MLB draft to air on MLB Network and ESPN

first_imgThe Major League Baseball draft, which has traditionally been shown only on MLB Network, this year will also be carried by ESPN on June 10-11.The two networks will both show the first round and the competitive balance round, which cover the first 37 selections. The two broadcasts, which will be independently produced, will begin at 4 p.m. PT. on June 10.The second day of the draft, on June 11, will be carried by MLB Network and ESPN2, beginning at 2 p.m. PT.The teams will make their selections via video conference. The draft will end after only five rounds, instead of the normal 40, a concession to the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down the sport, leaving no amateur baseball games for the teams to scout and reduced revenue for them to use to sign the players.The deadline for signing draft picks has been moved back to Aug. 1, from July 10. And much of the bonus payments will also be deferred.Also, there is a limit of $20,000 to sign any non-drafted players, which is likely to result in a free for all as teams fight to grab the hundreds of available players who would have been drafted in a normal season. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Edin Dzeko reveals who is the best Player with whom he played

first_imgIn an interview for Manchester Evening Post, Edin Dzeko, football player playing for the national football team of Bosnia and Herzegovina, revealed who is the best player with whom he ever played. Although it was expected that Dzeko will opt for Kuna Aguero, he said that the best player is David Silva, with whom Dzeko also shared a locker room while playing in Manchester City.“With reason, he is called a magician. He plays in an easy manner and no matter how you send the ball, he’ll be able to take it and continue to play, “Dzeko said.Earlier, Dzeko chose the top five with whom he was in the same team, but never decided for one of the players from the national team.(Source: fokus)last_img