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In playoff news...
- Stephen Strasburg was dominant for Washington, leading the Nationals to an 8-1 win over St. Louis to capture a 3-0 series lead in the NLCS.
In Mariners news...
- The kid is fast.
- Congrats to Donnie!
Around the league...
- Only in Canada.
A 200-pound polar bear was spotted wandering a baseball field in Manitoba.— ABC News (@ABC) October 14, 2019
Officers tranquilized the bear, who will spend 30 days in a holding facility before it's released a safe distance outside of the town. https://t.co/r0JseiQo0h pic.twitter.com/IqGnylmoPg
- It seems like every recently-fired manager is being considered for other openings. Gabe Kapler is being interviewed for the Cubs job.
- If you’re having trouble keeping track of where each managerial search stands, MLB Trade Rumor has a tracker for you.
- Jay Jaffe at Fangraphs notes that the Nationals’ newfound bullpen success has driven them to dominance in the postseason.
- Mark Prior is going to take over as the Dodgers’ pitching coach in 2020.
- Frog getting ready to try out in front of scouts.