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Nov 23, 2020

Mets focus on GM, abandon baseball prez search
The Mets have abandoned their search for a president of baseball operations and will instead focus on hiring a GM who will report to team president Sandy Alderson.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2020

Cubs president Hoyer gets five-year contract
New Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer agreed to a five-year contract, the team announced Monday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2020

Hale replaces Mills on Francona's Indians staff
DeMarlo Hale will replace bench coach Brad Mills on Terry Francona's 2021 Indians coaching staff.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2020

White Sox to host Yanks in Field of Dreams game
The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game in Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12.

ESPN MLB
Nov 23, 2020

What was it really like playing during COVID-19? Behind the scenes with the Yankees through a player's lens
Reliever Adam Ottavino photographed one of the most surreal seasons in MLB history. He shared some of his favorite images -- and the stories they tell.

ESPN MLB
Nov 20, 2020

Rays designate outfielder Renfroe for assignment
The Tampa Bay Rays have designated outfielder Hunter Renfroe for assignment.

ESPN MLB
Nov 20, 2020

Mets ink 6-foot-7 pitcher McWilliams to 1-yr. deal
Sam McWilliams, a 6-foot-7 right-hander who is 30-35 with a 3.85 ERA in a minor league career that has spanned six years with three other organizations, has signed with the Mets.

ESPN MLB
Nov 20, 2020

Red Sox tab ex-OF Venable to be bench coach
The Red Sox have hired Will Venable, who spent the past three seasons as a Cubs base coach, to be a bench coach on manager Alex Cora's staff.

ESPN MLB
Nov 20, 2020

Think catching a foul ball is hard? How 2020 taught us it's even tougher than we thought
When a limited number of fans were allowed during the MLB playoffs, they faced far less competition for foul balls than ever before. So they snagged them all, right? Not even close.

ESPN MLB
Nov 20, 2020

The sports world reacts to Jeezy vs. Gucci Mane
Jeezy and Gucci Mane put on a rap battle for the ages, and the biggest stars in sports went to Twitter to show their love.

ESPN MLB
Nov 19, 2020

Yanks' Chapman gets suspension cut to 2 games
Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman's suspension for throwing near the head of Tampa Bay's Mike Brosseau was reduced from three games to two after he appealed the decision.

ESPN MLB
Nov 19, 2020

Brewers promote Arnold to general manager
The Brewers have promoted Matt Arnold to senior vice president and general manager, a move president of baseball operations David Stearns says "formalizes how we have operated over the last few years."

ESPN MLB
Nov 19, 2020

Dodgers, Yanks part of ESPN's Opening Day slate
ESPN will showcase 19 different teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 Major League Baseball season.

ESPN MLB
Nov 19, 2020

Wrigley Field given federal landmark status
Seven years after filing the paperwork, Wrigley Field has been given federal landmark status in the National Register of Historic Places.

ESPN MLB
Nov 19, 2020

Sources: Wrigley to get federal landmark status
Seven years after filing the paperwork, Wrigley Field is to be given federal landmark status in the National Register of Historic Places, according to sources.

ESPN MLB
Nov 18, 2020

Seidler takes over as Padres' executive chairman
Ron Fowler has stepped down as executive chairman of the San Diego Padres and lead investor Peter Seidler has been approved by fellow Major League Baseball owners to take over control of the team as chairman.

ESPN MLB
Nov 18, 2020

World Series champ Dodgers latest to have layoffs
The World Series champion Dodgers on Wednesday informed employees throughout the franchise of layoffs, the latest team to do so as MLB faces the possibility of a second season with limited fan access amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

ESPN MLB
Nov 18, 2020

Poll: Fans still won't go to games without vaccine
A recent survey conducted by Seton Hall University's Sharkey Institute reveals that most American sports fans will wait for a COVID-19 vaccine before returning to arenas and stadiums.

ESPN MLB
Nov 18, 2020

Mets' Cano banned for season because of PED
Mets infielder Robinson Cano will be suspended for the entire 2021 season because of a positive test for a performance-enhancing drug.

ESPN MLB
Nov 18, 2020

Mets' Cano banned for season due to PED offense
Mets infielder Robinson Cano will be suspended for the entire 2021 season because of a positive test for a performance-enhancing drug.

ESPN MLB
Nov 17, 2020

GM Minasian: Angels not rebuilding, 'on the cusp'
GM Perry Minasian said the Angels are "on the cusp of doing some really great things," not a rebuilding team.

ESPN MLB
Nov 17, 2020

Bellinger has surgery on shoulder he dislocated
Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger, whose shoulder popped out of place while celebrating his go-ahead home run in Game 7 of the NLCS, had surgery Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 17, 2020

Griffey joins ownership group for MLS' Sounders
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ESPN MLB
Nov 17, 2020

Cubs championship architect Epstein steps down
Theo Epstein is leaving the Cubs after nine seasons, including winning the World Series in 2016.

ESPN MLB
Nov 17, 2020

Former All-Star reliever McDaniel dies at 84
Lindy McDaniel, an All-Star reliever who appeared in nearly 1,000 major league games over 21 seasons, has died. He was 84.

ESPN MLB
Nov 16, 2020

Clevinger to have TJ surgery; re-signs with Padres
The Padres have re-signed Mike Clevinger, who will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, to a two-year deal.

ESPN MLB
Nov 16, 2020

KBO on ESPN: Korean Series set as NC Dinos face Doosan Bears
The KBO's Korean Series is underway, and that means we've still got some live baseball -- and lots and lots of bat flips. Here's how you can check out the action.

ESPN MLB
Nov 16, 2020

Ng: Historic hire gives 'glimmer of hope' to many
Kim Ng, believed to be the first female general manager in any of the four major North American men's sports leagues, says her hiring has provided a "glimmer of hope" for many people.

ESPN MLB
Nov 16, 2020

Braves sign lefty Smyly to one-year, $11M deal
Left-hander Drew Smyly signed a one-year, $11 million contract with the Braves on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 16, 2020

Schilling, Clemens, Bonds headline HOF ballot
Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds are the leading candidates returning to baseball's Hall of Fame ballot in a year without any favorites among the new names.

ESPN MLB
Nov 15, 2020

Former Dodgers manager Lasorda hospitalized
The Dodgers announced Sunday that former manager Tommy Lasorda is hospitalized in Orange County, California, and is resting comfortably in intensive care.

ESPN MLB
Nov 14, 2020

Auction of Johnny Bench memorabilia nears $2M
Personal memorabilia from the career of Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench has been auctioned for just under $2 million.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Getting to know new Marlins general manager Ng, MLB's first female GM
Ng has been an integral part of the sport for three decades. Here are some of the reasons why.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Spain: In opportunity long overdue, Kim Ng lands GM job in MLB
After 30 years in baseball, Kim Ng shattered another glass ceiling.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Rohr, pitched once for Miracle Mets, dies at 74
Les Rohr, a highly touted prospect who briefly pitched for the champion 1969 Mets, has died at the age of 74.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Way-too-early 2021 Power Rankings: What's next for Dodgers, Rays and all 30 teams
We haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 teams for next year anyway.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Getting to know new Marlins general manager Kim Ng, MLB's first female GM
Ng has been an integral part of the sport for three decades. Here are some of the reasons why.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Marlins hire Kim Ng as MLB's first female GM
The Marlins are hiring Kim Ng as their new general manager, making her MLB's first female GM, the team announced Friday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Gooden gets probation for 2019 drug arrest
Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has been sentenced to a year of probation in connection with a drug arrest in New Jersey in 2019.

ESPN MLB
Nov 13, 2020

Cubs' Tepera lands MVP vote thanks to misclick
Chicago Cubs reliever Ryan Tepera, who was 0-1 with a 3.92 ERA this season, received a single 10th-place vote for NL MVP when a voter clicked on his name on accident.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

Freeman beats out Betts, Machado for NL MVP
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman won the NL MVP award Thursday, a reward for helping power his team to its third consecutive NL East title.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

ChiSox's Abreu: 'Special moment' to win AL MVP
White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu won the AL MVP award on Thursday after helping drive Chicago to its first playoff berth in 12 years.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

How Freddie Freeman won National League MVP
The Braves first baseman edged Mookie Betts for the NL's top honor. Here's what won Freeman the award.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

White Sox slugger Abreu captures AL MVP award
White Sox superstar first baseman Jose Abreu won the AL Most Valuable Player Award on Thursday after helping power Chicago to its first playoff berth in 12 years.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

How Jose Abreu won American League MVP
It was a battle of sluggers named Jose from the AL Central. Here's why Chicago's Abreu won the award.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

Angels name Braves' Minasian general manager
Perry Minasian is the new general manager of the Angels, the team announced Thursday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

Source: Angels name Braves' Minasian new GM
Perry Minasian will be the next general manager of the Angels, a source confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

White Sox waiting for La Russa's case to play out
The White Sox said they "understand the seriousness" of a DUI charge against Tony La Russa but will avoid further comment until the Hall of Fame manager's case is resolved.

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

Padres' Tatis Jr. would consider playing winter ball
Padres shortstop and NL MVP finalist Fernando Tatis Jr. said he would not rule out returning to winter ball this season for his team, Estrellas Orientales, to give the Dominican Republic "a good show."

ESPN MLB
Nov 12, 2020

Source: Braves' Minasian favored for Angels' GM
Perry Minasian, the Atlanta Braves' assistant general manager, has emerged as the favorite to become the Los Angeles Angels' GM, a source told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Bauer 1st pitcher in Reds history to win Cy Young
The Cincinnati Reds' Trevor Bauer has won the NL Cy Young Award, giving Cincinnati its first winner of the award.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Five reasons why Trevor Bauer is NL Cy Young
The Reds ace edged Yu Darvish and Jacob deGrom in a tight race. Here's what made Bauer the NL's best this season.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Indians' Bieber unanimously wins AL Cy Young
Cleveland ace Shane Bieber was the unanimous winner of the American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night after leading the majors in wins, ERA and strikeouts.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Five reasons why Shane Bieber is AL Cy Young
The Indians ace was a unanimous choice as the American League's top pitcher. We go inside his 2020 dominance.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Gausman returns to Giants, takes $18.9M offer
Kevin Gausman is returning to the Giants for the 2021 season after accepting the team's $18.9 million qualifying offer Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Realmuto, Springer, LeMahieu all reject offers
J.T. Realmuto, George Springer and DJ LeMahieu rejected the $18.9 million qualifying offer from their teams on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Where will Trevor Bauer sign? Jeff Passan answers 20 big offseason questions
Here's what could go down before Opening Day -- whenever that may be.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Pitcher Tomlin returns to Braves on $1M deal
Free-agent pitcher Josh Tomlin, who went 2-2 with a 4.76 ERA in 17 games with Atlanta this past season, will return to the Braves on a one-year, $1 million deal.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Source: Angels down to 5 finalists for GM job
The Angels are down to five finalists for general manager, a source confirmed Wednesday to ESPN, and that role could be filled as soon as next week.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Stroman accepts Mets' $18.9M qualifying offer
Right-hander Marcus Stroman has accepted the Mets' $18.9 million qualifying offer.

ESPN MLB
Nov 11, 2020

Tuskegee Airmen broke barriers in the military and sports
From Black men who left successful sports careers to join the squadron in the 1940s to current sports personalities inspired to #FlyLikeThem, the Tuskegee Airmen's impact is still felt.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Cohen's goal is to turn Mets into iconic franchise
New owner Steve Cohen on Tuesday promised that the New York Mets will act "like a major-market team" but said they will spend money carefully as they chase championships.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Marlins' turnaround nets Mattingly NL MOY honors
Don Mattingly was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the Marlins to their first winning season since 2009 and their first playoff appearance since 2003 -- all while overcoming a teamwide COVID-19 outbreak.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Marlins turnaround nets Mattingly NL MOY honors
Don Mattingly was named National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the Marlins to their first winning season since 2009 and first playoff appearance since 2003 -- all while overcoming a teamwide COVID-19 outbreak.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Rays' Cash wins AL Manager of the Year award
Rays manager Kevin Cash, who guided the team to its best winning percentage ever in the regular season, was named AL Manager of the Year on Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

New owner: Mets to act 'like a major market team'
New owner Steve Cohen promised that the Mets will act "like a major market team," but said they will spend the money carefully.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

La Russa felt police tried to embarrass manager
Appearing incoherent and bothered during his DUI arrest, Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa, 76, referred to his Hall-of-Fame credentials and expressed a mistrust in blood-alcohol-level tests.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Red Sox's Cora: I got my penalty and served it
Rehired Red Sox manager Alex Cora apologized for his role in the Astros' sign-stealing scandal, saying he deserved his one-year suspension.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Rojas likely to stay Mets manager under Cohen
Mets president Sandy Alderson said Tuesday that Luis Rojas probably will return for a second season as manager, under new owner Steve Cohen.

ESPN MLB
Nov 10, 2020

Ex-Giant Williamson suing park over concussion
Former Giants outfielder Mac Williamson is suing the owners of Oracle Park, saying bullpen mounds contributed to his concussion.

ESPN MLB
Nov 09, 2020

Docs: La Russa charged with DUI after Feb. arrest
White Sox manager Tony La Russa was charged with driving under the influence in Arizona after he allegedly ran his car into a curb in February, according to court records obtained by ESPN. It is the second known drunken driving arrest for La Russa.

ESPN MLB
Nov 09, 2020

Rockies, RHP Rodriguez reach minor league deal
Right-hander Dereck Rodriguez has signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies that includes an invitation to spring training.

ESPN MLB
Nov 09, 2020

M's Lewis named top AL rookie in unanimous vote
Outfielder Kyle Lewis is the first Mariners player to be named American League Rookie of the Year since Ichiro Suzuki in 2001, and 12th winner by unanimous vote.

ESPN MLB
Nov 09, 2020

Brewers reliever Williams wins NL Rookie of Year
Brewers reliever Devin Williams, who confounded the league with his untouchable changeup this year, was named NL Rookie of the Year,

ESPN MLB
Nov 09, 2020

Attorneys: Former Astros GM was 'scapegoated'
Seeking more than $22 million in a lawsuit, attorneys for former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said their client was "scapegoated" in a sign-stealing scandal of which he had no knowledge.

ESPN MLB
Nov 09, 2020

Woodfork to oversee minor leagues for MLB
Peter Woodfork was appointed Major League Baseball's senior vice president of minor league operations and development on Monday and will oversee the farm teams under their new structure.

ESPN MLB
Nov 08, 2020

Nats invite President-elect Biden to toss 1st pitch
The Nationals have invited President-elect Joe Biden to throw out the first pitch on Opening Day, which is scheduled for April 1 against the Mets.

ESPN MLB
Nov 07, 2020

Blue Jays agree to one-year deal with LHP Ray
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.

ESPN MLB
Nov 07, 2020

Yanks move affiliates from Trenton, Staten Island
The Yankees are moving minor league affiliates out of Staten Island and Trenton, New Jersey.

ESPN MLB
Nov 07, 2020

Where will Trevor Bauer sign? Will the Mets spend big? Jeff Passan answers 20 big offseason questions
Here's what could go down before Opening Day -- whenever that may be.

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

Red Sox bring back Cora with suspension over
The Red Sox have rehired former manager Alex Cora, the team announced Friday, with Cora saying he is "grateful for the opportunity to manage once again and return to the game I have loved my entire life."

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

No punishment for L.A.'s Turner as he apologizes
Rob Manfred said MLB will not punish Justin Turner for celebrating on the field after he was removed from the game for testing positive for COVID-19.

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

Van Wagenen exits as Mets shake up front office
General manager Brodie Van Wagenen and much of his front office, including Omar Minaya, are leaving the New York Mets, the team announced Friday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

Cohen completes $2.4 billion purchase of Mets
The sale of the New York Mets to new owner Steve Cohen is now official, he announced Friday.

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

Alex Cora is back. Here's why the Red Sox reunion will -- or won't -- work
A lot has changed during Cora's season-long suspension. We break down what the skipper faces as he returns to Boston.

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

Source: Red Sox bring back Cora as manager
The Boston Red Sox have rehired former manager Alex Cora, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Nov 06, 2020

Lindor AND Springer to the Mets? Ozuna to the Astros? Offseason predictions for all 30 MLB teams
We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.

ESPN MLB
Nov 05, 2020

ChiSox's Anderson: 'Won't change' for La Russa
White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, known for his post-homer bat flips, said he won't change his style of play to suit new manager Tony La Russa, saying, "I will continue to be me."

ESPN MLB
Nov 05, 2020

Acuna among four Braves to earn Silver Sluggers
Four Braves players highlighted this year's Silver Slugger Awards, which were unveiled Thursday by MLB to honor the best offensive players at every position in each league.

ESPN MLB
Nov 05, 2020

From silver linings to historically awesome: One great 2020 moment for all 30 MLB teams
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.

ESPN MLB
Nov 05, 2020

One great 2020 moment for all 30 MLB teams
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.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

Bruce Maxwell to attend spring training with Mets
Catcher Bruce Maxwell, the only major league player to kneel during the national anthem in 2017 to protest racial injustice, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Mets for next year and will report to major league spring training.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

Longtime Brewers coach moves to advisory role
After working as a Brewers first-base or third-base coach for the past 14 seasons, Ed Sedar is moving into a new role as an adviser to the team's coaching staff.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

FA Bauer rejects Reds' offer, but open to return
One of six players to receive a qualifying offer, free agent Trevor Bauer rejected the Reds' $18.9 million offer but his agent said Bauer would be open to discussing a return.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

Jeff Passan's MLB offseason preview: Answering 20 uniquely 2020 hot stove questions
When could we see some moves? Which teams actually might spend some money this winter? Here's what could go down before Opening Day -- whenever that may be.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

2021 MLB draft order set by 2020 standings
With no changes because of the shortened season, the Pirates will pick first, followed by the Rangers.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

Way-too-early 2021 MLB Power Rankings: What's next for Dodgers, Rays and all 30 teams
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.

ESPN MLB
Nov 04, 2020

Cody Bellinger on World Series win and his appearance in the new Assassin's Creed
Cody Bellinger on bringing home the Commissioner's Trophy to Los Angeles, the Dodgers' secret weapon (the Jonas Brothers) and his Viking alter ego in Assassin's Creed.

ESPN MLB
Nov 03, 2020

Dodgers' Betts awarded 5th straight Gold Glove
Dodgers star Mookie Betts won his fifth straight Gold Glove Award on Tuesday after winning four with the Boston Red Sox. Royals left fielder Alex Gordon became the sixth player to win a Gold Glove in his final season.

ESPN MLB
Nov 03, 2020

Honus Wagner card sells for record $1.4 million
A Honus Wagner baseball card sold for more than $1.4 million, a record for the rare T-206 card of the Pittsburgh Pirates great.

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