Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena, who was the MVP of the ALCS and hit 10 postseason home runs, has been detained in Mexico's Yucatan state amid domestic violence allegations.
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Charlie Morton is heading back to the Braves, signing a one-year, $15 million deal and bolstering their rotation.
The Tampa Bay Rays have designated outfielder Hunter Renfroe for assignment.
As an unpredictable offseason gets going, we look at the biggest issues facing each American League team.
ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.
These postseason heroes -- including more than one top free agent -- delivered numbers big enough to pump up their 2021 projections.
We weigh in on all the MLB hardware handed out this week to honor the best players, pitchers, top rookies and managers in both leagues.
Rays manager Kevin Cash, who guided the team to its best winning percentage ever in the regular season, was named AL Manager of the Year on Tuesday.
With the top three candidates for the 2020 awards in both leagues named, whom did the voters get right and where did they whiff?
Eric and Tristan discuss what Randy Arozarena's postseason push means for 2021 as they break down their early rankings for next season!
We didn't stop at the top 50 -- here's our look at everyone on the open market, from big-name stars to bargain options.
Starting pitcher Charlie Morton, who went 3-1 for the Rays in the postseason, and catcher Mike Zunino, who hit four home runs in the playoffs, will become free agents after Tampa Bay declined its options for the 2021 season.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Bomani and Howard Bryant discuss the Dodgers’ World Series championship and their problems with Game 6, including Justin Turner’s postgame decision to get on the field in light of a COVID-positive test (0:32) and Rays manager Kevin Cash’s decision to pull starter Blake Snell from the game early (46:43). They also get into the stunt that is Big Ten football this season (9:24), why Daryl Morey’s soft landing in Philadelphia is indicative a privilege not afforded to players (35:24) and so much more.
ESPN Baseball Insider Buster Olney joins us with the latest on Justin Turner's positive test and celebration... and Greeny continues the baseball analytics discussion. How many games does the Big Ten need to play to make the CFP? Rob Gronkowski said what???
First Take 1st Hour: Can Morey bring Harden to the Sixers? Can Lamar Jackson and the Ravens beat the Steelers? Plus, more on Justin Turner testing positive for Covid-19
Stephen A. & Max debate what the 76ers under Daryl Morey and Doc Rivers should look like, debate if Lamar Jackson has more to prove than Ben Roethlisberger in their match-up, and does Justin Turner deserve a big suspension after celebrating with the Dodgers after testing positive for Covid-19?
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Justin Turner refusing to stay isolated during the postgame celebration, his take on the Blake Snell situation after covering the Rays during the World Series and free agency already looking ugly for the players (8:15). Then, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about the wackiest season ever, giving credit to the teams for adapting to an usual lifestyle while playing, their concern for the sport and if Turner will be suspended (22:33). Next, Hembo stops by to be the only person in civilization to defend Kevin Cash (35:14). And finally, Todd Radom administers the last quiz of the season (42:31).
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three wondering what will happen with Justin Turner and his punishment after winning the World Series. The Big 10 has had to cancel a game, and Cardale Jones joins the show to discuss the way the Big 10 is handling this. Adam Schefter joins the show to discuss what is going on with the Texans outbreak, Antonio Brown to the Bucs, and what can happen at the trade deadline.
L.A.'s title wasn't earned in an instant. From trading for Betts to nailing down the finale, we chart how the Dodgers reached the top.
Here's what's next for Tampa Bay after coming up short in a bid for its first World Series title.
The Dodgers' six-game Series win over the Rays averaged a 5.2 rating, 12 share and 9,785,000 viewers, Nielsen Media Research said. The previous low was a 7.6 rating, 12 share and 12,660,000 viewers for the Giants' four-game sweep of the Tigers in 2012.
Karl Ravech recounts watching Kevin Cash pull Blake Snell in the Baseball Tonight studio and Mark Teixeira and Tim Kurkjian's reaction.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the Rays' questionable decision to remove Blake Snell from Game 6, Justin Turner's breaking of the COVID-19 protocol, if Trevor Lawrence will actually return to Clemson for his senior season, and more.
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the Dodgers winning the World Series, controversy surrounding Justin Turner and COVID-19, the 76ers possibly hiring Daryl Morey as their next GM, and more.
Max discusses if Kevin Cash should have pulled Blake Snell. Max feels you can't ignore analytics but he wouldn't have taken Snell out of the game The Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, joins the show to explain what the Dodgers mean to the city Max's NFL Power Rankings still has the Chiefs over the Steelers MLB says Justin Turner refused to comply and went on the field. Max feels Justin Turner should be suspended for 1 year