Brian Wilson keeps the ball from the last out of the World Series in a candy jar

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Brian Wilson, you crazy!

What happened to the baseball that Brian Wilson threw to strike out Texas’ Nelson Cruz and clinch the first World Series championship in the San Francisco Giants’ 53-year history?

Is it in a museum? Somewhere in the team archives? Or locked in a wall safe hidden behind a painting in owner Bill Neukom’s office?

Try Wilson’s kitchen. In a Halloween candy jar.

“I figure I’m not going to lose it there,” said Wilson, “and it was a delicious treat.”

That’s cute and all, but let’s see how nuts Brian Wilson really is.  Remember the ball from the last out of the 2004 World Series? You might recall that Red Sox first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz kept it, the Red Sox asked for it back, he refused and the Red Sox ended up suing him, saying that it was team property.

God, I hope that happens here. Because I would really, really love to read a deposition transcript of Brian Wilson.  And I’d feel really, really sorry for the lawyer that had to depose him.

Corey Seager will be included on Dodgers’ World Series roster

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Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager will be on the team’s World Series roster.

Seager, 23, played in the NLDS but was left off the NLCS roster due to a lower back injury suffered in Game 3 against the Diamondbacks. He had three hits, including a triple, in 15 plate appearances in that series. During the regular season, Seager hit .295/.375/.479 with 22 home runs, 77 RBI, and 85 runs scored across 613 PA.

Charlie Culberson and Chris Taylor handled shortstop while Seager was absent. Both players were among the Dodgers’ best performers in the NLCS. With Seager back in the fold, Taylor will play mostly center field and Culberson will return to his bench role.