseball's highest honor during the new decade -- and who's most likely to hoist a trophy more than once?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says teams in his state can return to their facilities for training after a pause of more than two months.
James Paxton, who underwent a microscopic lumbar discectomy Feb. 5 in which a herniated disk was repaired, has declared himself at "full strength" following rehab work at his home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The designated hitter is expected to be part of the 2020 season in the NL as well as the AL, so we ranked how every lineup stacks up at the position.
From a blinged-out Mike Trout rookie to a patriotic Mark McGwire card, here's how well-known artists are giving classic MLB collectibles a modern spin.
A scout's all-time great gamble. A future Hall of Famer failing in the biggest moment in Series history. Sam Miller shows there's a lot more to the Fall Classic than MVPs.
From historic MLB players to still-active stars, every team has its best player who's not in the Hall -- yet. Here are their cases for Cooperstown.
Chris Carlin was joined by Buster Olney to discuss the multiple plans and strategies to get the MLB season started, what the biggest hold ups are, how much power Scott Boras yields and more.
Governors from New York, California and Texas said Monday that professional sports could resume in their respective states in the near future.
A memo given to the MLBPA by Major League Baseball says playing an 82-game season without fans would result in an estimated $4 billion loss, even with prorated salaries.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Bob Watson, whose death was announced Thu., told The Undefeated in 2018 that as a Hou. minor leaguer in Jim Crow Fla. in 1966 he had to sleep in a black-owned mortuary for four nights until an African-American family took him in. He said of the aftermath of the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King: "It was crushing...to have your leader taken out cowardly like that, we were getting set way, way back. I was surprised that we, as a nation, moved on. We moved on slowly, but we still moved on."
Bob Watson, whose career in baseball included stints as a player, coach, general manager and Major League Baseball executive, died Thursday, the Houston Astros announced. He was 74.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Brian Cashman's update on Aaron Hicks (TJ surgery), also revealing the outfielder and his girlfriend just welcomed their second child: "He's practicing dry swings, he's got a throwing program, and I think him playing centerfield for the New York Yankees this summer is a legit option. We're excited to get him back because I think he's one of the better centerfielders in the game."
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Aaron Judge's cracked rib: "We've had some multiple reimaging that shows the healing and we'll continue that process that will hopefully continue to show that expected healing moving forward. Once we resume play, we're excited and believe that he's going to rejoin us at full capacity. Fortunately, for him he's been able to take advantage of this COVID experience, but he wants to play as much as anybody and we look forward to getting him back in the lineup."
If the Yankees return to play this season, they will have healthy outfielders in Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks, according to GM Brian Cashman.
William Weinbaum ESPN
A Yogi-ism for what would have been Lawrence Peter Berra's 95th birthday this week. From 30+ years ago, when the quotable Yogi was an Astros coach, pitcher Larry Andersen — asked in Kissimmee, Fla. about his favorite Berra story from spring training — said some of the players asked the Hall of Famer if he'd like to play golf. The response: "We can't, they're marinating the greens."