A-Rod and JLo Buy Lunch, World Series Travel Day and Gold Glove Finalists Revealed
By Tab Bamford
Fly Away With Me
The Astros and Nationals flew to Washington on Thursday as the World Series moves to the home park of the National League champions.
When the Nationals arrived home Washington National Cathedral was waiting to welcome them in colorful style.
A-Rod, JLo buy lunch
Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez have reportedly paid for a year’s worth of meals to a Tennessee elementary school.
LVB Live! Poll of the Day
First pitches coming in hot
Former Nationals closer Chad Cordero will handle the ceremonial first pitch tonight.
The first pitch before Game 5 (if necessary) was a popular topic of discussion overnight since it was reported President Trump plans on attending Sunday night. The POTUS will not throw out the first pitch, however.
Gold Glove Finalists
World Series participants Juan Soto, Anthony Rendon, Victor Robles, José Altuve, Alex Bregman, Zack Greinke and Yuli Gurriel are among the finalists for 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. The finalists were announced on Thursday.
Jayce Tingler has reportedly been hired as the new manager of the San Diego Padres. He is currently managing the Escogidos in the Dominican Winter League.
The Cubs formally announced David Ross as their new manager.
And the Phillies will reportedly name Joe Girardi their next skipper.
What are we reading?
Pro Post of the Day
Minnesota’s José Berríos celebrated his Rawlings Gold Glove Award nomination on the Gram.
Fan Post of the Day
When a coach becomes a fan. We love this perspective.
2018 – The Toronto Blue Jays named Charlie Montoyo their new manager.
2011 – Alfredo Despaigne, Yuli Gurriel and José Abreu hit home runs to lead Cuba to the bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games.
1985 – The California Angels announced that the team would not offer Rod Carew a new contract for the 1986 season, effectively ending his 19-year career.
1981 – Steve Yeager and Pedro Guerrero hit consecutive home runs in the 7th inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2 – 1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the World Series.
1955 – The Cleveland Indians traded Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, to the Chicago White Sox for Chico Carrasquel and Jim Busby.
Juan Soto (b. 1998)
Alberto Cabrera (b. 1988)
Wilkin Ramírez (b. 1985)
Pedro Martínez (b. 1971)
Nanny Fernandez (b. 1918)
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