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The Lakers star often called himself a Yankees fan, even rooting against his hometown Indians. But then the Indians were in the World Series and LeBron was there for them. Is he now wearing Dodger blue?
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).
BBTN: Karl Ravech on emotion of Dodgers-Padres, the A’s coming back from the dead and Randy Arozarena’s tear. Plus, Bill Shaikin on fans in the stands for the World Series
Karl Ravech joins Buster Olney to discuss calling games on the radio for the first time since college, the emotion of Dodgers-Padres, the A’s coming back from the dead, Randy Arozarena’s tear, second-guessing Aaron Boone’s decision to platoon his pitchers in game two and Ian Anderson’s confidence (16:19). Later, The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin hops on to talk about the hunger for a title in L.A., MLB’s plan to allow fans in the stands at the World Series and the reorganization of the minor leagues (39:47).
Indians manager Terry Francona revealed he underwent several surgeries in a four-day span and required an extended stay in intensive care while dealing with major health issues that sidelined him for most of the 2020 season.
After he missed 48 games in 2020 due to health reasons, Terry Francona is expected to return to manage the Cleveland Indians in 2021, the team said Tuesday.
We look at the top priorities for clubs that got an early start on their hot stove seasons.
Tony Kornheiser and Frank Isola discuss the Lakers' dominant Game 1 win over the Heat, the Yankees' hitting prowess, defiance from the Astros, the pairing of Doc Rivers with the 76ers and much more.
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss doubtful Game 2 statuses for Goran Dragic and Bam Adebayo, Carlos Correa's trolling, last night's marathon Yankees-Indians game and much more.
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).
It took the New York Yankees nearly five hours on the field, carried them from Wednesday to Thursday and September into October to complete the sweep.
Ups and downs all night long, between early raindrops & bad decisions by MLB. A gritty win for the Yankees, as Aaron Boone puts it up there with some of the best he's been a part of. We hear from Gio Urshela on where this game ranks for him. Problems that arose Wednesday night -- could they be a problem moving forward in the postseason? And a key word for a Yankees star -- average. (Not batting average, either.)
DJ LeMahieu's tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off Cleveland closer Brad Hand sent the New York Yankees into the AL Division Series with a wild 10-9 win over the Indians early Thursday in a rain-delayed Game 2 that started in September and ended...
New York knocked out Cleveland in a wild one, the Braves won in style, and the Twins and Jays are gone. Here's all the info on MLB's eight-game frenzy.
Buster Olney and Karl Ravech discuss the Yankees' romp over over Shane Bieber and the Indians.
With the National League side of the bracket starting up, every team in the 16-team field is in action. Here's what you need to know.
BBTN: Karl Ravech recaps the first day of the postseason and Hembo previews the first round of NL series
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss the Yankees shelling Shane Bieber, the Astros surviving against the Twins despite appearing to be on the ropes, Yuli Gurriel signing a one-year deal to stay in Houston, the Rays being the Rays making hitters miss and the White Sox impressing after limping into the playoffs (9:51). Plus, Hembo drops by to give his keys to each of the NL series (26:52).
Game 1 couldn't have gone any better. Aaron Judge right out of the gate, and the offense kept coming. Why it was a statement -- and how the approach against the likely AL Cy Young winner was perfect. Gerrit Cole was what you hoped -- terrific. We discuss his most important moment in the game. Brett Gardner's impact continues to come on and off the field. A preview of Game 2 -- with Masahiro Tanaka and Carlos Carrasco. Will Gary Sanchez play? The answer is obvious.
The MLB playoffs are underway! Here's what went down in each of Tuesday's four American League matchups.
Aaron Judge smashed a tone-setting, two-run homer on Shane Bieber's fourth pitch, Gerrit Cole struck out 13 and the New York Yankees opened the AL playoffs with a resounding 12-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
What's the most likely upset? Can anybody beat the Dodgers? Which players should you expect to remember from this October? We answer all this and more.
We present the case for four superstars to be considered as the Latino Face of MLB in the 2020s, with our winner to be revealed Friday. Today we present the case for the Indians' Francisco Lindor.
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).