Major League Baseball announced that the starting time of Game 2 of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians at Progressive Field on Wednesday night has been moved up to 7:08 PM EDT due to a forecast that calls for heavy rain late in the night, ESPN’s Jayson Stark reports. Jake Arrieta will start for the Cubs against the Indians’ Trevor Bauer, assuming his finger injury doesn’t prevent him from doing so. While an 8 PM start puts the game in a better TV slot, most of the playoff games have been ending around midnight or later. That makes it difficult for kids on the East coast to watch and enjoy the entirety of the games. As we know, baseball has a looming problem in that its viewing audience
What was the senior quote you had printed under your yearbook photo when you graduated high school? This post went viral on Reddit on Tuesday morning, and it features a photo from the 1993 Mission Viejo High School yearbook. It’s of a guy named Michael Lee, and just under his photo you can see his prediction.
For the Yankees, the centerpiece of the July 25 trade that sent Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs was shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres. During the regular season, Torres batted a productive .270/.354/.421 at the High-A level with good speed and power to the gaps. The 19-year-old also put up those numbers despite being significantly younger than his peer group. After the season ended the Yankees dispatched Torres to the Arizona Fall League (AFL), and he has continue to thrive while competing against some of the best young talent in the minors. In fact, Torres was named AFL Player of the Week on Tuesday, along with Royals right-hander Josh Staumont. In the second week of AFL play, Torres hit .667 with