Eventually, every son will rise up and best his father. For Pedro Martinez, last night was not his time, as Jon Lieber exceeded expectations and dominated the Red Sox. Now the question must be asked… is this series over?
The Yankees took a 2-0 lead in the ALCS, the Cardinals took a 1-0 lead in the NLCS, Curt Schilling may be out for the rest of the postseason and the rest of the news around the majors.
St. Louis Cardinals (105-57, NL Central champs) vs. Houston Astros (92-70, NL Wild Card)
What was at first a Yankees blowout and a chance at history turned into a near-miracle comeback, a message that the ALCS is going to be very closely fought, and a very entertaining baseball series.
Studes combines salaries and Win Shares to introduce a new definition of valuable.
The Yankees took a 1-0 lead in the ALCS, the NLCS starts today and the rest of the news around the majors.
New York Yankees (101-61, AL East champs) vs. Boston Red Sox (98-64, AL Wild Card)
That you know: now find out why — a wholly objective ALCS Preview.
Ben and Larry talk about their teams’ opening playoff series and the impending ALCS rematch.
The Astros advance to the NLCS, the ALCS starts today and the rest of the news around the majors.
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.