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Texas to allow 25% fans at outdoor pro events
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said the state will allow outdoor stadiums to host fans up to 25% of their normal capacity. Leagues will have to apply to state health officials to be allowed to have fans.[read more]

Astros teased with 'Trash Can Banger' beer
Departed Soles, a brewery based in Jersey City, New Jersey, introduced a new beer called Trash Can Banger, featuring a can with the Astros' retro red-, orange- and yellow-striped colorway from the late '70s and early '80s.[read more]

Boras to clients: Don't 'bail out' MLB owners
Agent Scott Boras told clients that players should not alter terms of a March 26 agreement between MLB and the MLBPA concerning prorated salaries for a shortened season. "Players should not agree to further pay cuts to bail out the owners," Boras said.[read more]

Glanville: Here's why I'd play this year -- and why I wouldn't
A former pro weighs the pros and cons of returning to the diamond during a global pandemic.[read more]

Inside Roy Halladay's struggle with pain, addiction
Exclusive interviews with Roy Halladay's family, friends, teammates and coaches reveal how the Hall of Fame pitcher's last years were gripped by physical and mental pain, and an addiction to prescription drugs.[read more]

Re-drafting the top picks in every MLB draft from 2010-2019
Gerrit Cole on the O's? Cody Bellinger in Houston? We look back at the past decade to assess where teams went wrong and which players they should have taken instead.[read more]

Top 10 draft busts of the past decade
From a No. 1 pick who never made the show to a can't-miss college bat who missed, these are the worst whiffs.[read more]

Kiley McDaniel's 2020 MLB mock draft 2.0
With the draft about two weeks away, here's our latest intel on how things will shake out in Round 1.[read more]

Sources: MLBPA to seek more games, no pay cut
The Major League Baseball Players Association expects to counter MLB's economic proposal by the end of this week with a plan that includes more than 100 games and a guarantee of full prorated salaries for the 2020 season, sources told ESPN.[read more]

There was Mariano Rivera, and there was everybody else
Mariano Rivera was the greatest closer ever. The gap between him and the second-best closer isn't even close. And to think, the Yankees weren't really sure what to do with him when they first got him.[read more]