Jason Smith and Mike Harmon believe Walker Buehler has earned the role as the Dodgers ace pitcher in the post-season. Even if Clayton Kershaw pitches great, his legacy is set while Buehler has gained the confidence of the dugout and the fans going forward.
Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Luis Urueta has interviewed for the Boston Red Sox’s vacant managerial position, according to ESPN’s Enrique Rojas. Urueta reportedly also spoke with the Red Sox when Alex Cora was fired in January. Ron Roenicke replaced Cora, and after a 24-36 record, was not brought back for 2021.
Peralta, a finalist in left field, won the award last season. He will be up against the St. Louis Cardinals’ Tyler O’Neill and the Cincinnati Reds’ Shogo Akiyama. Calhoun, a right fielder, is one of four finalists at that position.