Believe it or not, we're less than three weeks from the Aug. 31 trade deadline. Will there be a fire sale in Boston? And which of the many contenders will try to upgrade?
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Stephen Piscotty, Matt Olson and Robbie Grossman homered, center fielder Ramon Laureano made three nifty catches and the Oakland Athletics averted a sweep with an 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.
BBTN: Boog Sciambi on Ramon Laureano and Alex Cintron's suspensions, Hembo on Charlie Blackmon's BA splits
Boog Sciambi joins Tim Kurkjian to discuss the suspensions for Ramon Laureano and Alex Cintron, the lack of trust in the Cleveland locker room, what losing Giancarlo Stanton for a month means for the Yankees , and the challenges of calling games remotely (4:59). Later, Hembo gets into what stands out about Fernando Tatis Jr.’s start, Charlie Blackmon’s impressive batting average splits, the durability of Warren Spahn and Sarah Langs’ MLB debut in the booth as a win for researchers everywhere (26:53). Plus, Getting To Know Tim (37:51).
Dylan Bundy threw seven scoreless innings of four-hit ball in another superb start, Jason Castro hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels won back-to-back games for the first time this season, 6-0 over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Ramon Laureano was suspended six games and Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron 20 games for their roles in Sunday's benches-clearing incident.
On Tuesday's ENN, reaction to the Big Ten and Pac-12 postponing its Fall seasons, suspensions from the Astros-A's brawl, Kyle Kuzma's game-winner, and an Ice Pick from Don.
Michael Wilbon and Frank Isola discuss the Big Ten and Pac-12 postponing football and how baseball should handle the Cardinals.
Mike Trout hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels rallied from an early five-run deficit to snap Oakland's nine-game winning streak with a 10-9 victory on Monday.
Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron made a vile comment to Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano regarding his mother, prompting Laureano to charge the Astros' bench Sunday, Laureano told ESPN on Monday.
Dan, Bomani and Domonique question where college football stands today and if we have seen the last of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid playing together.
BBTN: Jeff Passan on the A's-Astros brawl, the Indians sending Plesac home and Tatis Jr. Plus, Sarah Langs plays the Numbers Game
Tim Kurkjian fills in for a vacationing Buster on today’s episode. First, he talks to Jeff Passan about how many games will Alex Cintrón and Ramón Laureano be suspended after inciting a brawl between the A’s and Astros, the Indians sending Zach Plesac home to quarantine after a night out, what MLB should do with the Cardinals, Oakland’s hot start, Fernando Tatis Jr. tearing it up, and Madison Bumgarner’s troublesome beginnings in Arizona (5:37). Later, Sarah Langs drops by to play the Numbers Game with notes on Tatis, Austin Slate and Óliver Pérez (28:30).
As the races in both leagues start to take shape, we review one player who has delivered more than expected.
Houston's plunking Oakland's Ramon Laureano triggered a clash that should deliver steep penalties -- and season-long drama.
Eric and Tristan help you make the tough lineup decisions, debate the long-term value of Yankee hitters and try to nail down closer ranks.
A lot is happening in the NBA bubble. Beefs, playoff races, budding rivalries. Whatever. The Lakers are having a Madden tournament and LeBron is not in the lead. Elsewhere, bad putting and taking shots at the Astros.
After being hit by a pitch, Oakland outfielder Ramon Laureano charged the Houston dugout from first base and sparked a bench-clearing brawl between the AL West rivals.
Benches cleared and even the stands emptied during Oakland's 7-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston's sign-stealing scandal was brought to light by Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers.
Marcus Semien homered in the first after hitting a walkoff single to end a 13-inning win a night earlier and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
Marcus Semien singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 13th in a game that matched the longest this season with baseball's new extra-innings rule, and the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Friday night for their...
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