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2019 Schedule
69-93, 5th in NL Cent

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The HoF announced Mon. that 9 former players and pioneering union leader Marvin Miller are on its "Modern Baseball Era" (1970-87) ballot to be voted on 12/8 by a 16-member committee. Dwight Evans, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Thurman Munson, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Lou Whitaker are the players. 75% of votes are required for election.


BBTN: Washington's Game 6 Strategy

Justin Verlander has never won a World Series start, and Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to give his thoughts on how Verlander will fare tonight, if he expects to see Max Scherzer in Game 6 or in a potential Game 7, the need for an electronic strike zone and much more (7:45). Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (24:43) and ESPN Radio's Chris Singleton previews tonight's game (30:57).

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Pirates fire GM, hire ex-Pens COO as president

The Pirates have fired GM Neal Huntington, who had been in the role since September 2007. In addition, Travis Williams was named president, replacing Frank Coonelly. The team has still not hired a manager.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Just finished chatting with Nationals manager Davey Martínez in his office, where he proudly displays a few Roberto Clemente pictures, "That's my guy; my inspiration." Martínez is the second manager of Puerto Rican heritage to lead a team to the World Series, after Alex Cora with the Red Sox last year.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The Phillies announced plans Tuesday to extend safety netting for 2020, becoming the 13th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Braves, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Brewers, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals said they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and the Marlins had extended theirs to 150 feet past each dugout before the 2019 season.


Hurdle fired, Reds beat Pirates 3-1 in season finale

Aristides Aquino hit his 19th home run, Tyler Mahle pitched five shutout innings to pick up his first win since May and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pirates 3-1 Sunday shortly after Pittsburgh fired manager Clint Hurdle.

This Just In  

Clint Hurdle is out as Pittsburgh Pirates manager, source confirms to ESPN.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.1826th
Quality Starts0Tied-29th
Batting Average.2657th
On Base Percentage.32316th
Slugging Percentage.42022nd