Hello everyone! It’s Sunday and the ALDS/NLDS roll on. Here’s what you need to know today.
In playoff news...
- It was an NLDS-only day yesterday. In the first contest, the Braves blanked Milwaukee 3-0 on the back of a terrific start by Max Fried to even the series at 1-1.
- The Dodgers bats came out swinging in a 9-2 win over the Giants, bringing their series to 1-1 as well. Chris Taylor added another multi-hit outing in this one.
In Mariners news...
- Scott Servais was representing at the Sounders game yesterday.
- Don’t sleep on this guy.
Around the league...
- This former Mariner is now a free agent.
Joey Cora, third base coach for Pittsburgh, was let go by the Pirates.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) October 9, 2021
- You’re telling me we could get Ron Washington managing Fernando Tatis, Jr.? Sign me up.
Ron Washington, who had a couple aggressive and successful sends as Braves 3B coach in today’s 3-0 win, is believed to be among those under consideration for Padres manager. Wash finished 2nd last time Padres hired a manager.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) October 10, 2021
- Darragh McDonald at MLB Trade Rumors wonders what a Juan Soto contract extension might look like.
- Shout-out to the Sounders for making the playoffs yet again!