Rays ace Blake Snell said it wasn't hard to start playing again after MLB agreed to full prorated salaries.
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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).
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.
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric to discuss which teams have players that are more valuable now than they were this preseason, focusing on starting pitchers and closers.
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.
Top prospect Wander Franco is part of the Rays' 60-man player pool, and the Tigers are including their most heralded young pitchers as baseball gears up for its abbreviated season.
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.
Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to talk actual baseball (2:38), including the biggest baseball challenge for all teams getting started, why they're high on the Rays in a short season, pitchers and hitters to watch, and which teams may surprise the league. Plus, they share reactions they've heard around baseball to MLB's plan to start the season, and give their reactions to the new rules and health protocols.
The Rays have reached terms with first-round draft pick Nick Bitsko, a HS pitcher from Pennsylvania.
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.
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).
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.
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 the top prospects and intriguing players to watch to rule changes and emerging strategies, we've got you covered.
As the MLB draft nears, we revisit early choices that clicked, late-round gems, and picks that leave us wondering what might have been.