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2019 Schedule
81-81, 4th in NL East
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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.

Paige, Isola question manager hires in MLB (0:48)

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).

Mendoza loves Phillies' Girardi hire (0:29)

This Just In  

The Philadelphia Phillies will hire Joe Girardi as their next manager, according to multiple reports. The Phillies are expected to announce the hiring later Thursday, according to reports.

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Baker reportedly meets with Phillies for 2nd time

Dusty Baker reportedly had a second round of interviews for the Phillies' manager opening on Thursday, with Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter set for second interviews as well.

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Phils CEO Middleton overruled execs to ax Kapler

Phillies managing partner John Middleton said a CEO not only has the authority but "the responsibility and obligation to step in" when there's an impasse on decisions such as whether to fire a manager.


BBTN: Cole's Dominance, X-Factors, Kapler Firing

Another dominant Gerrit Cole playoffs performance has Buster and Karl Ravech comparing the Houston ace to another all-time great (14:32). The guys also discuss Tyler Glasnow's pitch-tipping, X-factors in each championship series, the firing of Gabe Kapler and more. Plus, Rena Banena's "Bleacher Tweets" and some jovial conversations about underage drinking and baseball sitcoms (31:33).

Kurkjian: Phillies want a 'veteran name' to replace Kapler (0:37)

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.5317th
Quality Starts5814th
Batting Average.24622nd
On Base Percentage.31919th
Slugging Percentage.42718th