10:03 AM EDT, Tue October 19, 2021
Fish Stripes 1 hour ago
Offishial news, 10/19/21: Miggy Ro’s postseason analysis; Brinson era ending?

Offishial news, 10/19/21: Miggy Ro’s postseason analysis; Brinson era ending?

JM Baseball/YouTube The latest Miami Marlins coverage midway through the league championship series. New Fish Stripes Podcast The Mesa Solar Sox lost on Monday, 7-1. Will Banfield went 2-for-4 with an RBI. JJ Bleday, Troy Johnston and Kameron Misner each started the game, too—they combined to go 1-for-12 with seven strikeouts. Josh Simpson walked the bases loaded and allowed a grand slam. Yikes. Juan Páez is ready to move on from Lewis Brinson. By the numbers, the 2020 Rule 5 draft class—which included Paul Campbell and Zach Pop—was one of the best in decades,...
Pinstripe Alley 1 hour ago
Yankees collectively shrug, re-sign Aaron Boone as manager

Yankees collectively shrug, re-sign Aaron Boone as manager

‘grats, man | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/ Aaron Boone is returning to the Yankees on a three-year contract. Pop the already-flat champagne, I guess. The Yankees’ 2021 season ended in disappointment, as the highly-touted offense underachieved and only barely made it into the Wild Card Game. That was the grand finale, as the Red Sox flattened the team in Boston, ensuring a 12th consecutive season without World Series play in the Bronx. Manager Aaron Boone has now been the man behind the last four October exits, at least three of which came earlier than expected. Fresh...
www.thegoodphight.com 1 hour ago
2021 report card: Kyle Gibson

2021 report card: Kyle Gibson

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports Was the trade deadline acquisition a success? Heading into the 2021 trade deadline, the Phillies knew they needed to add at least one starting pitcher. After a deal with the Pirates for southpaw Tyler Anderson fell through, the Phillies switched gears. Although top-tier righty Max Scherzer was available, the Phillies were never seriously mentioned in trade talks. This meant they had to look into the second and third tier of starters that were on the block. They arrived at veteran righty Kyle Gibson. Gibson was one of the few middle of the...
Purple Row 1 hour ago
Ranking the Rockies, No. 28: Taylor Motter

Ranking the Rockies, No. 28: Taylor Motter

Photo by Dustin Bradford/ The journeyman was unable to stick with the MLB club after playing well in Triple-A Welcome to the 2021 edition of Ranking the Rockies, where we take a look back at every player to log playing time for the Rockies in 2021. The purpose of this list is to provide a snapshot of the player in context. The “Ranking” is an organizing principle that’s drawn from Baseball Reference’s WAR (rWAR). It’s not something the staff debated. We’ll begin with the player with the lowest rWAR and end up with the player with the highest. ★ ★ ★ No....
NESN.com 1 hour ago

Kyle Schwarber Had ALCS Game 3 Headache And ‘Loved Every Second Of It’

There’s still no better place to watch baseball than Fenway Park, but the Boston bandbox admittedly seems to have quieted down in recent years. At least until the 2021 playoffs began, that is. Fenway has been absolutely rocking through Boston’s four postseason contests. It’s no surprise that with a 12-3 dump-trucking Monday night in Game […] The post Kyle Schwarber Had ALCS Game 3 Headache And ‘Loved Every Second Of It’ appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 1 hour ago

Dusty Baker Gives Brutally Honest Take On Astros’ Starting Pitching

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker never has been one to carefully craft his words: He’s blunt and honest. So, given the state of his team’s starting rotation, there wasn’t much polite stuff he could say Monday night. The Astros fell behind 2-1 in the American League Championship Series with a 12-3 loss in Game 3. […] The post Dusty Baker Gives Brutally Honest Take On Astros’ Starting Pitching appeared first on NESN.com.
Amazin Avenue 1 hour ago
Mets Morning News for October 19, 2021

Mets Morning News for October 19, 2021

Photo by Nick Laham/ Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Brewers denied the Mets permission to speak with player of baseball operations David Stearns. New York was interested in having him come over to run their baseball operations. Billy Beane withdrew his name from consideration for the role of President of Baseball Operations for the Mets. Earlier in the day, Jon Heyman reported that the Mets are very pessimistic about their chances of landing Beane. The Mets were the butt of some jokes on last night’s ALCS...
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
OTM Open Thread 10/19: It is Tuesday

OTM Open Thread 10/19: It is Tuesday

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ Two down, two to go Happy Tuesday! It was a big night for the laundry cart. The Red Sox and Astros are in action again tonight at 8:08 PM ET on FS1. The Braves and Dodgers play the third game of the NLCS in Los Angeles at 5:08 PM ET. The Dodgers are trailing 2-0 so far and need a victory to hold off the chance at a sweep for Atlanta. Talk about what you want, hit a homer, and be good to one another.
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
How to watch ALCS Game Four

How to watch ALCS Game Four

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ The Red Sox have a chance to take a 3-1 series lead. The Red Sox are rolling in the ALCS right now, having won two straight blowout wins to put themselves just two wins away from an improbable World Series berth. They’ll look to continue that run on Tuesday night in Game Four of the ALCS against the Astros. First Pitch Time and Place 8:08 PM ET; Fenway Park; Boston, Massachusetts Pitching Matchup Nick Pivetta vs. Zack Greinke In terms of the pitching staffs, there’s no doubt that the Red Sox are in a better spot right now....
NESN.com 1 hour ago

Red Sox Bullying Astros, As Houston Endures ALCS ‘Nightmare’ Last Two Games

Perhaps the best way to explain what the Boston Red Sox have been able to do to the Houston Astros in the last two games of the American League Championship Series is to call on the great philosopher Mike Tyson. “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth,” the champion boxer famously […] The post Red Sox Bullying Astros, As Houston Endures ALCS ‘Nightmare’ Last Two Games appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 2 hours ago

Red Sox’s Kyle Schwarber Points Out Irony Of ALCS Game 3 Grand Slam

Conventional wisdom might have told Kyle Schwarber to take a pitch in the second inning Monday night when he found himself with a 3-0 count and the bases loaded. But the veteran slugger decided to slam his foot on the gas, and the decision paid off and then some. Schwarber clobbered a belt-high, 93 mph […] The post Red Sox’s Kyle Schwarber Points Out Irony Of ALCS Game 3 Grand Slam appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster 2 hours ago
MLB Roundup 10/19: Mets struggling to fill front office

MLB Roundup 10/19: Mets struggling to fill front office

Photo by David Dee Delgado/ And a quiet day in Arizona. Mets front office search unclear The Mets are often seen as something like the laughing stock of the league, and their front office decisions the last couple of years have led to a rollercoaster atop their executive hierarchy. They entered this offseason looking for a new head of baseball operations, and they had big names in sight. The rumored top targets were guys like Theo Epstein, Billy Beane, and David Stearns. Instead, it seems like they are not going to get any of those guys. It’s easy to see both sides...
Rising Apple 2 hours ago

NY Mets: The unspoken downfall in Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS

October 19, 2006, is the day New York Mets fans remember most for one particular moment. Down 3-1 in the bottom of the ninth with two strikes, Carlos Beltran let a curveball freeze him for the final strike and last out of the game. With the bat on his shoulder, the Mets were eliminated. The […] NY Mets: The unspoken downfall in Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Bleed Cubbie Blue 2 hours ago
Cub Tracks has another thing coming

Cub Tracks has another thing coming

New Cubs GM Carter Hawkins | Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. From the House of Ideas? We Marvel anyhow. CHICAGO CUBS NEWS Here at CUB TRACKS NEWS AND NOTES™, we have #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB news for you, optimized for SEO and ready to go. Another day, yes? Carter Hawkins and Jed Hoyer said a few words Monday, as was covered on the front page, and Hawkins had some big words: Two really good reasons. pic.twitter.com/AxRTCnbxNU— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 18, 2021 It...

From Lance Lynn to Craig Kimbrel: Grading 10 Chicago White Sox roster additions on how they fared for the 2021 AL Central champs

Liam Hendriks and Lance Lynn were among the additions that worked out very well for the Chicago White Sox in 2021. Trades for Craig Kimbrel and César Hernández weren't as successful. Here’s a look at how 10 roster moves — both signings and trades — fared for the Sox.

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  • 10 Eduardo Rodriguez

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  • 9 Kyle Schwarber

    Kyle Schwarber

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  • 4 Jose Urquidy

    Jose Urquidy

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  • 3 Luis Garcia

    Luis Garcia

    Astros’ Luis Garcia Details Injury That Ended His ALCS Game 2 Start

  • 3 Julio Urias

    Julio Urias

    Julio Urias’ next start for Dodgers will be NLCS Game 4 or 5

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