Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday Morning Hot Links

This is the sleepiest I have ever been while writing Hot Links so I hope this post actually gets posted and I don't fall asleep writing it. It is also an important one because it is the last regular season Hot Links that I get to write, so that's kinda cool I suppose. It's a shame it will be quick and lame though, primarily because of how sleepy I am which I literally just mentioned above like three lines ago.

Astros got rained out today. They will play a day/night doubleheader on Saturday.

Charlie Morton and his wife celebrated their brand new baby daughter's birth yesterday. He should be good to go to pitch in the final regular season game on Sunday.  

Multiple Astros players have shown their support for 8 year old Chloe, who was scolded for cheering at a baseball game, including Tyler White, Josh Reddick, and Lance McCullers. 

Here's where to pick up your postseason gear. Also, don't forget playoff tickets go on sale THIS MORNING.

The Crawfish Boxes talks just how the pitching staff was handled and why it worked in the record setting 2018 season.

There will be no postseason pre and post game programs for the games. The Astros are the team to decide to do this.

Climbing Tals Hill has their way-too-early ALDS series preview available for consumption.

This Jacob deGrom thing never ceases to amaze me.

Heinz made some "salad cream" and that is what it shall be called.

On This Day in Baseball History

In 2005, the Sad Diego Padres clinched the NL West division title with a 79-79 record. They finished with a final record of 82-80, the lowest winning percentage by a division champion. They also were the first division winner to ever lose more than they won at the end of the season, posting an 82-83 record including playoffs