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Sano, LeMahieu, Perez among positive cases

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu and Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez are among a host of MLB players who have tested positive for the coronavirus, it was revealed Saturday.

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No. 3 pick Meyer gets $6.7M bonus from Marlins

Pitcher Max Meyer, who had a 2.07 career ERA with 187 strikeouts in 148 innings at the University of Minnesota, got a $6.7 million signing bonus with the Marlins and could potentially crack the starting rotation this season.

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Marlins agree to terms with No. 3 pick Meyer

No. 3 overall draft pick Max Meyer, a right-hander from the University of Minnesota, has agreed to terms with the Marlins and is expected to be added to the 60-man player pool this week.


BBTN: Bob Nightengale and Marly Rivera on the fantasy and reality of the 2020 baseball season

Marly Rivera and USA Today's Bob Nightengale join Buster to talk about the fantasy of baseball getting started smoothly and the reality of playing during a pandemic. Rivera talks about why youth may prevail in a short season and shares players' concerns about spikes in coronavirus across the country (3:04). Nightengale says he thinks every game will be treated like the postseason when it comes to pitching decisions and shares his advice for the next time the players and owners get into the negotiating room (16:02).

What MLB's latest proposal says about the season (2:10)
Max Meyer's MLB draft profile (0:24)
How the business of baseball has historically caused conflict in MLB (4:31)

BBTN: Kiley McDaniel previews the MLB Draft

Kiley McDaniel joins Buster to talk about how his preparation for the draft is different with the pandemic, how teams are gathering information on players, drafting strategy with only five rounds, teams possibly avoiding paying for draft picks and the scouting report on potential No. 1 overall pick Spencer Torkelson (5:47). Plus, Sarah Langs on which colleges and high schools produce the most major league talent, and how her mom is feeling about getting a baseball season this year (30:36).


ESPN Daily: An MLB Hall of Famer's Unusual Second Life

Major League Baseball superstar Andre Dawson was known as "The Hawk" in a stellar 21-season career with the Expos, Cubs and more. But, Dawson didn't know what life after pro ball would look like. Today, the Hall of Famer - who brought legions of fans to their feet in his day - owns and operates a funeral home in Florida. It's an unexpected turn for a famous athlete, but get to know him - as ESPN's Peter Keating did - and you see how Dawson's unflagging spirit on the field translates to a life shepherding families through grief. Keating tells us about Dawson's work, including what it's like to bury members of his community amid the pandemic.

The 10 worst MLB teams to bet on over the past 20 years (1:19)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23523rd
On Base Percentage.29927th
Slugging Percentage.38820th
Earned Run Average3.161st
Quality Starts0Tied-1st