Cup of Coffee: October 7, 2021

The fifth ever walkoff homer in a winner-take all postseason game sends the Dodgers to the NLDS

Good morning!

Last night’s NL Wild Card game gave most of the baseball world what it wanted: an NLDS matchup between a 107-win Giants team and a 106-win Dodgers team, starting tomorrow. Cardinals fans are, obviously, not happy with that, but (a) such is life in modern one-and-done baseball; (b) the Cardinals have nothing to be ashamed of after such a st…

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