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TBLA Saturday morning links: Oct. 12, 2019

Have a great Saturday!

Los Angeles Dodgers v. Washington Nationals Photo by Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images

The Ringer (yes, I know) wrote an interesting piece about the biggest heartbreaks in the postseason for the past decade. You’ll NEVER guess who topped the list.

The main lesson? Almost every fan base suffers in foul, agonizingly memorable ways; baseball is a terribly heart-wrenching pastime, and nobody should ever root for a team.

Nationals reliever Daniel Hudson was is on postseason paternity leave for at least Game 1 which was rightly seen as a good choice

Meanwhile the Padres continue their interviews for a new manager

As for the other League Championship Series, it does have this familiar theme going for it

Those series are:

  • 2017 World Series - Dodgers (104-58) vs. Astros (101-61)
  • 2018 ALDS - Red Sox (108-54) vs. Yankees (100-62)
  • 2018 ACLS - Red Sox (108-54) vs. Astros (103-59)
  • 2019 ALDS - Yankees (103-59) vs. Twins (101-61)
  • 2019 ALCS - Astros (107-55) vs. Yankees (103-59)

Finally, this on tomorrow evening but he was certainly one of the greats