Weather should be good for today’s Game 3 in Washington DC.
Here’s on Nationals fan who got a big surprise.
More than 60 families in Arlington, Virginia, pooled their money together to surprise their favorite school-crossing guard and Nationals superfan with tickets to the World Series. https://t.co/DtmONjboSZ pic.twitter.com/XmEdXSJXJb— CNN (@CNN) October 24, 2019
And yes, the Nationals 3 and 4 hitters are providing offense in the playoffs.
Things happened since 1933 and yes, this was tweeted on Thursday.
Tomorrow, the Nationals will host a World Series game -- the first World Series game in Washington, DC since 1933.— Sarah Langs (@SlangsOnSports) October 24, 2019
Back then, the Giants had appeared in 10 World Series, 2 more than any other team (including 1933).
Things have changed a bit since...https://t.co/oSZutE12Uf
Other MLB News
Phillies to hire Joe Girardi as next manager.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 24, 2019
Joe Girardi never finished a season below .500 during his 10-year tenure with the Yankees. The last time the Phillies finished a season above .500 was in 2011 when they won 102 games with Charlie Manuel as their manager. pic.twitter.com/kFfzKTjzWY
Who is Jayce Tingler? Glad you asked. Here are 10 things to know about the new Padres manager: https://t.co/1pYFzO7SU8— AJ Cassavell (@AJCassavell) October 24, 2019
Also, the Angels held a press conference yesterday.
Los Angeles Angels hire Joe Maddon to 3-yr deal worth $12-15M. Maddon spent his first 31 years in professional baseball with the Angels, was bench coach from 2000-05.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 16, 2019
3-time Manager of the Year is 1 of 7 to win in both league; Rays (2008, 2011), Cubs (2015). pic.twitter.com/a6qkAYXL8d
New #Angels MGR Joe Maddon vowed to marry new-age analytics with old-school fundamentals in an effort to bring back the style of play that made the Halos one of baseball’s most dominant franchises from 2002-2009. "There’s a balance to be struck there." https://t.co/PVivh8n0zx— Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) October 25, 2019
Among the Angels players here for Joe Maddon’s introductory press conference: Shohei Ohtani, David Fletcher, Albert Pujols, Luis Rengifo, Ty Buttrey, Keynan Middleton, Griffin Canning, Félix Peña and Patrick Sandoval.— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) October 24, 2019
Arte Moreno said the Angels’ payroll will go up this coming season, though it doesn’t sound like the club will approach the luxury tax.— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) October 24, 2019