MLB Begins To Loosen Scouting Restrictions For 2020 Draft
MLB has started to relax restrictions it placed on amateur scouts in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic that has shut down sports around the world.
Coronavirus Scrambles Already Difficult MLB-MiLB Negotiations
Whether the 2020 season is played or not, it’s almost assured that a significant number of MiLB teams will not be playing affiliated professional baseball in 2021.
MLB Extends Pay For Minor Leaguers Through May 31
The decision provides a base level of financial security for players by continuing to pay the $400 stipend players were receiving through April 8.
Full 2020 MLB Draft Order, Projected Bonus Slot Values
Using the 2019 MLB Draft as our compass, here is the 2020 draft order and slot values through the 10th round.
New Deal Saves 2020 MLB Draft, But Hurts Incoming Talent
MLB and MLBPA achieved plenty of what they set out to accomplish in negotiating a new deal. But it comes at a significant cost to amateur draft and international talent.
PODCAST: How Has The Coronavirus Affected International Baseball?
JJ Cooper and Ben Badler discuss how the coronavirus has affected international baseball.
Advocates For Minor Leaguers Push For Continued MiLB Pay
A MiLB player advocacy group is urging MLB to continue paying MiLB players once the MiLB season was slated to begin.
Andruw Jones’ 3-Homer Night: My Most Memorable Minor League Games
Baseball America executive editor J.J. Cooper shares the minor league game that helped reinforce his love for baseball.
How To Play As Many Minor League Baseball Games As Possible In 2020
Here's how to squeeze as many games as possible out of the MiLB calendar whenever baseball returns.
Coronavirus Pandemic Creates 'Disaster Situation' For Some MiLB Teams
Some within MiLB believe as many as 40 teams could be financially at risk of not making it through 2020 without aid from the government or elsewhere.