By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Oct 13, 2019

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Here is the best from October 12, 2019:

Max Scherzer was as dominant as ever with a no-hitter through 7 innings and racking up 11 Ks in the process, as the Nats take a commanding 2-0 lead heading back to DC for 3 straight games.

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Masahiro Tanaka’s playoff brilliance continued, as he shut down one of the best teams in the league to give the Yanks a big Game 1 victory.

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Gleyber Torres is quickly earning his pinstripes in New York.

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In each of the 2 NLCS games, the Cardinals weren’t getting anything going until late in the game when Jose Martinez came in as a pinch-hitter. In Game 1, he got the only hit of the game in his sole AB, and in Game 2, he drove in the only run of the series so far with his lone PA. Cards might want to consider getting him more opportunities.

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Michael A. Taylor has been back-and-fourth from the MLB & AAA this year, but in the playoffs he’s been a steady presence in play for the injured Victor Robles, and proved it once again with this solo shot to put the Nats up early in Game 2.

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Some web gems from Saturday’s MLB League Championship Series games.

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Giancarlo Stanton finally got going, giving the Yankees a whole new dimension to their offense.

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The Arizona Fall League top performers played in Saturday’s Fall Stars game. These top prospects were the top performers of the game w/ top performers.

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The postseason legend is no longer in the MLB after announcing his retirement.

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Christian McCaffrey is looking like the best non-QB offensive player in the game this year.

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Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals

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Tanaka’s playoff success is unprecedented.

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