By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Oct 09, 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 October 8, 2019:

Tommy Pham started things off with a bang and the rest of the Rays did their part to hang 3 runs in the 1st, and by the time the 4th inning came around, Tampa had 4 runs already and Verlander was getting pulled after only 3.2 innings of work.

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Has there been a better executed relay in a bigger spot in recent Playoff history? This one might take the cake. Much credit to Willy Adames on this one, who then hit a bomb the very next time the Rays got up to bat.

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With the heart of the Astros lineup starting to spark a rally in the 9th inning, Tampa called on its reigning Cy Young winner to calm the storm. Snell ended that tune real quick with two outs on the two batters he faced (Alvarez, Gurriel).

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After a 5-week hiatus, Sam Darnold will be back for Week 6, the Jets announced, with an upcoming matchup vs. Dallas as he hopes to save the 0-4 Jets season before it really even starts.

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The All-Star teams from the Arizona Fall League were announced for Saturday’s game that will feature many of the game’s future stars.

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This ‘Baldy Breakdown’ featured how the Colts defense stifled the NFL’s top offense without their best defensive player.

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Check out how the 2019 MLB Playoff teams are built to contend in the future.

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Ben Simmons can hits 3’s now. Watch out, rest of the NBA. 

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Very few NBA fans knew who Terence Davis was 24 hours, but they should know his name now.

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The NFL shared the fastest ball carriers of Week 5, led by the fastest speed recorded in the past 3 years.

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  • B/R: Mahomes Needs More Help to Seriously Contend

  • MLB.com: Prime Destinations for JD Martinez

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Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays

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The Rays are 1 game away from beating the odds.

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