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Bucs are up 8-3 in the bottom of the ninth as Frieri tries to either finish the game or break somebody else's hand.
Nuno and Volquez later tonight with the playoffs on the line. Bucs 2.5 games back.
One rumor recently overheard has All-Star Josh F. Harrison, Ernesto Frieri, Chris Stewart, and Michael Martinez to the Red Sox for Lester and a player to be named later.
No game today, just a meaningless scrimmage, so it doesn't matter what happened. In other news, the Cards got destroyed 12-1.
Frankie and Hudson underway. Bucs are up 3-0 in the second after JFH and Bickle both went yard.
The Brewers lost earlier, so the PBC are 1.5 games out of first. Prepare to untuck.
The Vanimal takes on Bumgarner in a likely NLCS Game 4 preview. Morel starting at third as Pedro practices throwing at widest side of Beer Fort barn.
Morales and Volquez at four with the playoffs on the line.