2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
0-0, 1st in NL Cent
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3d

Reports: Cards replace Yanks for Field of Dreams

The Yankees are not scheduled to face the White Sox during the 60-game season, so the Cardinals will reportedly be the new opponent for Chicago in the Field of Dreams game Aug. 13 in Dyersville, Iowa.

Jordan Hicks gets in some throws (0:17)
8d
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12dDavid 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.

3d

BBTN: Hall of Fame candidacies, COVID-19 closes training camps

Buster goes full distraction by asking Sarah Langs (6:12) and Karl Ravech (15:54) about the Hall of Fame candidacies of Yadier Molina, Justin Verlander, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. Plus, Ravy gives his thoughts on the latest financial and health negotiations between players and owners.

Kurkjian praises Bob Gibson's illustrious career (1:28)
13d
What MLB's latest proposal says about the season (2:10)
17d
3d

BBTN: Karl Ravech on "Long Gone Summer," the labor impasse between players and owners

Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss ESPN's "Long Gone Summer" and their memories of the summer of 1998, other factors that revitalized baseball after the 1994 strike, and the latest impasse between players and owners in restarting baseball (8:17). Later, Sarah Langs on Buster Posey's Hall of Fame candidacy (34:26). Plus, SVP's conversation with Sammy Sosa (2:44).

3d

Dingers, Debuts And Dynasty

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.

The enormity of McGwire's 62nd homer (2:25)
20d
Kurkjian remembers the remarkable glove of Ozzie Smith (1:33)
15d
22d

BBTN: Tim Keown on Mark McGwire not embracing the home run chase of '98

ESPN's Tim Keown joins Buster to reflect on covering the home run chase of 1998 (14:46). The guys get into the weariness of Mark McGwire and how he never really embraced the moment, the crowds that showed up every game for batting practice, Keown's mental image of a cross-armed Barry Bonds that summer, trying to rundown the steroids story, and Keown's thoughts on baseball's restart negotiations. Plus, Todd Radom on Busch Stadium and the weekly quiz (3:22).

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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.

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BBTN: Kiley McDaniel on the MLB Draft, an interview with Mark McGwire

Kiley McDaniel joins Buster to review the first round of the MLB Draft, discussing what the Orioles did at No. 2, Austin Martin sliding to No. 5, the biggest head scratching pick, the best player still left on the board, and the latest battleground between the players and owners (3:42). Later, in a never-before-heard interview from 2016, Dari Nowkhah and Mel Kiper Jr. talk to Mark McGwire about the 1998 home run chase, including the serendipitous moments of that season, the pressure he felt chasing the record and what he remembers about breaking it (18:22).

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs76419th
Batting Average.24523rd
On Base Percentage.32414th
Slugging Percentage.41523rd
Earned Run Average3.805th
Quality Starts0Tied-25th
WHIP0.213rd
BAA.1911st