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5:45 PM ET, October 12, 2021


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New York Times:
Raiders Coach's Emails Included Homophobic and Misogynistic Comments  —  A trove of emails in a separate workplace misconduct case shows Raiders Coach Jon Gruden went beyond previously disclosed racist comments to issue broad tirades.  —  When the vaunted professional football coach Jon Gruden …
Todd Rosiak / USA Today:
Freddy Peralta dreamed about playing in the playoffs as a youngster.  Now, he's starting Game 3 of the NLDS vs. the Atlanta Braves.  —  ATLANTA - Freddy Peralta remembers growing up as a youngster in Moca, Dominican Republic and watching big-time baseball games on TV.
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Bradford Doolittle / ESPN:
Atlanta Braves' Max Fried stays hot, evens NLDS with nine-strikeout gem  —  MILWAUKEE — In a series chock full of dominant starting pitching, it's hard to stand out.  But Atlanta's Max Fried did just that on Saturday, and with his latest gem, the Braves are headed home with a split.
Discussion: Talking Chop and Associated Press
Tim Dierkes / MLB Trade Rumors:
Projected Arbitration Salaries For 2022  —  Matt Swartz has created a model to project salaries for arbitration eligible players, which we've been publishing at MLB Trade Rumors for 11 years.  —  In the baseball industry, teams and agents determine arbitration salaries by identifying comparable players.
Buster Olney / ESPN:
New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner seems inclined to keep Aaron Boone, sources say  —  Though the wait continues within the Yankees' organization for owner Hal Steinbrenner to dictate the direction of the team in a fluid situation, he seems inclined to keep Aaron Boone as manager, industry sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Giants' secret weapon was something the Dodgers couldn't prepare for in NLDS Game 3  —  LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball rules specifically state that all foreign substances are prohibited in games, regardless if it's a sweltering day at Busch Stadium in June or a postseason game at Dodger Stadium in October.
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Dodgers remind Giants how powerful they can be in October  —  SAN FRANCISCO — It was a cold, ruthless reminder of just how powerful the Los Angeles Dodgers are in October.  —  They put on a clinic Saturday evening, for the San Francisco Giants and their fans to see, showing they're exactly …
Associated Press:
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tyler Rogers' twin brother confuses fans at NLDS Game 1
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Yaneris Muniz / Ready Santa Barbara County:
Evacuation Order and Warning Issued for Alisal Fire West of Goleta Orden de Evacuación y Advertencia emitido para Incendio Alisal al oeste de Goleta  —  Home → Top News → Evacuation Order and Warning Issued for Alisal Fire West of Goleta  —  Orden de Evacuación y …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and Mercury News
Associated Press:
Game 4 of Astros vs. White Sox ALDS postponed  —  CHICAGO (AP) — Game 4 of the AL Division Series between the Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain in the forecast.  The teams are now set to meet Tuesday afternoon.  —  Houston leads the series 2-1.
Chris Cotillo / Union-News:
Will Boston Red Sox wear yellow uniforms on Marathon Monday?  Alex Cora won't say: 'Whatever we wear that day, it's going to be a special day anyways'  —  BOSTON — Back in April, the Red Sox debuted their yellow “City Connect” uniforms to celebrate Marathon Monday, wearing them for two weekend games …
Bobby Nightengale /
Playing through injuries, Michael Lorenzen disappointed with how his Reds season ended  —  PITTSBURGH - Michael Lorenzen put in the work, fought through injuries and he was left with disappointment when he wasn't rewarded for it.  —  He rehabbed for three months from a shoulder strain …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Red Reporter
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