Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, October 27, 2021 -- "Game One"

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"Valdez was decidedly not pitching well, and Yimi Garcia had been warmed up. There was just no reason to let Valdez pitch to Duvall and the run of hitters who would follow. That two-run mistake by Baker shaped the rest of the game."