Wood, Hall of Famer Craig Biggio and others look back to when the Cubs phenom owned the zone and tied the single-game strikeout record.
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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.
Our reporters take you inside the dugouts and clubhouses with their favorite stories away from the limelight.
Watch four great pitching performances on ESPN's "Strikeout Saturday," featuring Max Scherzer, Kerry Wood and more.
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.
The Cubs star offers advice about staying active and helping others during these trying circumstances on the day a new baseball season would have started.
Sports figures from around the globe have given money, protective equipment, messages of support and even food to medical professionals and hospitals as staffs work overtime to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Game 7 masterpieces, wild comebacks, walk-off moments and cruel twists, our folks have seen it all and are here to tell their favorite tales.
This offseason, the Cubs hired Rachel Folden as a hitting coach -- the same day the Yankees hired Rachel Balkovec for a similar role. It was historic because they are the first women in such roles, and because few jobs in sports are more hands-on.
In the first of a weeklong series focusing on a different baseball theme each day, we asked our MLB reporters for their best long-ball story. Here's what they chose.
Eric and Tristan talk about their Tout War drafts and discuss roster construction to make you a better manager!
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?
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.
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).
Trevor Bauer and other major leaguers are looking to start a pickup game -- and we'll take any baseball we can get right now -- so we chimed in with our top choices for a sandlot hardball showdown.