Matt Meyers of ESPN Insider uses the WAR metric and signing bonuses to determine the most valuable MLB draft pick of recent years. Ryan Howard is the primary winner here -- which helps correct some awful drafting by the Phillies in the 1980s.
The high seas might seem like an odd place to woo sports fans, but the Cardinals have been making waves for years. This is from the Travel Issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Trevor Hoffman became the third pitcher in major-league history to reach 400 saves and Mark Sweeney had a two-run home run and three RBI in the Padres' 6-5 victory over the Cards.