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FILE - In this June 5, 2020, file photo, an Iowa flag waves in the wind over the field at the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa. The St. Louis Cardinals have replaced the New York Yankees as the opponent for the Chicago White Sox in the Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13 at Dyersville. A temporary 8,000-seat stadium is nearing completion at the site, about 200 miles west of Chicago, adjacent to where the movie was filmed on a diamond in a cornfield. This would be the major league game played in Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Cards replace Yanks as White Sox opponent at Field of Dreams

Jul. 1, 2020 6:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have replaced the New York Yankees as the opponent for the Chicago White Sox in the Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13 at Dyersville, Iowa. The schedule change caused by the new coronavirus pandemic meant the White Sox no longer play the Yankees this season. The new...

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2017, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, right, tries unsuccessfully to avoid a tag by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez during the second inning of a baseball game in Boston. The Cardinals and the Red Sox would have had one of their rare regular-season series this week. They have met in four different World Series. They would have played a three-game series at Fenway Park this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

What Would Have Been: Red Sox-Cards and a CWS title

Jun. 22, 2020 2:15 AM EDT

Most of the games played between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals have been in the World Series. If not for the coronavirus pandemic, they would have been playing a regular-season series next weekend at Fenway Park. There also would have been a College World Series title won in Omaha, Nebraska. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2011, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols hits a solo home run during the ninth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. Pujols was drafted in the 13th round in 1999. He was in the majors by 2001, when he won Rookie of the Year honors and drove in 130 runs. Three MVP awards later, Pujols is closing in on the end of his career — with 656 home runs and counting. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Plenty of top players were drafted after the fifth round

Jun. 8, 2020 1:27 PM EDT

This year’s baseball draft has been shortened to five rounds, meaning the number of players picked will be significantly smaller than usual. That could leave several potential contributors among the large group of undrafted players. Although expectations are higher for prospects taken in the first couple...

FILE - In a Wednesday, June 26, 2019 file photo, Vanderbilt players and coaches celebrate with the trophy after Vanderbilt defeated Michigan to win Game 3 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb. For the first time in seven decades, there is no college baseball in Omaha this summer. The eight-team College World Series would have started with opening-round games next weekend. The event has been a summer staple in Omaha since 1950. (AP Photo/John Peterson, File)

What Would Have Been: London Calling and CWS opening weekend

Jun. 8, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

There will be no Major League Baseball in London and no College World Series in Omaha because of the coronavirus pandemic. While the PGA Tour resumes its season this week without spectators at Colonial Country Club in Texas, after IndyCar joined NASCAR in getting back on the track, The Associated Press looks at...