Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN )

Buster Olney

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Twitter Web App : The Dodgers will host the Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball on Aug. 25. This week's poll question: What would be the most-watched World Series matchup?

Twitter Web App : From Elias Sports Bureau: Josh Bell has 98 RBI this year. With two RBIs tonight Bell would reach 100 on the earliest date by a PIT player since 1971, when Willie Stargell knocked in his 100th run on August 1. (That 1971 Pirates team went on to win the World Series against the Orioles.)

Twitter Web App : From Elias Sports Bureau: Craig Kimbrel, who is expected to be activated today by the Cubs, has recorded a save in 90.5 percent of his career save opportunities, the third-highest rate all-time. The top three (minimum: 100 saves): Eric Gagne (91.7%), John Smoltz (91.1%) and Kimbrel.

Twitter Web App : Roberto Clemente would have turned 85 today. Below are his scouting grades (as an 18 year old) in November of 1952.

Arm (A+)
Fielding (A)
Hitting (A)
Running Speed (+)
Accuracy (A)
Reactions (A)
Power (A+)
Base Running (A)

Twitter Web App : Sunday Notes column: The rising price teams pay by going to the bullpen early espn.com/mlb/insider/st…

Twitter Web App : Going to be hard for deGrom to catch Ryu in NL Cy Young race, but he is now 4th in ERA at 2.61 and leads NL in K's. Most impressively, as HRs continue to fly out of ballparks at record pace, he's given up 1 dinger in last 7 starts.

Twitter Web App : MLB RBI leaders going into today:
Freddie Freeman 98
Eduardo Escobar 98
Josh Bell 98
Rafael Devers 97
Mike Trout 96

Twitter Web App : #BlueJays RHP Nate Pearson (our No. 15 prospect) is getting the bump to Triple-A Buffalo. In 16 starts and 62.2 IP in Double-A, Pearson posted a 2.59 ERA with 69 strikeouts & 21 walks.

Twitter Web App : “You are incredible. Don’t give up; we’re rooting for you!”

A 9 year-old Red Sox fan was upset during Chris Davis hitless streak so he wrote the first baseman a letter of support.

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Twitter Web App : MLB RBI leaders going into today:
Freddie Freeman 98
Eduardo Escobar 98
Josh Bell 98
Rafael Devers 97
Mike Trout 96

Twitter Web App : Josh Hamilton on regretting leaving for the Angels

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Twitter Web App : Mariners manager Scott Servais said Mallex Smith is on the bench for repeated mental mistakes on the bases and in the field. They had a team meeting prior to yesterday's game to discuss it. And Smith made another silly baserunning mistake later that night.

Twitter Web App : Jake Arrieta will have season-ending surgery to address the bone spur in his elbow at the end of August. #Phillies expect he should have plenty of time to be ready for spring training.

Twitter Web App : David Robertson had Tommy John surgery on Thursday. Rehab is typically 14-16 months, meaning he is expected to miss the entire 2020 season.