Michael HIll, who has been with the Marlins since 2002 and has been president of the team since 2013, will not be back in 2021, CEO Derek Jeter said.
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Michael Kay joins Buster to discuss game five of the ALDS between the Yankees and Rays, why he’s confident in Gerrit Cole on short rest, how a win tonight will rescue Aaron Boone’s game two platooning, what he expects from Tyler Glasgow, Tampa needing Brandon Lowe to breakout and the Astros advancing to the ALCS (12:41). Later, Todd Radom hops on to talk about his new hockey (?!) book, baseball needing a polarizing villain like Houston and if the AL teams should fear the Dodgers or Braves more (24:02).
New York shut down Tampa Bay to push their series to the limit. L.A., Houston and Atlanta clinched LCS spots.
Rookie Kyle Wright dazzled for six innings in his postseason debut, and the Atlanta Braves rode their superb pitching to beat the Miami Marlins 7-0 Thursday for a three-game sweep and their first trip to the NL Championship Series since 2001.
BBTN: Karl Ravech on emotion of Dodgers-Padres, the A’s coming back from the dead and Randy Arozarena’s tear. Plus, Bill Shaikin on fans in the stands for the World Series
Karl Ravech joins Buster Olney to discuss calling games on the radio for the first time since college, the emotion of Dodgers-Padres, the A’s coming back from the dead, Randy Arozarena’s tear, second-guessing Aaron Boone’s decision to platoon his pitchers in game two and Ian Anderson’s confidence (16:19). Later, The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin hops on to talk about the hunger for a title in L.A., MLB’s plan to allow fans in the stands at the World Series and the reorganization of the minor leagues (39:47).
Four games, four teams with their postseasons on the line. Will New York, San Diego, Oakland or Miami stay alive?
Cody Bellinger made a catch for the ages to lift L.A., Oakland stayed alive by rallying past Houston, while Tampa Bay and Atlanta moved closer to clinching.
In a special crossover pod, Sarah Spain and Mike Golic, Jr. talk about more COVID issues with the Titans and how competitive balance is going to become a real issue for the NFL. Sarah and Gojo also compare how MLB has handled their COVID issues to how the NFL has, and it appears the NFL doesn't really have a plan.
In a special crossover pod, Sarah Spain and Mike Golic, Jr. talk about more COVID issues with the Titans and how competitive balance is going to become a real issue for the NFL. Sarah and Gojo also compare how MLB has handled their COVID issues to how the NFL has, and it appears the NFL doesn.t really have a plan.
Rookie Ian Anderson pitched like a poised veteran, right fielder Nick Markakis made a nifty defensive play late and the Atlanta Braves threw another playoff shutout, beating the Miami Marlins 2-0 Wednesday for a 2-0 lead in the NL Division Series.
Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi joins Buster to discuss putting himself in place of a pitcher when watching the postseason, the Yankees overthinking using Deivi García as an opener, the challenge of playing without days off in a series, how to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton when he’s on a tear, why he’s not surprised the Astros are on the verge of another ALCS, Ronald Acuña Jr. getting hit and the market for his services this offseason (15:33). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game (40:07)
All four series return to action, and there's already an elimination game on tap.
Houston is a win from the ALCS, Atlanta mopped up the Marlins, the Rays held off the Yankees, and L.A. broke through against the Padres.
After Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. was hit by a pitch from Miami's Sandy Alcantara -- rekindling some bad blood between the teams -- Atlanta rallied for a 9-5 win in Game 1 of the NLDS while acknowledging the beaning "lit a bit of a fire under us."
Ronald Acuna Jr. made history with his leadoff homer, Travis d'Arnaud hit a tiebreaking shot in Atlanta's huge seventh inning and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-5 Tuesday in Game 1 of the NL Division Series.
Starling Marte, who has a broken left hand after being hit by a pitch in the wild-card round, was left off the Marlins' roster for the NLDS matchup against the Braves.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
The Marlins will go with 14 pitchers and 14 position players for their NLDS matchup against the Braves. Injured CF Starling Marte is not on the roster, having been transferred to Miami's taxi squad. Also, there was some buzz about prospect RHP Edward Cabrera making his big-league debut against Atlanta, but he is not among the 14 pitchers who made the Marlins' roster.
The senior circuit's series get underway while the A's and Rays try to even things up on the AL's postseason slate.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Five reasons to get excited for this year's NL division series:
BBTN: Tim Kurkjian ranks the division series based on animus between the teams. Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game
Tim Kurkjian joins Buster Olney to discuss the passing of Cardinals legend Bob Gibson, renaming the MVP award for Frank Robinson, Phillies GM Matt Klentak “resigning,” the big questions facing the Cubs in the offseason and the division series ranked by animus between the teams (7:10). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game and gives her picks for the division series (33:02).
With eight teams making it through the wild-card series, we ranked the survivors with an eye on what we learned in Round 1.