Exciting day, huh?

Senators Corker and Flake spew contempt at His Orangeness President Trump in the morning (my time) and then the Dodgers take Game One of the World Series in the afternoon. If only Corker and Flake had the cojones to stay and fight rather than just retire. Doing that gives Trump ally Bannon an opportunity to …

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The Astros win the pennant!

So the Dodgers’ opponent in the World Series will be the Astros. Congratulations to them for beating the Evil Empire in two consecutive must-win games yesterday and tonight. The Astros were in the National League for the first fifty years of their existence, so they and the Dodgers have history together. The most memorable may …

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Dodgers crush Cubs in Game 5 to advance to the World Series for first time since 1988 – LA Times

Enrique Hernández hit a pair of home runs, including a grand slam in the third inning, ace Clayton Kershaw gave up one run in six innings and the Dodgers defeated the Cubs, 11-1, in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1988. Source: …

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Damn Yankees

Mostly on general principles. The Giants and the Yankees are ancient enemies of the Dodgers. There have been 11 World Series in which they have been the opposing teams. Eleven! The Yankees’ comeback from an 0-2 deficit in the American League Division Series against the Indians, previously the hottest team in that league from July …

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An exciting day in baseball

First, Edinson Volquez, a guy most would likely call a journeyman pitcher, threw a no-hitter tonight for the Miami Marlins, the eighth team he’s played for in his 13-year career. He struck out the side in the ninth to put a cap on his gem. Every no-hitter seems to have at least one brilliant fielding …

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