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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 15: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees greets teammates prior to game three of the American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on October 15, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball is BACK, baby!   The Big Leagues return TONIGHT when the Yankees take on the Nationals in D.C.   First pitch is at 7 PM (EST).

I don’t know about you…but I’m BEYOND excited for the National Pastime to return and be there for us sports fans…night in and night out.

For me, baseball is like that cozy blanket that makes you feel warm and happy…it’s a friend that you can rely on.

Yeah…maybe I’m waxing a little poetic about baseball…but…like I said…I missed the hell out of it!!

Welcome back, Baseball!   We missed you!   Go Yankees!

– East Side Dave

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 15: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits a single during the first inning against the Houston Astros in game three of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 15, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)



PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – MARCH 08: Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets hits an RBI double against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game at Clover Park on March 8, 2020 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The Mets defeated the Astros 3-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)



WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 18: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a home run against the Washington Nationals during the second inning at Nationals Park on July 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)



TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 11: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. #27 of the Toronto Blue Jays watches as his pop fly is caught out during eighth inning of their MLB game against the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre on September 11, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images)



LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 14: Mookie Betts #50 of the Los Angeles Dodgers waits in the outfield during the Los Angeles Dodgers summer camp workout in preparation for the 2020 season amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at Dodger Stadium on July 14, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)



CLEVELAND, OHIO – JULY 06: Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians bats during summer workouts at Progressive Field on July 06, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)



ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 31: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at bat during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 31, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)



WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 28: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals delivers a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a the Grapefruit League spring training game at FITTEAM Ballpark of The Palm Beaches on February 28, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)



ST LOUIS, MISSOURI – OCTOBER 07: Ronald Acuna Jr. #13 of the Atlanta Braves catches a fly ball against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fifth inning in game four of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 07, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Kane/Getty Images)



MIAMI, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 10: Christian Yelich #22 of the Milwaukee Brewers follows through on a swing in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 10, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)



BOSTON, MA – JULY 21: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox hits an RBI single in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on July 21, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images)



CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JULY 19: Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs bats against the Chicago White Sox during an exhibition game at Wrigley Field on July 19, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)


"East Side" Dave McDonald. Co-Host Of The Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM). Digital Content Contributor & Coordinator. And all-around decent human.