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2020 Schedule
0-0, 1st in AL East
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5dDavid Schoenfield and Kiley McDaniel

Re-drafting the top picks in every MLB draft from 2010-2019

Gerrit Cole on the O's? Cody Bellinger in Houston? We look back at the past decade to assess where teams went wrong and which players they should have taken instead.

Kurkjian celebrates Tippy Martinez's birthday with a good story (1:49)
2d
Kurkjian reflects on Ripken's consecutive games streak (1:40)
3d
11d

BBTN: Orioles P coach Doug Brocail on embracing analytics, his on-field near-death experience

Orioles pitching coach Doug Brocail joins Buster to talk about his journey to embracing analytics as a coach, what he could've done differently while playing if he had today's information, Trevor Hoffman's change-up, Tony Gwynn calling his own shots, playing with Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio, and his near-death experience on the field (11:01). Plus, Todd Radom on Miller Park and the weekly quiz (2:04).

12d

BBTN: Wayne Kirby on breaking in gloves, the importance having fun, Manny Machado

Padres third base coach Wayne Kirby talks to Buster about the different ways to break in a glove, watching his brother play in the NFL, giving Adam Jones a hard time, the true importance of having fun, Albert Belle smashing plates after an 0-4 game and the lessons he's imparted on Manny Machado after going to San Diego (15:09). Plus, Marly Rivera on Alex Bregman firing his agent, and players' concerns about MLB's proposed health and safety protocols (2:50).

William Weinbaum ESPN 

"It's important to have social distancing appear on TV," says Johns Hopkins Ctr. for Civic Impact Exec. Dir. Beth Blauer of a new-look MLB. "We're a year away from a vaccine, just because there are openings doesn't mean things can now go back to the way they were." She said a restart would be an uplift & keep some fans safe -- at home. "They know they can't go to the games and the only way to watch them will be at home." More: https://twitter.com/TJQuinnESPN/status/1262778863052087306?s=20

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Johns Hopkins Ctr. for Hlth. Security's Tara Kirk Sell says MLB's feasible with proper precautions. "I think it matters a lot more how they're going to do the logistics & make it work, rather than where they can do it," said the 2004 Oly silver medal swimmer. "But I also think some of these states are moving ahead of where they really should on opening, on increasing the potential for contact and that we'll see cases go up." More: https://twitter.com/TJQuinnESPN/status/1262778863052087306?s=20

Kurkjian praises Showalter's baseball brilliance (1:13)
10d
Jim Palmer's fascinating strategy to never allowing a grand slam (1:13)
17d
Kurkjian reflects on Brooks Robinson's birthday (1:10)
15d
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22dKiley McDaniel

Kiley McDaniel's 2020 MLB Mock Draft 1.0

Picking first overall, will the Tigers reach beyond Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson to snag pitcher Asa Lacy from Texas A&M?

Mancini gets a workout assist from his dog (0:23)
27d
Why Trey Mancini isn't letting cancer stop him (1:42)
24d
29d

BBTN: Former Baseball HOF President Jeff Idelson on Bench, Yogi, Ichiro and more

Former Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson joins Buster to talk about his experiences with Hall of Famers, including golfing with Johnny Bench, sipping coffee with Yogi Berra, Ichiro Suzuki's secret rookie of the year phone call, Eddie Murray not telling his wife he made it into the Hall and how Derek Jeter made him "cool" in the eyes of his daughter (13:51). Plus, Sarah Langs on the Nationals waiting to celebrate the World Series with their fans, which Jeter game she would pick to run on TV and building the ultimate five-tool player (2:58).

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30dBuster Olney

Olney: Biggest 2021 decisions for all 30 MLB teams

With baseball's financial landscape changed, and its season on hold, every franchise has unique but critical choices to make this winter -- particularly when it comes to superstar free agents like Mookie Betts.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs72922nd
Batting Average.24621st
On Base Percentage.31024th
Slugging Percentage.41524th
Earned Run Average5.5930th
Quality Starts4122nd
WHIP1.4626th
BAA.27127th