Hello folks! Let’s get to the links for today.
In playoff news...
- Things got ugly quickly in the NLCS yesterday, as the Dodgers put up 11 runs (!) in the first inning to blow out Atlanta.
- The Astros staved off elimination in a close contest against Tampa.
In Mariners news...
- It appears that our very own Julio Rodríguez is gracing the cover of next year’s Prospect Handbook.
FOLKS.— Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) October 14, 2020
The 2021 Prospect Handbook is available for pre-order
This year, in addition to 900 full scouting reports for prospects in all 30 organizations, we're highlighting additional names to know + more fun stuff in store
Pre-order yours: https://t.co/LDDU1JjZrM pic.twitter.com/RW6IGxMgb4
Around the league...
- Shakeia Taylor wrote about the legend of former Negro Leagues star Cumberland Posey.
- The players have spoken...
The finalists for AL Outstanding Rookie are here!— MLBPA (@MLB_PLAYERS) October 14, 2020
MLB Players voted & the top three vote recipients are Kyle Lewis (@KLew_5), James Karinchak and Luis Robert. Congratulations to all three finalists for phenomenal rookie seasons! pic.twitter.com/jgg3rNW69A
- The Angels could be a little behind the ball when the offseason kicks off.
Non-update on the #Angels GM search, per source: They are “not close” to hiring anyone. Decision will “definitely” be sometime after the World Series.— Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) October 14, 2020