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On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast:
#1 The 2019 World Series opens tonight at Minute Maid Field with the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros for Game 1.
#2 The rotation for both clubs is potent with the Astros’ Gerritt Cole, Justin Verlander, and Zack Greinke, and for the the Nationals: Max Scherzer, Stephen Strausburg, and Patrick Corbin.
#3 Jose Altuve was once again the postseason hero with another resounding home run against the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the ALCS. He’s been key throughout his postseason career.
#4 Astros third baseman Alex Bergman said that the Astros have the best pitchers in the world, as the Astros will be going with starters Gerritt Cole and Justin Verlander — pitchers who helped get them where they are tonight.
#5 The Nationals will be starting Max Scherzer in Game 1. He struck out 243 in the regular season, Cole starts for Houston with over 300 strikeouts in the regular season.
Amaury Pi-González is a pioneer in establishing Spanish Major League Baseball broadcast in the Bay Area since the mid-1970’s with the Oakland A’s. Also, most recently, the Spanish voice of San Jose Sharks hockey and one of the most recognizable voices in multiple sports in Spanish in the country. Pi-González is a longtime contributor to this site.