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Astros pitcher Josh James underwent surgery Friday to repair a labral tear of his left hip and will need six to eight months to recover, according to GM James Click.
BBTN: Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi on possible rule changes and Charlie Morton. Plus, Chris Singleton previews Game 3
Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi joins Buster to discuss pitching with Kevin Kiermaier as his center fielder, the Rays developmental philosophy, his thoughts on rule changes from the short season possibly becoming permanent and Charlie Morton’s cold-bloodedness (6:54). Then, Chris Singleton hops on to talk about Morton vs. Walker Buehler in game three, if the series pendulum has swung back toward the Rays and the first time he met Cody Bellinger (24:17). Plus, Todd Radom with the weekly quiz (34:31).
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss the Rays bringing a knife to a gun fight, Mookie Betts completing the circle with the Dodgers, Tyler Glasnow throwing balls in the dirt, Brandon Lowe’s struggles, Jeff Luhnow again denying he knew about the Astros cheating and Steve Cohen’s official approval to buy the Mets (8:00). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game with notes on Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and Betts (34:33).
Jay Williams joined the show for his weekly spot talking Giants and NBA. Plus, the Astros sign stealing scandal is back in Audio Files.
Former Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, in an interview with KPRC-TV, denied that he knew about the team's sign stealing and said individuals who were involved in the scandal are still working for the club.
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Clayton Kershaw was asked if part of him wishes the Dodgers could get another shot at the Astros in the World Series: "Winning the World Series is gonna be special, no matter who you play. 2017 is over. We can't go back and worry about that."
Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to discuss an exciting game seven between the Dodgers and the Braves, Mookie Betts’ brilliant defense, Dave Roberts leaving Julio Urías in for the 9th inning, the bright future for the Braves, Charlie Morton’s dominance in game seven against the Astros, Randy Arozarena winning the ALCS MVP, if the off days in the World Series advantages either team and the 2021 class of free agent shortstops (14:56). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game and talks about the best World Series player of all time (33:28).
Cody Bellinger's go-ahead homer in the seventh was the difference as L.A. finished its NLCS comeback against the Braves.
Here's what's next for Houston, which forced an ALCS Game 7 down 3-0 but ultimately failed to defend its American League title.
The Tampa Bay Rays, a team of unheralded stars, are headed to their second World Series in franchise history after holding off the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday night.
The Astros said this playoff run and their almost-historic comeback in the ALCS shows what type of team they really are.
Dave Rothenberg previews Game 7 of the ALCS between the Rays & Astros with the notion that Houston winning is actually great for baseball on 98.7 ESPN.
Three of four teams playing Saturday face elimination. The AL pennant will be won, but will we also crown an NL champ?
If you are rooting for Astros, then you are rooting FOR EVIL! And Yankees fans you should be ashamed of yourselves!
Only two MLB teams have ever forced a Game 7 from down 3-0. Boston won. Here's how ... and how Houston can follow the blueprint.
When Rays ace Blake Snell ran into trouble, Kevin Cash played the odds, but Dusty Baker's team grabbed the win.
The Houston Astros are bringing back memories of the 2004 Boston Red Sox after climbing out of a 3-0 hole to the Tampa Bay Rays to force Saturday's decisive Game 7 in the ALCS.
Anita gives you some insight into the Steelers v Browns, Buccaneers v Packers, Jets v Dolphins, and the Andy Dalton situation down in Dallas. Featuring guests David Bearman, Joe Fortenbaugh, and Ben Fawkes.
Tony Kornheiser and Frank Isola discuss Clayton Kershaw's poor performance last night, Le'Veon Bell's potential impact on the Chiefs, how nervous the Rays should be after dropping two straight, among other topics.
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the re-opening and closing of NFL facilities due to COVID-19, Carlos Correa's walk-off HR last night, Clayton Kershaw's continued NLCS struggles and much more.
It's happened just once in MLB history. We look at Houston's chances to win two more games and turn a 3-0 deficit into a trip to the Fall Classic.
BBTN: Mark Teixeira on Dave Roberts and Clayton Kershaw. Plus, Todd Radom brings the ballpark tour to a close at Sahlen Field in Buffalo
Mark Teixeira joins Buster to discuss the regular season-feel to the postseason with teams playing every day, Bryce Wilson attacking the strike zone, Dave Roberts leaving Clayton Kershaw out too long, Kershaw’s legacy, the ying and yang of watching Dusty Baker and the Astros, expectations for the upcoming free agent market, and what he would do with Gary Sanchez this offseason (13:24). Later, the pod’s ballpark tour ends as Todd Radom and the guys visit Sahlen Field in Buffalo and knock out one last weekly quiz (26:42).
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the last hour discussing the College Football scene. What will happen in the SEC and what will become of the Alabama Georgia game. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey joins the show to discuss the SEC and details what punishments will occur if protocols arent met.