Good morning everyone! The most fun World Series ever begins tonight. While you get ready for the big game, here are some headlines to get caught up on:
- The Mariners made their first ripple of the offseason, agreeing to a minor league deal with Micah Owings.
- Jerry Dipoto thinks the role of the closer is evolving in baseball.
- Although it seems to only happen on the rare occasion, baseball's most talented team is still alive.
- Can't decide who to root for in the series? Grant Brisbee has some tips for you.
- Theo Epstein once had interest in being a sportswriter.
- The Cubs will likely activate Kyle Schwarber for the World Series matchup. Dave Cameron breaks down the decision to put Schwarber on the roster.
- Even though the Indians bullpen is great, it isn't that much better than the Cubs', according to Jeff Sullivan.
- Jonathan Lucroy had a chance to be a part of the World Series, but he doesn't regret his decision to turn it down.