The Dodgers will face the Nationals in a pivotal Game 3 of their National League Divisional Series today. You can read the TBLA preview of that game here.
Ken Gurnick from MLB.com writes about how three picks from 2016 are helping the Dodgers in their quest to succeed this postseason.
This is behind The Athletic’s paywall but Molly Knight is writing about the the Dodgers vs. Nationals NLDS, her latest is on a familiar topic.
Autumn is here. The leaves are falling in our nation’s capital. It’s time for Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager to rake. My latest on the NLDS: https://t.co/aAPGNWNk8k— Molly Knight (@molly_knight) October 6, 2019
In the other NLDS Game 3, St. Louis Cardinal starting pitcher Adam Wainwright took this question in good humor.
"Do you think this is the first time in your career you've been old enough to be the father of the pitching opponent you have tomorrow?"@stltoday Hall of Famer Rick Hummel had the question of the day for 38-year-old Adam Wainwright ahead of Game 3 of the #NLDS #STLCards pic.twitter.com/mbvqBiUoER— Corey Miller (@corey_miller5) October 5, 2019
As for the two American League Divisional Series, the Astros and Yankees each have 2-0 leads. Today is the travel day.
The Yankees defeated the Twins 8-2 to take a 2-0 series lead in the ALDS.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 6, 2019
The Twins are now the 2nd team across the history of MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL to lose 15 consecutive postseason games.
Over their 15-game postseason losing streak, the Twins have been outscored 95-45. pic.twitter.com/5W8q7JDkq9
Gerrit Cole struck out 15 batters on Saturday night.— Sarah Langs (@SlangsOnSports) October 6, 2019
This was the 1,590th game in postseason history.
Only twice in those has a pitcher struck out more batters:
Bob Gibson in 1968 World Series Game 1 and Kevin Brown in 1998 NLDS Game 1.
Finally, no announcements as yet but new manager rumors abound, read about it here