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).
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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.
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.
Teams in the postseason picture made some big decisions to help get them there, but what was their smartest move?
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.
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances suffered a partial tear of his left Achilles tendon when he landed awkwardly on the mound on Sunday, manager Aaron Boone said Tuesday.
Luis Severino pitched four dominant innings and reached 98.8 mph in his injury-delayed season debut for the Yankees, an 8-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night that moved New York to the brink of clinching its 21st postseason appearance...
Luis Severino was stellar in his 2019 debut for the Yankees, tossing four scoreless innings against the Angels on Tuesday night.
In an attempt to get the slugger ready for the playoffs, the Yankees plan to activate Giancarlo Stanton on Wednesday or Thursday.
Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss how the Brewers have responded since the Christian Yelich injury, as well as Cody Bellinger's drop-off and Anthony Rendon's surge in the race for NL MVP (9:48). They also talk about a few of the question marks surrounding the Dodgers. Then, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (32:15).
How is the Yankees' ace feeling ahead of his first start since last year's ALDS? We sat down with Sevy to find out.
For some, Dodgers-Yankees would be too big, and Rays-Brewers would be too small. So what potential Fall Classic clashes would be just right?
The Cubs, Brewers and Mets are all making a push to snag postseason spots in the Senior Circuit.
Pitchers Dellin Betances and Jordan Montgomery made their season debuts for the Yankees after lengthy layoffs, and New York finished its longest road trip of the season with a 6-4 loss to Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
"Here's our trade deadline. We picked up a couple of great arms." -Aaron Judge on seeing Dellin Betances and Luis Severino back with the Yankees.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Aaron Boone joked with Dellin Betances "You're a command guy now!" Allowed him to only face two batters cause it's the first time he pitched after just one day of rest.