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BBTN: HOF Ceremony, Kurkjian, Cap Talk

Before hearing some snippets from Sunday's Hall of Fame speeches (48:59), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss next year's ballot, Matt Harvey's fall from grace and how the trade deadline hinges on the Giants (12:14). Plus, an interview with Freddie Freeman (35:39) and "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom (39:15).

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Now and always, Cooperstown celebrates baseball at its best

On an induction weekend when the first unanimous star and one of the most unlikely selections officially entered its doors, the Hall of Fame provided a needed reminder of all that is right with the game.

Trout hits HR that's caught in the bullpen (0:26)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martínez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith were inducted with 53 returning Hall of Famers in Cooperstown on Sunday, bringing the total number of Hall of Famers in town to a record 58 – the most at any location in history.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Edgar Martínez talks about the support from the crowd, estimated as 55,000 fans, the second-largest in history, trailing only the 82,000 fans that attended the 2007 induction of Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

During his speech, Edgar credited his cousin, Carmelo Martínez, who played nine years in the majors, as being the reason he became a professional baseball player. Here's Carmelo after the HOF Induction Ceremony alongside Edgar's wife, Holli.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Edgar Martínez told us he read his speech many times this morning, but that the closest he came to completely breaking down was when he addressed his daughters, Tessa and Jacqueline.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

There was perhaps nothing more perfect than this for the hot weather in Cooperstown this weekend. (Photo by the reliably superb Marly Rivera.)

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

"Thank you Mariners fans. You are the best fans a player could ever hope for, and I'm so glad I stayed with you until the end," Edgar Martinez, addressing the impressive gathering of Seattle faithful who made the long pilgrimage to Cooperstown.


Fletcher, Trout lead Angels past Mariners 6-2

David Fletcher singled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, Mike Trout followed with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels took advantage of a big mistake on defense by Seattle to beat the Mariners 6-2 Saturday night.

Trout smashes 3-run homer in Angels' win (0:28)

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Very strong Seattle contingent in Cooperstown this weekend. Not nearly at New York level, but nonetheless it's an impressive turnout for Edgar Martinez.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

It's media session time for the 2019 Hall of Fame class in Cooperstown.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Edgar Martinez, in our pre-induction Cooperstown interview Fri., said he considers Mike Trout the game's top player today, as Martinez's former Seattle teammate once was. "He hits right-handed, but he reminds me of Junior (Ken Griffey Jr.) — both play centerfield, both have the five tools and instincts." Martinez said he expects Trout to eventually join them in the Hall of Fame.


M's Leake loses perfect game in 9th, blanks L.A.

Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid for a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by Angels rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off Los Angeles for a 10-0 win Friday night.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

With just three outs to go, Mike Leake gave up a hit to Luis Rengifo to lose his bid to throw MLB's first perfect game since teammate Felix Hernandez threw one on August 15, 2012. His cutter gave the Angels fits all night.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Mike Leake has gotten Mike Trout to line out three times while trying take his bid for perfection all the way. With 67 pitches through seven innings, he's almost there.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Mike Leake needed just 55 pitches to get through the Angels' lineup twice without allowing a single baserunner. He's bidding to throw the second perfect game in Mariners history, the other coming from Felix Hernandez in 2012.

Martinez: DH position has gained tremendous respect (1:23)
A-Rod: I wanted to be just like Edgar Martinez (1:07)

BBTN: Legendary Rants, Bumgarner, HOF Induction

Before speaking with Edgar Martinez about his favorite Mariners memories (33:18), Buster talks to Dave Schoenfield about how the Giants should approach the deadline, Aaron Boone's legendary rant and the career of Martinez (12:04). Plus, A-Rod tells Buster about the difficulties of hitting against Mike Mussina (48:16).

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