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2019 Schedule
96-66, 2nd in AL 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.

Kiermaier: Winning Gold Glove 'means the world' (1:01)

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The 8 finalists for the HoF's 2020 Ford Frick excellence in baseball broadcasting award were announced Friday - Joe Castiglione, Jacques Doucet, Tom Hamilton, Ken Harrelson, Pat Hughes, Ned Martin, Mike Shannon & Dewayne Staats. More than 200 broadcasters were eligible for the award, to be announced Dec. 11 (awarded this & every 3rd year to team-specific announcers — the other 2 years' winners are "national voices" & "broadcast beginnings" historic figures).

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Source: Rays' Bloom favored to be Red Sox GM

Chaim Bloom, the Rays' senior vice president of baseball operations, is the favorite to become the Red Sox's next general manager, a source told ESPN.


BBTN: ALCS Game 4, Maddon, Top Prospects

The Yankees need Masahiro Tanaka to be a "silent assassin" in tonight's Game 4 against Houston, says ESPN Radio's Chris Singleton, who also discusses New York's inability to drive in runs, how poor weather conditions will impact tonight's game, Joe Maddon's fit with the Angels and more (6:39). Sarah Langs also plays "The Numbers Game" (21:34) and Keith Law talks about some of the game's top prospects and how they'll affect the futures of teams like the Rays, Twins, Rangers and Mariners (29:41).


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).

Glasnow feels he tipped pitches in Game 5 (0:28)
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Rays' Glasnow: Tipped pitches 'pretty obvious'

While Rays starter Tyler Glasnow said it was "pretty obvious" he was tipping his pitches Thursday night, both Tampa Bay and Houston said that wasn't what did in the Rays in the ALDS.

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'Locked in' ace Cole takes historic run into ALCS

Astros ace Gerrit Cole stifled the upstart Rays for the second time during the ALDS and continued his historic run with 10 strikeouts over eight dominant innings Thursday night.


Cole, Astros beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees next

Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

In the end, the Astros had Gerrit Cole and the Rays didn't. Behind eight more dominant innings from Cole, Houston beat Tampa Bay 6-1 and won the LDS series 3 games to 2. Cole went eight innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out 10. The Astros play the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the ALCS on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.

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Rays 2B Sogard slugs homer in return to lineup

Second baseman Eric Sogard returned to the starting lineup for the Tampa Bay Rays for Thursday night's Game 5 of the ALDS against the Astros. Sogard hit a solo homer, but it wasn't enough as the Astros advanced with a 6-1 win.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are your lineups for Game 5. Different look for the Rays from their Game 2 meeting with the Astros' Gerrit Cole. Joey Wendle in for Yandy Díaz and Eric Sogard in for Brandon Lowe. For Houston against Tyler Glasnow, A.J. Hinch flipped Michael Brantley and Jose Altuve near the top of the order, while Martin Maldonado gets the call at catcher with Cole on the mound.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankee Stadium ready for the ALCS. Yankees await the result of Game 5 of Astros-Rays tonight to know whether they will host Game 1 on Saturday or travel to Minute Maid Park.


BBTN: Roberts' Decisions, Kershaw's Legacy, ALDS Preview

After the Dodgers fall short in October once again, Buster and Keith Law talk about Dave Roberts' handling of the bullpen and how Clayton Kershaw's poor performance affects his career narrative (20:43). Plus, they discuss Stephen Strasburg's resilience and the Cardinals' thrashing of the Braves. Sarah Langs also plays "The Numbers Game" (38:47) and The Athletic's Jake Kaplan previews tonight's ALDS Game 5 between the Astros and Rays (45:22).

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25412th
On Base Percentage.32513th
Slugging Percentage.43115th
Earned Run Average3.652nd
Quality Starts53Tied-17th