Can the 2011 Rangers change history? How about the '94 Expos? Baseball's best to miss out on Fall Classic glory start their road to redemption in our upset-filled opening round.
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Ken Griffey Jr. debuted 4/3/89. In our 2016 HoF interview, he said re: ability/work: "It's always more of the Roy Hobbs, The Natural, but to be so good for so long, you've got to work & you've got to work harder than anybody else, longer than anybody else. I tell my kids all the time, the only person that's going to believe in you is you. The name on the front of your jersey, that's who you're getting paid for, paid by, but that name on the back, that's who you've got to believe in. That name."
Our 32-team bracket is revealed. The tournament begins Monday.
Beer flights. Knife fights. Planes, trains ... and parachutes? These stories would have broken the internet.
From "The Bird" to "The Hammer" and the original Baby Bomber, we tell the stories of stars who burned bright but flamed out, having a brief time in the spotlight.
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).
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.
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.
Our writers share their first impressions of Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and others destined for big things before they made the majors.
Missing the long ball while we wait for baseball to return? Here are 10 times that sluggers ruled the summer.
Dave Sims joins to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the MLB specifically in Seattle, how long he anticipates the season to start and more.
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.
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?
The Mariners have shut down their spring training facility in Arizona because of the coronavirus and told their players to view the coming weeks as though they are in offseason mode.
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.
Tom Brady is on the move after two decades in New England. That got us thinking about potential baseball equivalents.