Category: Baseball

Nationals Fans Still Surprised After Blowing Two-Game Lead in Playoffs

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Following two statement wins in Houston to take a commanding lead in the Word Series, the National League champions dropped three straight at home and are now on the brink of elimination. Despite following a clear pattern, Nationals fans are somehow still shocked after Washington blew a two-game lead in October.

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Astros Fans Eagerly Await Sports Illustrated to Predict Next World Series Championship

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Alex Trautwig / MLB Photos / Getty

Down two games to zero in the 2019 World Series, Houston Astros fans have turned back to Sports Illustrated to predict their next World Series win, who called their 2017 championship run in 2014.

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20-Year-Old Phenom Juan Soto Rushes Back to Psych Lecture After Skipping Class to Play in World Series

by Alex Poletti

The hero in game one against the Houston Astros, Washington Nationals left fielder Juan Soto couldn’t celebrate long, as the 20-year-old had to rush back to the psych lecture he skipped to play in the World Series.

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Short Guy Makes NYC Subway Ride Home a Living Hell

by Alex Poletti

Some annoying short guy completely ruined the commute back home from Yankee Stadium on the subway after fans watched game five of the ALCS on the stadium’s Jumbotron, sources for The Second String report at the scene. Despite not being physically present, this 5’6 prick messed up the vibe of every New Yorker on the crowded train.

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Aroldis Chapman Smiles After Giving Up Home Run, Finally Doing Something Nice for Another Person

by Alex Poletti

Ending the Yankees’ season with a poorly thrown slider in the middle of the zone, Aroldis Chapman let out a smile after serving up a walk-off home run to Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. Chapman’s expression was explained through an exclusive interview with The Second String, in which the fireballer admitted that he was just happy to do something nice for another person for the first time in his life.

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Bryce Harper Tries to Sneak Back into Nationals Clubhouse During NLCS Game Three

by Alex Poletti

Realizing he backed the wrong horse at the beginning of the 2019 season, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper tried to sneak back into the clubhouse of his former team, the Washington Nationals, as they played the third game of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Dodgers to Stick With Dave Roberts, Not Having Bullpen in 2020

by Alex Poletti

After a disappointing NLDS loss in a World Series-or-bust season, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they do not intend to part ways with Dave Roberts, or their strategy of not having a bullpen for the 2020 season and beyond.

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