On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
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October can be a cold, cruel month. Just ask Milwaukee's rookie right fielder and the others who have slipped up at the worst times.
NL MVP candidate Christian Yelich, who suffered a broken right kneecap Sept. 10, says the Brewers can hold their heads high despite a stunning collapse in the NL wild-card game.
A top reliever melts down, a young star emerges and one team moves on. With that, Buster welcomes Dave Schoenfield to break down the wild NL Wild Card game that was (11:05). Then, ESPN's Matt Vasgersian talks about the crazy atmosphere expected for tonight's AL Wild Card (27:11) and Susan Sussman of the San Fransisco Chronicle (34:53) and Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times (39:20) preview tonight's A's/Rays showdown. Plus, "Hembo Knows" (43:50).
Brewers rookie Trent Grisham was crestfallen after his eighth-inning error in right field propelled the Nationals to a wild-card win Tuesday. "It's going to sting," he said. "It's going to sting for a long time."
Behind Juan Soto's big hit and a Milwaukee error, Washington staged an improbable comeback in the NL wild-card game.
Washington's Juan Soto delivered a bases-loaded single against Josh Hader that scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Nationals rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
Playoff baseball is here, with Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals hosting the red-hot Milwaukee Brewers in the NL wild-card game.
Buster speaks to Rosiak about the statuses of Ryan Braun and Lorenzo Cain, as well as how Craig Counsell will approach managing tonight's winner-take-all NL Wild Card game.
With the Brewers and Nationals set to face off in tonight's winner-take-all NL Wild Card game, Buster speaks to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Todd Rosiak about Milwauke's swath of injuries (27:43) and MASN's Mark Zuckerman about Washington's pitching approach (34:01). But before that, Buster and Jon Sciambi discuss what kind of deal Anthony Rendon will command in the offseason, the firing of Brad Ausmus and more (3:37). Plus, Sarah Langs and a NL Wild Card-centric "Numbers Game" (22:50).
Can the Dodgers win their first title since 1988? Or will the Astros, Yankees or Twins finish off 100-plus-win seasons with a World Series trophy? Our experts make their postseason picks.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Balls have been leaving the yard at record rates all season long. Here's what that means for the postseason.
Already relegated to an NL wild-card spot, the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday when Jake Faria threw a wild pitch in the 13th inning that allowed the winning run to score.
St. Louis advances to the NL Division Series, which starts Thursday at Atlanta, while the second-place Brewers will play at Washington in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night, with the winner moving on to play the Dodgers.
Sorting through the playoff field, we asked our experts to predict how this October will unfold and which postseason heroes will emerge.
Milwaukee closer Josh Hader gave up a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Brewers lost to Colorado 3-2 in the 10th Saturday night, preventing them from catching St. Louis atop the NL Central.
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun will miss the final two scheduled games of the regular season because of a mild left calf strain.
Playoff positioning, awards arguments, statistical titles -- they're all coming down to the wire. Here are the MLB matchups to watch.
Ryan Braun exited early with calf trouble and the Milwaukee Brewers' push for the NL Central title took a hit Friday night, their seven-game winning streak ending with an 11-7 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun suffered a left calf strain Friday and is expected to undergo an MRI to determine the severity.
After a night in which two larger-than-life baseball figures said goodbye, Buster speaks to Karl Ravech (13:53) and Jon Sciambi (32:38) about an emotional night for Felix Hernandez and if his career resume is enough to get him in to the Hall of Fame. Plus, a new addition to baseball's unwritten rules, more stories from Bruce Bochy (28:41) and a heartfelt tribute to Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman (52:30).