2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
0-0, 1st in AL Cent
The case for Minnie Minoso to be in the HOF (0:55)
How jersey numbers carry special significance for some MLB players (1:35)

BBTN: Mike Greenberg on getting tossed from a clubhouse, a shuttle ride with Bo Jackson

Charles Barkley joins Buster to talk about why hitting a pitch is the most difficult thing to do in sports, being starstruck by Willie Mays and Hank Aaron, calling Mike Trout and Patrick Ewing after he got his coronavirus test results, Tim Kurkjian's basketball skills, going to Auburn the same time as Bo Jackson, people not understanding how hard it is to win, and his love for Max Scherzer (16:56). Plus, Kiley McDaniel on Blake Snell's comments, who he projects to be the top three picks in the draft and the prospect of scouts being laid off after the draft (5:11).

The top 10 MLB catches of all time (3:50)

BBTN: Terry Francona talks about managing the Birmingham Barons with Michael Jordon on the team

Terry Francona talks to Buster about his days as manager of the Birmingham Barons with Michael Jordan on the squad. Francona dishes stories on the first time he met Jordan, the first time he saw his swing, what Jordan's goals were playing baseball, the famous team bus and setting a screen for Jordan while playing pickup basketball (13:58). Plus, Todd Radom on Chase Field and the weekly quiz (4:01).

Former MLB shortstop Saladino hits first KBO homer (0:31)

ESPN Daily: Michael Jordan's brief baseball stint

In the midst of becoming the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan retired from the NBA and set his sights on baseball. The reason? To pay homage to his recently slain father. Jordan training with the White Sox and joining the minor leagues created major media buzz, as ball players and fans criticized the move. ESPN senior writer Steve Wulf was with Sports Illustrated at the time, and his 1994 coverage of Jordan's foray into baseball made news of its own, as it angered MJ himself. Wulf tells us about Michael's efforts to succeed with the Double-A Birmingham Barons, and how Jordan may have been closer than we know to being called up to bigs, had he not returned to basketball.

'The Last Dance' First Look: Jordan decides to play baseball (0:41)
Giolito gets out of bases-loaded jam to win series (0:37)
Happ walks it off after weird play earlier in the inning (0:50)

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.9022nd
Quality Starts53Tied-15th
Batting Average.2618th
On Base Percentage.31423rd
Slugging Percentage.41425th