By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Aug 12, 2019

‘The Best in Sports’ is a daily PSO original series showcasing the best highlights, facts, and stories going on in the land of the NFL, NBA, & MLB every day. Get a recap on EVERYTHING that happened yesterday here

Here is the best from August 11, 2019:

In the biggest at-bat of the Indians season so far, Carlos Santana stepped up with the bases loaded during a tie game in extra innings against the Twins, who had a 1-game lead in the division. After 1 swing of the bat, that lead was eliminated, and the Indians have all the momentum heading down the stretch.

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Right when the O’s looked like they were going to blow another game by allowing a little-league HR in the 9th, Rio Ruiz came in the clutch with the walk-off HR that quickly removed a 2-run lead Houston had entering the bottom of the 9th, and completed the biggest upset over the last decade and a half.

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Anthony Demboom got the news he waited for his entire life yesterday, “You’re going to be a Major League Baseball player.” He wasted no time in making his presence felt at the big league level with the go-ahead RBI @ Fenway Park.

He also neutralized the lead in the 8th.

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Ronald Acuna might earn the nickname “Mr. August” if he keeps this up. Sheesh.

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Zion is far from the only one that could go off this year. Check out the full list ⬇️

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The Mets had won 8 in a row and 14 of their last 15, before the Nats finally put an end to their magical winning streak. The main reason: former Met Asdrubal Cabrera, who just signed with DC.

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When the game started getting serious, these guys stepped up in a BIG way.

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After missing 2 extra points in the preseason opener, the 28-year-old Chandler Catanzaro has decided to call it quits. 

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The Utah Jazz are ready to take the next step next year with Mike Conley as the new PG running the show.

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These infielders put on a defensive clinic on Sunday.

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