FROM Steven Goldman
The ecstasy and pain of the Dodgers-Astros World Series Ten innings… But how many pitching changes… how many lead changes… how many home runs? After last night's fifth game, the Astros lead the Dodgers three games to two in the World Series. Steven Goldman, host of the Infinite Inning podcast, calls last night's game "baseball's answer to Game of Thrones."
Derek Jeter’s Magical End to a Magical Career with the Yankees Last night was Derek Jeter’s last game as shortstop for the New York Yankees with the team playing the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee stadium. In the 9th inning, the game was tied five to five, when Jeter came to the plate. Steven Goldman is managing editor for Baseball for SB Nation—an American Sports Network.
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