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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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1:47 AM ET A family of Los Angeles Dodgers fans is seeking $17 million in damages over claims that they were racially profiled and treated with excessive force by the team’s security personnel during a game last October. The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, stems from an incident that took place
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10:43 PM ET The San Francisco Giants are doing their part to ensure their fans’ presence will be felt when baseball returns next month — at least in print form. With Major League Baseball prohibiting fans from attending live games due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Giants announced a Fan Cutout Program on Thursday that
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12:18 PM ET The Chicago Cubs hope to have fans in the stands not long after baseball returns for a 60 game season, according to president of business operations Crane Kenney. “We are at a point where we believe we can bring some portion of our fan base back to Wrigley field,” Kenney said on
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9:42 PM ET Eddie Kasko, who spent 29 seasons in the Boston Red Sox organization as a player, manager and executive, died Wednesday, the team announced. He was 88. Kasko played 10 seasons in the majors, earning an All-Star selection in 1961 with the Cincinnati Reds, with whom he played from 1959 to 1963. A
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8:46 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the players’ association during a pandemic. “We need to get back on the field, and we need to in a less-charged environment start to have conversations about how we — and
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2:15 PM ET Associated Press Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila says one player and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. Avila said on a video conference that the player was living in Florida, but was not working out at the team’s spring training facilities in Lakeland. He did not identify the two
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11:35 PM ET Three Colorado Rockies players have tested positive for the coronavirus, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan, confirming a report by The Denver Post. Two players were asymptomatic and one showed symptoms, according to the newspaper, which reported that the positive tests came last week. This month, several Rockies players have been taking
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6:21 PM ET The Major League Baseball Players Association has agreed to report to training camps by July 1 and play a 60-game season, but it is still discussing health and safety protocols with the league, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Tuesday. The league’s owners voted Monday to implement a 60-game season that
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10:48 AM ET The University of Cincinnati will remove Marge Schott’s name from its baseball stadium, citing the late Cincinnati Reds owner’s “record of racism and bigotry.” The university’s board of trustees on Monday unanimously voted to remove Schott’s name from the stadium and another area of the university’s archives library. The decision is effective
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