The Minnesota Twins and closer Taylor Rogers agreed to terms Thursday on a $6 million, one-year contract, according to multiple reports.
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The Twins declined Wednesday to offer a 2021 contract to Eddie Rosario, who was eligible for a third year of arbitration that likely would have driven his salary over $10 million.
Eric and Tristan evaluate the recent news around the league, talk the value of 2020 production and answer your questions!
The Mets finalized reliever Trevor May's two-year, $15.5M deal and declined to offer reliever Chasen Shreve a 2021 contract by Wednesday's deadline.
ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.
Cleveland ace Shane Bieber was the unanimous winner of the American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday after leading the majors in wins, ERA and strikeouts.
We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.
Instead of judging a team's success -- or failure -- based on a shortened season, Sam Miller lists one positive memory each club can hold on to this winter.
Mets ace Jacob deGrom is going for his third consecutive NL Cy Young Award, and Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts could become the second player to win the MVP award in each league. The top three finishers for each BBWAA award were revealed Monday.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
The Twins declined a $4.75 million option on reliever Sergio Romo, who was 1-2 with a 4.05 ERA during his second season with Minnesota.
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Justin Turner refusing to stay isolated during the postgame celebration, his take on the Blake Snell situation after covering the Rays during the World Series and free agency already looking ugly for the players (8:15). Then, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about the wackiest season ever, giving credit to the teams for adapting to an usual lifestyle while playing, their concern for the sport and if Turner will be suspended (22:33). Next, Hembo stops by to be the only person in civilization to defend Kevin Cash (35:14). And finally, Todd Radom administers the last quiz of the season (42:31).
Sure, the 2020 season just ended. No, we haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 MLB teams for next year anyway.
David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss the consistent force of the Dodgers lineup, Blake Snell being pulled early if he gets into trouble, Dave Roberts’ pitching strategy, why Austin Barnes should start at catcher in game six, Manuel Margot being half an inch away from stealing home, layoffs in ticket offices and Tony LaRussa being rumored for the White Sox job (5:33). Later, Hembo drops by to talk about possible vindication for Clayton Kershaw and Snell’s magic number (21:40).
BBTN: Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi gives his take on Charle Morton vs. Walker Buehler in Game 3 of the World Series
Buster talks to Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi about Charle Morton vs. Walker Buehler in Game 3 of the World Series and his thoughts on Morton.
BBTN: Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi on possible rule changes and Charlie Morton. Plus, Chris Singleton previews Game 3
Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi joins Buster to discuss pitching with Kevin Kiermaier as his center fielder, the Rays developmental philosophy, his thoughts on rule changes from the short season possibly becoming permanent and Charlie Morton’s cold-bloodedness (6:54). Then, Chris Singleton hops on to talk about Morton vs. Walker Buehler in game three, if the series pendulum has swung back toward the Rays and the first time he met Cody Bellinger (24:17). Plus, Todd Radom with the weekly quiz (34:31).
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year and Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was picked as Player of the Year in annual Players Choice award voting.