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Charlie Morton takes on Jimmy Anderson again tonight. Bucs three games back.
Frankie and Haren tonight in a likely NLCS preview.
After Polanco and Bickle drive in runs to put the PBC up 7-4, Cutch just got beaned. Prepare for fisticuffs.
Volquez and Ryu tonight. PBC 1.5 games out.
Charlie Morton takes on Jimmy Anderson, starting soon. Bucs still 3.5 games back.
Frankie and De La Rosa underway. Game is scoreless in the second. Bucs are 3.5 games out of first.
Morton and Leake at 7:15 for Free T-Shirt Night.
Lynn and Cumpton starting soon. The PBC will try to not lose on a walk-off home run.
The Vanimal takes on Martinez and the hated Cards tonight at eight with the division on the line.
Wainwright and Morton tonight at eight. All-Star JFH is leading off and playing RF. The white-hot second-place PBC are now six games over .500 and just 4.5 games out.
Gerrit Cole and Paul Revere tonight at five.
The Bucs are 6.5 games out of first and will try to pick up some ground against the hapless last-place Phils. Happy Fourth everyone!
Morton and Anderson at seven. Chuck leads the NL with 15 hit batters, so look for him to plunk somebody again tonight.
Cole and Niese today at four. Josh F. Harrison will usher you to your seats, throw out the first pitch, sing the national anthem, hit for the cycle, then strikeout the side for his first save of the season.