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Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers and achieved nearly as much celebrity as some of the athletes he covered, died Sunday. He was 100.
Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco underwent a cleanup procedure on his right ankle for the second straight offseason.
Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi joins Buster to discuss putting himself in place of a pitcher when watching the postseason, the Yankees overthinking using Deivi García as an opener, the challenge of playing without days off in a series, how to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton when he’s on a tear, why he’s not surprised the Astros are on the verge of another ALCS, Ronald Acuña Jr. getting hit and the market for his services this offseason (15:33). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game (40:07)
We look at the top priorities for clubs that got an early start on their hot stove seasons.
BBTN: Matt Vasgersian on the Padres' comeback, vintage Kershaw and his A's moving on. Plus, Todd Radom on Target Field
Matt Vasgersian joins Buster to discuss the Padres’ comeback win, how a homer in an empty ballpark plays differently, vintage Clayton Kershaw, Matt’s relief the A’s won an elimination game and calling two marathon playoff games in one day (11:55). Later, Todd Radom hops on to analyze a clip of Lou Gehrig “confirming” Babe Ruth called his shot, talk about Target field and administer the weekly quiz (34:36).
New York knocked out Cleveland in a wild one, the Braves won in style, and the Twins and Jays are gone. Here's all the info on MLB's eight-game frenzy.
Dan Shulman joins Buster to discuss a marathon day of baseball, a spectacular game between the Yankees and Indians, the competitive arrogance of the Rays, Carlos Correa embracing his inner villain, the Twins’ 18-straight playoff losses, and Dinelson Lamet and Mike Clevinger going down for San Diego (13:50). Later, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game with notes on the A’s winner-take-all losing streak, the strikeouts in Reds-Braves and Minnesota’s postseason futility (33:29).
Against baseball, karma sometimes doesn't stand a chance. The Astros, caught cheating in the offseason, swept the Twins on Wednesday. Their fans, and a few haters, had a lot to say about it.
The Minnesota Twins lost to the Houston Astros in Game 2 of their playoff series Wednesday, ending their season with their 18th consecutive playoff loss. It's the longest playoff losing streak in U.S. sports history.
Carlos Correa hit a two-out, tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning for the Houston Astros, who produced another stifling pitching performance and swept Minnesota with a 3-1 victory Wednesday that sent the Twins to a record 18th straight...
Swept in the Wild Card Series by the Astros, Minnesota continued years of futility. Here's a game-by-game recap of how the Twins got here.
Byron Buxton is not in the Twins' starting lineup because he is not 100%.
BBTN: Karl Ravech recaps the first day of the postseason and Hembo previews the first round of NL series
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss the Yankees shelling Shane Bieber, the Astros surviving against the Twins despite appearing to be on the ropes, Yuli Gurriel signing a one-year deal to stay in Houston, the Rays being the Rays making hitters miss and the White Sox impressing after limping into the playoffs (9:51). Plus, Hembo drops by to give his keys to each of the NL series (26:52).
With the National League side of the bracket starting up, every team in the 16-team field is in action. Here's what you need to know.
The MLB playoffs are underway! Here's what went down in each of Tuesday's four American League matchups.
Jose Altuve drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning for Houston after a two-out error by shortstop Jorge Polanco, and the Astros beat Minnesota 4-1 Tuesday to open their AL playoff series and stretch the Twins'...
What's the most likely upset? Can anybody beat the Dodgers? Which players should you expect to remember from this October? We answer all this and more.
Third baseman Josh Donaldson was not on the Twins' roster for the AL Wild Card Series with a nagging calf injury.
David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss why the Red Sox would be crazy not to bring Alex Cora back, the duel between Shane Bieber and Gerrit Cole, Jesús Luzardo starting for the A’s in game one, the Blue Jays’ pitching strategy, and if the Twins can snap its 16-game postseason losing streak (7:36). Plus, Hembo drops by to give his keys to each of the AL series (26:52).
It's playoff time! Tuesday's four American League openers feature an ace showdown, a big test for the Astros and much more.
Eric and Tristan review the 2020 season and discuss how the results from 2020 will impact their 2021 rankings.
Is this the year the Dodgers win their first title since 1988? Who will make the World Series from a tight AL field? Here are our postseason picks.
On Base Percentage.31520th
Earned Run Average3.584th