#211: Boston Weather, Clutch Performance, New Managers, Molina, and More

Agenda summary: Boston weather. Clutch hitting. New Managers. Cubs fan art. Yadier Molina wins award. What to do with trimmed cards. Unwanted JUST minor league cards. Complete Your Set eBay listings.

Full Agenda:

Do the Red Sox have a competitive advantage over the Dodgers given their familiarity with playing in cold weather?1)Dodgers complain about cold weather in Boston because they can't handle it. weei.radio.com

Clutch hitters are just good hitters.2)Smart Baseball. www.amazon.com If a player performs well in the postseason, is it really because of the postseason situation?3)Clutch. www.fangraphs.com

New Managers enter the league: Charlie Montoya, Brad Ausmus, and Rocco Baldelli. 4)Minnesota Twins to hire 37-year-old Rocco Baldelli as next manager. www.usatoday.com

Cubs fan carves 2016 Cubs WS ring into pumpkin.5)Cubs fan carves replica of 2016 World Series ring in pumpkin. chicago.suntimes.com

Yadier Molina wins Roberto Clemente Award. Providing aid after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in 2017.6)Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina wins Roberto Clemente Award. www.espn.com

What to do with cards that come back from grading as Trimmed.

The seemingly endless supply of JUST Uncirculated Beckett Slabbed Triple AU Plates that nobody seems to want.

The questionable popularity of “Complete Your Set” singles listings.

References   [ + ]

1. Dodgers complain about cold weather in Boston because they can't handle it. weei.radio.com
2. Smart Baseball. www.amazon.com
3. Clutch. www.fangraphs.com
4. Minnesota Twins to hire 37-year-old Rocco Baldelli as next manager. www.usatoday.com
5. Cubs fan carves replica of 2016 World Series ring in pumpkin. chicago.suntimes.com
6. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina wins Roberto Clemente Award. www.espn.com

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