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2020 Schedule

BBTN: MLB has a 98.2% negative coronavirus test rate, Yankees look like they're having fun, Manfred should addressing the media everyday

Marly Rivera joins Buster to discuss the completion of MLB’s intake process that yielded a 98.2% negative test rate for coronavirus, player comfort and accountability as summer camp is underway, and the Yankees looking like they’re having a good time playing baseball (3:48). Plus, Karl Ravech stops by to talk about Steve Cohen emerging as the favorite to buy the Mets, why he thinks baseball will be played, Kris Bryant’s trepidation about returning and his observations covering KBO as MLB’s return is on the horizon (15:16).

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Orioles sign No. 2 pick Kjerstad to $5.2M bonus

No. 2 overall draft pick Heston Kjerstad, who batted .448 with six homers and 20 RBIs over 16 games as a junior with Arkansas this year, has signed with the Orioles and will receive a $5.2 million signing bonus.

The always entertaining position players pitching (1:50)
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20dDavid Schoenfield

Baseball's top 60 storylines for a 60-game MLB season

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.

What MLB's latest proposal says about the season (2:10)
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27dJamison Hensley

Ravens and Orioles laud ill superfan's graduation

Mo Gaba, 14, battling cancer for the fourth time, was joined by members of the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles for a memorable graduation parade at his apartment complex.


ESPN Daily: Mark McGwire And Sammy Sosa's 1998 Home Run Chase

It's been 22 years since the summer that changed baseball forever. After the strike of '94 threatened to turn off an entire generation to the game, the tape measure theatrics of McGwire and Sosa made fans fall in love with the national pastime again. The latest 30 for 30, "Long Gone Summer," which premieres this Sunday, chronicles the 1998 chase between the two dueling sluggers...and their very different approaches to making history. Buster Olney reflects on what that summer meant for baseball, and how its perception has changed over the years as baseball's steroids problem came to light.

Heston Kjerstad's MLB draft profile (0:24)
Kjerstad's dog goes wild when he is picked No. 2 by O's (1:07)

BBTN: Kiley McDaniel previews the MLB Draft

Kiley McDaniel joins Buster to talk about how his preparation for the draft is different with the pandemic, how teams are gathering information on players, drafting strategy with only five rounds, teams possibly avoiding paying for draft picks and the scouting report on potential No. 1 overall pick Spencer Torkelson (5:47). Plus, Sarah Langs on which colleges and high schools produce the most major league talent, and how her mom is feeling about getting a baseball season this year (30:36).

MLB Draft Profile: Arkansas' Heston Kjerstad (0:55)
Which MLB teams were the best bets over the last 20 years? (1:16)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2589th
On Base Percentage.32915th
Slugging Percentage.41314th
Earned Run Average4.9520th
Quality Starts0Tied-1st