Cleveland 5 - Chicago 4 - (AL)
Breaking down Tribe’s tiebreaker scenarios | MLB
Assuming the Indians don’t blow the doors off the Pirates while the Twins can’t win against the Reds, we might be heading for a three-way tie atop the AL Central. If that were to happen, the seeding would be determined by several tiebreakers. No play-in games, unfortunately.
Three straight pinch-hits a first for Cleveland Indians since 10-cent Beer Night in 1974 | Cleveland
In case you were wondering, pinch hitting three straight batters is indeed pretty rare. The last time the Indians did it was an, uh, eventful night.
Join the LGT Discord! | Discord
It’s a slow news day, but did you know there is an unofficial LGT Discord and it rules? Long-time community member PyroKinesis but a ton of work into it, including live game threads, several ways/places to chat, and a fully functioning Rick Manning bot. It has everything.
Jordan Luplow and Whitney | YouTube
Nothing will ever match Francisco Lindor set to the Titanic theme, but YouTube channel Max Power Productions gave Jordan Luplow’s walk-off homer a little Whitney Houston glow-up.
Around the league
- The Padres probably won’t have Mike Clevinger for the postseason.
- Alex Gordon is retiring.
- Sandy Alderson is back with the Mets.