It went the distance, but we finally have the two teams competing in the Fall Classic for 2023: the Texas Rangers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who guessed that matchup at the start of the year, but these have been the two hottest ballclubs in baseball throughout October, and they had to slay some titans of the sport to get here. Personally, this is the first World Series that I can remember watching with next to no rooting interest going in, so it’ll be interesting to see who can outperform the other and claim the Commissioner’s Trophy.
Unfortunately, this does mean we’ll finally have a short break from baseball before the World Series kicks off. To see how we got here, Malachi starts our day off with an in-depth recap of NLCS Game 7. Josh delivers No. 98 on our Top 100 Yankees list, and Alex has a report card for Clay Holmes and his adventurous season.
1. Given their roads to the World Series, who are you more surprised to see here?
2. Get your guesses in now for who walks away as the 2023 champions: