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Mariners Moose Tracks, 10/26/20: Clayton Kershaw, Manuel Margot, and Dan Straily

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Game 6 here we come.

MLB: World Series-Los Angeles Dodgers at Tampa Bay Rays Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

In Playoff News...

  • Kershaw’s pitching dominance leads the Dodgers to within one game of the World Series title as they take a 3-2 series lead over Tampa Bay.
  • Some stats on Manuel Margot’s attempt to steal home:
  • Rays’ OF Brett Phillips reportedly had an elevated heart rate and got an IV after his clutch hit in Game 4 that tied the series at 2-2.
  • Because we still aren’t over the ending of Saturday night’s game, check out Sports Illustrated’s seven steps to writing a perfect ending to a baseball game.

In Mariners News...

  • Ryan Divish at The Seattle Times informs us on where to find updates for the Mariners’ fall instructional league.

Around The League...

  • The universal DH is reportedly set to disappear after the 2020 season but could make a return the following season as the collective-bargaining agreement ends after 2021.
  • Former MLB pitcher Dan Straily discusses his successful first season in the KBO.
  • Corey Seidman at NBC Sports makes a compelling case for why Phillies reliever Hector Neris should receive a contract extension.
  • Diamondbacks RHP Artie Lewicki has been released by the team and is in negotiations with SK Wyverns of the KBO.