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Snake Bytes 10/18: Time! Blue...

Dodgers and Redsox inch closer to The World Series

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I listened to the 1st few innings of the Dodgers-Brewers game yesterday and I must say, that 1st inning was a doozy. Miley threw a handful of pitches, walked the 1st batter and was immediately pulled from the game by Counsell. In the 3rd and 4th innings the broadcasters continued to speculate about why Miley was pulled, whether unseen injury or tactical ploy. The Dodger’s did not speculate or flinch as they acted on their opportunity against a stretched Milwaukee pitching staff. After vomiting a bit I turned the game off and proceeded to ignore National League baseball for the remainder of the day.

NLCS Recap:

Counsell’s subterfuge gives Dodgers shot at winning NLCS

On Tuesday, Milwaukee Brewers manage Craig Counsell said left-hander Wade Miley was his starter against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in Game 5 of the NLCS. But he never intended Miley would pitch.

ALCS Recap:

Redsox survive game 4 with a great diving catch by Benintendi

Diamondbacks news.

Chisholm testing mettle in AFL.

“They told me they expected a lot from me, and they’re going to keep on expecting a lot from me, so I’m going to keep on pushing it to go.”- Chisholm

The Dbacks must consider Lord Emperor Goldy’s eventual decline in any extension talks.

He is the franchise leader in WAR for position players, leader of one base and slugging percentage, second in hits and games played, and he should easily overtake Luis Gonzales in 2019 as career HR leader for the Dbacks.

I think The Athletic should watch it’s mouth.

Around MLB:

MLB statement on sign-stealing concerns

.....We consider the matter closed.”

Braves, MLB, should have raised guard rails before fan’s death.

In court documents filed this week in a lawsuit following the 2015 death of a fan who fell from the upper deck at an Atlanta Braves game, Nolan Ryan says guard rails at the Texas Rangers’ stadium had to be raised “to protect our fans from themselves.”

Off topic snake news:

Python crashes a bank bullpen meeting.

As you can see in the GIF below, the staff members quickly run when they realize Goldy just landed next to them.

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