Bill Littlefield attended Thursday’s news conference at Fenway Park announcing 61-year-old Bobby Valentine as the 45th manager of the Boston Red Sox.
The Houston Astros are on the verge of new ownership and could find themselves in the American League next season. Bill Littlefield speaks about the future of the team with Richard Justice, sports writer for the Houston Chronicle, Rob Neyer, national baseball editor for SB Nation, and Mickey Marvins, an Astros fan who is convinced her team is better off in the NL.
Bill Littlefield talks with ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian about this rollercoaster of a World Series.
Former Texas first baseman Pete O’Brien never made the playoffs during his days in Arlington. But he’s excited about the Rangers’ chances to win the first World Series title in franchise history. With the series against St. Louis tied at one game apiece, O’Brien joins us from his home in Texas.
The World Series begins tonight in St. Louis, where the National League Champion Cardinals will be hosting the American League Champion Texas Rangers. The focus of the baseball world should be on that series, though, as Bill Littlefield has noticed, that’s not entirely the case.
The Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers, and St. Louis Cardinals are all in hot pursuit of the October Classic, but only two teams will make the cut. Only A Game analyst Tim Kurkjian of ESPN is on the show with all the latest updates.
The Detroit Tigers will face last year’s AL champs, the Texas Rangers, in a best-of-seven series for the American League title. Bill Littlefield previews the series, which starts this Saturday in Dallas and updates the National League.
Dallas Cowboys star quarterback Tony Romo has a broken collarbone and his team has the worst record in the NFC. The Texas Rangers were soundly defeated in the World Series and their ace, Cliff Lee, may be on his way out of town. But Dallas sports fans won’t let that bring their spirits down. Only A Game’s Karen Given reports from Arlington, Texas.
The Cowboys have lost five of their first six games and the Rangers just lost the World Series, but it’s still a great time to be a sports fan in Dallas. Karen Given explains why Saturday on Only A Game. Plus, Bill speaks with LPGA great Annika Sorenstam, and Doug Tribou reports on sprint football, a lightweight version of the game without the hulking linemen and bruising linebackers.
The San Francisco Giants have shown they can pitch and hit in taking the first two games of the World Series from the Texas Rangers. Bill speaks to ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian to find out if the Rangers can turn it around at home.