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Snake Bytes: 10/6 - Wild Card Edition

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Last night, the boys from Beantown brought an end to the season for the sluggers from the Bronx. Today, the Red Birds will try to do the same thing to the sewage from Chavez Ravine.

Wild Card Round - New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

General Baseball News

Here are the AFL Rosters
Arizona’s finishing league for future MLB stars returns to action in one week. Here are the rosters.

Eddie Robinsons Dies
MLB’s oldest former player, Eddie Robinson has died. He was 100. In addition to being the last surviving member of the 1948 Champion Cleveland Indians, Robinson was also a GM for two different clubs during his over 60 years of service in Major League Baseball.

Southern California Dreaming
News from Chavez Ravine is that Max Muncy could potentially return to the club later this postseason if the Dodgers survive this afternoon’s test. Meanwhile, there is optimism that Clayton Kershaw, who will not be participating in the postseason, regardless of outcome, may be able to avoid surgery to repair his injured arm.

AL Wild Card

New York 2, Boston 6
Gerrit Cole only pitched 2+ innings, while New York’s high-powered offense proved unable to get anything going.

Red Sox Send Rivals Packing
The Boston Red Sox cruised to a fairly easy victory in the AL Wild Card game.

Gerrit Cole Bounced at Fenway
Gerrit Cole threw 50 pitches to get through two innings and change. He left the game without recording an out in the sixth inning, matching the shortest outing of his career ever.

NL Wild Card

Dodgers-Cardinals Position-by-Position
Who has the edge for today’s win or go home wild card game that will determine who advances to face the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS?