Hour Two started with the fellas wondering what LA team is most likely to win a title this year: the Lakers, the Dodgers or the Rams? Also, wing trivia since it's National Wing Day and talk on the Dodgers with the MLB trading deadline a day away. Plus, a look back at one of the darkest days in the NBA: The Malice At The Palace. And, "The Dump!"
First and foremost, it's National Wing Day! Then, Travis and Sliwa talked Dodgers, as they got a big win over the NL West leading San Francisco Giants. And, why isn't Walker Buehler not getting enough "love?" Also, Sliwa wants the Lakers to do "absolutely nothing" tonight in NBA Draft UNLESS it's a trade. Plus, the "Bunch Of Funch!"
July 30 is approaching fast. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.
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— His rotation in limbo with two starters missing, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts knows the defending World Series champs would be in a lot worse shape without Walker Buehler.
The civil hearing for the temporary restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been moved to Aug. 16-19. The hearing was originally scheduled for Aug. 3, 4 and 19, but Bauer's side once again asked for a continuance, sources told ESPN.
With reports that the Lakers are "scared the LeBron/AD window is closing fast," the guys wondered who would be a good 3rd star for the team to take the pressure off their stars. And, more on the throwing error from Cody Bellinger that cost the Dodgers a win vs the SF Giants. Plus, a new segment called "Cap Or Fact." Also, "The Dump!"
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger made a bad throwing error that cost the Dodgers a game vs. the San Francisco Giants last night, but Travis says he's "ok with it." Also, what's up with the MLB Alternate Jerseys? And, what can the Dodgers really do at the MLB Trade Deadline? Plus, "Ask Sli" with Wu-Tang Clan and Turtleneck talk.
— After benefiting from yet another late-game meltdown by their division rivals, Buster Posey and the Giants are starting to see a common theme.
Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has had his administrative leave extended to Aug. 6, sources told ESPN's Alden Gonzalez, while MLB continues to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct.
Travis and Sliwa opened the show talking about their little "field trip" to the new SoFi Stadium for a video shoot. And, the fellas talked about the huge implications with this week's Dodgers/Giants series. Plus, do the Dodgers have to worry about their closer situation, mainly Kenley Jansen? Also, the "Bunch Of Funch" is back with how frugal can one person be?
Here's the latest on what could go down with just four days remaining until Friday's 4 p.m. ET deadline.
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Jake Reed, a 28-year-old reliever, was claimed off waivers by the Rays from the Dodgers on Sunday, while his wife, Janie, was at the Olympics, preparing for the softball gold-medal game with Team USA.
— Will Smith hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Sunday.
Betts' IL move is retroactive to Thursday and was made just before the start of the Dodgers' game Sunday against the Rockies.
— Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
— Trevor Story homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as the Colorado Rockies took advantage of the Dodgers’ recent bullpen woes, beating Los Angeles 9-6 Friday night.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was steadfast that Kenley Jansen will remain his closer, after Jansen blew his third consecutive save Thursday night.
— The San Francisco Giants have built the best record in the majors with a sound defense and one of the top bullpens in the National League.
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