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There was Mariano Rivera, and there was everybody else
Mariano Rivera was the greatest closer ever. The gap between him and the second-best closer isn't even close. And to think, the Yankees weren't really sure what to do with him when they first got him.[read more]

Sources: MLBPA to seek more games, no pay cut
The Major League Baseball Players Association expects to counter MLB's economic proposal by the end of this week with a plan that includes more than 100 games and a guarantee of full prorated salaries for the 2020 season, sources told ESPN.[read more]

Top 10 draft busts of the past decade
From a No. 1 pick who never made the show to a can't-miss college bat who missed, these are the worst whiffs.[read more]

Kiley McDaniel's 2020 MLB mock draft 2.0
With the draft about two weeks away, here's our latest intel on how things will shake out in Round 1.[read more]

Re-drafting the top picks in every MLB draft from 2010-2019
Gerrit Cole on the O's? Cody Bellinger in Houston? We look back at the past decade to assess where teams went wrong and which players they should have taken instead.[read more]

Will anyone hit .400? What stats for an 82-game season could look like
We look at how much the oddities of a shortened schedule will impact the stats we've grown accustomed to seeing.[read more]

The baseball Hall of Famer who runs a funeral home
Andre Dawson's second act differs dramatically from his days on the baseball field. The former Cubs and Expos star is the owner of a funeral parlor that, like the rest of the world, is grappling with grief and uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic.[read more]

Glanville: Here's why I'd play this year -- and why I wouldn't
A former pro weighs the pros and cons of returning to the diamond during a global pandemic.[read more]

How half a season of fantasy baseball could impact your players' outlooks
We make picks and break down the fantasy impact.[read more]

Lotte Giants pitcher hit by liner out of hospital
Lotte Giants pitcher Lee Seung-heon, who was struck in the head by a line drive May 17, was released from the hospital Monday, a team spokesperson told ESPN. Seung-heon is expected to rejoin the team for rehab after a month of rest.[read more]