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2020 Schedule
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SVP pays tribute to legendary sportswriter, Sid Hartman (0:58)
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Famed Minnesota columnist Hartman dies at 100

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.

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BBTN: Minnesota's Jake Odorizzi shares his thoughts on all of the Division Series

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)

20d

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).

21d

BBTN: Dan Shulman and Sarah Langs recap a marathon day of postseason action

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).

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21dDavid Schoenfield

Twins eliminated with 18th straight playoff loss

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.

21d

Astros sweep as Twins lose 18th straight in playoffs

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...

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Astros win 4-1 in Game 1; Twins' record losing streak at 17

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'...

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BBTN: David Schoenfield and Hembo preview the first round series in the American League

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).

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Expert picks for the 2020 MLB playoffs

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.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs269Tied-18th
Batting Average.24218th
On Base Percentage.31520th
Slugging Percentage.42714th
Earned Run Average3.584th
Quality Starts0Tied-21st
WHIP1.204th
BAA.2327th