Statcast: Matt Duffy scores on wild pitch in NLCS Game 2

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Statcast, MLB Advanced Media’s new player tracking technology, has taken an in-depth look at some key plays from the postseason in recent days. It’s super cool. Here’s the latest one.

Before Kolten Wong connected for a walk-off home run to win Game 2 of the NLCS for the Cardinals last night, the Giants tied things up when Matt Duffy scored all the way from second base on a wild pitch from Trevor Rosenthal. Here’s a look at how it all went down:

I can’t get enough of these videos and look forward to what we could see with this technology in 2015. In the meantime, we have a heck of a series on our hands here. With the NLCS tied at one game apiece, Game 3 will be played tomorrow at 4:07 p.m. ET back in San Francisco. John Lackey will pitch for the Cardinals and Tim Hudson will start for the home Giants.

Report: Rangers sign Jeff Mathis to two-year deal

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The Rangers have signed catcher Jeff Mathis to a two-year contract, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The deal is pending a physical.

Mathis turns 36 years old at the end of March and has a career .564 OPS across 14 seasons, but he is well-regarded for his defense and ability to handle a pitching staff.

The arrival of Mathis could mean the Rangers are moving on from Robinson Chirinos behind the plate, as he is now a free agent. The Rangers could go after another catcher to complement Mathis or just have Isiah Kiner-Falefa back up Mathis. Though Kiner-Falefa mostly played elsewhere, including three spots across the infield, he did rack up over 300 defensive innings behind the plate in 2018.