Tuesday, May 5, 2020

'Rona/Politics-Free Hot Links, Vol. 23

*Our large adopted boys the Kiwoom Heroes dominated the Kia Tigers 11-2 in their season opener.

*At 8am tomorrow on MLB Network, they're starting a running down the best 42 half-innings. Somehow Manfred let the Astros still be a part of the league, so you'll get to see Altuve's 2019 Pennant-winning walk-off, with Jake Marisnick on deck.

*There will apparently be live college baseball in June in Bryan, Texas.

*NY Times: The healing power of baseball.

*ESPN: Mike Piazza turned a favor for his dad into a Hall of Fame career.

*FanGraphs: The wait is over in the KBO.

*FanGraphs' Dan Szymborski: Out large adopted boys the Kiwoom Heroes are projected to come out on top of the KBO.

*SI: Inside the hurdles blocking the way to more college sport video games.

*My dude Joe Firstman is playing his entire debut album "The War of Women" in its entirety, starting at 8pm this evening.

*If you find yourself looking for a non-meat alternative to hamburgers, I highly suggest the Dr. Praeger's "Perfect Burger." I know, I know.

*The Russian family that cut itself off from civilization for 40 years.

*The "aggressive chicken attacking people at Alabama ATMs."