Morning Briefing: Guillorme and Nido Play In AFL Fall Stars Game

Luis Guillorme and Tomas Nido both played in the AFL Fall Stars Game. Nido went 0-for-2 in the game but threw out Ronald Acuna trying to steal second base. Acuna is regarded as one of the best prospects in baseball. Luis Guillorme recorded a double and scored the tying run. The AFL East beat the AFL West.

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I became a Mets fan in the 2008 season. Since the Alderson regime, I've embraced saber-metrics and advanced stats to back up my eye tests. I study computer science at Stony Brook