Craig breaks down the numbers to show why pitchers should be more aggressive.
For the second straight year, the Yankees knocked the Twins out of the playoffs in four games.
The Cardinals advance to the NLCS, the Braves and Astros have a deciding game today, Ken Caminiti dies and the rest of the news around the majors.
The Yankees advance to the ALCS, the Astros and Cardinals are a win away from the NLCS and the rest of the news around the majors.
In a vital game for the Yankees, Kevin Brown gave the Yankees all that they needed and more to beat the Twins. Now the series has swung in the Yankees’ favor, and the entire postseason equation might have shifted a little, too.
Redsox advanced to the ALCS, the Yankees and Cardinals can win their series today, the Braves-Astros series resumes and the rest of the news around the majors.
Aaron sure picked a fine time to actually defend Ron Gardenhire.
Ben keeps track of his long day in front of the TV watching baseball (commentary), baseball and more baseball.
The Yankees won in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, but if they don’t win tonight, it’s almost certainly all for naught.
A historically great infield, a historically bad pitching staff, and Barry Bonds, who is just plain historic. Plus the rest of the 2004 season through the eyes of Win Shares.
The Redsox can win their series tonight, the Cardinals take a 2-0 lead, the Braves tie their series and the rest of the news around the majors.
After a victory in Game 1, the Twins had plenty of chances to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five series with the Yankees. Instead, the two teams head to Minnesota all locked up at one game apiece.
When you put yourself in a 3-0 hole in a seven-game playoff series, you’re dead. When you put yourself in a 2-0 hole in a five-game series, you’re only mostly dead. That means there’s hope for a miracle.
The Astros, Yankees and Redsox win, Carlos Beltran and Chipper Jones are question marks for today and the rest of the news around the majors.
The Twins took a 1-0 lead in their best-of-five series against the Yankees behind Johan Santana and timely defense.