Grand slams and defense and Papi – Oh my!
So, that’s it. The League Championship Series are over and since I’m already bored without baseball I went back and took a look at some of the best moments in the ALCS and NLCS.
Limiting myself to five moments was really the hardest part of this exercise and before I get into heroics there are a few moments that just missed the cut, like Chris Taylor‘s outstanding catch during Game 7 of the NLCS, Yasiel Puig‘s HR to put the Dodgers firmly in the lead, and pretty much everything Jose Altuve did as the Astros‘ designated hitter considering he had did it all on a knee that required surgery as soon as the Astros were eliminated. There are certainly good arguments for including any or all of these, but I tried to limit myself to five.
5 – Andrew Benintendi saves the game
Let’s be really clear, this catch is spectacular all on it’s own, but the moment makes it so much better. The thing about this catch is that is saved a game and if Benintendi misjudges this ball, even a little, the …Read the Rest
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