Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday Morning Hot Links

It's Game Day.

Here's your note to get out of your responsibilities.

Here's your official playoff roster.

Here's the official Walk-Up Music Playlist.

ESPN's Best Bets for the Series ($)

A reminder: The 2018 Astros are the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros who got better.

Alex Cora will be borrowing a lot of Astros tactics tomorrow in the ALDS.

Wanna watch the same with some people? I got some details for that.

Carlos Correa "hopes" this rest helped his back. Me too.

It's the day before a huge series, but a fella needs his fruit!

Wondering what Chris Correa is up to? Sports Illustrated catches up with him.

TIME Magazine says that the Astros are one of the Top 50 Most Genius Companies around.

The analytics say it'll be a rematch.

Jenny Dial Creech talks about just how important depth can be.

The Astros hit "the media" to talk about how and why they will repeat their playoff success.

LMJ was on Sports 610 Radio in case you missed it.

There's a pumpkin paddle in Germany, where you jump in a giant pumpkin...and paddle.

On This Day in History

In 1941, Mickey Owen's passed ball turned a 4-3 Brooklyn win turned quickly into a heartbreaking loss, letting the Yankees win 7-4.

In 1951, Mickey Mantle's season abruptly ended after getting his cleat stuck in a drainage cap.

In 1993, the Astros announced that Bob Watson would replace Bill Wood as GM of the team, making him the first black GM in baseball history.

In 2001, the Giants and Dodgers played the longest nine inning game in MLB history clocking in at 4:27.

In 2002, the Angels win their first playoff series in franchise history.

In 2011, the Rally Squirrel was born.

Carry on with your hyperventilation. I know I will.