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2020 Schedule
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Spain & Fitz: When sincere doesn't mean sincere

Spain and Fitz talk about the surprising hire of new White Sox manager Tony La Russa and Jeff Passan and Jason Goff join the show to weigh in on the move. Plus, Bobby Marks on the latest NBA news, what kind of punishment will MLB hand the Dodgers’ Justin Turner, are the Bucs the best team in the NFL and the Jets take you never knew you needed.

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White Sox's La Russa email uses wrong signature

The White Sox mistakenly sent an email welcoming Tony La Russa that included AJ Hinch's signature on a photo of La Russa, an error that was due to multiple variations of the graphic being prepared for various candidates, a source told ESPN.

Spain calls La Russa's hiring 'the dumbest decision' (1:05)

PTI: La Russa Goes To The White Sox

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the White Sox bringing on Tony La Russa as their new manager, possible punishments for Justin Turner, concerns NBA players have with the late December season start date, and much more.


ATH: White Sox Hire La Russa

Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the White Sox's hiring of Tony La Russa, MLB's investigation into what happened with Justin Turner's breaking of COVID-19 protocol, coronavirus scares in the Big Ten, and more.

La Russa on return to managing: 'My heart is always in the dugout' (1:07)
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Hall of Famer La Russa, 76, to manage White Sox

Hall of Famer Tony La Russa, who last managed in the major leagues by guiding the Cardinals to the World Series in 2011, has been hired by the White Sox at age 76.


BBTN: David Schoenfield and Hembo preview Game 6 of the World Series

David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss the consistent force of the Dodgers lineup, Blake Snell being pulled early if he gets into trouble, Dave Roberts’ pitching strategy, why Austin Barnes should start at catcher in game six, Manuel Margot being half an inch away from stealing home, layoffs in ticket offices and Tony LaRussa being rumored for the White Sox job (5:33). Later, Hembo drops by to talk about possible vindication for Clayton Kershaw and Snell’s magic number (21:40).


PTI: Titans Beat Bills

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the Titans' impressive win on Tuesday Night Football, if the Dodgers can come back in the NLCS, Le'Veon Bell's ugly end with the Jets and much more.

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Source: White Sox get OK to talk to La Russa

The White Sox have been given permission by the Angels to interview Tony La Russa for their managerial vacancy, a source confirmed to ESPN.


BBTN: David Schoenfield and Hembo on Monday's CLS games and the passing of Joe Morgan

David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss why Joe Morgan was the perfect player, the White Sox basically firing Rick Renteria and if they’d considering hiring A.J. Hinch, the Braves’ no longer middling pitching, the Dodgers’ bullpen, the Rays taking control of the series, and Jose Altuve’s defense (11:37). Plus, Hembo hops on to talk about Morgan having greatest two-year stretch of any modern infielder, and his takeaways from Monday’s games (29:17).

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White Sox's Anderson: Playoff bid 'just the start'

The White Sox's breakout season was stopped by a three-game loss at Oakland in the wild-card round. But it looks as if they have a bright future after ending a string of seven consecutive losing records with their first playoff appearance since 2008.


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).


Pinder delivers timely hit, A's advance in playoffs at last

The Oakland Athletics ended 14 years of postseason futility, riding Chad Pinder's go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning and repeated costly walks by Chicago's relievers to rally past the White Sox 6-4 on Thursday and win the decisive third game...

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.816th
Quality Starts0Tied-21st
Batting Average.2616th
On Base Percentage.32612th
Slugging Percentage.4535th