A week before the official opening of NBA training camps ahead of the July 30 restart, some teams are already back in action.
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BBTN: Matt Vasgersian on unrealistic under the health protocols; Todd Radom mourns the loss of the minor league season
Matt Vasgersian joins Buster to discuss the possibility of calling Sunday Night Baseball at home, Sean Doolittle’s apprehension of playing, continued mistrust between the players and MLB, what seems unrealistic under the health and safety protocols, and field mics (4:01). Plus, Todd Radom drops by to mourn the loss of the minor league season, talk Tropicana Field and administer the weekly quiz (27:36).
Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana needed surgery to repair a thumb laceration he suffered washing dishes.
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.
Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy, 38, was emotional in detailing his fight against the coronavirus. "If my journey through this helps one person ... then I want my story to be heard," he said.
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said two staff members have COVID-19 and were experiencing mild symptoms, but noted that no players have tested positive or opted out of this season.
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.
The Chicago Cubs finalized minor league deals with three more draft picks on Thursday, including second-round selection Burl Carraway.
Cubs president Crane Kenney envisions fans in Wrigley Field and on the adjacent rooftops soon after Opening Day.
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.
Mookie Betts wearing Dodger blue, Gerrit Cole in pinstripes. A wild sprint from start to finish. Here's what we're most excited to see when the 2020 season finally begins.
Baseball is about to embark on its shortest season ever, so we look at just how weird 2020's stats could be.
The Chicago Cubs have signed first-round draft pick Ed Howard to a minor league contract that includes a $3,745,500 bonus.
Dave Schoenfield stops by to discuss his recent piece on the importance of age on production before father-son trivia and hash browns!
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.
Former Cubs shortstop Addison Russell signed a one-year contract worth $530,000 with the Kiwoom Heroes of the KBO.
Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow joins Buster to discuss getting the latest labor negotiation news from his mom, why he's not on social media, having free time in June for the first time since 7th grade, throwing live innings, why he thinks Tampa Bay would be dangerous in a shortened season and his his personal level of concern with the coronavirus (8:34). Plus, Jesse Rogers on the latest between MLB and the players (4:37). And Todd Radom on Wrigley Field and the weekly quiz (26:16).
The 30 for 30 doc reminded us of a wonderful summer when baseball ruled, but the thrills and innocence didn't last.
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss ESPN's "Long Gone Summer" and their memories of the summer of 1998, other factors that revitalized baseball after the 1994 strike, and the latest impasse between players and owners in restarting baseball (8:17). Later, Sarah Langs on Buster Posey's Hall of Fame candidacy (34:26). Plus, SVP's conversation with Sammy Sosa (2:44).
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric and Tristan to talk McGwire/Sosa, the impact of prospects in 2020 and the future of the league as a whole.