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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Brandon Nimmo had a two-RBI tying triple in the sixth inning and hit the go-ahead solo homer in the ninth to lead the New York Mets to a 10-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
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.
Jacob deGrom exited early from a rare rough outing because of a right hamstring spasm, but the New York Mets overcame a four-run deficit and rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Thursday night.
The Mets' Jacob deGrom was pulled after only 40 pitches and one strikeout due to a hamstring spasm he said he first felt in his previous start.
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).
Jake Arrieta pitched effectively into the sixth inning before leaving with an injury, Didi Gregorius hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 4-1 Tuesday night.
Jay Williams joined the show to discuss the NBA playoffs. Plus, the latest on the Steve Cohen deal to buy the Mets on Audio Files.
BBTN: David Schoenfield on Dodgers-Padres and White Sox-Twins. Plus, Hembo on Cody Bellinger's struggles at the plate
David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss the Padres-Dodgers series, Trent Grisham’s home run off Clayton Kershaw, the White Sox increasing its division lead over the Twins, if seeding matters in the AL without a home field advantage, Yankees-Blue Jays and Steve Cohen set to purchase the Mets (9:31). Later, Hembo drops by to talk about his mixed feelings on Grisham “showing up” Kershaw, Cody Bellinger’s struggles at the plate, Cleveland’s historic pitching and historically bad outfield, and why Nelson Cruz is still at the peak of his powers (28:38).
Big Blue blows an opportunity. Plus, another member of the Sam Darnold cult and the Yankees are back!
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.
Chris tackles the disappointment that was the Jets on Sunday and the continual disappointment that Gary Sanchez has been all season.
An on-again, off-again negotiation between Steve Cohen and the New York Mets resulted in the franchise's sale to the billionaire on Monday, pending the approval of the Major League Baseball club owners.
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.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a home run completely out of Sahlen Field and Hyun Jin Ryu made the early lead stand up, winning his fourth straight decision as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Mets 7-3 Sunday.
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