2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
1-2, 2nd in NL Cent

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Bomani Jones discusses why despite the “want to” from Jimmy Butler that won the Heat Game 3 of the NBA Finals, he stills hates the zone (0:58). If the Lakers come out on top would LeBron be deserving of the MVP and why did LSU gives up on COVID stadium protocols (21:27)? Plus, Bo tells stories about how much of a “bad man” Bob Gibson was following his passing (34:15), an IYHH including a 67 year-old woman known as “ninja lady” (41:42) and your voicemails from the “game within the game” (55:19). IYHH Stories @heatherkelly on what the future holds for tech’s billion-dollar headquarters: https://wapo.st/34C9CIO @Brian_Rokos on the 67-year-old “Ninja lady” who made good on her threat to an intruder: https://bit.ly/2SuofYO @shanmcmahon_ on the “cruises to nowhere” that may be setting sail soon: https://wapo.st/3jxmYfs


BBTN: Tim Kurkjian ranks the division series based on animus between the teams. Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game

Tim Kurkjian joins Buster Olney to discuss the passing of Cardinals legend Bob Gibson, renaming the MVP award for Frank Robinson, Phillies GM Matt Klentak “resigning,” the big questions facing the Cubs in the offseason and the division series ranked by animus between the teams (7:10). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game and gives her picks for the division series (33:02).

Remembering Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson (2:36)
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Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher Gibson dies at 84

St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson, who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981, his first year of eligibility, died Friday at age 84, the Cardinals confirmed to ESPN.

Tim Kurkjian shares his best Bob Gibson moments after learning of his death (2:01)

9 Padres pitchers blank Cardinals 4-0 in Game 3, reach NLDS

Craig Stammen and eight fellow relievers combined on a four-hitter in a brilliant, record-setting effort that sent the San Diego Padres over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 3 of their NL wild-card series.


PTI: Kyrie Speaks Out Again

Tony Kornheiser and Frank Isola discuss the Padres' big comeback win over the Cardinals last night, Kyrie Irving's comments on coaching, Jimmy Butler's Game 2 prediction and much more.


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).


Tatis, Myers homer twice, Padres stay alive with 11-9 win

Fernando Tatis Jr. and Wil Myers each hit two home runs and Manny Machado also connected for the San Diego Padres, who rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 11-9 Thursday night to force a deciding Game 3 in their NL wild-card series.


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).


Goldschmidt, Cardinals win 7-4 in Padres' return to playoffs

Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run during a four-run first inning, St. Louis' bullpen held strong after starter Kwang Hyun Kim stumbled in his playoff debut and the Cardinals ruined the San Diego Padres' long-awaited return to the playoffs with a...


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).

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.909th
Quality Starts0Tied-21st
Batting Average.23422nd
On Base Percentage.32314th
Slugging Percentage.37128th