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The Dodgers win the World Series, Um, their first World Series victory in 32 years for that franchise.
So big moment for them.
Sean is a Dodgers fan. He was ecstatic.
Um, after that strike out, um, from Julio Urias and the Dodgers and the big market team win wins yet again.
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Eso The Dodgers won the World Series, but first, a bit of breaking NFL news.
Um, the Houston Texans have to close their facility after one of their players tested positive for Kobe. 19.
The Texans are currently on their own by week, so it should not mess up any scheduling.
Although the Texans did just play my Green Bay Packers and so we'll see what happens in the Packers facility.
And if there are any positive tests there, um, but getting on to the important news in the baseball world, Um, the Dodgers win the World Series against the Rays being them in Game six.
Um, final score 321 A rosary.
Let off the scoring with a home run to right field.
Really nice swing by him, a line drive out of here.
But after smell got pulled, the Dodgers put some runs together.
Um, and Mookie Betts ended up scoring the last two Dodgers runs.
He scored on an infield on a fielder's choice of groundwater. First base.
He scored from third.
A really nice piece of baserunning there.
Ah, good secondary lead and broke at the exact right moment.
And then, um, he had a home run of his own deep in the left field in the eighth inning to give the Dodgers a 3 to 1 lead.
Then Julio areas close it down and, um, got got to save for the Dodgers.
So, um, in that game, just in case anybody would, anybody missed it for the rays.
Randy Rosary went two for four, um, and hit a home run? Uh, no other notables, though, for the rays.
Um, nobody else had two heads, and actually, they had, um, four guys with two or more strikeouts in that game, including a Domus who was the last out of the game.
He struck out looking Blakes.
Now, when five and a third innings gave up one run, uh, the single to Austin Barnes.
He came around and scored, so that kind of against him struck out nine.
Uh, Nick Anderson lost, uh, the game and blew a save.
He Onley pitched one third of an inning and gave up the run.
The Mookie Betts was credited toe.
The first Mookie Betts run was credited to to him.
But, um, we we saw a really nice picture.
Informants from the Dodgers as a whole.
Um uh, Tony Gosselin.
Well, one in two thirds innings.
He did give up that home run to a Rose Arena doing.
Floro actually got a Rose Arena on a three pitch strikeout with two runners on, uh, to finish off the second inning.
And then Alex would win two innings of shutout ball, striking out three Pedro Baez when two thirds of it ending with a strikeout.
Um, and then one in the third from Gonzalez.
He actually gets credited with the win.
He struck out three.
Gradual Broussard gradual when two thirds of an inning, um, and Julio Urias got to say two and a third innings with four strikeouts in the game.
Um, before the doctors, Mookie Betts, two for four, scored two runs and have that home run.
Corey Seager actually went over three, but did get an r B.
I, um he drove in bets.
And then Max Muncy, uh, kind of ended the Siri's cold.
He went over four eso The big notable really was Mookie Betts accounting for two of the three runs.
And I am told that I'm having mawr technical difficulties with the chat.
If you all will give me one moment, I think.
All right, um, so some big, big takeaways from that game, Blake Snell was going strong again.
Five and a third innings struck out. Nine.
Um, no hitter, No runs allowed.
And that is drawn in the chat, By the way, Um, one thing.
The Dodgers to win, but way.
See, we see Blake's now get pulled.
I talked about yesterday how he had always had troubles with the fifth inning.
Um, how once his pitch Kat count got up to 75 80 pitches, Hey, started to have some trouble and lose it.
And I think Kevin Cast knew that he was in 73 72 pitches.
He gave up the single on a 73rd pitch.
Tossem Barnes, the nine hole hitter who really hadn't been hitting too well in the Siri's, his batting average right around the 200 mark for the playoffs.
And, um, you see, you saw him hit a solid single into center right back up the middle.
That tipped off Kevin Cash that Snell was starting.
Thio run into the fifth inning and his his pitch count, troubles and cash pulled them.
And you know what? I think in hindsight is always 2020 right? But I think it was the right decision to pull Blake Snell for this.
For this reason, only Blakes now just gave you five and a third innings of nine strikeout ball.
You have had a very, very good bullpen up to this moment.
They have pitched very well in the World Series.
Blake Snell has not pitched very well.
He has had his pitch count limited all all year from the regular season, Um, onto now, and he has reached that threshold where he starts to struggle.
He gives up a solid base hit in center field, which is where every hitter once had the ball right back up the middle, and you pull him poor guys.
There was 95 uh, and that you would expect to, you know, pitch well, get you out of the inning, maybe get a double play ball.
Instead, he comes out facing Mookie Betts. Betts.
It's a double Onda rest is history.
So, um, we we see that in hindsight, it looks like Why didn't you just keep Blake Snell in? He was dealing on.
You made the wrong choice, but at the time, I think it was the right decision because you can trust you could trust your bullpen if you were Kevin Cash and the Rays and Blake Snell was hitting that threshold.
So right decision from Kevin Cash? No, he did not pull a day. Robert. Sean.
Um, I know you're still there in the chat.
Hey, did not pull the Dave Roberts.
Dave Roberts says, Really, time and time again made poor decisions based on pitching.
Um, based on you know who's pitching, who's coming in, how many pitches they throw, how many innings they dio Clayton Kershaw on the seventh, and he fixed that this year, and Kershaw did not pitch the seventh inning.
Instead, he went six strong, 556 strong innings and, um, the Dodgers ended up winning the game, and curse all looked really, really good.
I think it's 23 all right in this year's playoffs.
So, um, Cash did not make the wrong decision.
The Rays bullpen **** did not come up clutch.
Um and that is that is my my opinion on that.
Um, if we go to awards in the MLB, Corey Seager wins.
Um, the world Siri's M v p.
Um, So kudos to him in the World Series, he hit 400.
Um, here it was just he lead.
He led the whole World Series and runs.
He let him in on base percentage.
Despite Randy Rhoads Arena having a 773 slugging percentage.
Hey was tied with eight hits in the world.
Siri's he hits, Let's see, he hits a double and, um, drove in five runners.
Brandon Low and Max months each had six toe lead.
And then pitching wise the world syriza Walker Buehler had a 150 a Clayton Kershaw had 2 to 31 in the World Series.
Kershaw had two wins.
Blake, Snell Let everybody in strikeouts, um, and innings pitched.
Clayton Kershaw. I actually ****ed.
Pitched the most innings in the world.
Siri's Gold Glove awards.
In case anybody was wondering, the Gold Glove awards have been announced already.
I know for the for the reds.
Uh, show Go Akiyama, their new signing from Japan, and Tucker Barnhart won those awards.
Let me see if I can find a list now of the complete awards.
But we we saw a really great season, um, in in Major League Baseball, despite the shortened season, and I'm looking forward to next year and and I think that's what we're gonna Segway right here.
We've got a lot of big name free agents.
Um, we've got a lot of anticipation for the next season, and it's it's going to be It's going to be a very, very tumultuous free agency period, especially if you are Reds fan.
Um, especially since Trevor Bauer is a free agent.
So, um, I guess that's where I'll segue into our the MLB s, uh, ESPN top NFL or MLB power rankings.
And then I will give Sean in my me and jeans take on it as well as our own, um, for power ranging power rankings, um, for ourselves.
So ESPN's power rankings, We're I guess I'll be nice and say, not great.
I did not like them very much, but, um, I'm going to give them to you Anyways, in case you haven't seen them.
Their top 10 MLB dot com's top tier earth.
ESPN dot com's Top 10 number 10.
The Chicago Cubs UH, they went 34 26.
Loss of the Marlins in the the first round of the playoffs.
The Mets When? 26 34.
We're in fourth place in the NL East but are the number 19.
The Oakland Athletics lost to Houston, of course, and the division Siri's.
When, 36 24 there the number 18.
The Minnesota Twins coming in number seven.
They lost in the wild card serious to the Astros.
They also finished 36 24.
The New York Yankees finished 33 27.
Lost to the raise in the L.
They're the number 16 the Chicago White Sox, 35 25 2020.
They lost to the A's in the wild card.
The number 14 is, um, the Tampa Bay Rays losers in our world.
Siri's um they went 40 and 20 in the regular season, and then the top three teams are all National League teams.
San Diego Padres come in and number 3 37 and 23 they lost in the AL DS to the Dodgers and the number two team are the element of Braves at 35 25.
Also loss of the Dodgers, this time in the NLCS.
And, of course, the Dodgers coming in number 1 43 and 17 Truly dominant all season from opening day to Game six of the world.
Siri's, um, and they, I mean, they have Mookie Betts coming back.
He signed a long term deal.
Um, they still Kershaw.
They still have Bueller.
They have curious coming back.
He pitched some quality innings.
Um, they've got guys like Bellenger, Max Muncy and Gavin Lux coming back.
And you know what? The only significant guy they're losing is Justin Turner.
But suffice it to stay.
Say he is replaceable defensively.
Is that, well, good is probably going to decline here in the near future, as he is