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Braves third base coach Ron Washington talks to Buster about missing out on the manager job in San Diego and his desire to manage again, what it was like seeing himself playing in "Money Ball," his work with Marcus Semien, the energy of Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ozzie Albies, motivating Josh Hamilton, and coming so close to winning a World Series with the Rangers (17:47). Plus, Hembo on the latest drama between the union and MLB, and why Josh Hamilton is the most gifted baseball player he's ever watched (4:08).
The Athletics have informed RingCentral Coliseum officials that they could not pay the $1.2 million annual rent that was due April 1, citing the coronavirus pandemic.
Governors from New York, California and Texas said Monday that professional sports could resume in their respective states in the near future.
Former major league player and manager Art Howe was released from a hospital in Houston on Sunday after spending time in intensive care last week with the coronavirus.
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Bob Watson, whose death was announced Thu., told The Undefeated in 2018 that as a Hou. minor leaguer in Jim Crow Fla. in 1966 he had to sleep in a black-owned mortuary for four nights until an African-American family took him in. He said of the aftermath of the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King: "It was crushing...to have your leader taken out cowardly like that, we were getting set way, way back. I was surprised that we, as a nation, moved on. We moved on slowly, but we still moved on."
Art Howe, who played in the major leagues before embarking on a managerial career with the Astros, Athletics and Mets, is hospitalized in intensive care due to the coronavirus, he confirmed to Houston TV station KPRC 2 on Thursday.
The numbers and star power are staggering. McGwire and Sosa. Bonds, Griffey and A-Rod. Pedro, Maddux and the Big Unit. And that's just scratching the surface.
130 steals! The original 40/40 season. These were the player performances that defined an unforgettable decade of baseball.
A's shortstop Marcus Semien joins Buster to talk about helping his community in the East Bay, Ricky Henderson's not-that-helpful advice on how to steal a base, working with Ron Washington to get out of a fielding slump, his family's legacy at Cal, playing against Gerrit Cole in college and what it's like playing for his hometown team (15:57). Plus, ESPN senior programming manager Rick Mace on landing the KBO broadcasting deal (2:41).
Scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Matt Keough, who was part of the vaunted Oakland rotation known as the "Five Aces" in the early 1980s, has died, according to the Athletics.
Is the Astros' title tarnished? Is Jeter overrated? We settle the biggest debate for all 30 MLB teams
From which franchise icon was better to playing what-if in crucial moments gone wrong, we get the final word on your favorite club's ultimate argument.
From a pitcher with a nine-RBI game to an infielder you've never heard of going 7-for-7, these are the marks from every team that you'll have to see to believe.