Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/2/14
We've got our final four teams left in the MLB season - the Cardinals, Dodgers, Red Sox, and Tigers. Detroit punched their ticket to the ALCS on Thursday night, beating Oakland 3-0 behing another dominant effort from Justin Verlander. PIC OF THE DAY Haka dance celebration? Haka dance celebration. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Yesterday, we saw the best umpire third strike call *ever*. New TOC staffer Ben Heisler looked at possible managerial openinngs across the league, and the best fits for each. Jaymes has five observations from the Cardinals-Pirates NLDS, and the Pirates got the Post-Mortem treatment. Walter White from Breaking Bad was almost a Phillies fan. Tonight, Game 1 of the NLCS is going down in St Louis. Joe Kelly will get the nod for the Cardinals, while Zack Greinke toes the rubber for the Dodgers. First pitch is scheduled for 8:37 PM on TBS. Enjoy your day of baseball, everyone. [follow]
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