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The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to play Game 5 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series on Friday night. The Braves took the first two games of the series, the Dodgers destroyed them in Game 3, but then the Braves answered right back with a convincing Game 4 victory. It’s 3-1 …

The 2020 Major League Baseball postseason continues Wednesday with a packed eight-game schedule in the best-of-three Wild Card Series. There are four games in both the American League and National League sides of the bracket, and four AL teams are trying to advance to the divisional round. Because all of the Wild Card Series games …

The 2020 Major League Baseball trade deadline passed on Monday at 4 p.m. ET. Because of the coronavirus shutdown and shortened 60-game season, teams only had five weeks to evaluate to their roster, and there are only four weeks remaining before the playoffs. There was not much time to make decisions and there will not …

11:23 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Billionaire Steve Cohen has entered into negotiations to purchase the New York Mets, hoping to salvage a deal for the franchise after a previous agreement to buy the team fell apart, a …

The memo, which was sent to clubs Wednesday, cites the Miami Marlins’ outbreak. “MLB investigators have now conducted a thorough investigation of the factors contributing to the spread of the virus within the Marlins traveling party, and our decision to revise the protocols … is based on many of the things that we learned,” the …

Security sent by team management to the Mets’ hotel found no trace of Céspedes or his belongings, and the team remained unaware of the 34-year-old’s decision not to play the rest of the season until late in the game against the Atlanta Braves. The Mets had earlier released a statement saying Céspedes made no explanation …

Dr. Anthony Fauci believes that the MLB season could be in trouble after there was a coronavirus outbreak within the Miami Marlins organization. “This could put it in danger,” Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said. “I don’t believe they need to stop, but we just need to follow this and see what happens …

I turn on the television at 3:40 ET Monday afternoon and see Chris Bassitt, in that resplendent kelly green A’s jersey, warming up to face the Los Angeles Angels in an afternoon game on a bright, sunny day in Oakland, California. Mike Trout will hit second for the Angels. Shohei Ohtani is back in the …

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections. The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, the minor league governing body …