Former Cubs President Theo Epstein Hired As MLB Consultant To Evaluate Rules Changes“As the game evolves, we all have an interest in ensuring the changes we see on the field make the game as entertaining and action-packed as possible for the fans, while preserving all that makes baseball so special,” Epstein said in a statement.
MLB Officially Recognizes Negro Leagues As Having Major League Status After 100 YearsMajor League Baseball is correcting what it calls a “longtime oversight” in the game’s history.
Even With Precautions, COVID-19 Is Proving To Cause Major Difficulties For SportsA star of the Chicago Bears says he won't play in 2020 over health concerns.
Opening Day Arrives For Cubs, White Sox; But The Only Fans In The Stands Will Be Cardboard, And Only On The South SideUsually the lots outside Guaranteed Rate Field would be filling up with tailgaters a couple hours before a game, but for the opener of the shortened 2020 season, there won’t be any tailgating, because fans aren’t allowed in the stadium for now.
MLB, Players Agree To Expand Playoffs To 16 Teams For 2020The decision to expand the playoffs makes it likely teams with losing records will reach the postseason.
Two White Sox Players Test Positive For COVID-19Two Chicago White Sox players have tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed Sunday. Both players are asymptomatic.
What Can We Expect From Cubs, White Sox This Shortened Baseball Season?CBS 2’s Luke Stuckmeyer asked Mark Gonzales, the Cubs beat writer for the Chicago Tribune, what kind of game shape the players are likely to be in.
Former Cub And Current Professor Doug Glanville Says It’s Important Athletes Don’t Just Stick To SportsFormer Cubs outfielder Doug Glanville has taught courses at UConn, Yale and Penn. Glanville thinks baseball can, in a small way help heal and lead our country.
MLB Players Say Talks Futile, Tell League 'It’s Time To Get Back To Work. Tell Us When And Where'Baseball players told Major League Baseball additional talks to start the season during the coronavirus pandemic are pointless and said owners should order a return to work, which likely would spark lengthy litigation and the sport's return to labor wars.
Former Cub Doug Glanville: We Could All Benefit From Baseball Right NowThe fate of the Major League Baseball season is bouncing back and forth like a baserunner caught in a rundown.
White Sox, At Least 9 Other Major League Teams Pledge More Stipends To Minor League PlayersMLB suspended spring training and postponed the start of the minor league season in March due to the novel coronavirus, leaving low-paid minor league players in lurch.
Former Pitcher Dan Plesac: MLB Players Will Struggle During Shortened Season In Empty Stadiums, Especially White SoxMemorial Day is usually loaded with baseball games, but the coronavirus pandemic has thus far prevented the season from starting.
Little League Baseball Likely To Return This Summer With Different LookThe little league World Series has been canceled, but they did release a series of "best practices" guidelines so baseball could potentially come back for young kids.
White Sox Play-By-Play Man Jason Benetti Hopes To See Baseball In 2020White Sox play-by-play man Jason Benetti is playing the waiting game like everyone else, and he has certainly missed calling games.
White Sox, Cubs' Seasons Delayed As MLB Suspends Spring Training, Pushes Back Opening Day By At Least Two WeeksThe decision came following a call with the 30 ball clubs and consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association.