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5:22 PM ET Associated Press 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 Associated Press on Wednesday. The schedule change caused by the new coronavirus
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6:27 AM ET Baseball cautiously gathers its players this week for an unprecedented three-week version of summer camp (formerly known as spring training) as it aims to prepare for its truncated 2020 season. Most fantasy managers remain perplexed as to how to view it all and how to adjust. This is understandable, frankly. All of
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5:31 PM ET Marly RiveraESPN Writer Close Marly 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 an extensive manual to aid in the task of resuming play in 2020,
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11:37 PM ET 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 a lengthy post on Instagram that touched on race and opportunities for youth
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9:40 PM ET ESPN.com staff 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 names, but this at least gives us a glimpse of whom we’ll
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4:47 PM ET Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Edgar Santana was suspended 80 games without pay by Major League Baseball on Sunday after testing positive for a banned substance. MLB said in a statement that Santana, 28, was positive for Boldenone, a performance enhancer. Santana, a right-handed reliever, missed the 2019 season because of Tommy John surgery.
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11:23 AM ET Associated Press KEY WEST, Fla. — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was in jail Saturday, charged with trespassing property. Toles, 28, was detained this week at the airport in Key West, Florida, by a Monroe County sheriff deputy. The Miami Herald reported Toles was found sleeping behind a Federal Express building
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2:27 PM ET 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 on Opening Day at Nationals Park, however MLB has yet to finalize an
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12:17 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Following the revelation that multiple co-workers had tested positive for the coronavirus, Texas Rangers employees told ESPN on Friday night that they fear for their health and hope the organization will allow
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12:15 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Ten days ago, as Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association continued haggling over finances in return-to-play discussions, one official said the whole thing felt like “Game of Thrones.” All this
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