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2019 Schedule
81-81, 4th in NL East
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Sources: Phillies seen as top bidder for Wheeler

The Phillies are seen by sources as the most potent bidders for free-agent right-hander Zack Wheeler, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney, with the Reds, White Sox and Rangers also involved.

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Phils non-tender starting INFs Franco, Hernandez

The Philadelphia Phillies have non-tendered third baseman Maikel Franco and second baseman Cesar Hernandez, half of their starting infield from Opening Day last season.

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Giants name Kapler manager to replace Bochy

The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday that they've hired Gabe Kapler as their new manager. Kapler replaces Bruce Bochy, who retired after the season.

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Rockies 3B Arenado wins 7th straight Gold Glove

Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.

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Phillies' Arrieta picks up $20M option for 2020

Jake Arrieta, who went 8-8 with a 4.64 ERA this past season, has exercised a $20 million player option and will return to the Phillies for the 2020 season.


BBTN: Washington's Game 6 Strategy

Justin Verlander has never won a World Series start, and Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to give his thoughts on how Verlander will fare tonight, if he expects to see Max Scherzer in Game 6 or in a potential Game 7, the need for an electronic strike zone and much more (7:45). Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (24:43) and ESPN Radio's Chris Singleton previews tonight's game (30:57).

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Ump West sues ex-player Lo Duca for defamation

Umpire Joe West has sued Paul Lo Duca for defamation after the former catcher alleged Billy Wagner got three straight strikeout calls from West in 2006 or 2007 because Wagner let West drive his 1957 Chevy.


BBTN: How The Astros Have Collapsed In October

With the Astros collapsing both on and off the field, Buster and Keith Law discuss Houston's underwhelming performance so far and the organization's lack-luster response to the incident involving assistant GM Brandon Taubman (39:59). But before that, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (25:00) and Jessica Mendoza on the World Series and some new manager hires (11:10). Plus, Buster's interviews with Max Scherzer (30:45) and George Springer (56:40) and an excerpt from today's ESPN Daily podcast on the Astros' front office situation (35:45).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.5317th
Quality Starts5812th
Batting Average.24622nd
On Base Percentage.31919th
Slugging Percentage.42718th