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10:52 AM ET Famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews has made the decision to temporarily suspend performing Tommy John surgeries at his medical facility in Gulf Breeze, Florida, a spokesperson said. “We are not performing any non-urgent or non-emergent procedures, including Tommy John surgery, in compliance with the governor’s executive order,” the spokesperson for the Andrews
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6:59 PM ET Sports venues are an emerging asset in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. From staging grounds to drive-thru testing facilities to makeshift hospitals, the once-empty stadiums have become a bustle of activity again. The Washington Nationals‘ spring facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, is the latest to be turned into a testing
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5:37 PM ET Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale has undergone Tommy John surgery, ESPN’s Buster Olney confirmed Monday. Sale chose to undergo the procedure now out of fear that delaying it could have caused him to miss significant time in the 2021 season, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan March 19. Recovery from ulnar collateral
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8:06 PM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — Two Chicago Cubs employees who attended an annual training session at Wrigley Field on March 8 have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. One was hospitalized and the other was recovering at home, spokesman Julian Green said Sunday. Green also said there was “nothing definitive” indicating the session
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8:06 AM ET You love baseball. Tim Kurkjian loves baseball. So while we await its return, every day we’ll provide you with a story or two tied to this date in baseball history. ON THIS DATE IN 1867, Cy Young, after whom the pitching award was named, was born Denton True Young in Gilmore, Ohio.
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9:26 AM ET Agent Scott Boras believes the agreement reached between Major League Baseball and the players’ union “sends the wrong message” when it comes to possibly shortening the draft and limiting the financial pool for amateur players. Under terms of the agreement, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has the discretion to shorten the 2020 draft
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1:56 PM ET Major League Baseball owners have approved a plan to address salary and service-time issues amid the indefinite delay to the start of the regular season, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The owners completed an agreement reached between MLB and the players’ union Thursday night, which came after nearly two weeks of
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8:49 AM ET Todd ZolaFantasy Close Writing on fantasy baseball game theory and player analysis since 1997 Winner of the 2013 Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association Best Baseball Article One of the best ways to prepare for your fantasy baseball season is to do some mock drafts, which are essentially practice drafts that you can do
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10:50 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Thursday, a source tells ESPN. The Mets announced Tuesday that Syndergaard would need the surgery. He is expected to return
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9:46 PM ET Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have a deal, sources tell ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The players have voted on it already. MLB owners are expected to ratify it Friday. The deal draws a path forward as baseball tries to figure out when it will return from the stoppage because of
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11:12 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Vowing that “baseball will be back” and “will be part of the recovery,” Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said in an interview Wednesday with ESPN’S Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter that
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2:01 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Major League Baseball will air 30 games across its digital platforms Thursday, giving fans plenty of hardball to choose from on an Opening Day postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. With its season delayed until at least mid-May, MLB will air one memorable game for each franchise on
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