Good morning Angels fans! Who are you rooting for this playoffs? Are you watching at all? Have some links.
The Angels have not made the playoffs in years. Maybe that trade Arte Moreno called off could have helped? Off the Bench looked into it.
In case you missed it, Brent Maguire has taken over the Locked On Angels Podcast. He has been answering fan questions as well as provide insights about his articles here.
The World Series will have fans, and tickets have sold out already.
For baseball fans, the playoffs so far have been not ideal, with the Astros one win away from the ALCS. The same Astros that would have been out of the playoffs if the Angels just won 3 more games.
Carlos Correa on the Astros has been playing up his villain role, and Taylor Blake Ward likes that for some reason.
It is George Springer however who has gone off, and has moved into second place in most home runs at Dodger Stadium in the playoffs.
Edwin Rios has tweaked his groin and is not on the Dodgers NLDS roster. They have the depth to not care, but it still sucks for him.
David Wright has a son now. Those born this year will not be drafted until 2039 at the earliest most likely, which is closer to us now than 2000 is.
Sam Miller of ESPN breaks down the types of playoff games that happen. Nothing in there about cursing yourself by giving away the game ball in the middle of a pitching change though.
Dave Wills has gotten into some heat for wishing injury on the Yankees sluggers. But instead of apologizing he has doubled down by saying he didn’t even do it. That it was a misunderstanding.
Hurricane Delta may end up coming close to Houston. If this will impact the postseason is unknown at this point.
Anything I missed? Post below for upvotes!