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Major League Baseball gave us plenty of reasons to despise it, but here are...

The past three months, baseball has given us 1,000 reasons to hate it.In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, the players and owners have acted like petulant children bickering over money, settling scores and improving bargaining position for...

MLB cancels All-Star Game for first time since 1945

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dodger Stadium’s 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer.The game scheduled for July 14 was canceled Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and Dodger Stadium was awarded the...

Blue Jays granted exemption to train in Toronto

TORONTO -- All 30 Major League Baseball teams will train at their regular-season ballparks for the pandemic-shortened season after the Toronto Blue Jays received a Canadian federal government exemption on Thursday to work out at Rogers Centre.Toronto will...

Robbie Peto signed with Dodgers as undrafted free agent. Now what?

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about how the coronavirus shutdown has affected minor league baseball players." data-reactid="23">Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories...

Cardinals replace Yankees in Field of Dreams game against White Sox

NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Cardinals have replaced the New York Yankees as the opponent for the Chicago White Sox in the Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13 at Dyersville, Iowa, a source confirmed to The...

‘We weren’t going to play more than 60 games’

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred made an interesting revelation Wednesday about negotiations between MLB and the players union. In an interview with Dan Patrick, Manfred said the 2020 season was never going to be more than 60 games given the...

Family of Dodgers’ Andrew Toles just glad he’s alive

The family of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was glad that he was arrested last week because that meant they knew where he was.Toles, who has struggled with mental illness, was charged in Key West, Florida, with...

Dave Kaval trolls Giants fans over A’s cardboard cutouts for road fans

A's president Dave Kaval never misses a chance to take a shot at the Giants and their fans.<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="The Giants started a trend last week when they announced they would use cardboard...

MLB teams can’t identify players who test positive for coronavirus

5:31 PM ETMarly RiveraESPN Writer CloseMarly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com.There are no protocols that can completely eliminate the risk of contracting the coronavirus.Therefore, despite Major League Baseball and the MLB Players' Association having developed...

Why Pablo Sandoval, three others were briefly released by Giants

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="When the Giants released their roster Monday, everything looked pretty normal. But technically, a day earlier, they had released a pretty big name in franchise history and three other veterans." data-reactid="16">When the...

Rockies’ Ian Desmond opting out of playing in 2020, citing high risk amid pandemic

Ian Desmond will opt out of playing this season, the Colorado Rockies' outfielder announced Monday."The COVID-19 pandemic has made this baseball season one that is a risk I am not comfortable taking," he wrote at the end of...

What you need to know about MLB’s 60-man player pools

All 30 Major League Baseball teams have now released their initial player pools for the 2020 season. As part of the effort to play during the coronavirus pandemic, and without minor-league systems operating, each team will bring up...

MLB prospects to watch on each team’s 60-man pool

With Major League Baseball scheduled to open camps for "spring training 2.0" in the coming days, teams had to submit their initial 60-man player pools Sunday. Players still can be added with many teams listing fewer than 60...

Angels include prospects Jo Adell, Brandon Marsh and Jordyn Adams on 60-player roster

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="The Angels announced Sunday that top prospects Jo Adell, Brandon Marsh and Jordyn Adams will be included in the pool of players joining them in Southern California when the team reconvenes...

Dodgers’ Andrew Toles jailed in Florida on trespassing charge

KEY WEST, Fla. -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was in jail earlier this week, charged with trespassing property.Toles, 28, was detained this week at the airport in Key West, Florida, by a Monroe County sheriff deputy.The...

A’s prospect Robert Puason expected to be on 60-man roster

So far in 2020, the top prospects in baseball haven't gotten the development time they were expecting.When the 2020 MLB season resumes in late July, all 30 teams will be allowed to have a 60-player pool to use...

Sources — Nationals to host Yankees on Opening Day

The reigning World Series champion Washington Nationals are slated to host the New York Yankees when baseball returns, sources confirmed to ESPN on Saturday.The matchup between last year's champion and this year's co-favorite is set to take place...

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