With the Rays and White Sox punching their tickets, we look at who hopes to join them in the playoffs and what the matchups would be if the season ended today.
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BBTN: Eduardo Peréz on Fernanmber do Tatis Jr.'s Septecollapse and Jason Benetti on Tim Anderson’s development into an MVP candidate
Eduardo Peréz joins Buster to discuss the jersey collection he’s amassed while calling games at home, Fernando Tatis Jr.’s poor September, why the Marlins are dangerous coming down the home stretch, and the pitching-catching combination of Gerrit Cole and Kyle Higashioka. Later, Jason Benetti drops by to talk about why the Yankees look like the biggest postseason threat to the White Sox and Tim Anderson’s development into an MVP candidate.
Eric and Tristan discuss the struggles of some fantasy stars, tackle the middle field ranks for 2021 and preview the weekend slate.
Jon Lester, who will be a free agent after this season, admitted that he had "a lot of emotions" Wednesday in what might have been his final start at Wrigley Field as a Cub.
Javier Baez's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians, on Wednesday night in a game that was briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and briefly landed on the...
Umpires hastily cleared the field during a game between the Indians and Cubs on Wednesday night when a small drone flew into Wrigley Field over the bleachers and landed on the grass in deep left center.
BBTN: Karl Ravech things Steve Cohen should reach out to Brian Cashman. Plus, Sarah Langs with The Numbers Game
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss his idea of Steve Cohen reaching out Brian Cashman for the Mets GM job, Kenley Jansen getting the save against San Diego, the rivalry between the Dodgers and Padres, the playoff bubble and new postseason strategies with teams playing every day, and Derek Jeter’s Tampa Bay house hitting the market for $29 million (8:36). Later, Sarah Langs stops by to play The Numbers Game with notes on the Yankees scoring 20, the Brewers’ offense and Jacob deGrom (28:42).
Willson Contreras and Cameron Maybin were plunked by consecutive pitches from Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren in the ninth inning, forcing home the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Indians 6-5 Tuesday night.
Eric and Tristan get into it about Mike Trout's spot in the 2021 ranks, help you firm up your playoff roster and take a look back at their process in drafting closers.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss Tom Brady's sloppy performance against New Orleans, Cam Newton's Patriots debut, another bewildering Mitchell Trubisky performance and much more.
BBTN: Tim Kurkjian on Alec Mills' no-hitter. Plus, Alden Gonzalez on Albert Pujols and the big Dodgers-Padres series
Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to discuss Alec Mills' unlikely no-hitter, Matt Chapman's injury, the Rays being the best team in the AL despite hitting a snag, the Dodgers' eternal bitterness about losing the World Series to the Astros, why Ian Anderson is the most important rookie in the NL and Nelson Cruz leading the league in home runs (9:47). Then, Alden Gonzalez stops by to talk about Albert Pujols and the how the Angels should handle its aging superstar, and the huge Dodgers-Padres series starting tonight (25:18).
With the White Sox and Padres surging toward the top of the charts, we look at the most unexpected thing this year for every club.
A long road that included fighting for a spot on a college team and being released by the Royals ended in an unlikely gem for the Cubs' righty.
Alec Mills cruised through baseball's second no-hitter this season, shutting down the Milwaukee Brewers for the Chicago Cubs' 16th no-hitter in a 12-0 victory Sunday.
Cubs right-hander Alec Mills threw a no-hitter against the Brewers on Sunday.
Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer off Josh Hader in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Saturday night.
Christian Yelich scored on Ryan Braun's ninth-inning sacrifice fly, Brandon Woodruff pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Friday night as they tried to climb back into playoff contention.
Willson Contreras had four hits to tie a career high, rookie Nico Hoerner added three RBI and the Chicago Cubs overcame an early three-run deficit to top Sonny Gray and the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 on Thursday night.
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss Atlanta’s 29-run night, the remarkable feat of completing a season during a pandemic, what changes implemented this year are here to stay, Trevor Bauer chirping, why he thinks the White Sox are the best team in the AL and Justin Timberlake leading the charge for a team in Nashville (8:29). Later, Michael Kay drops by to talk about Gleyber Torres’ poor play, Gary Sanchez’s inability to hit a middle-middle pitch, the Yankees resting players as they are spiraling, why he thinks the team will still make the playoffs and how Steve Cohen buying the Mets will affect business in the Bronx (26:40).
Trevor Bauer tossed three-hit ball into the eighth inning to outpitch Chicago Cubs ace Yu Darvish and lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory Wednesday night.
Alec Mills watches Yu Darvish and Kyle Hendricks pitch, and he wants to help carry the load for Chicago's rotation.