PopMuse: Baseball http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Meet the 2020 MLB draft's man of mystery: A 17-year-old pitcher with enormous upside https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29246516/meet-2020-mlb-draft-man-mystery-17-year-old-enormous-upside https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29246516/meet-2020-mlb-draft-man-mystery-17-year-old-enormous-upside Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:12:44 UTC www.espn.com - MLB With this year's unique circumstances, there are a lot of players whom teams haven't seen much of. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ranking the top 150 2020 MLB draft prospects https://www.espn.com/mlb/insider/story/_/id/29251325/updated-2020-mlb-draft-rankings-latest-top-150-players https://www.espn.com/mlb/insider/story/_/id/29251325/updated-2020-mlb-draft-rankings-latest-top-150-players Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:05:28 UTC www.espn.com - MLB With the MLB draft little more than a week away, here's how the top prospects likely to come off the board in this June's five-round event stack up. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The 10 best MLB betting seasons from the past 20 years https://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/29226422/the-10-best-mlb-betting-seasons-20-years https://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/29226422/the-10-best-mlb-betting-seasons-20-years Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:03:32 UTC www.espn.com - MLB The 2001 Seattle Mariners won bettors nearly 40 total units over the course of that magical season. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The 10 worst MLB teams to bet on over the past 20 years https://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/29231378/the-10-worst-mlb-teams-bet-past-20-years https://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/29231378/the-10-worst-mlb-teams-bet-past-20-years Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:03:32 UTC www.espn.com - MLB Which baseball teams have been the worst to bet on over the past 20 years? Here are the bottom 10. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ MLB is having a tougher time returning than NBA, NHL. What's baseball's problem? https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29248967/mlb-having-tougher-returning-nba-nhl-baseball-problem https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29248967/mlb-having-tougher-returning-nba-nhl-baseball-problem Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:00:46 UTC www.espn.com - MLB While other sports seemingly move closer to game time, baseball is just bickering. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Why a shorter season and salary deferrals could help save the 2020 MLB season https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29252350/fewer-games-salary-deferrals-where-mlb-players-owners-find-middle-ground-2020-season https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29252350/fewer-games-salary-deferrals-where-mlb-players-owners-find-middle-ground-2020-season Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:00:46 UTC www.espn.com - MLB The two sides are still far apart on a deal to play baseball this summer, so we examine where they could meet to make it happen. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ USC's announcement of on-campus classes in fall could boost football's return http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/sports/baseball/mlb/~3/y0oYt0mry1I/usc-on-campus-classes-in-fall-could-boost-football-return http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/sports/baseball/mlb/~3/y0oYt0mry1I/usc-on-campus-classes-in-fall-could-boost-football-return Wed, 03 Jun 2020 04:23:32 UTC Ryan Kartje at L.A. Times - Baseball News USC announced Tuesday that it will offer on-campus classes in the the fall, a move that might boost the chances that the Trojans' football team plays this season. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Rams' meeting on George Floyd death was emotional and powerful, Sean McVay says http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/sports/baseball/mlb/~3/LPdLDcrN_jU/rams-meeting-george-floyd-death-emotional-powerful-sean-mcvay-says http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/sports/baseball/mlb/~3/LPdLDcrN_jU/rams-meeting-george-floyd-death-emotional-powerful-sean-mcvay-says Wed, 03 Jun 2020 02:49:41 UTC Gary Klein at L.A. Times - Baseball News About 125 players, coaches and staff of the Rams participated in a videoconference to discuss the death of George Floyd. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The legendary reach of Randy Johnson https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29222956/tim-kurkjian-baseball-fix-randy-johnson-brought-fear-real-fear-every-hitter-stepped-batter-box https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29222956/tim-kurkjian-baseball-fix-randy-johnson-brought-fear-real-fear-every-hitter-stepped-batter-box Wed, 03 Jun 2020 02:23:32 UTC www.espn.com - MLB One veteran coach explained Randy Johnson like this: "He is so tall,'' veteran coach Rich Donnelly once said, "he doesn't have a pickoff move to second, he just reaches out and touches the runner.'' http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Markazi: Baron Davis is convinced that these protests will bring about long-term change http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/sports/baseball/mlb/~3/llVcEqK87gs/baron-davis-george-floyd-death-reaction-nba-player http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/sports/baseball/mlb/~3/llVcEqK87gs/baron-davis-george-floyd-death-reaction-nba-player Wed, 03 Jun 2020 01:56:08 UTC Arash Markazi at L.A. Times - Baseball News After George Floyd's death, former NBA player Baron Davis says people are frustrated at the lack of progress they're seeing in fighting racial injustice. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/