2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
2-3, 2nd in NL East
13d

BBTN: Michael Kay on Yankees-Rays in game five of the ALDS

Michael Kay joins Buster to discuss game five of the ALDS between the Yankees and Rays, why he’s confident in Gerrit Cole on short rest, how a win tonight will rescue Aaron Boone’s game two platooning, what he expects from Tyler Glasgow, Tampa needing Brandon Lowe to breakout and the Astros advancing to the ALCS (12:41). Later, Todd Radom hops on to talk about his new hockey (?!) book, baseball needing a polarizing villain like Houston and if the AL teams should fear the Dodgers or Braves more (24:02).

14d

Wright, d''Arnaud lead Braves to sweep Marlins, reach NLCS

Rookie Kyle Wright dazzled for six innings in his postseason debut, and the Atlanta Braves rode their superb pitching to beat the Miami Marlins 7-0 Thursday for a three-game sweep and their first trip to the NL Championship Series since 2001.

14d

BBTN: Karl Ravech on emotion of Dodgers-Padres, the A’s coming back from the dead and Randy Arozarena’s tear. Plus, Bill Shaikin on fans in the stands for the World Series

Karl Ravech joins Buster Olney to discuss calling games on the radio for the first time since college, the emotion of Dodgers-Padres, the A’s coming back from the dead, Randy Arozarena’s tear, second-guessing Aaron Boone’s decision to platoon his pitchers in game two and Ian Anderson’s confidence (16:19). Later, The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin hops on to talk about the hunger for a title in L.A., MLB’s plan to allow fans in the stands at the World Series and the reorganization of the minor leagues (39:47).

15d

Hour 1: Chiney & Golic Jr: The Crossover Pod

In a special crossover pod, Sarah Spain and Mike Golic, Jr. talk about more COVID issues with the Titans and how competitive balance is going to become a real issue for the NFL. Sarah and Gojo also compare how MLB has handled their COVID issues to how the NFL has, and it appears the NFL doesn't really have a plan.

15d

Hour 1 Spain and Fitz: The Crossover Pod

In a special crossover pod, Sarah Spain and Mike Golic, Jr. talk about more COVID issues with the Titans and how competitive balance is going to become a real issue for the NFL. Sarah and Gojo also compare how MLB has handled their COVID issues to how the NFL has, and it appears the NFL doesn.t really have a plan.

15d

Anderson sharp, Markakis alert, Braves blank Miami, lead 2-0

Rookie Ian Anderson pitched like a poised veteran, right fielder Nick Markakis made a nifty defensive play late and the Atlanta Braves threw another playoff shutout, beating the Miami Marlins 2-0 Wednesday for a 2-0 lead in the NL Division Series.

15d

BBTN: Minnesota's Jake Odorizzi shares his thoughts on all of the Division Series

Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi joins Buster to discuss putting himself in place of a pitcher when watching the postseason, the Yankees overthinking using Deivi García as an opener, the challenge of playing without days off in a series, how to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton when he’s on a tear, why he’s not surprised the Astros are on the verge of another ALCS, Ronald Acuña Jr. getting hit and the market for his services this offseason (15:33). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game (40:07)

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16dBradford Doolittle

Braves: Acuna plunking 'woke us up' in Game 1

After Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. was hit by a pitch from Miami's Sandy Alcantara -- rekindling some bad blood between the teams -- Atlanta rallied for a 9-5 win in Game 1 of the NLDS while acknowledging the beaning "lit a bit of a fire under us."

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16dBradford Doolittle

Injured CF Marte left off Marlins' NLDS roster

Starling Marte, who has a broken left hand after being hit by a pitch in the wild-card round, was left off the Marlins' roster for the NLDS matchup against the Braves.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Marlins will go with 14 pitchers and 14 position players for their NLDS matchup against the Braves. Injured CF Starling Marte is not on the roster, having been transferred to Miami's taxi squad. Also, there was some buzz about prospect RHP Edward Cabrera making his big-league debut against Atlanta, but he is not among the 14 pitchers who made the Marlins' roster.

1:32

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Five reasons to get excited for this year's NL division series:

Reasons to get excited for the 2020 NLDS (1:32)
16d
17d

BBTN: Tim Kurkjian ranks the division series based on animus between the teams. Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game

Tim Kurkjian joins Buster Olney to discuss the passing of Cardinals legend Bob Gibson, renaming the MVP award for Frank Robinson, Phillies GM Matt Klentak “resigning,” the big questions facing the Cubs in the offseason and the division series ranked by animus between the teams (7:10). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game and gives her picks for the division series (33:02).

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs26321st
Batting Average.24417th
On Base Percentage.31917th
Slugging Percentage.38425th
Earned Run Average4.8621st
Quality Starts16Tied-10th
WHIP1.4525th
BAA.26125th