The Marlins and Reds are in, but two spots in the NL are still up for grabs. Here's the latest on the playoff picture.
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Mike Moustakas homered twice, Freddy Galvis hit a solo shot and the Cincinnati Reds clinched their first playoff spot since 2013, beating the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins 7-2 Friday night.
When these guys step to the plate or climb the mound, Twitter takes notice. Here's why.
Baseball's complicated Latino history began to emerge from the shadows with the arrival of Roberto Clemente, who highlights our list of 15 legendary players who have left their mark.
Jake Cave hit a pair of home runs, Kenta Maeda finished off his regular season with another strong start and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday night to take over sole possession of the AL Central lead for the first time...
The brief 2-game losing streak is over, and that's kind of important. We explain why -- and look at Gerrit Cole's month of September, and just how ready he is for the postseason. Plus, Kyle Higashioka will catch him in Game 1 next week. You might think that would be a hole in the lineup, but maybe not. The offense exploded -- we hear from Aaron Booner on Judge, and Aaron Hicks on....himself. Plus, chances getting slimmer foe the 4 seed in the AL, but magic number down to 1 for clinching 2nd place in the AL East.
Max Kepler hit the tying home run in the eighth inning and the game-winning single with two outs in the 10th, giving the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night that tightened the AL Central race to just a half-game...
BBTN: Tim Kurkjian on why he can't take his eyes off the Marlins and the NL Cy Young race. Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game
Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to discuss why he can’t take his eyes off the Marlins, why the Reds are the Indians of the NL, the NL Cy Young Race, anemic hitting across the league, night games at Wrigley, Josh Donaldson going off on umpires, Ron Gardenhire’s abrupt retirement and Justin Verlander undergoing Tommy John surgery. Later, Sarah Langs stops by to play The Numbers Game with notes on the Padres’ postseason drought, Luke Voit leading the league in homers and Garret Crochet’s debut.
With the Yankees reclaiming a spot in our top five, we look at each team's most valuable player for this most unusual season.
Yes -- they lost Sunday, snapping the 10-game win streak, but clinched a postseason birth with the Padres' win over the Mariners. Deivi Garcia didn't have it for the first time -- but would you still trust him in the playoffs? Apparently, some are not ready to commit. Judge & Urshela were out of the lineup for planned off days, but a close eye is being kept. Don't overlook JA Happ for a Game 3 start -- he's earned it. Gary Sanchez is climbing out of the hole, but he doesn't have to be a star. Plus, playoff maneuvering by Aaron Boone, and an eye on potential seeding.
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.
Twins slugger Josh Donaldson lashed out at Major League Baseball's umpires, saying that there's "no accountability" for them and that most "don't care."
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.
Twins slugger Josh Donaldson was ejected from Thursday's game against the White Sox for kicking dirt on home plate after crossing it following a sixth-inning home run.
The White Sox clinched their first postseason berth since 2008, rallying to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Thursday as Eloy Jimenez hit a tiebreaking double that capped a two-run rally in the seventh inning.
Eric and Tristan discuss the struggles of some fantasy stars, tackle the middle field ranks for 2021 and preview the weekend slate.
Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano each hit a two-run homer, and the Minnesota Twins denied the Chicago White Sox a chance to clinch their first playoff berth in 12 years with a 5-1 victory Wednesday night.
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).