With the Yankees reclaiming a spot in our top five, we look at each team's most valuable player for this most unusual season.
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The Padres earned their first October appearance since 2006 in extra innings. We look at who hopes to join them and more.
Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber said he put his team in a bad spot when he played a double into a triple in the second inning of Sunday's loss to the Twins. Cubs manager David Ross pulled Schwarber from the game afterward.
Max Kepler homered, Jose Berrios threw six shutout innings to outduel Yu Darvish and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Sunday night.
With the Twins and Cubs both postseason bound, we get you ready for their SNB showdown and Sunday afternoon's Giants-A's clash.
Eddie Rosario, Miguel Sano and Josh Donaldson homered as the Minnesota Twins clinched a second straight postseason berth with an 8-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
Gary Hughes, a beloved professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after having cancer. He was 79.
Kyle Hendricks tossed eight innings of three-hit, shutout ball to outduel Rich Hill, and the Chicago Cubs edged the Minnesota Twins 1-0 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.
BBTN: Jesse Rogers has an interesting idea for how teams should use their pitchers in the first round. Plus, Todd Radom on Kauffman Stadium
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss his pitching strategy for the first round of the playoffs, Josh Donaldson’s ejection after hitting a home run and kicking dirt on home plate, the White Sox clinching a playoff spot, Javier Baez rounding into form, the end of Jon Lester’s time with the Cubs, and another possible Yankees-Twins matchup in the postseason. Later, Todd Radom joins the show to talk about Kauffman Stadium and to administer the weekly quiz.
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.
Eric and Tristan discuss the struggles of some fantasy stars, tackle the middle field ranks for 2021 and preview the weekend slate.
Jon Lester, who will be a free agent after this season, admitted that he had "a lot of emotions" Wednesday in what might have been his final start at Wrigley Field as a Cub.
Javier Baez's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians, on Wednesday night in a game that was briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and briefly landed on the...
Umpires hastily cleared the field during a game between the Indians and Cubs on Wednesday night when a small drone flew into Wrigley Field over the bleachers and landed on the grass in deep left center.
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).
Willson Contreras and Cameron Maybin were plunked by consecutive pitches from Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren in the ninth inning, forcing home the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Indians 6-5 Tuesday night.
Yu Darvish, Trevor Bauer and Jacob deGrom are giving us an epic race of big-name aces. Here's the case for each with thoughts from those around the game.
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.
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.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss Tom Brady's sloppy performance against New Orleans, Cam Newton's Patriots debut, another bewildering Mitchell Trubisky performance and much more.
BBTN: Tim Kurkjian on Alec Mills' no-hitter. Plus, Alden Gonzalez on Albert Pujols and the big Dodgers-Padres series
Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to discuss Alec Mills' unlikely no-hitter, Matt Chapman's injury, the Rays being the best team in the AL despite hitting a snag, the Dodgers' eternal bitterness about losing the World Series to the Astros, why Ian Anderson is the most important rookie in the NL and Nelson Cruz leading the league in home runs (9:47). Then, Alden Gonzalez stops by to talk about Albert Pujols and the how the Angels should handle its aging superstar, and the huge Dodgers-Padres series starting tonight (25:18).
A long road that included fighting for a spot on a college team and being released by the Royals ended in an unlikely gem for the Cubs' righty.
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