From 20-strikeout outings to unforgettable no-nos, we look at the best gem ever thrown by each franchise and try to predict who could top it.
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Our reporters take you inside the dugouts and clubhouses with their favorite stories away from the limelight.
Unfortunately there is no action on the field, but we're still sizing up where all 30 teams stand on the day they would have been playing ball.
Wander Franco is just the tip of the iceberg for the Rays' system, but other organizations have their share of high-end prospects too. How does your team rank?
Marcus Stroman is recruiting a star-studded United States group for the 2021 World Baseball Classic, so we picked a roster using a few rules of our own -- and this squad is stacked.
Will the Dodgers and Braves just keep getting better? We look at the top players on the rise for each NL team.
Boog Sciambi dissects Buster's lists of top baseball movies and books to consume in self-isolation, and the guys discuss which classic games you should check out on YouTube (1:55).
From stars we're often too hard on to veterans we don't talk about enough, baseball's extended hiatus is a good reminder to give these guys some more love this season.
Tom Brady is on the move after two decades in New England. That got us thinking about potential baseball equivalents.
It's NL Central preview day! Buster talks Reds with radio analyst Jeff Piecoro (3:31), Cubs with ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers (8:15), Brewers with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Todd Rosiak (15:21), Pirates with The Athletic's Rob Biertempfel (21:52 and Cardinals with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold (29:10).
MLB suspends the start of the season. Buster and Karl Ravech talk about a historic day in baseball (3:02). Later, Hembo drops by to lighten the mood as the guys talk biggest home runs, golf-foursomes and what they're most looking forward to when the season starts (19:08).
You know who's No. 1, but which two pitchers got into the top five? And who is the most surprising addition to the top 10?
The votes are in, and ESPN has picked its top 100 players. Members of our panel look at this year's most surprising rankings.
The Brewers will be paying Christian Yelich in his new nine-year contract until 2042, when the All-Star outfielder is 50 years old.
The mutual admiration between the Brewers and star outfielder Christian Yelich has been cemented by a new nine-year, $215 million deal that will almost assuredly keep the 2018 NL MVP from ever reaching free agency.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Christian Yelich's new contract with the Brewers has a full no trade and no opt outs prompting his agent to call it an ‘opt in.' In order to give Mil payroll flexibility, they will defer 4 million a season in the years his salary is maxed out at 26 million. With just 22 million on the books those seasons, the small market Brewers feel they'll have plenty of flexibility to build around Yelich.
Yeli vs. Belli? The MLB rivalry-turned-friendship between the Brewers' Christian Yelich and the Dodgers' Cody Bellinger is explored over an injury-inducing game of Connect Four, table tennis and a winner-take-all beer-chugging contest in spring training.