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'We're all just trying to help each other': How video games are bringing MLB players and fans together

With the routine of baseball broken by a global pandemic, MLB stars have turned to livestreaming on Twitch, building unique relationships with their fans.

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Twins pitcher has hilarious reactions to video games

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TIM KURKJIAN'S BASEBALL FIX

Hank Aaron passed Babe Ruth -- and he cried

The Braves' relievers held a lottery for the best spot in the bullpen where the homer might land. When Tom House caught the ball, he ran it to home plate to give to Aaron. He saw something he'd never seen before.

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How a Braves pitcher helped Aaron get 715th home run ball

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HANK AARON

How Aaron inspired in the chase to break Babe Ruth's HR record

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START SEASON IN MAY?

Could MLB start in Arizona ... in May? Answering the big questions

The possibility of playing the 2020 season in the desert has the baseball world buzzing. Here's what we know (and don't know).

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Why Stephen A. thinks MLB's plan to start the season is implausible

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Sources: MLB, players eye May return in Arizona

Major League Baseball and its players are eyeing a plan that could allow them to start the season as early as May.

RIPKEN'S HISTORIC NIGHT

Cal Ripken reflects on the night he reached 2,131 consecutive games played

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  • Banned for Life*: Available on demand

    Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Don Van Natta Jr. explores and connects the lifetime baseball bans of "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and Pete Rose. Stream now on ESPN+