Shohei Ohtani back on Big A mound in Angels' intrasquad game

Shohei Ohtani threw competitive pitches off the mound at Angel Stadium on Tuesday for the first time in two years. Ohtani struggled with his control in the Los Angeles Angels' intrasquad game, walking eight batters on about 50 pitches. The two-way star and manager Joe Maddon weren't overly concerned about the results of another key day in Ohtani's return from Tommy John surgery.

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Pirates' Keller looks to mesh information, instincts in 2020

Mitch Keller's first go-round in the majors was a study in contrasts and a snapshot of where baseball is at in 2020. The traditional numbers for the Pittsburgh Pirates top-ranked pitching prospect weren't great. ''When you make pitches and a ground ball gets through the hole there or a double down the line or something like that, I mean, you kind of feel it out there,'' Keller said.

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More positive tests, canceled workouts add to MLB unease

As baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep more players, including Boston Red Sox projected opening day starter Eduardo Rodriguez, off the field. On Tuesday, one day after Major League Baseball released its 60-game schedule, there was continued evidence of the difficulties caused by the pandemic. The San Francisco Giants suspended workouts at Oracle Park as they awaited the results of weekend tests for the coronavirus.

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Why White Sox-Cubs games could be 'a little taste' of Crosstown World Series

A Crosstown World Series? It's a Chicago baseball fan's dream. It might not happen this year, but there's reason to believe that the team's regular-season matchups this season could be the next best thing.

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