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2018 Schedule
27-19, 2nd in NL East

BBTN: Cora, Youth Served In NL East, Numbers Game

After a fascinating conversation with Red Sox manager Alex Cora (:39), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss the exciting youth in the NL East, Manny Machado's future & more (13:30). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:11).

Williams goes opposite way for homer (0:21)
Altherr adds insurance with long ball (0:28)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Nick Pivetta has pitched in the shadow of Aaron Nola and Jake Arrieta, but he's quietly been very effective all season. He's shut down the NL's hottest offense tonight with seven scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 3.23. Take away that one blowup start (six runs in one innings against the Nats) and he's done the job all season and looks like a solid anchor piece for the rotation.


Velasquez helps Phillies down Cardinals 6-2

Vince Velasquez pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

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Numbers Game With Sarah Langs

Buster chats with Sarah Langs as she breaks down the struggling Dodgers, Vince Velasquez, and Justin Verlander.


Mets' deGrom lasts 1 inning, Williams homer lifts Phils 4-2

New York's Jacob deGrom lasted just one inning in his return from the disabled list, and pinch-hitter Nick Williams had a go-ahead, three-run homer off Paul Seward in the sixth inning that carried the Philadelphia Phillies over the Mets 4-2 Sunday.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23821st
On Base Percentage.3249th
Slugging Percentage.39720th
Earned Run Average3.436th
Quality Starts293rd