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Montas parlays new pitch into spot in A's rotation

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin took another step toward finalizing his pitching rotation Monday, announcing right-hander Frankie Montas will be the team's fourth starter.


BBTN: Ichiro's Goodbye, Contracts, McCutchen

Before Buster's extensive conversation with Phillies OF Andrew McCutchen (38:04), Josh Macri talks to David Schoenfield about Ichiro's goodbye, Mookie Betts' future, injuries to young stars & more (8:58). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (31:50).


Ichiro walks off to loud cheers, Mariners beat A's 5-4 in 12

Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants while taking what appeared to be his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades Thursday night when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in 12 innings.

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Chad Pinder gets another start in left field batting fifth, getting the nod ahead of Mark Canha. It's a good development for managers in daily leagues, who can exploit Pinder's 2B/OF eligibility and .355 wOBA and 46.4 percent hard contact rate in his career against lefties.

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Top A's prospect Luzardo shut down 4-6 weeks

Jesus Luzardo, who was competing for a spot in the A's starting rotation this spring, will be shut down for four to six weeks because of a strained rotator cuff.


BBTN: First Game, Trout/Bregman, Conforto

Buster discusses the first game of 2019 with Eduardo Perez (5:35), dishes on the Mike Trout & Alex Bregman deals with Keith Law (9:50), dives into the numbers with Hembo (24:19) and catches up with Mets OF Michael Conforto to talk about his perspective on the Trout deal and expectations for New York this season (30:40).


BBTN: Boras' Tough Winter, Correa, Semien, Sciambi

Before hearing from Carlos Correa (36:42) & Marcus Semien (43:17), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the video game epidemic, Scott Boras' rough winter, Clayton Kershaw & more (4:38). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:16).

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Ultimate 2019 MLB betting guide

World Series, season win totals and player props -- there are more ways than ever to bet baseball. Here are our nine best futures bets for this season.

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Our ultimate $1 million Home Run Derby field

Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper and ... Matt Adams? With big bucks now at stake, we asked our writers which eight sluggers they would want swinging for the fences.

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Predicting the next top-100 player for all 30 teams

From top prospects and rising young stars to bounce-back candidates, which players who missed the MLB Rank cut could soon find a place on the list?

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2351st
On Base Percentage.3112nd
Slugging Percentage.3952nd
Earned Run Average6.002nd
Quality Starts02nd