In Playoff News...
- The Astors aren’t worried. Game 3 tomorrow at 5:07.
Bregman: “I remember when we lost three in a row in New York (in '17 ALCS) and the world was coming to an end and the next thing you know we’re in the World Series in ‘17. We’ve been here before.”— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) October 24, 2019
In Mariners News...
- We all knew what “quiet offseason” really meant.
- Greg Johns at MLB writes about what’s next for Sheffield.
- Mariners prospect Penn Murfee is number four on the AFL Hot Sheet!
ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE HOT SHEET— Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) October 24, 2019
Ranking hottest prospects in Arizona:
1. Greg Deichmann, @Athletics
2. Vidal Brujan, @RaysBaseball
3. Luis Garcia, @Nationals
4. Penn Murfee, @Mariners
5. Kyle Isbel, @Royals https://t.co/BPyKMefgEJ
Around the League...
- Astros update:
- Who are your picks?
- Rob Drake apologizes for his tweet from earlier this week.
Umpire Rob Drake, whose viral tweet yesterday about buying a gun for a coming civil war led to an investigation by Major League Baseball that remains ongoing, sent along a statement to ESPN apologizing for the tweet. The full statement: pic.twitter.com/jPYX8ZHpzO— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) October 25, 2019
- Joe Girardi has been hired by the Phillies as their new manager.
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