Folks, it looks like we’ve got a series on our hands. We can thank George Springer for that, as well as so many others.
All postseason long, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ bullpen hadn’t allowed a run. But Wednesday night, in Game 2 of the World Series, six would cross the plate on them. All-world closer Kenley Jansen would blow the save in the ninth. Then, a home run derby would ensue.
George Springer wouldn’t get the last laugh in said derby, but he would laugh loudest. That’s because of this:
Now the Astros are heading back to Houston with a split. Sure pitching matchups favor the Dodgers, but are you going to tell the Astros that?
Are you going to tell George Springer that?