The Little League speed is intended to catch hitters off guard but doesn't always work.
The Washington Nationals are World Series champions for the first time in franchise history.
They will be facing the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Cole Hamels is the most valuable asset in this season's trade deadline, and the Phillies would be smart to remember that. Any deal involving him should be one that sets the Phillies up for years. Anything short of that, and they might as well just keep him.
The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, pre-season favorites according to most baseball analysts and experts, are currently in first place in the NL West and have the best record in baseball after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks in a two game opening series in Australia.
With eight teams still left in the playoffs, baseball's biggest post-season battle, the one between platitude and tautologies, can begin.
A brawl erupted between the Dodgers and the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night that was notable both for its ferocity as well as for the names of the former MLB All-Stars who were involved.
GIF: Mattingly tosses Trammell Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario was among the pitchers who came rushing in from the bullpens
Anyone watching the benches-clearing brawl between the Dodgers and Padres on Thursday night, that resulted in a broken collarbone