Buster and Karl Ravech discuss Anthony Rizzo's unexpected return to the Cubs lineup as Chicago faces St. Louis in a crucial NL Central matchup (11:39). Plus, Buster compares Jack Flaherty to a Hall of Famer and Karl talks about Joe Maddon's personality clash with the Chicago front office. Jessica Mendoza also previews this weekend's Phillies/Indians series (33:40) and Rena Banena brings the Friday "Bleacher Tweets" and some love advice (45:12).
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Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner who was once described by legendary Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as "the most inspirational player I've ever seen," has died at the age of 85.
The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBI each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu.
The Yankees beat the Angels on Thursday to clinch their first AL East title since 2012. The win also clinched New York's second straight 100-win season.
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has been told surgery is not recommended for the partially torn Achilles tendon that ended his season after eight pitches.
Yankees pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave Thursday under the MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy.
Before an open and honest interview with former MLB pitcher Barry Zito (33:14), Buster talks to Tyler Kepner of The New York Times about Bruce Bochy's 2000th win, an emotional night for the Yastrzemski family and Giancarlo Stanton's return to the Yankees (14:44). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (28:18).
We knew the Yankees would hit a lot of home runs, but not DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela. The Phillies spent big but didn't cash in. Here are the top overachievers and the worst flops.
Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night with a chance to clinch the AL East.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone joins the guys to discuss Dellin Betances' injury, Giancarlo Stanton's return, Luis Severino's importance and more.
Giancarlo Stanton, who had been out since June 25 with a knee injury, went 1-for-3 with a double in his return, but New York fell 3-2 to the Angels and must wait at least another day to clinch the AL East.
After a record-breaking night in Boston, Buster and Keith Law criticize the state of the game and explain why so many people close to the sport can't stand the product (13:27). Then, the two discuss the season-ending injury to Dellin Betances and who could earn the next $400M contract. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel also talks to Buster about the Brewers and how they've overcome the loss of Christian Yelich (36:27). Plus, this week's "Power 10" (45:06).
Showing off ace-level stuff, Luis Severino just made himself a major factor in the Bombers' October outlook.