The Astros didn't play. At least ten teams didn't play, but for reasons related to conditions within society, not conditions related to a hurricane.
*Chandler Rome took a look at why Lance McCullers, Jr is having a such hard time getting Strike Three.
*Jake Kaplan: What's different about Framber Valdez?
*Our Boy Kevin Goldstein is joining a growing coalition of current and former players who are donating their game salaries on Jackie Robinson Weekend to a non-profit combating racial inequality.
*Never forget that Rob Manfred is a pitiful excuse for the leader of an entire sport. And Jeff Wilpon is a pitiful excuse for an MLB owner, which isn't a terribly high bar to clear.
*The Toyota Center will be a Vote Center for the November 3 elections. The more people that can vote, the better.
*Inspired by the Milwaukee Bucks, the Brewers helped lead a charge in MLB to protest injustice.
*The Guardian: How to take the perfect breath - why learning to breathe properly could change your life.
*The Atlantic: What ancient philosophers can teach us about embracing the unknown.
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