A.J. Hinch and Dave Roberts had been buddies lengthy prior to they had been opposing managers within the 2017 World Series between the successful Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

And according to the Los Angeles Times, they are going to be spending somewhat time in combination subsequent week. Specifically, Roberts invited Hinch to stay at his house when he is within the space for Astros megastar George Springer’s wedding ceremony.

Via the Los Angeles Times:

“He’s going to be in town for Springer’s wedding,” the Dodgers supervisor discussed at lunch one afternoon this week.

Wait. George Springer? The World Series MVP? The Astro who starred within the collection that also haunts Dodgers lovers? Roberts chuckled at the cosmic accident. He didn’t intend to ship Springer a present.

“He should be sending me a present,” Roberts cracked as he picked over a plate of sashimi in strip-mall sushi joint simply off the highway in Encinitas. “A.J. better bring a really good bottle of wine.”

There used to be at all times going to be a winner and loser within the World Series, and it is nice to see Roberts and Hinch – who labored for the San Diego Padres in combination for five seasons – are not letting that fluctuate their friendship.

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