Bryce Harper, Ken Griffey Jr. and Bo Jackson lived up to their billing. Todd Van Poppel and Gregg Jefferies? Not so much.
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On Friday, under an accelerated schedule prompted by dire circumstances, former big leaguer Mark Hamilton is set to graduate a month early from medical school on Long Island and join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Major League Baseball and its players are increasingly focused on a plan that could allow them to start the season as early as May in greater Phoenix and has the support of high-ranking federal public health officials, sources told ESPN.
The game that would be the hardest to explain to a first-time baseball watcher last year was, almost certainly, the one viewed by the most first-time baseball watchers.
Former Angels. Cardinals slugger Jim Edmonds said he's symptom-free after being diagnosed with coronavirus.
Beer flights. Knife fights. Planes, trains ... and parachutes? These stories would have broken the internet.
MLB has canceled the London series between the Cubs and Cardinals due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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).
For a single season, these players raised their game to levels they had never achieved before -- or would again.
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.
From home run robberies to infield artistry, our baseball reporters recall their favorite displays of golden glove work.
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.
Missing the long ball while we wait for baseball to return? Here are 10 times that sluggers ruled the summer.
Game 7 masterpieces, wild comebacks, walk-off moments and cruel twists, our folks have seen it all and are here to tell their favorite tales.
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.
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).
Buster talks to David Freese about one of the greatest games ever played, game 6 of the 2011 World Series (4:31).
It's NL Central preview day! Buster talks Reds with radio analyst Jeff Piecoro (3:31), Cubs with ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers (8:15), Brewers with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Todd Rosiak (15:21), Pirates with The Athletic's Rob Biertempfel (21:52 and Cardinals with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold (29:10).