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.
Eric and Tristan discuss the struggles of some fantasy stars, tackle the middle field ranks for 2021 and preview the weekend slate.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Pablo Lopez allowed one run in seven innings with the help of flashy defense by right fielder Matt Joyce, and the Miami Marlins won Game 7 of their marathon series against Philadelphia on Monday, 6-2.
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.
Bryce Harper homered, doubled and reached base five times, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 12-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
Jorge Alfaro had his fourth consecutive two-RBI game, and the Miami Marlins salvaged a split of their doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies by winning 5-3 Friday night.
Aaron Nola struck out 10 and pitched all seven innings for the first complete game of his big league career, and the Philadelphia Phillies handed the Miami Marlins their worst drubbing in two days, winning a doubleheader opener 11-0 Friday.
Undefeated Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler ripped a fingernail putting on his pants, delaying his next start for two days and perhaps longer. Wheeler said it happened when he tripped and lost his balance.
BBTN: Matt Vasgersian on the Dodgers sticking Mookie Betts at 2B and the Dodgers-Astros series this weekend; Todd Radom on Comerica Park, Chandler Rome on Justin Verlander's return
Matt Vasgersian joins Buster to talk about the Dodgers being a little too cute sticking Mookie Betts at second base, if we’ll see any ugliness between the Dodgers and Astros this weekend, if Zack Greinke is a Hall of Famer, why he’d take Juan Soto over Ronald Acuña Jr. and Fernando Tatis Jr., micing up players, and an interesting baseball memorabilia anniversary (8:25). Next, Todd Radom stops by to talk about Comerica Park and to administer the weekly quiz (30:24). Later, the Houston Chronicle’s Chandler Rome calls in from the West Coast to hit on Dusty Baker navigating this strange season, the Astros’ lineup struggling to hit for power and Justin Verlander’s return (39:12).
Starling Marte hit a tying, three-run double off Brandon Workman in the eighth inning, Jorge Alfaro singled home the winning run in the ninth and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 Thursday night in the opener of a seven-game series,...
BBTN: David Schoenfield on Sixto Sanchez's torrid start, the new playoff system and the Yankees playing everyone into contention. Plus, Hembo on the versatility of the Rays
Dave Schoenfield joins Buster to remember Roberto Clemente as he’s set to be honored by MLB (5:08). Then they get into Sixto Sanchez’s torrid start, the battle in the NL East, Dave’s thoughts on the playoff system, the Yankees playing everyone into contention, Gary Sanchez’s horrific season and the stars aligning for J.T. Realmuto in free agency. Later, Hembo stops by to discuss Sanchez’s stuff, how bitter he’ll be if Realmuto doesn’t re-sign with the Phillies, the versatility of the Rays and Clemente’s right arm (22:19).
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