Division Series Links
Here is the broadcast schedule for the Division Series. The umpire assignments for the division series are revealed. The Dodgers and Padres get both Angel Hernandez and Doug Eddings. The ALDS got underway yesterday.
Angels Related Links
The Angels are going to have a very interesting off season. So many decisions need to be made. Rhett Bollinger discusses five things the Angels need to look into. Alden Gonzalez has winnowed the list down to three things the Angels need to look into this off season. Bill Thompson just thinks the Angels need to field a good team. (That’s it? That’s your plan? Field a good team? Why didn’t we think of that?) The LAA Foundation is still out there doing good things for kids in the community.
News From Around Baseball
The Supreme Court declined to hear MLB’s appeal of an earlier ruling granting minor league players who claim they were paid less than minimum wage the ability to file a class action lawsuit. This is a major victory for the players with potentially thousands of players having their voice collectively heard and with Monday’s ruling that lawsuit can proceed.
Trevor Bauer tweeted a picture of a boarding pass to Boston leading some to believe he is angling for a job with the Red Sox next year. Bauer himself says he will entertain all offers regardless of team, even including the Astros. Rhys Hoskins had Tommy John surgery on his non-throwing elbow and is expected to miss four to six months. Who do the Phils have that would be worth dangling Jared Walsh out there? Dusty Baker warned the As to be careful what they wish for. Former major leaguer and Cubs minor league coach Charlie Haeger has been found dead of a self inflicted gunshot wound. He was wanted by the police in connection with the murder of his ex-girlfriend. Ron Perranoski, former Dodger pitcher, has died at 84 of complications from a long illness.
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