Start off your day with a fresh batch of Monday links!
In playoff news…
- He is unstoppable.
- The Atlanta Braves secure a 2-0 lead in the NLCS with another exciting walkoff hit, this time by left fielder Eddie Rosario who scored Dansby Swanson from second base with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.
In Mariners news…
- Brandon Gustafson at 710 ESPN Seattle ponders which outfielders will get starting spots to begin next season.
Around the league…
- Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina speaks on the team’s firing of manager Mike Shildt.
— Luis Nolla/550 KTRS (@luisminolla17) October 17, 2021
- MLB has announced that it will require all 30 teams to provide housing for all minor league players beginning in the 2022 season. The owners agreed on this decision unanimously, but are yet to work out all the details of the plan.
- The San Diego Padres are reportedly expected to interview former St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt.
- A huge congrats to the Chicago Sky on their first ever WNBA championship!
This one is for you, Chicago.
The Chicago Sky are your 2021 WNBA Champions. pic.twitter.com/Pv4KiTzLIA
— Chicago Sky (@chicagosky) October 17, 2021
- Seattle Kraken right winger Jordan Eberle speaks on the special nature of creating an identity for the NHL’s newest team.