MLB Power Rankings: Picking baseball’s best infields as Astros and Cubs battle for top spot

In “normal” times, we’d be looking at the fifth installment of the Official Internet MLB Power Rankings here on CBS Sports. The Major League Baseball season would be some 30-ish games deep for each team.  Instead, we’re left looking at the still-blank standings and day-dreaming as to what could have Read more

Yankees, at $5 billion, top Forbes’ list of most valuable MLB teams for 2020; Red Sox, Cubs in top five

There’s no actual baseball right now because of the ongoing coronavirus global pandemic, which means we’re occupying ourselves with off-the-field happenings. One notable such event that happens each year is the release of Forbes’ MLB franchise valuations, and Thursday occasioned the release of the 2020 version.  The vast majority of Read more

Coronavirus: MLB cancels 2020 London Series between Cardinals and Cubs scheduled in June

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid May, and that remains subject to change as Read more

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo discusses potential ‘sprint’ of short season; Reds reliever still hoping for ‘all 162’

With Major League Baseball on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the specifics of the 2020 season remain up in the air. A full season seems unlikely, and a condensed version could mean playing lots of doubleheaders and/or extending the playoffs into the winter. In the case of the latter, Read more