After winning Game 1, the Yankees missed a chance to take a commanding 2-0 ALDS lead against the Angels, just like in 2002. The similarities end there, or so says Larry.
The Sox of White put it to the Sox of Red, thanks to some severe long-ball hitting. Not small ball, long ball.
Brian recaps Game 1 of the NLDS.
Atlanta Braves (90-72, NL East champs) vs. Houston Astros (89-73, NL Wild Card champs)
Back in the playoffs once again, the Yankees won an important game to start of the ALDS last night. Larry Mahnken shows just how big that was for New York, and how big Game Two is going to be for both teams.
Chicago White Sox (99-63, AL Central champs) vs. Boston Red Sox (95-67, AL Wild Card champs)
Brian discusses the Cardinals’ recent performance, their chances against the Padres, pitching woes, injuries, and the future.
Matt examines the reality behind the Angels’ reputation.
St. Louis Cardinals (100-62, NL Central champs) vs. San Diego Padres (82-80, NL West champs)
Is Momentum more important than being Good?
Dan takes another look at an aging sabermetric conclusion
Mostly Nationals in the Independence Day version of the report
J.D. Drew might be out for the rest of the season, Troy Glaus hit his 200th career HR, Ken Griffey Jr. hits his 1st July 4 HR and the rest of the news around the majors.
Brian looks back at where it went wrong for the Cardinals.
With 1918 and 86 rendered meaningless, it’s time to talk about some really important numbers.
Eighty-six years in the waiting and Aaron actually finds himself jealous of Red Sox fans.
Finally, for the first time since 1918, the Red Sox are the champions of baseball.
Brian didn’t enjoy his trip to St. Louis, as the Cardinals fell behind 3-0.
If Tuesday night was the final start of Pedro Martinez’s career with the Red Sox, at least it was a start to remember.
What goes through Aaron’s mind when there’s no baseball to watch?