The administrative leave for Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was extended a fourth time on Thursday, this time by an extra seven days through Aug. 13, according to a league official.
The show started with Travis promising Sliwa not to "check out" during the show since it is a day before his vacation. And, reaction to the Max Scherzer debut with the Dodgers and Kenley Jansen's rough 9th Inning. Also, do the Dodgers have to worry that their still 3 1/2 games out of the NL West lead? Plus, more talk on the cheating Houston Astros and "Bunch Of Funch."
From Wander Franco to a wave of new names to know, here's how baseball's stars of tomorrow stack up today.
Who is rising and falling as the dust settles from a flurry of deals?
— Max Scherzer has accomplished many things during his 14-year major league career, but it wasn't until his first start for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night that he got to enjoy this particular experience:
Max Scherzer struck out 10 Astros batters in his Dodgers debut, including Jose Altuve three times. Los Angeles won 7-5.
The Dodgers just added another All Star Pitcher to their rotation in Cole Hamels, so the guys reacted to the move and what it means going forward for the Dodgers. And, will this Lakers team work with Carmelo, Dwight and their new pieces? The fellas did agree that they are happy the Lakers are "going for it" again. And, a special call from a very, very famous bassist from a very, very famous local rock band. Plus, "the Dump."
Major League Baseball will open the 2022 season on March 31 and will try for the fourth time to have every team play its first game on the same day for the first time since 1968.
Coming off a 3-0 loss to the very hated Houston Astros, Travis thinks that something is missing with this year's Dodgers, even with all the new changes. Plus, the guys agreed that if the Houston Astros won the World Series this season, it might "validate" them in being not the 2017 team that cheated. And, what should the Dodgers do with Cody Bellinger? Plus, everyone's favorite segment: "Ask Sli."
How did the wildest, most thrilling flurry of deals we've seen in ages change the fortunes of your favorite team?
From what shaped Jed Hoyer's strategy to how the Dodgers got their blockbuster deal across the finish line, here's how the biggest moves played out behind the scenes and what they mean for the rest of 2021.
Cole Hamels, who pitched in just one game for the Braves during the 2020 season because of shoulder and triceps issues, has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Dodgers.
More than a year of pent-up animosity spilled from the stands of Dodger Stadium onto the field as L.A. hosted the Astros on Tuesday night.
— Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros couldn't quiet the hecklers at Dodger Stadium, but they silenced the Los Angeles hitters.
Though he knows that "nothing's assured yet," Max Scherzer is thrilled with his opportunity to win another world title now that he's on the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Head still spinning from a wild run of baseball transactions? Jeff Passan breaks down five key lessons.
The Rangers added DJ Peters to their roster after designating David Dahl for assignment on Monday.
Back from the injured list, Dodgers star Mookie Betts homered and had "a lot of fun going back to my roots" at second base Sunday in Los Angeles' win over the Diamondbacks in Arizona.
— Mookie Betts looked right back at home playing his original position on Sunday.
— The Los Angeles Dodgers were the talk of baseball this weekend after adding three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and All-Star Trea Turner in a blockbuster deal at the trade deadline.