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game and went on to hit .239 in 80 games this season. He hit a game-tying home run in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the NLCS against the Giants , a game St. Louis went on to win, 5-4. The news of Taveras’ death broke during Sunday night’s Game
The boys are back in town! Scott Cordischi and John Rooke are in studio at the same time, as Scott takes time out of his busy road schedule with the Brown Bears football program. This hour is jam packed with the week’s topics. We kick off with a recap of the World Series Game 3 win, Royals over Giants, and Eric Hosmer’s fantastic 11pitch at bat. Continuing with MLB, Joe Maddon is leaving the TB Rays, easing any concerns over competition with the Red Sox, where will he end up? The Patriots upcoming schedule reveals some concerns, but John gets the scoop on the free agent signing of Akeem Ayers. They close hour 1 with NCAA, PC’s ranking and pre-season opponent KY are discussed as well as their X factor, Ben Bentil. Scott goes off on his beloved Syracuse Orange FB and the cheating scandal.
of spark the Braves reveled in when finally starting 19-year-old Andruw Jones in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series . Jones went on to hit .417 over his next seven playoff starts, with Atlanta eventually falling
slugging mark. It is worth noting that he was good enough to be the everyday shortstop for a Diamondbacks team that advanced to the NLCS that year. Nonetheless, it wasn't the performance that was expected of Drew, nor did it represent what he would become
working out.” Yes it did. The waiver claim ended up paying incredible dividends, as Ross emerged as a postseason hero. He won NLCS MVP honors while slamming five homers that October, helping the Giants to a World Series. January 26, 2012: Signed
he pitched under Valentine with the Mets from 1998-2002. New York enjoyed plenty of success during that run, including an NLCS berth in 1999 and a trip to the World Series in 2000. Yet in the 2012 version of Valentine and the Red Sox, Leiter sees more
en route to what became the apex of Valentine’s managerial career. The Mets won the wild card in both 1999 (reaching the NLCS ) and 2000 (when they reached the World Series against the Yankees ), and the then-Mets manager became a darling
Giants tied at 4 in the ninth inning, St. Louis’ Kolten Wong hits a walkoff home run to even the National League Championship Series after two games. In the top of the ninth, with the Cardinals one strike away from ending
capitalized in the way he does best. Just days after ripping a two-run pinch-hit single in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against Milwaukee, Craig did his best Kirk Gibson impression by turning on a 98 mph Alexi Ogando
powerhouse of a club that had finished the regular season with 108 wins and swept the Pirates in the National League Championship Series — were merely frauds in the eyes of their panicking manager. “I said, ‘Sparky, relax,’ ” said Rose
Michael Wacha received much of the hype for their pitching performances in the NLDS and NLCS for the Cardinals. But Lynn’s contributions in St. Louis’ NLCS win over the Dodgers should not be overlooked. He earned a Game 4 win at Los Angeles
postseason loss, as he surrendered four runs in five innings against the Dodgers, losing Game 5 of the National League Championship Series , 6-4. While Kelly has posted a career ERA of 3.08, he has struggled against left-handed