Another week of baseball is in the books.
The top five games of the past seven days follow:
date game stars 04-12 Rangers @ Tigers ** 04-11 Athletics @ White Sox ** 04-12 Reds @ Padres * 04-10 Cubs @ Brewers * 04-12 Athletics @ White Sox *
What does it take to get a five-star game? Point to the article More than three decades of exciting games and scroll down to the 1974-to-present top 10 list: Those games set the standard for getting five stars.
The Angels @ Yankess 13-inning Game Two of the 2009 ALCS is an example of a four-stars game, while the back-to-back extra-inning affairs of the epic 2004 ALCS between Boston and New York (Game Four – Game Five) would be given three stars.