'The story is the work he put in. The strength he added. The perseverance. It was impressive. He is absolutely the best athlete I’ve ever met. He can do anything.'
With 20 roster spots turned over after a COVID-19 outbreak, the Marlins are preparing to play Tuesday. 'Some of these guys,' manager Don Mattingly said, 'I’ve never met.'
First, Yoenis Céspedes could not be found. Then, he was safe. Then, he had opted out of the 2020 season over COVID-19 concerns, ending a swirling saga with the New York Mets.
As St. Louis Cardinals players tested positive for COVID-19 at the end of a week that saw the Marlins outbreak, MLB sounded alarms that the season is in jeopardy.
Two pitches near the heads of Astros hitters and some goofy taunting, from one player with a questionable World Series ring to some others.
Veteran Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis watched from a Florida hotel as his club's scheduled opponents experienced a COVID-19 outbreak. What now?
A team shut down, schedules shuffled, players quarantined. Is this a moment of pandemic disorder in MLB, or just the beginning?
The COVID-19 outbreak sidelining the Marlins and creating chaos in baseball is exactly what MLB and the country as a whole signed up for.
Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani returns to the mound Sunday for the first time since 2018, resuming his pursuit of excellence as baseball's true two-way player.
Mike Trout becomes a Hall of Fame lock today, by starting his 10th season in the majors. But the best ballplayer you've ever seen is still Mikey from Millville.
Mookie Betts knelt for the national anthem and the NL favorite Los Angeles Dodgers opened the 2020 season with a win in an empty stadium.
Mookie Betts said he was looking for fair value, and found it in a 12-year, $365 million extension from the Los Angeles Dodgers before he has played a game with them.
'Probably wouldn’t have put more than a 1 percent chance at trying to pitch again.' A once-elite reliever who lost the zone, Daniel Bard is returning to the majors after seven years away.
The last time anyone was playing baseball games, the Astros were baseball's public enemy No. 1. Now, after months shut down because of the coronavirus, where do things stand in Houston?
MLB umpire Todd Tichenor is ready to go. He's testing masks and preparing for an altered schedule as a 60-game season amid the coronavirus pandemic approaches.
As baseball waited to return from the pandemic, the world changed. MLB managers explain how they are handling America's reckoning with racial injustice and the coronavirus.
Reigning NL Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso is 'geeked up' to play, bringing enthusiasm and optimism to the field in a time of discontent and worry.
It might have been a short stay in Los Angeles, anyway. Now, every day is a reminder of how Mookie Betts may never even don the Dodgers uniform in a real game.
Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle said COVID-19 test results aren't coming to MLB players as quickly as promised, and detailed the uncertainty players are feeling.
The nearer I came to the baseball, to the men who play it and the stories they tell and the field on which they play it and the way they usually allow us to feel about ourselves, the less real it felt.
Everything about baseball has had to change because of the coronavirus pandemic. But putting a runner on second in extra innings? Maybe that can be a fun change.
'I don't really want to play, not like this,' one player says. 'But I will.' How much risk is OK? MLB players are staring down the the unknowns of playing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Refreshing the 2020 MLB season: New faces in new places, top storylines and more as baseball tries to restart.
After weeks of quarrels, MLB says it will impose a season on players if the coronavirus allows. What will the saga say about the sport?