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Fantasy baseball: 2020 H2H Categories rankings

[ad_1] "Elig. Pos." is the player's eligible position(s). Position eligibility is determined based upon a minimum of 20 games, otherwise the position the player appeared at most, in 2019. "Pos. Rank" is the player's ranking at his ESPN primary position. "10$" is the player's auction value in a standard 10-team league, and "12$" his value in a 12-team league, using a $260 cap. Player ages are as of Opening Day,
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Remembering John Altobelli, a ‘collector of lost baseball souls’

[ad_1] 7:30 AM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"IN LATE MARCH 2019, the Orange Coast College baseball team lost two games in a row. For the powerhouse junior college program, this constituted a mini-crisis. As OCC's coach, John Altobelli, searched for ways to prevent the skid from worsening, he happened upon the perfect solution. He would ask
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Baylor suspends 14 baseball players for hazing

[ad_1] WACO, Texas -- Baylor issued two-game suspensions to 14 baseball players Friday over an unspecified hazing incident that occurred last February.The school said the number of suspensions required them to be staggered over the first three weeks of the season. The Bears open at home against Nebraska on Feb. 14.Athletic administrators became aware of the incident last May, and an investigation by Baylor's general counsel office and Division of
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Winners and losers of 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame voting announcement

[ad_1] The votes are in! Let's check in on the winners and losers from Tuesday's Hall of Fame voting results that saw Derek Jeter get elected in his first year on the ballot, Larry Walker make it in his final year on the ballot and Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds finish with similar totals as a year ago.Winner: Derek JeterEven though Mariano Rivera finally broke the 100% barrier last year,
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Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

[ad_1] Shortstop Derek Jeter and outfielder Larry Walker were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.Jeter's induction has long been considered a foregone conclusion since the Yankees' captain retired after the 2014 seasons. It was his first year of Hall eligibility and he garnered all but one of the 397 votes cast by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Jeter just missed joining teammate and 2019 Hall inductee
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2020 Baseball Hall of Fame — Whom did our voters pick?

[ad_1] The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers' Association of America voting for the Class of 2020 on Tuesday. Based on ballots that have been made public, Derek Jeter might become only the second player elected unanimously by the voters, joining longtime Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera, who was honored with that support last year. Initial returns also suggest Jeter could be joined by Larry
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What baseball in 2019 will be remembered for forever

[ad_1] 8:00 AM ETSam MillerESPN.com CloseESPN baseball columnist/feature writerFormer editor-in-chief of Baseball ProspectusCo-author of "The Only Rule Is It Has To Work"From an American perspective, two of the most memorable things about the year 1919 were baseball events: Babe Ruth was traded from the Red Sox to the Yankees, and the White Sox threw the World Series. (Also: the Anarchist bombings, the Great Molasses Flood and the Treaty of Versailles.)
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Union executive Marvin Miller, catcher Ted Simmons elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

[ad_1] SAN DIEGO -- Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons.After falling short in his first seven times on veterans committee ballots, Miller received 12 of 16 votes from this year's 16-man modern committee, exactly
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Ted Simmons, union executive Marvin Miller elected to baseball Hall of Fame

[ad_1] Former St. Louis Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons and players' union executive Marvin Miller were both elected into the Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee on Sunday. They are the first two member of the 2020 Hall of Fame class.The Modern Baseball Era Committee considers individuals who contributed to baseball from 1970-1987 and who are no longer eligible through the writers' election process.Simmons, who fell one vote