(Drellich, Thread) Sources: the Indians tipped Red Sox off to Astros employee attempting to impermissibly gather info. The same individual was involved both in Cleveland and Boston. That same employee was seen again at Minute Maid Park today, but not in a suspicious capacity.
[Passan] Additionally, sources tell Yahoo Sports the Oakland A’s called MLB because they believed Houston was stealing signals and relaying them to the field using hand claps during a late-August series. The Astros were not disciplined, according to sources.
[Elias]Orlando Arcia is the 3rd player in @MLB history to hit 3 homers in the postseason after hitting no more than 3 during the preceding regular season. The others: Willie Randolph (1981 Yankees) and Roberto Perez (2016 Indians).
[Gomez] - Gio Gonzalez just told me that the @Brewers have told him he will be taken off the NLCS roster before Game 5 and replaced by a pitcher. This means he will be ineligible for the World Series roster, should the Brewers advance.
[Kiké Hernandez] By now you’ve probably seen my comments about last night’s game. The truth is, I suffer from ED. I think a lot of us suffer from it from time to time. So tonight, let’s all bring it. We can conquer Energy Deficiency together.
[CPBL stats] Lamigo Monkeys officially announced that they will post 25 yr old all-star outfielder 王柏融 (Wang Po-Jung) this offseason, according to Monkeys' general manager, the posting process will begin after the Taiwan Series.
[Keith Olbermann]The disconnect between players and fans is extraordinary. If you want to defend a teammate, good for you. But at the same time acknowledge the fans, don’t treat their support as something you are entitled to, and try to remember that you work for them, not the other way around
[Marly Rivera] Alex Cora was asked about pitchers using pine tar, and he had the perfect honest answer: ”You have to ask the hitters. They like guys that can control their stuff. So I just leave it at that.” #Astros #RedSox
Fuji Aoi becomes first Virtual YouTuber to collaborate with Japan's Pacific League Baseball, will feature as live commentator for tomorrow's Seibu Lions vs. Fukuoka Softbank Hawks game in the Climax Series Final Stage.
(Gammons) Red Sox players know Alex Bregman is like Dustin Pedroia, 1977. They'd die to play with him. But some Boston media get upset with him. Are they upset that his great-grandfather, a courageous immigrant, was part of the group that bought the Boston Redskins and moved to Washington?
[Rosenthal] Sam Fuld and Rocco Baldelli have made strong impressions on the #BlueJays in their managerial search, sources tell The Athletic. No apparent front-runner; other, unidentified candidates are believed to be just as strongly in the mix.
[Tonkin] (Tanpa Bay) Rays have signed LHP Ryan Sherriff to a minor-league deal. Is rehabbing from June 2018 Tommy John surgery, so could be a late season addition. Pitched briefly w/ (St. Louis) Cardinals in 2017-18.