It didn't take long for the reality of the pandemic to reshuffle the restart of the 2020 baseball season. Here's a look at the past week.
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Six years after winning silver at the Sochi Games, the 30-year-old Miami native made his major league debut with his hometown team. 'It's OK to dream,' Alvarez says.
Jonathan Villar hit a first-pitch leadoff homer to spark a robust offensive performance by the Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 Thursday night to complete a startling four-game sweep and make Don Mattingly the winningest manager in...
The Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins will play seven times in five days as part of Major League Baseball's reconfigured schedule released Thursday to account for 21 coronavirus-caused postponements in the first two weeks of the season.
Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Don Mattingly's undermanned, gritty and first-place Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Wednesday night for a doubleheader sweep.
Brian Anderson hit a fourth-inning homer off Alex Cobb and the Miami Marlins won their second straight since returning from a coronavirus-prompted layoff, beating the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Wednesday in the opener of a doubleheader.
BBTN: Reds GM Nick Krall on Nicholas Castellanos, a day in the life of a GM, evaluating trades this season
Reds general manager Nick Krall joins Buster to discuss meeting Eddie Murray as a bat boy with the A’s, the process of signing Nicholas Castellanos as a free agent, a day in the life of a Major League Baseball GM, how he’s evaluating trades given the current circumstances and his assessment of the team at this early point in the season (20:40). Dave Schoenfield also hops on to “talk about the Rockies,” ponder whether closers are as necessary as we think, marvel at the excellence of Dustin May and declare the predictability of Mike Trout hitting a home run after returning from paternity leave (7:53). Later, Hembo stops by to give his review of the extra-innings rule and the three-batter minimum for pitchers (34:20).
After enduring one final delay in their effort to return from an eight-day, coronavirus-induced hiatus, the Miami Marlins found enough power and pitching within their vastly overhauled roster to beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 Tuesday night.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon weigh in on if the Pelicans should keep pushing Zion Williamson, how many more days will we have left for baseball, if Aaron Rodgers is at peace with his place on the Packers and more.
The start of the Marlins' first game in nine days was delayed 40 minutes -- but the wait proved worth it, as Miami found enough power and pitching within its vastly overhauled roster to beat the Orioles 4-0 on Tuesday night.
With the Lakers losing to the Toronto Raptors over the weekend, Mason and Ireland wondered about some of the weaknesses on this LA team. To talk more about this is ESPN's Dave McMenamin, live from the "Disney Bubble." And, a recap of what the Dodgers did over the weekend and talk on the Marlins/Cardinals COVID cases. Then, "Radio Tinder" and "Game Of Games." Plus, Crosstalk with Mychal Thompson and Allen Sliwa.
Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter said players on the team grew too comfortable and became lax about social distancing and wearing masks.
Early returns have yielded surprises, with some superteams looking ready to rule.
No Marlins have tested positive for the coronavirus for a second day in a row, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Rob Manfred says "players need to be better," but the MLB commissioner is confident that play will continue despite positive coronavirus tests that have led to the postponement of 17 games in 10 days.
Miami second baseman Isan Diaz is opting out of the 2020 season. In a separate move, the coronavirus-ravaged Marlins acquired lefty reliever Richard Bleier in a trade with the Orioles.
According to ESPN's Jesse Rogers, the Marlins are getting sleeper buses to take players and coaches who have tested positive back to Miami. The rest of the team will remain in Philadelphia.
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