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Verlander to donate upcoming MLB paychecks (0:46)
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Judge nixes fantasy players' lawsuit against MLB

While scolding the Astros and Red Sox for "shamelessly" breaking baseball's rules concerning sign stealing, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff dismissed a class-action lawsuit against MLB by a group of daily fantasy sports contestants.


BBTN: Buster talks to Craig Biggio about his career, teammates and being hit by pitches

Craig Biggio joins Buster to talk about being welcomed into the Baseball Hall of Fame fraternity, the Astros passing over Derek Jeter in the draft, watching his son Cavan hit his first big league home run, why he wasn't scared catching for Nolan Ryan as a young player and being the hit-by-pitch record holder (10:34). Plus, Todd Radom hops on to discuss Justin Turner's extra-innings home run derby idea and Marlins Park, and to administer the weekly quiz (2:15).

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Ex-Astro Gattis: Obviously cheated baseball, fans

Evan Gattis, who was a catcher and DH as the Astros won the World Series in 2017 amid a sign-stealing scandal, said he understands why it's "not ... good enough to say sorry."

Should Luhnow, Hinch suspensions be pushed back to 2021? (2:14)

BBTN: Jameson Taillon on rehabbing and interacting team staff during coronavirus

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon joins Buster to discuss rehabbing while social distancing, staying connected with teammates, playing Fortnite, why there are no bad ideas in figuring out how to play games this season and growing up an Astros fan (2:08). Later, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about how the suspensions for Jeff Luhnow and A.J. Hinch will end later this year, regardless of whether any games are played, and his his daily baseball fix videos (22:39).

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Sources: Astros bans end in '20 even if no games

Because AJ Hinch's and Jeff Luhnow's suspensions are tied to the end of the 2020 postseason rather than a specific number of games, MLB will view them as having served their discipline this year no matter what, sources told ESPN.


BBTN: Buster talks to Kyle Peterson and Sarah Langs about the changes to the MLB Draft

Kyle Peterson joins Buster to discuss the major changes to the MLB Draft including the hard decisions college baseball players and coaches have to make in this time of uncertainty, the $20,000 cap on signing bonuses for undrafted players, teams that might look to save money by dumping players and what Kyle would do to help increase interest in baseball (1:40). Later, Sarah Langs hops on to talk about which players might've never made the big leagues under the new draft format and how players on short-term deals are likely to be hurt the most by teams looking to cut payroll (28:20).

Top 10 Routine Plays: Celebrating the normal (4:25)
Could a 32-game schedule be MLB's best solution? (3:13)
An ode to the 2020 MLB season (1:51)
Manfred updates Astros and Red Sox investigations (0:52)
Could MLB implement an NCAA-like tournament this season? (1:33)

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.663rd
Quality Starts891st
Batting Average.2741st
On Base Percentage.3521st
Slugging Percentage.4951st