Tag: Playoffs

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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Twins Fan Awakes from Decade-Long Coma to Realize Nothing Has Changed

by Alex Poletti

After a horrific car accident left St. Paul native Felipe Murdock comatose in October of 2009, the Twins die-hard has finally awakened to discover that his life is in no way different, given the Twins were still swept by the Yankees in the ALDS.

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Braves Criticize Acuna for Eating Sandwich on Way to First Instead of Hustling

by Alex Poletti

With the lights shining the brightest on the young star’s already-bright career, Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. rubbed some teammates the wrong way by opting to eat a sandwich instead of hustling down the baseline on a ball hit deep to right field in the seventh inning of the NLDS game one against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Trent Grisham’s Glove Named Player of the NL Wild Card Game

by Alex Poletti

In a close 4-3 victory, the Nationals selected Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Trent Grisham’s glove as their player of the game following a pivotal error that allowed three runs to score. Due in large part to Grisham’s miscue, the Brewers season has come to a close, leaving the Nationals to face the Dodgers in the NLDS.

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