Much of my rooting is tactical. Yankee Elimination Day is a top priority, but I do kind of want to have my cake and eat it too with Gerrit Cole burning a lot of his lifetime bullets this month. Cole losing World Series Game 7 the dream scenario. I'm open to the possibility this month Manoah is the guy I should really be rooting for that to happen.
Rooting for long series and deciding games is pretty basic. Trey and Manny and Buck get honest emotion.
October's fascinating to see what the best teams do when they are really trying their best, the NBA-ification of MLB to some extent makes the regular season just a warm up.
Sciambi and Glanville on the ESPN telecast had that despite Shane McClanahan's lefty fastball averaging 96.7 mph, he threw the highest percentage of breaking balls of any qualified MLB SP this season.
Does anyone think Mike Zunino or Adley Rutschman or any catchers are calling mixes like that on intuition?
Really curious to see in an hour so if they straight hook him after twice through the order as the 3-game series dynamics start to play out.
Don't fall asleep in any tanning beds. Don't punch any judges in Aruba. If someone asks you to move an air conditioner, just say no. Stay out of the House of David barnstorming tours. When a strange but beautiful woman you met on a train calls you up and asks if you're going to be the best ever in the game, run away. Common sense stuff.
Santander alone should be enough for Snell. Santander has 2 years left and Snell only has 1 so any additional value Snell might have would be offset by the lack of extended control. I’d be pretty happy with that trade