By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Aug 22, 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 yesterdayΒ here.Β 

Here is the best from August 21, 2019:

Detroit pulled off the biggest MLB upset in the last 15 years by defeating the Astros 2-1, despite Justin Verlander’s complete game 2-hitter.

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The Rangers can’t stop hitting walk offs against the Angels this week.

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New York Mets have won 12 of their last 13 home games, and very few of them have lacked excitement.

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The Orioles are going to shatter the single-season HR allowed record by the end of this year.

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Los Angeles hit it’s league-leading 11th walk off on Wednesday, that was also their franchise record 5th walk-off HR of the season. Rookie Will Smith has also had a historic power surge to start his MLB career.

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Evaluating the best bets to take for every NFL team for the 2019 season πŸ’°.

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Lucas Giolito recorded his 2nd shutout of the season, both against top-tier offenses. Giolito is showing why he has Cy Young potential some day.

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On Wednesday, the NBA featured #12-9, the best blocks on dunk attempts, and Rudy Gobert’s top rejections.

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In a back-and-forth game at Wrigley, Kris Bryant came up big with the game changer in the 8th inning. However, the story out of Chicago has been Castellanos’ excellent performance since being traded to the Cubs.

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Despite a stacked defensive interior, the Lions extended the player they traded a 5th round pick for last year by handing Harrison a 1y/$11M extension, keeping him in Detroit through 2021.

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Cleveland Indians vs. New York Mets

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