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Major League Baseball is a professional baseball organization and the oldest of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. A total of 30 teams play in the National League and American League, with 15 teams in each league.

Basketball Indians select prep shortstop Carson Tucker in first round of MLB Draft

Basketball Indians select prep shortstop Carson Tucker in first round of MLB Draft

The Cleveland Indians Wednesday selected prep infielder Carson Tucker with the 23rd overall pick in the first round of the 2020 MLB Draft. Tucker, 18, lettered all four years at Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Arizona, slashing .390/.455/.574 with 68 RBI, 20, doubles, 9 triples and 5 homes runs in 92 games (MaxPreps). The…

Basketball Twins select three players, including OF Alerick Soularie, on Day 2 of 2020 MLB draft

Basketball Twins select three players, including OF Alerick Soularie, on Day 2 of 2020 MLB draft

The Minnesota Twins added to their future Thursday night, selecting three players on the final day of the 2020 MLB draft. Minnesota used its second-round pick (59th overall) to draft University of Tennessee outfielder Alerick Soularie. Soularie logged five homers and 17 RBI in 60 at-bats before the 2020 season was canceled due to the…

Sources: MLB, union remain divided over full prorated salaries

4:30 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insider Author of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports”Major League Baseball’s latest economic proposal to players slightly closes the financial gap between the sides but still falls shy of the union’s desire for full prorated salaries, leaving the sides at a critical […]

Basketball Twins select UNC slugger Aaron Sabato No. 27 overall

Basketball Twins select UNC slugger Aaron Sabato No. 27 overall

The Minnesota Twins selected University of North Carolina slugger Aaron Sabato with the 27th pick in the 2020 MLB draft on Wednesday night. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound Sabato hit a UNC freshman record 18 home runs last season. Sabato also led the team in batting average (.343), hits (79), doubles (25), RBI (63) and slugging percentage (.696), while…

Basketball Cardinals select third baseman Jordan Walker with No. 21 overall pick in MLB Draft

Basketball Cardinals select third baseman Jordan Walker with No. 21 overall pick in MLB Draft

ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals added more talented depth to an already strong position group in the first round of Wednesday night’s MLB Draft, selecting third baseman Jordan Walker from Decatur High School in Georgia. Walker, a Duke commit, was ranked as the No. 33 prospect in the draft by MLB Pipeline and is lauded…

Basketball Royals select Texas A&M lefty Asa Lacy with fourth overall pick in MLB Draft

Basketball Royals select Texas A&M lefty Asa Lacy with fourth overall pick in MLB Draft

The Kansas City Royals added to their growing collection of high-end minor league pitching depth on Wednesday night, selecting Texas A&M left-hander Asa Lacy with the fourth overall pick in the 2020 MLB Draft. Lacy, who stands 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds, has been dominant throughout his career at A&M, posting a 2.07 ERA with 224…

Basketball Cardinals select SS/RHP Winn, RHP Hence and 1B Burleson early on Day 2 of MLB Draft

Basketball Cardinals select SS/RHP Winn, RHP Hence and 1B Burleson early on Day 2 of MLB Draft

ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals kicked off a busy second day of the 2020 MLB Draft by selecting shortstop/right-handed pitcher Masyn Winn from Kingwood (TX) High School at No. 54 overall, right-hander Tink Hence from Watson Chapel (AR) High School at pick No. 63 and outfielder/first baseman Alec Burleson from East Carolina University at pick No. 70.…

Basketball Brewers select OF Garrett Mitchell No. 20 overall

Basketball Brewers select OF Garrett Mitchell No. 20 overall

The Milwaukee Brewers selected UCLA outfielder Garrett Mitchell with the 20th pick in the 2020 MLB draft on Wednesday night. Mitchell appeared in 106 games over three seasons for the Bruins, slashing .323/.388/.477 with six home runs and 72 RBI. In his shortened junior season this year, he hit .355 with a .909 OPS in 62 at-bats…

New York Mets pick 2-time cancer survivor Eric Orze in MLB draft

1:27 AM ETESPN News Services NEW YORK — Eric Orze has already stared down much tougher challenges than the professional hitters he could soon be facing.Twice.As baseball’s amateur draft was winding down, a feel-good story surfaced in the final round Thursday night when the New York Mets selected Orze — a two-time cancer survivor.The 22-year-old […]

Basketball Marlins select Gophers RHP Max Meyer No. 3 overall

Basketball Marlins select Gophers RHP Max Meyer No. 3 overall

Minnesota right-hander Max Meyer was selected by the Miami Marlins with the third overall selection in Wednesday’s first round of the MLB draft. He joins Paul Molitor as the highest-drafted player in Gophers history. Including two supplemental picks, Meyer is the ninth Minnesota player to be taken in the first round. The last Gopher selected in the…