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The 10 best Home Run Derby performances of all time

Senior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 This would have been the opening week for Major League Baseball, but instead we wait for normalcy to return. In the meantime, you can get your baseball fix by checking out some past Home Run Derbies on ESPN+ […]

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Stroman recruits USA ‘Dream Team’ for ’21 WBC

Previously a Staff Writer at Bleacher Report Cornell University graduate The coronavirus suspended any chance of baseball in the near future, but Major League Baseball stars are already looking toward games in 2021. During a flurry of online activity Thursday, New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman sparked a conversation online about Team USA in the […]

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All playoffs, status quo and more: What the 2020 MLB season could look like once (if?) it gets going

Sports reporter, Kansas City Star, 2002-09 Writer, Baseball, Baseball Prospectus Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus Member, Baseball Writers Association of America Member, Professional Basketball Writers Association Uncertainty is never easy to deal with, even considering that a built-in amount of it hangs over our heads every waking moment of our lives. Right now, suffice to say, […]

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MLB looking at canceling 2020 draft; why such a move makes sense

MLB reportedly is looking at ways of cutting costs as it confronts not having games until at least May because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. One attention-grabbing option reported late Wednesday by The Associated Press: canceling this year’s amateur draft and adjusting the international signing period. The draft is scheduled for mid-June in Omaha, Neb., site of the now-canceled College World […]

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MLB legends on strange teams: Do you remember these stops?

 As What I'm Hearing: MLB is the latest league to take measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Bob Nightengale details the league's plan going forward. USA TODAY With Tom Brady preparing to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – a stunning move for the six-time Super Bowl champion – fans can't come to grips with […]