Former Royal Emmanuel Rivera is going to the World Series, along with the rest of the Arizona Diamondbacks, which means Chris “Mad Dog” Russo is supposed to have retired on the spot, fingers crossed.
Congratulations to Jonathan Heasley and his wife Taylor, who announced on Instagram that they are expecting a baby next spring.
I will once again state my moral opposition to baseball stadiums that set an arbitrary yellow line on a wall and call anything above it a homer. Home runs should not unceremoniously bounce back onto the field! Homers should go into seats!— Nick Stellini (@StelliniTweets) October 24, 2023
A neat tie-in for the World Series matchup:
It's the @Bwitt36 World Series!— Jake Eisenberg (@JakeEisenberg_) October 25, 2023
He made his MLB debut with the @Rangers in 1986 (& played 11 seasons with TEX). 16 seasons later, he made the final appearance of his career in Game 6 of the 2001 World Series with the @Dbacks.
(P.S. @BwittJr was 16 months old during the '01 WS!) pic.twitter.com/JwDJTrCGfW
Bob Melvin will move from managing the Padres to managing the Giants.
The Red Sox have hired Craig Breslow for their head of baseball operations role, exact title TBD.
Charles Barkley confronted NBA commissioner Adam Silver about what the league needs to do to stop domestic violence.
At Defector, Dan McQuade wrote about his struggles to synch up the TV just right so he could listen to the radio broadcast of the Eagles game. I try to do this for Nebraska volleyball, but it never quite works.
I hope this can bail someone out of a mess in the coming week: how to get pumpkin stains out of fabric and hard surfaces.
33 states are part of a lawsuit against Meta and Instagram, alleging that the platforms knowingly created environments that are harmful to the mental health of young users.
How many paragraphs can you make it into this Ask a Manager letter before you decide to fire the employee in question?
Sorry if this is too creepy crawly, but:
running round in circles under a pan lid what does it look like im doing https://t.co/LITejxa8A5— i n n e s (@innesmck) October 24, 2023
Eight people have died in a 168-car pileup in Louisiana that was caused by a “superfog.”
This Reddit poster has been on precisely one flight and decided everyone else is wrong about airport security being a pain. Bless their heart. Please tell me your worst airport security stories! And also, what is your favorite airport?
SOTD: Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers - Switchblade