2020 ScheduleAll times ET
Eric and Tristan discuss the impact of a shortened season, evaluate recent simulations and guess at a great trivia question!
Eric and Tristan dive into the first week of game simulations, discuss the value of Marcus Semien and pose a trivia question!
Beer flights. Knife fights. Planes, trains ... and parachutes? These stories would have broken the internet.
From "The Bird" to "The Hammer" and the original Baby Bomber, we tell the stories of stars who burned bright but flamed out, having a brief time in the spotlight.
Oakland Athletics minor league manager Webster Garrison is hospitalized in Louisiana and on a ventilator due to the coronavirus, according to his fiancee.
Kyle Peterson joins Buster to discuss the major changes to the MLB Draft including the hard decisions college baseball players and coaches have to make in this time of uncertainty, the $20,000 cap on signing bonuses for undrafted players, teams that might look to save money by dumping players and what Kyle would do to help increase interest in baseball (1:40). Later, Sarah Langs hops on to talk about which players might've never made the big leagues under the new draft format and how players on short-term deals are likely to be hurt the most by teams looking to cut payroll (28:20).
From 20-strikeout outings to unforgettable no-nos, we look at the best gem ever thrown by each franchise and try to predict who could top it.
Unfortunately there is no action on the field, but we're still sizing up where all 30 teams stand on the day they would have been playing ball.
Marcus Stroman is recruiting a star-studded United States group for the 2021 World Baseball Classic, so we picked a roster using a few rules of our own -- and this squad is stacked.
MLB has granted minor leaguers, who are paid salary only during the season, a stipend to tide them over. But like many people, the players are struggling to make ends meet during the coronavirus outbreak.
Boog Sciambi dissects Buster's lists of top baseball movies and books to consume in self-isolation, and the guys discuss which classic games you should check out on YouTube (1:55).
A 39-year-old fan of the Oakland A's who said on social media that he has coronavirus has been asked by team president Dave Kaval to throw out the first pitch on Opening Day.
From stars we're often too hard on to veterans we don't talk about enough, baseball's extended hiatus is a good reminder to give these guys some more love this season.
It's AL West preview day! Buster talks Astros with radio analyst Steve Sparks (4:17), Angels with ESPN's Alden Gonzalez (9:51), Athletics with the San Fransisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser (16:39), Mariners with The Seattle Times' Ryan Divish (23:43) and Rangers with the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant (30:04).
MLB suspends the start of the season. Buster and Karl Ravech talk about a historic day in baseball (3:02). Later, Hembo drops by to lighten the mood as the guys talk biggest home runs, golf-foursomes and what they're most looking forward to when the season starts (19:08).
The Athletics are working with MLB to figure out alternate plans for their season-opening series at the Coliseum after the City of Oakland imposed a ban on gatherings of 1,000 or more people through the end of March.
- Other Games
Earned Run Average3.976th
On Base Percentage.32711th