Our 32-team bracket is revealed. The tournament begins Monday.
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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.
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).
We should be in the first week of baseball season, but...try not to think about that. Instead, ponder the future with Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer and ESPN baseball insider Jeff Passan. On the heels of MLB's hiatus deal with players around pay, service time and other issues, hear how it sets up the 2021 collective bargaining agreement. Plus, Bauer gets into the issues with training during all this uncertainty, whether baseball is too slow, and the sport's need for a media makeover.
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.
Jason Grimsley pulled off a Mission Impossible-style heist for teammate Albert Bell. He recounts the tale with Buster and the two reveal the previously unknown role played by commissioner Bud Selig (2:28). Plus, Todd Radom on Citizens Bank Park and this week's quiz (23:33).
Our reporters take you inside the dugouts and clubhouses with their favorite stories away from the limelight.
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.
From home run robberies to infield artistry, our baseball reporters recall their favorite displays of golden glove work.
Bill Ripken joins Buster to talk about his new book "State Of Play: The Old School Guide To New School Baseball." Bill talks about his plan to avoid robot umpires, why the term launch angle drives him nuts, Cal Ripken Jr.'s "special healing powers" and power drills as a medical device in the Ripken household (3:41).
In the first of a weeklong series focusing on a different baseball theme each day, we asked our MLB reporters for their best long-ball story. Here's what they chose.
Wander Franco is just the tip of the iceberg for the Rays' system, but other organizations have their share of high-end prospects too. How does your team rank?
From Twitter to Twitch, these players are providing a window -- often silly, sometimes serious -- into an unprecedented time in baseball history.
With no end to the coronavirus shutdown in sight and no certainty about baseball's return this season, the Indians will continue to pay minor league players their weekly stipends to help offset any hardship during the hiatus.
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).
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.
Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer staged a wiffle ball game for charity Saturday night in Arizona.
How much depth do the Rays have behind Wander Franco? Is there any hope for the Orioles? We break down the AL.
Team president Chris Antonetti says the Indians and Francisco Lindor's reps worked for months and tried "creative concepts" to strike a deal but fell short.
Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco will be shut down for a few days with elbow inflammation, but he has no structural damage.