The Yankees did their job in Houston, but could have done even more
It’s hard to feel good coming off a loss, but the Yankees and Yankees fans should recognize it’s the Astros who should feel down after giving away the home-field advantage they won over the Yankees in the regular season.
The Yankees have a 1-0 series lead after Saturday's brilliant start
The Yankees gave Masahiro Tanaka the ball in Game 1 of the ALCS and he gave them six brilliant innings in Houston.
The Giants will play their toughest opponent of the season without their top three offensive players
The Giants’ only goal this season is back to what it was prior to the season, and what it’s really been all along. That goal is to get Daniel Jones experience and improve the defense.
The Yankees are resting while the Astros and Rays are going to Game 5
The Yankees are one Rays win away from having home-field in the ALCS, and at the worst, they will get a much different Astros rotation than expected.
The Yankees advanced to the ALCS after sweeping the Twins
As much as the Yankees bullpen can use these next four days off to rest for the ALCS, I can use these four days off to rest as well. Three down, eight to go.
The Giants proved they are a long way off from competing against the league's better teams
I was worried I would think the Giants might improve defensively and turn this season into something other than experience for Daniel Jones and a rebuilding year. The loss to the Vikings returned me to reality.
The Yankees have scored 18 runs in two games for a 2-0 series lead
The Yankees have won the first two games of the postseason, the way any team wins in the postseason: timely hitting and great pitching.
The Yankees’ regular-season MVP was their MVP in the series opener
DJ LeMahieu went from the bench on Opening Day to becoming the Yankees’ MVP all season and he was once again worthy of that title in Game 1.
Yankees are in a championship window of opportunity
The grace period with these Yankees is over. This season is the first season of the window of opportunity for this core to win a championship.
The Giants have won back-to-back games to reel their fans back in
Last week was certainly forgettable, but thankfully, there’s another week ahead to get back to winning, and 13 more weeks to erase this under-.500 record.