By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Oct 06, 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 October 5, 2019:

Gerrit Cole’s 15 Ks have only been topped twice in the postseason, and his brilliance led the Astros to a 2-0 series lead in the ALDS.

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With a 3-0 lead, Didi Gregorius put the game out of reach with one swing of the bat.

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Masahiro Tanaka entered the day with the lowest batting average allowed in MLB postseason history (min. 6 starts) and continued that Playoff success on Saturday with a dominant outing, leading the Yankees to a 2-0 series lead.

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Alex Bregman ended the 0-0 tie in the 4th with this solo shot for his 1st playoff HR of 2019. After he scorched this ball, the crowd chanted “MVP! MVP! MVP!

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The Minnesota Twins just can’t seem to win in October, especially against the Evil Empire.

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Carlos Correa and Ji-Man Choi put it all out there for their teams in Game 2.

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A big story on Saturday was Randy Dobnak’s previous offseason where he spent the last winter uber driving. And now he’s starting in the MLB postseason. Let’s just say his 1st MLB playoff start could’ve gone a little better.

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Anthony Davis made his NBA Preseason debut in the Purple & Gold and let Lakers fans know early, this is a new dynamic with his presence.

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Some major milestones are up for grabs in Week 5.

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Russell Wilson’s absurd pass on TNF to Tyler Lockett sparked the NFL to share the most improbable completions on Saturday.

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  • MLBTR: Each AL Team’s Most Valuable Offseason Signing

  • B/R: Biggest Trades of the Last Decade

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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Houston Astros

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Nobody allows a lower batting average in October than Tanaka.

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