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5dPreston Johnson

Ultimate 2019 MLB betting guide

World Series, season win totals and player props -- there are more ways than ever to bet baseball. Here are our nine best futures bets for this season.

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Our ultimate $1 million Home Run Derby field

Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper and ... Matt Adams? With big bucks now at stake, we asked our writers which eight sluggers they would want swinging for the fences.

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4dDavid Schoenfield

Predicting the next top-100 player for all 30 teams

From top prospects and rising young stars to bounce-back candidates, which players who missed the MLB Rank cut could soon find a place on the list?


BBTN: Labor Progress, Numbers Game, Eduardo Perez

Buster welcomes David Schoenfield to discuss the latest agreement between MLB & the players, Ronald Acuna Jr.'s hot spring and more (4:51). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:43) and Eduardo Perez on his biggest takeaways from the spring thus far (34:00).

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani played catch from about 50 feet and with an estimated 30-percent intensity with no reported issues. He is playing catch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and scaling back on his hitting those days. Today he skipped hitting entirely. Ohtani is still only doing soft toss in the batting cage.

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5dAlden Gonzalez

Angels' Heaney shut down with inflamed elbow

Angels lefty Andrew Heaney has been shut down because of elbow inflammation, and manager Brad Ausmus said he isn't sure if Heaney will be ready for Opening Day.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Andrew Heaney, a legitimate candidate to be the Angels' Opening Day starter, has been shut down with what Brad Ausmus described as elbow inflammation. An MRI showed no structural damage and Ausmus said it isn't a long-term injury, but Heaney might have to start the season on the injured list.


BBTN: Player Rankings, Stark, Yankees' Boone, More

Buster discusses ESPN's rankings of the top 100 players in baseball and much more with Jayson Stark (5:15) and Boog Sciambi (29:28). Plus, Yankees manager Aaron Boone (24:36) and Paul Hembekides dives into the numbers for "Hembo Knows" (49:23).


BBTN: Front Office Strategy, Angels' Harvey, Keown On Harper

Before hearing from new Angels P Matt Harvey (26:32), Buster & Keith Law discuss front office strategy when it comes to valuable players and much more (3:09). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:29) and Tim Keown on his recent ESPN the Magazine cover story on Bryce Harper (39:48).

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Ohtani receives modest raise after winning ROY

Shohei Ohtani got a modest raise from the Angels after winning the AL Rookie of the Year award, agreeing to a one-year contract that boosts his pay to $650,000 from last year's minimum of $545,000.


Angels top prospect Adell to miss 10-12 weeks

Jo Adell, a slugging outfield hopeful for the Angels, sprained his left ankle and strained his right hamstring on a play running the bases and could be sidelined for up to three months.


BBTN: Red Sox All Access, Kurkjian, Law, Sale

On All-Access day with the Red Sox, Buster chats with Chris Sale (43:16), goes around the Majors with Tim Kurkjian (4:41) and Keith Law (17:38) and welcomes Sarah Langs for another "Numbers Game" (38:40).

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Harper stands by comments on recruiting Trout

Bryce Harper said Wednesday he meant it when he said he'd be recruiting Mike Trout for the Phillies in 2020. He also said MLB hadn't spoken to him yet about his comments.

Gomez: Harper's Trout comments difficult for MLB to manage (1:55)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

VIDEO: Bryce Harper addressed whether the League had reached out to him on the Mike Trout "tampering" issue: "They talked to me a little bit; not MLB or anything like that... when that time comes and guys are free agents, we'll see what happens." Reporter: "But you meant it, right?" –Harper: "If I didn't mean it I wouldn't have said it."


BBTN: Severino, Harper/Trout, Bogaerts, Muncy

Before hearing from Xander Bogaerts (25:58) & Max Muncy (37:44), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss Luis Severino's status, Bryce Harper recruiting Mike Trout & more (6:17). Plus, Paul Hembekides with "Hembo Knows" (42:21).

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Angels irked as Harper again lobbies for Trout

New Phillies slugger Bryce Harper on Tuesday again lobbied for superstar Mike Trout to join the franchise in 2021. Angels general manager Billy Eppler told the Los Angeles Times he has been in touch with Major League Baseball regarding the comments.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2718th
On Base Percentage.3536th
Slugging Percentage.4577th
Earned Run Average6.3329th
Quality Starts0Tied-1st