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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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.
Last year's Nationals are one of several teams that would have missed out on a title under the format MLB will use this season.
Spring training 2.0 ... or summer camp? No matter what you call it, baseball's road back to the field starts today. Here's what you need to get up to speed.
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.
Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill says a player who was asymptomatic has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Some of the game's biggest prospects, such as Wander Franco and Jo Adell, will be in MLB camps this week. Here's who to watch on every team.
No one knows what will transpire in this year's unique format, but that didn't keep us from making our picks for MVP, the team to beat and more.
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).
Baseball is about to embark on its shortest season ever, so we look at just how weird 2020's stats could be.
Big things were in store for Gary Sanchez, Javier Baez and other young stars, but instead they're losing time at the top of their games.
Think your team's new prospects are years away from making an impact? Think again. Here's who could make an impact this season -- or soon after.
From Spencer Torkelson to the Tigers at No. 1 to Shay Whitcomb to the Astros at No. 160, we recap an MLB draft like no other.
From the top prospects and intriguing players to watch to rule changes and emerging strategies, we've got you covered.
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).
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.
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