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.
The Angels didn’t look like a great team in Game 1, so why does most of the media seem to think they are?
Atlanta Braves (96-66, NL East champs) vs. Houston Astros (92-70, NL Wild Card)
The Yankees had a golden opportunity to beat the most dominant starter in the AL this season … and then another, and another, and another.
The Cardinals, Redsox and Twins win their postseason openers and the rest of the news around the majors.
Anaheim Angels (92-70, AL West champs) vs. Boston Red Sox (98-64, AL Wild Card)
New York Yankees (101-61, AL East champs) vs. Minnesota Twins (92-70, AL Central champs)
St. Louis Cardinals (105-57, NL Central champs) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (93-69, NL West champs)
The postseason starts today, the Mariners fire Bob Melvin and the rest of the news around the majors.
In the midst of an onslaught of criticism directed at Oakland that will only get worse, Aaron takes another look at what has everyone so bothered.
Well, the Giants have done it again this year
They came up short at the very end
I said, the Giants went and did it again this year
Came up short at the very end
Now, you hear what I say, my Giants’ fans
Sorrow and pain be our only friends