After a messy Game 1 loss, the yankees bounced back in the nightcap. Brilliance of Aaron Nola was overcome thanks to Mike Tauchmann, Hear from Aaron Boon on Tauchmann, and the challenges of having an uber-talented team. Bullpen brilliant -- Zack Britton, Chad Green -- plus the opener Jonathon Loaisiga. Nightmare Game 1 for JA Happ -- and so the questions hasn't been answered regarding the 3rd starter. Poll results on the topic were surprising. What's going on with Gleyber Torres & Gary Sanchez at the plate? plus, Boone hints he may be without Sanchez Thursday.
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Mike Tauchman's tiebreaking double in the seventh inning sent the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies and a split of their seven-inning doubleheader Wednesday.
Yankees beat the Phillies 6-3. Gerrit Cole 6 solid innings, but not spectacular. Gio Urshela with great defense & a 3-run HR. Brett Gardner goes opposite field after DJ Lemahieu leads off the game with a solo HR. We hear from Aaron Boone, Gerrit Cole, Gio Urshela, and Brett Gardner about the joke played on him during the game. Takeaways include continued struggles of Gary Sanchez at the plate, but why that's not a big concern. Yankees / Phillies already rained out Tuesday means their 1st 7 inning doubleheader in Philly Wednesday.
After some big-name injuries and opt-outs, forget about counting out the Mets or pre-punching those Braves playoff tickets.
Philadelphia returned from a weeklong layoff caused by additional coronavirus testing with a matchup against baseball's hottest pitcher, and Gerrit Cole won his debut in pinstripes for his 19th consecutive regular season victory to lead the New York...
It didn't take long for the reality of the pandemic to reshuffle the restart of the 2020 baseball season. Here's a look at the past week.
Jason Fitz reacts to the First Take panel discussion on the coronavirus outbreaks spreading to other teams and the NBA playing their first games in over three months.. Plus, Ryan Hollins, Jeff Darlington & Jesse Rogers join the show.
The Phillies had no more positive tests for the coronavirus and will resume their season Monday against the Yankees.
Early returns have yielded surprises, with some superteams looking ready to rule.
Yankees continue to roll. Aaron Judge homered twice, including 2-run shot. He got some help from one of his teammates this week. We hear from Aaron Boone, Judge, Luke Voit on watching Judge, and DJ LeMahieu on something special the Yankees have cooking. James Paxton is officially worried about his velocity. he speaks up on a second straight shaky outing. How concerned are fans? We get your reaction. Also, Giancarlo Stanton has taken a new approach to staying on the field, and another positive sign from the weekend. A preview of the Phillies series, as we also hear from Gerrit Cole,
MLB is optimistic that two of the last three positive tests for the Phillies, who are a week separated from games against the Marlins with no positive tests among players, were false positives.
Jessica Mendoza joins Buster to discuss tonight's postponed Brewers-Cardinals game, 7-inning doubleheaders, and where Shane Bieber ranks among the top pitchers in baseball (7:05). Plus, Dr. Anthony Fauci assesses MLB's coronavirus strategy (20:25) and Todd Radom joins Buster and Troy to give the weekly quiz and provide some fun facts about Seattle (23:12).
Darius Rucker joins to share some Golic, Sr. memories, and Jayson Stark joins to talk Marlins outbreak and stumps the guys with one more trivia question. Plus, the NBA is back...and we hear the best & worst sounds from the 2+ years of Golic & Wingo.
The Phillies have canceled all activities at Citizens Bank Park after a member of the coaching staff and a member of the home clubhouse staff tested positive for COVID-19.
Friday's scheduled game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Phillies in Philadelphia has been postponed, the team announced Wednesday.
After a day of fireworks across the league, Karl Ravech joins Buster to break down what happened last night between the Dodgers and Astros (9:51). The guys also discuss more positive coronavirus tests in Miami, how players are now taking control of their health and safety, the early swath of pitching injuries and Patrick Mahomes' new stake in the Royals. Plus, a tribute to Orioles super fan Mo Gaba (35:38) and Hembo brings some fun stats on Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Padres (27:48).
MLB announced a series of scheduling changes after postponing Miami's next six games amid the team's coronavirus outbreak.
The Phillies' scheduled game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday night was postponed for the second straight day amid coronavirus concerns in the wake of an outbreak involving another team.
First Take, joined by Charly Arnolt, Freddie Coleman and Eduardo Perez react to multiple players on the Miami Marlins testing positive for Coronavirus, Donta Hightower choosing to opt out this season and more.
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