After MLB's lukewarm interest in free agency the past few seasons, this winter could bring an even less active marketplace.
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ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.
Cleveland ace Shane Bieber was the unanimous winner of the American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday after leading the majors in wins, ERA and strikeouts.
Robbie Ray agreed to a one-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays. The deal is worth $8 million, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.
Instead of judging a team's success -- or failure -- based on a shortened season, Sam Miller lists one positive memory each club can hold on to this winter.
Mets ace Jacob deGrom is going for his third consecutive NL Cy Young Award, and Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts could become the second player to win the MVP award in each league. The top three finishers for each BBWAA award were revealed Monday.
Eric and Tristan discuss what Randy Arozarena's postseason push means for 2021 as they break down their early rankings for next season!
Toronto picked up a $1.5 million option on reliever Rafael Dolis and opted against keeping right-hander Chase Anderson for $9.5 million. Anderson will get a $500,000 buyout.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended. No, we haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 MLB teams for next year anyway.
BBTN: Mark Teixeira on Dave Roberts and Clayton Kershaw. Plus, Todd Radom brings the ballpark tour to a close at Sahlen Field in Buffalo
Mark Teixeira joins Buster to discuss the regular season-feel to the postseason with teams playing every day, Bryce Wilson attacking the strike zone, Dave Roberts leaving Clayton Kershaw out too long, Kershaw’s legacy, the ying and yang of watching Dusty Baker and the Astros, expectations for the upcoming free agent market, and what he would do with Gary Sanchez this offseason (13:24). Later, the pod’s ballpark tour ends as Todd Radom and the guys visit Sahlen Field in Buffalo and knock out one last weekly quiz (26:42).
Dan Shulman joins Buster to discuss a marathon day of baseball, a spectacular game between the Yankees and Indians, the competitive arrogance of the Rays, Carlos Correa embracing his inner villain, the Twins’ 18-straight playoff losses, and Dinelson Lamet and Mike Clevinger going down for San Diego (13:50). Later, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game with notes on the A’s winner-take-all losing streak, the strikeouts in Reds-Braves and Minnesota’s postseason futility (33:29).
New York knocked out Cleveland in a wild one, the Braves won in style, and the Twins and Jays are gone. Here's all the info on MLB's eight-game frenzy.
Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam and the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays won a postseason series for the first time in 12 years, overpowering the young Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep of their AL wild-card matchup.
BBTN: Karl Ravech recaps the first day of the postseason and Hembo previews the first round of NL series
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss the Yankees shelling Shane Bieber, the Astros surviving against the Twins despite appearing to be on the ropes, Yuli Gurriel signing a one-year deal to stay in Houston, the Rays being the Rays making hitters miss and the White Sox impressing after limping into the playoffs (9:51). Plus, Hembo drops by to give his keys to each of the NL series (26:52).