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November 3, 2022 1:23 am

JR recaps an all-time great historic performance by the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies


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When you need cash out of your home and a simple way to get it. Rocket can. The Phillies are being no hit in the World Series right now. Now, Houston now has its third pitcher on the Mount Montaro.

Christian Javier started things off a break. You came on and he pitched a no hit inning in Houston. Currently leads five to nothing in the bottom of the eighth. And so the Phillies utilized a lot of offense last night to go up to one. But they are in danger of the Houston Astros now tying this series at two all. He had a lot of excitement last night.

Pretty quiet now in Philadelphia as the Phillies are being no hit through seven and a third right now. Hey, Chef, there's some information about Christian Javier. He threw a lot of pitches in those six innings. But when is the last time we've seen such a thing?

Jared, this is incredible. And this is obviously courtesy of ESPN stats and information. You mentioned his dominance. And the second pitcher in World Series history, the fall classic to ever go six innings or more and not allow a single hit. There has been one other occasion where that has taken place.

Don Larson, 1956, that was 66 years ago. JR, do we realize the World Series has been in existence for 120 years? And this is basically one of the two most dominant performances we have ever seen out of a starting pitcher.

Is the answer yes, is it? I would say, I mean, I mean, I know you have six and I mean, this may be something down the road for you. But this has got to be one of the six most dominant pitching performances we've ever seen in the history of the World Series. You know how hot the Phillies have been. This is not this is not this is not a care.

I got to think about that. Maybe I'm still looking at baseball as this man pitched six innings, which is awesome. At the same time, it took him almost 100 pitches to get there. And I understand this is this is baseball, right? This is this is where things are in 2022. But I think over time, just because it's it's a no hitter through six, I think there have been more impressive performances.

I mean, I'd have to really dive deep and think about it. But guys don't go the full, you know, nine innings. If Christian Javier threw a full no hitter and went out there and won, I'd give him all the credit in the world. We know that you playing in the World Series.

These are the two best teams, or at least these are the two hottest teams. And you expect some offense. These are not bums or scrubs.

So amazing performance and feet. Yes. Am I prepared to throw him into one of the most dominant performances in World Series history? I want to wait on that one. That's fair. I mean, you get you think of the Bob get the Bob Gibson dominant performances with the Cardinals. I was not around for that.

But obviously, you see the highlights of the guy. I think of JR to Randy Johnson was shilling back in 2001 against the Yankees. The Diamondbacks.

Yes, sir. And then Madison Baumgardner, I think of him in his absolute apex back in the, you know, the date that the mini dynasty, if you will, the Giants of the early 2010, specifically in 2014. But we really haven't seen anyone, you know, really reach greatness since in terms of being starting pitchers because of the way the game has changed. Yeah, it's not a mano a mano anymore. I'd be more impressed with someone who threw a nine innings in a World Series.

Sure. And struck out a million guys and kind of wiped everybody out. Maybe he even gave up a run, but six innings. It still irks me to no end that this new definition of a quality start is, oh, man, you you pitched six innings and you only gave up three runs.

Thank you for being in an above average pitcher. So that's that's the game now. You know, baseball is now being and has been micromanaged. It's it's almost like like chess and always has been chess.

But now you got to move around every piece for every second. Instead of letting the guys just go out there and play. And the Phillies are learning this tonight. Christian Javier threw six innings.

He no hit him. And now that they've actually completed eight innings. They have no hits and they're going to have one more frame to go out there and pretty much just put up some runs.

That's it. And so if the Phillies are no hit tonight, obviously, it doesn't matter how the wind came about. The Astros, the momentum is going to be on their side. They've been showing Justin Verlander sitting in the dugout all game long.

Telling the story. If Houston goes up, they're going to be ready to deploy this man. And they're going to try to go out there and go up three to. And this is despite everything that Bryce Harper has done.

He's been playing out of his mind. It'd be nice to see him win a World Series and not these Astros. I'm just I'm just saying, folks, I'm not not a fan of the Astros. Like a lot of people, they aren't the most endearing of squads. And that's even with Carlos Correa.

Now in Minnesota, or he'll probably leave Minnesota and look for another deal or another contract. But who likes the Astros outside of Houston? Nobody.

Nobody. And there's a lot of people who don't like Bryce Harper. I mean, if I got to think about this World Series, it's tough. Baseball is such a localized game. I think we've been through this before shut. If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around, doesn't make a sound.

Right. I mean, I'm watching it. I got to talk about it. You're watching it.

You're here with me. Would you be sitting down? I probably would be watching this game.

Would you be watching it? You know, J.R., as you're as you're referencing this, I'm looking at average. It's averaging right now on Fox about eleven point five million viewers. That's the best it's been since two thousand and nineteen.

So that would suggest that it's going up, maybe. How many people watch an NFL game on Sunday like a national game? Oh, well, I mean, I mean, seventeen, eighteen, twenty. I mean, the NFL owns a day of the week in this country. I mean, you know, the baseball and saying it's the pastime is the only form of compliment you can give it in terms of viewership. The NFL and baseball are complete night and day at this point.

Sure. The twenty twenty one NFL regular season averaged seventeen point one million viewers. You said this game tonight is seventeen, right?

Yeah. Well, eleven. About eleven.

About eleven point five. But J.R., but the question I have for you is the concept of less is more. If you have I'm curious if you would have NFL games. And I know this is not this is not going to ever happen because of the physical nature of the sport. But if you have the NFL and back to back games and they're playing five games and each week, the rate is going to go significantly down. If baseball just had one game every week, it would have similar ratings, right? Different game.

Yeah, yes. I mean, the scarcity of the NFL, which is, as you mentioned, a necessity, given the physical nature of the game. I know baseball. We know this.

It doesn't doesn't hit the mark the way that it used to. Like people have so many different options. And so this will be news. If if Philadelphia is no hit here through this this game for sure, it's going to be a blip tomorrow morning for every place outside of Houston and Philadelphia. People will talk about it.

They'll mention it. But it's it's not even going to like garner the attention that the NBA finals would get. It's it sucks. This is actually it's been a good series so far, I'd say. J.R., was was baseball if they had their two ideal franchises? Yeah. Would it be Dodgers, Yankees?

Did they like because I think they got the wrong teams in there. Of course. I mean, these are the the two largest media markets in the country. Right. Like to say we got Los Angeles and the Yankees.

What would those ratings look like if tonight is an 11 in Houston is is what? The third, fourth largest city in the country. Philadelphia is is huge in its own right. Right.

South of New York, then smack in the Northeast corridor. Sure. Like these are these are big markets. But I mean, if I got to think about cash, if I got to think about money in an ideal world, I mean, think about this even from an NBA perspective.

Why wouldn't the NBA want the New York Knicks and the Lakers? Well, yeah, yeah, that didn't happen anytime soon. It's not happening. Last time last time we saw that was what, the 70s? Did you see that? Did you see the lead the Knicks gave up tonight, by the way? Oh, against the Atlanta Hawks. They were up over 20 points against the Hawks. And I understand they have to jump in right now. But my God, the Knicks are going next to nowhere this season yet again.

Yes, the Knicks. What else is? Oh, my God. This is embarrassing.

This is absolutely embarrassing. But Jayar, to your point about the Yankees, I think judge for the first time in a long time in terms of the sport of baseball crossed over into mainstream society. I can't think of the last time. I mean, we've talked about it a lot in terms of the Maguires and the Bonds and the Sosas and Ripkins and Jeter and A-Rod. But really, since those guys, there has not been a baseball player that has crossed over into mainstream America. I feel like judge was able to check that box off this season. It's just a shame he completely flamed out in the ALCS.

They needed him in this world series. You and I both know that. Bryce Harper ain't Aaron Judge.

I agree. Aaron Judge is more likable. Bryce Harper has been around so long. I don't think there's some new massive explosion, unless they win the World Series, where people will now look at Bryce Harper and love him. I don't want to say that he's been overexposed.

That's not the case. But he's been on the magazine covers. He's done the interviews. Aaron Judge, for as old as he is, on the other side of 30 right now, he's still new. He's the new kid on the block, quote, unquote, even though he's been around for, what, five years in the majors. You can talk to people who don't know a damn thing about baseball. And they now, as you just said, they know Aaron Judge. Are they going to talk about him next year? That's a different question. Is he going to come back and wear pinstripes? And where? Where are they going to talk about him next year?

The question right now. Well, if he comes back and he wears, you know what, this is actually very interesting. If he goes to San Francisco, I think that's a massive story. If he leaves the Yankees to go anywhere, that's a massive story that I think will kind of boost interest in who he is, why he left. I think it'll actually make noise for baseball as opposed to if things just remain status quo and he stayed with the Yankees. There should be no reason why Aaron Judge isn't on more commercials, per se, or that he's not doing more interviews.

We've talked about this. He was on, what was it, the Tonight Show with Kimmel or one of those guys? Unfortunately Fallon, yeah. Jimmy Fallon. Does Jimmy Fallon still host that show? If that's what you call it, yes. Oh, ouch. That's NBC, right? Yeah, well, you and I could sit there. With the Roots?

With the Roots. Yeah, no, they are a highlight of that show, but you and I could sit there and laugh at everything that someone else does and get paid $30 million too, you know? I haven't watched any of those shows in years.

You're better off. And obviously, it's difficult to do as I'm here live while those shows broadcast. That's a good point. Well, no one's going to be Johnny Carson. You and I both agree on that too. Well, that was a very long time ago. Right.

He was the best. Johnny Carson and Dave Letterman, Jay Leno, and now we got a bunch of guys who come and go. With James Corden leaving too, right?

Oh my God, what a big loss that is, jeez. No, I can't keep up, man. Anyway.

Trish Wader's well, though. Does he? No. No, he's a jerk.

I don't know. He looks like he eats good. I thought you was being serious. He eats really good. He just doesn't leave a tip after he eats. There you go. And some attitude to go.

Yeah, but those are the type of shows that Aaron Judge should be on. And you know what? It might be a boon for him if he leaves. Like people are going to want to know, hey, why did you leave? And what's going on? And he would garner more attention if he left the Yankees.

Is it in his best interest? I mean, I don't know. I'm sure that Aaron Judge doesn't know what he wants to do. He is a human being. Like Kyrie Irving said, I'm a human being.

I'm learning. I'm sure Aaron Judge has no idea what he's going to do. He might lean towards one way. He said he wants to be a Yankee.

Is that still the case? He's certainly been smart and publicly negotiating. He has unfollowed the Yankees on social media. I mean, after the season, he talked and discussed his tenure in the past tense.

But this could all be negotiating. It was the middle of the season. And he was talking about, oh, man, yeah. Somebody asked him, well, if you leave, you know, who does my little cousin root for? He's like, yeah, we got plenty of other Yankees. Ouch.

Get your money, man. But to your point, Chef, you had to have been nice if Judge was in the postseason. And maybe more people would be or the World Series, I should say. And maybe people would be tuning in to see the Yankees lose.

Similar to that, there's a lot of people right now just hoping that the Astros lose. Except for that's not the case right now is they lead Philadelphia five to nothing. Philadelphia has one more frame here to put a run on the board. They have one more frame here. Forget putting a run on the board. To actually get a hit. Phillies hitless.

They're losing five to nothing. It's the JR Sport Breach show here with you on CBS Sports Radio. We're going to take a break. When we come back, we're going to talk about that Daniel Snyder guy.

And I would hope and expect his eventual exit from the Washington Commanders. It's the JR Sport Breach show here on CBS Sports Radio. You're listening to the JR Sport Breach on CBS Sports Radio.

You're listening to the JR Sport Breach on CBS Sports Radio. Wow, it's exciting talking to you, Mr. JR. You are clear, concise, accurate, and honest. I love listening to you.

Call in now at 855-212-4CBS. Well, I'm glad you enjoy listening to me. That makes me happy. You want me to be happy, right?

I'm trying. It's the JR Sport Breach show here with you on CBS Sports Radio. You probably know this already. Every Wednesday night, I bring you a new top six list. Top of the hour in about 30 minutes. I'm going to give you a top six list of NFL teams here at basically the midway point of the season. So you don't have to wait too much longer for that.

We'll give you that in about 40 minutes, okay? Okay, right now in Philadelphia, the Houston Astros lead the Phillies five to nothing. They're trying to tie the series, the World Series at two games apiece, and the Phillies have two more outs to get a hit.

Yes, they have been no hit. Ryan Presley is currently on the mound for the Houston Astros. He just struck out the last batter, and four pitchers are looking to, led by Christian Javier, he went six innings. They're looking to blank these Houston Astros. Kyle Schwauber up at the plate. We know with one swing, he could change the entire world here.

And as Shep and I said right before the break, this would be absolutely amazing. Don Larson, the last time we saw a no-hitter in the World Series, and it wasn't just a no-hitter, it was a perfect game. That was 1956. The only other time that we've even seen a no-hitter in baseball at all period was about 12 years ago. Ironically, this man played for the Phillies, God rest his soul. This was Roy Halliday. He threw a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Divisional Series that year. Just gave up a walk. That's it. Real close to himself throwing a perfect game.

Roy Halliday, one of the best pitchers to ever play the game. 8-5-5, 2-1-2, 4-CBS, that's 8-5-5, 2-1-2, 4-CBS. I got to get this in here. To the shock of no one, I guess, well, maybe he is. He is so stubborn that when the news came down the pipe earlier today that Daniel Snyder is looking to sell the Commanders, it was just like, oh, it's finally here. Like the holidays came early. I know we just went from Halloween.

If you go into your local drugstore, people pretty much skip over Thanksgiving and go right to Christmas. Washington fans have been waiting for this moment. For a long time. Daniel Snyder has owned this team since 1999. The team is currently under investigation for the misappropriation of funds. It's been alleged that the Washington Commanders have tried to cook the books so they don't have to necessarily report and show their full income for revenue sharing purposes, allegedly. This is the same team where Daniel Snyder was fined $10 million and told to go away because of all the misgivings of the franchise, of which the NFL still hasn't fully shared with us. Even though there have been allegations all up and down the franchise, sexual harassment, cheerleaders being treated like, I don't know. It's prostitutes.

It's 40-plus women beefing. This is the same Daniel Snyder that sued an elderly couple that could, well, the team, suing an elderly couple that could no longer pay for their tickets. This man didn't want to change the name.

It took George Floyd being killed before he would even do that, said he would never change the name. FedEx Field is an absolute dump. And they got the worst attendance in the league. Ain't nobody trying to sit in FedEx Field. A pipe might burst. Water might fall on you. The tarp might blow off.

The bathrooms might be clogged. So the fact is, they're trying to make money. The NFL owners, that is. And Daniel Snyder is finally getting in the way of them making bread, making more money. You would imagine and think that if Daniel Snyder, if he held a, or if he was held in higher standard in the DC area, that he have a new stadium by now, that they'd be printing more money, that there would be more cash to go around for all of the NFL owners. But that's not the case. And so he and his wife, amongst all of the scandals, all of the current investigations, all of the owners of Jim Earths Aid saying, hey, we need to look into this guy.

How often do you ever hear one owner dissing the other one? This has been a precursor. And for Washington, their PR department has been working overtime. Every statement, this is not true. We're not cooking the books. We're still being investigated.

People are trying to tear us down. Well, Daniel Snyder is doing all of this himself. This man bought the team for about $800 million in 1999. He just fully bought a couple of years ago, almost full control of the team. It's now worth five and a half billion dollars.

The Denver Broncos just got sold to the Walmart people for $4.6 billion. And so this is another case of a billionaire being able to make money on an exit while he's been a complete jackass. Are we going to see further punishment? I highly doubt it. When you got that type of money, when you got that type of bread, when you got that type of cake, who punishes you? Daniel Snyder was already been punished $10 million while the NFL investigates.

Well, while outside firms are investigating, must be nice to have billions of dollars in the bank. 855-212-4CBS, Tim is here for Maryland. What's up, Tim? Hey, Joe. What's going on? I'm great. What's on your mind?

You know, I'm so sick of Daniel Snyder. You know, I've originally wanted to call in and talk about him. And, you know, I've never told you. I've been calling in here a lot of times to your show. And I'm almost 62 years old. So I remember when Jack Kent Cooke was the owner.

And, you know, so, you know, I got a little idea of what it's like to have a really good owner. And I'm just so sick of this guy. I just can't even stand it anymore.

You know, that he ran this franchise in the ground the way he did. Wouldn't you be thrilled that it's actually up for sale? Isn't that something to be happy about? Well, I mean, I mean, it is, you know, and the one thing is, you've got to just cross your fingers and hope that the person that buys it, you know, is going to be a good owner. You know, you never know. I mean, it's a roll of the dice. I mean, who the heck knows, you know, who's going to buy it? You know, but it's... Can they be worse than Daniel Snyder? No, probably not. Probably not. And can I say one more thing real quick?

Yes. As far as the World Series goes, this is the one time that I wish both teams could lose. Because I cannot stand either one of those teams. The only thing I like about this World Series is Dusty Baker. And I hate it when the Nationals got rid of him, because I always liked him, man. He's a good guy and, you know, I mean, I would love to see him get a World Series, but... Well, he is getting a little closer. We know Dusty Baker, he has a World Series as a player. Still looking for that World Series ring as a manager. Speaking of the World Series, game four just concluded. And if you sat and watched the game or maybe heard it, it appears that a little history has been made. It's the JR Sport Brief Show here with you on CBS Sports Radio.

I'm going to get some more of your calls on the other side of the break. Daniel Snyder might be exiting the NFL. There is a player who is close to returning. You're listening to the JR Sport Brief on CBS Sports Radio. You're listening to the JR Sport Brief on CBS Sports Radio. What is happening, JR? Been listening to you for a good little while now. Called it a couple of times, man. The most sensational voice on the radio is you, JR Sport Brief. No doubt about it, man.

Call in now at 855-212-4CBS. Speaking of sensational, the Houston Astros, they just blanked the Phillies in Philadelphia five to nothing to tie up the World Series at two all. The Astros combined for a no-hitter. It's the second no-hitter in World Series history. If we want to think about another no-hitter, it wasn't just a no-hitter. It was Don Larson's perfect game in 1956 when the New York Yankees took on the Brooklyn Dodgers. Series now tied to all.

They're back at it tomorrow. Whoever wins the game will obviously have the lead here in winning the World Series. And Christian Javier, he got the party started here for the Houston Astros. He was able to pitch six innings. He walked two. He struck out nine. He even went on a streak where he just struck out everybody and their mother.

I want you to listen to these clips courtesy of the Astros Radio Network. This was in the bottom of the fifth inning where Christian Javier, he struck out his fifth consecutive batter. The one-two. At the knees for strike three. Bryson Stockett's rung up. That is nine strikeouts for Christian Javier. And he has struck out the last five in a row. Two outs.

And let me tell you this as well. This was his first career World Series start. Over the last 12 and two innings pitched this postseason for him, he's only allowed two hits. I told you he pitched six innings. He got Reese Hoskins to ground out. Take a listen to this in the sixth. Three-two. Ground ball left side right at Peña.

Short stop up with it. Throws across in time. And Christian Javier, absolutely masterful. Six no-hit innings has struck out nine. Well, it took four Astros pitchers to complete this no-hitter. After Christian Javier exited, Brian Abreu, he came through next in the seventh inning. And this is what he did to Mr. Big Time, Bryce Harper.

Here's the two-two. Got him strike three, waving at that 100 miles per hour from Brian Abreu. And Harper goes down on strikes and there's two away. Yeah, it wasn't just two away. He struck out all three batters in that seven.

Take a listen to this. Two and two. Got him strike three, slider low and away. Abreu pounds his chest twice and stomps back to the dugout. The Astros in total control as we go to the eighth inning. It's five-nothing World Series game four. Well, you hear the fans in Philadelphia in the background. They were booing.

They had every reason to cheer 24 hours ago as they won. Seven to nothing, hit five home runs. Tonight, absolutely nothing. Rafael Montero came on to pitch the eighth. Ryan Presley came on to pitch the ninth.

And this is what the final call sounded like. Pitch on the way. Ground ball, left side coming in. Bregman, he scoops the short hop. Throws on a move to first in time.

And that is a ball game. A World Series no-hitter for the Houston Astros as they blank the Philadelphia Phillies five to nothing. This World Series is all square at two games apiece. And the Astros make history in the city of brotherly love in magical fashion with a no-hitter between four pitchers. Four pitchers. Christian Javier. And he's on fire.

First World Series appearance. And Shep, as we said, this is an amazing feat. It'll be talked about in the morning kind of in spots. You think this is going to be overlooked to a certain degree? To a large degree. I think people understand that where the hits are and the hits are with Kyrie still. He's still dominating the headlines. You got Sean McVey, you know, whispers around him being the hot young coach in the NFL with the Super Bowl. You have the NBA on display.

The Lakers are going to lose again. So you know that they're going to be talked about tomorrow. I think this is going to be, you know, in this in the D block for a lot of shows. Jayar, to be honest with you, it's a shame.

Yeah, it is. I got to tell you in the fact that they're going to be back in action tomorrow night, the series tied. Justin Verlander is going to be on the mound for the Houston Astros. And from all expectations, you would think that he goes out there and I don't know, whoops a mess. He's had a tough postseason, only five innings pitched so far or at least here in this series. And he has an ERA of about nine. Is he going to look to turn the tide?

Yes. And then who's he going to post? Noah Syndergaard. He's pitched in the World Series before for the New York Mets. Noah Syndergaard having his start pushed back, obviously, a couple of nights ago due to rain. And so we have to see whether or not the Astros take the lead. I don't care how bad Justin Verlander is. There's always going to be an expectation that he shows up in a big spot. He's a Hall of Fame pitcher. This man is almost 40 years old. He's still going strong even after his surgery and all the momentum right now.

After an amazing night where the Phillies went up to one series is tied to all Verlander is on the mound. And I would not be shocked if he went out there and gave you seven, eight. I don't know. Maybe even nine strong.

We'll see. 855-212-4CBS. That's 855-212-4CBS.

Antonio is calling from Baltimore. You're on the JR Sport Brief Show. Hey, good day, JR. Love your show. And ever since I found out about your show through Frank Ski and Nina Brown. And ever since, I've been a big fan.

Well, thank you so much, my man. What's going on, Tony? OK. I want to comment on two things. And first of all, I want to comment on Daniel Snyder. And then I want to comment on Thursday Night Football.

Daniel Snyder. This is a little history lesson. And you was talking about the stadium was a dump. When the Cleveland Browns relocated to Baltimore in 1995 into 95-96, the Maryland Stadium Authority approved money for both the Ravens to build a new stadium and the Redskins.

They approved the money at the same time. Can you please tell me how that Redskins Stadium was done in 97 and the Ravens Stadium wasn't done until 1998? He rushed and had that thing built just so he can say he had the stadium up before the one here in Baltimore was built.

That's why it wound up being a dump. I mean, it was up a whole year before the Ravens stadium was built. And then when it comes to, you know, forcing owners to sell a team, Baltimore went through that situation with the late Bob Irsay. The reason he snuck out of town on the Mayflowers was because that morning, the city council was going to vote on an eminent domain, which meant the city could have took over his team.

That's why he snuck out in the middle of the night and went to Indianapolis with him. So that's a little lesson on, you know, the stadium and, you know, ownership takeover. Secondly, I want to comment on Thursday Night Football. Oh, why? The one tomorrow?

Yeah, between Philadelphia and the Texans? No, I just want to comment on it as a whole. And okay, go for it about the game. This is about the lackluster analysis that I hear, you know, on Fox. Now, I'm a Howard grad and I love Big East basketball.

Can you please explain to me? Can you please explain to me why Gus Johnson isn't doing these NFL games? I know I'm a little biased because I graduated from Howard. Antonio, the games are on Amazon.

What do you want from me? I can't tell you about anybody's contract now. Okay, I know that, but it just seems like, listen to Fox as a whole, leaving on Sundays.

Ever since Eggman and, you know, Les. They're on ESPN, yes. Fox should have put Gus Johnson in a position where he could do NFL games. He's going to have a great career regardless. He's going to have a career like Keith Jackson. Keith Jackson started off doing Monday Night Football and NFL. Well, we most know him for college. Well, Antonio, there are so many complexities when it comes down to broadcasters, their contracts, what they're allowed to do and not do.

We know that money is being thrown all over the place. I mean, we can go on and on about, you know, who we prefer and who we don't prefer. I don't have that answer. Right. But you understand what I'm saying. It just seems like Fox as a whole. No, I don't.

I don't see that in that brat. No, I don't. I've said this plenty of times, Antonio.

And thank you so much for calling from Baltimore. I don't particularly care who announces the games because I don't really listen. I don't, you know, I might have it on in the background. I might be playing music.

I might be reading. I'm looking at the game. Trust me in between the plays unless I absolutely need to know what's going on.

I'm not not really interested in the commentary. I like hearing Kevin Harlan highlights. I like that. I love that on Thursday night football.

And when he comes through Westwood one and I get a chance to play Kevin Harlan, I love that because Johnson. Yeah, absolutely. Anybody brings some excitement to any of these games.

I'll take it. Speaking of excitement. Hey, chef, we have more Astros audio coming in.

Believe that is the case. There was a lot of pitching tonight, a lot of dominant performances. So we have here. This is the final call from the Astros. We have that already, right? Right.

We do have that. We have a couple of plays beforehand, which kind of sets up the final call. Well, Ryan Presley, let's hear him going to work. 2-2. Swing and a miss and a pitch in the dirt. Picked out by Vasquez.

Tax Marsh on the backside. And there is one out in the bottom of the ninth. Fourteenth strikeout by an Astros pitcher. A dirty break of ball in the dirt.

Marsh was helpless. Yeah, I'm looking at the box score right now. Obviously, a no-hitter. Nine innings pitched.

Three folks were walked. Ryan Presley, he did walk a batter in the ninth. Fourteen total strikeouts. 141 total pitches.

And this is obviously a hell of a feat. When you have to send out four different pitchers to complete a game and nobody gives up a hit, it is highly unusual. It's so unusual, it has never happened in the World Series.

And so God knows what we're going to see and what we're going to witness tomorrow. As Verlant is going to be on the mound. Christian Javier making his first World Series start. Six innings pitched. Nine strikeouts.

97 thrown total. A Braille comes on, Montero comes on, Presley comes on. Things will go on. Philly's fans, I'm sure, will be quite dramatic about this tomorrow. Astros fans are going to feel like, man, we're about to pull up on that World Series one more time. And they got the game tomorrow night, that being Thursday. And then they get things going again on Saturday in a potential.

A little game six, not a potential, but a game six. And if things need to go seven, the final game of the World Series, game seven, would take place on Sunday. Major League Baseball actually skipped this past Sunday for the World Series. Why they did that, I had no idea. I guess they didn't want to go ahead and compete with the NFL at all. But hey, people are going to watch.

How many people shot 11 million? Yeah, you want to hear Harper striking out again? Yeah, why not? Nothing in two count to Bryce Harper. Here's the pitch.

Got him upstairs. Strike three, right at the letters. Harper right through it. And that's the second strikeout in a row. And that's six in the game for Javier two away. Yeah, Bryce Harper tonight. Two strikeouts and a walk. Bryce Harper basically has helped carry them here to this point in the postseason. Maybe he comes alive tonight, or excuse me, tomorrow against Verlander. We'll see. Houston ties up the World Series to all.

No hitting the Phillies. It's the JR Sport Brief show here with you on CBS Sports Radio. It is Wednesday night. We're pulling up into Thursday morning. And so that means I'm going to deliver you a new top six list in just a few minutes. We're about halfway through the NFL season. There's no exact halfway mark knowing that we have 17 games. But I'm going to give you a top six list of the best squads currently in the NFL. We're going to do that on the other side of the break. And then I'll talk to you as well. You don't want to miss it.

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