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2019 Schedule
91-71, 1st in NL Cent

BBTN: Nats Advance, Cole Wins Again, Hembo Knows

The Nationals advance to the franchise's first World Series and Jon Sciambi joins Buster to discuss how Washington overcame a sub-par bullpen to "obliterate" the Cardinals and if they'll match up better with the Yankees or Astros (10:12). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (28:05), Josh Reddick calls out Yankees fans (33:04) and ESPN's Marly Rivera on New York's bullpen issues and struggles against Gerrit Cole last night (34:34).


Wild-card Nationals head to World Series with sweep of Cards

Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to hold on and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday night for a...

Cardinals score 3 runs in 5th to narrow deficit (0:44)
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2dDavid Schoenfield

Cardinals shuffle lineup, look to spark offense

Among the Cardinals' Game 4 lineup changes were Tommy Edman playing third base and hitting leadoff, Harrison Bader replacing Dexter Fowler in center field, and Jose Martinez drawing another start in right and hitting second.


BBTN: Strasburg, ALCS Game 3, Numbers Game

With the Nationals one win away from advancing to the franchise's first World Series, Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss Stephen Strasburg's postseason dominance, how Bryce Harper looms over this team, if the media has underrated the Nationals and more (12:10). KBME's Steve Sparks also explains why Gerrit Cole is so good and if a canceled Game 3 (weather) would benefit the Astros or Yankees more (32:20). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (27:48).


Strasburg Ks 12, Nats top Cards 8-1; 1 win from World Series

Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals' struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from the city's first World Series appearance in 86 years...

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2dDavid Schoenfield

Cards' Maddux hits 2 holes-in-one ahead of G3

Cardinals pitching coach Mike Maddux was dealing with a different kind of ace Monday, hitting two holes-in-one ahead of Game 3 of the NLCS.


Sources: Rain could alter NLCS, ALCS schedules

With the possibility Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 between the Astros and Yankees is a rainout, MLB is considering moving a potential NLCS Game 5 between the Nationals and Cardinals to that night, sources said.

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Robles slugs solo homer in return to Nats' lineup

Center fielder Victor Robles homered in his return to the Nationals' lineup in their 8-1 Game 3 NLCS win on Monday, blasting a solo shot in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.


BBTN: NLCS Game 3, ALCS Recap, Cap Talk

The Astros and Yankees split the weekend and the Cardinals already find themselves in must-win mode. Sarah Langs fills in for Buster, who joins Sarah from the road to discuss Carlos Correa's big moment, Aaron Boone's managing of New York's bullpen and each team's path to winning the ALCS (17:16). Tim Kurkjian also preview's tonight's NLCS Game 3 matchup between Stephen Strasburg and Jack Flaherty (33:47). Plus, Todd Radom and "Cap Talk" (43:36).

Goldschmidt: Offense has to be better than last 2 games (1:14)
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Freese, 2011 Series MVP, retires after 11 seasons

David Freese, who was named MVP after his Game 6 home run kept the Cardinals alive in the 2011 World Series, has retired. He spent the final two seasons of his 11-year career with the Dodgers.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24523rd
On Base Percentage.32218th
Slugging Percentage.41523rd
Earned Run Average3.805th
Quality Starts76Tied-7th