Yankees find life as C.C. Sabathia turns back the clock

Sabathia gem helps cut Yankees ALCS deficit in halfThe New York Yankees were in desperate shape entering Game Three of the 2017 American League Championship Series.The Yanks trailed the Houston Astros by two games to none in the best-of-seven series. A loss back home in the Bronx would put them in an almost impossible 3-0 … Continue reading Yankees find life as C.C. Sabathia turns back the clock

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Red October: Justin Turner beats the champs

Turner's walkoff homer wins NLCS Game Two for DodgersThe drama of October postseason baseball continued to unfold in a big way in Sunday night's Game Two of the 2017 National League Championship Series.The host Los Angeles Dodgers held a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven NLCS. Now they were battling the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs … Continue reading Red October: Justin Turner beats the champs

Nationals can prove nothing today – they must win two straight

Dusty Baker's Nationals need two wins (photo: Chicago Tribune)The Washington Nationals are on the brink of postseason elimination. Stop me if you've heard this story before.This year's version of the Nats will take the field on Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago trailing the host Cubs by 2-1 in a best-of-five NLDS.Whether they are … Continue reading Nationals can prove nothing today – they must win two straight

MLB awards: my 2017 IBWAA ballot

IBWAA members submitted 2017 MLB Awards ballotsWith the four Major League Baseball Division Series each heading towards their climactic moments, this marks a good time to take a quick look back at the regular season.As a lifetime member of the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America), the end of each MLB regular season means … Continue reading MLB awards: my 2017 IBWAA ballot

Why the Diamondbacks / Rockies will win the NL Wildcard game

NL West rivals will meet in the NL Wildcard GameThe New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins by an 8-4 final score in Tuesday night's AL Wildcard Game.I called it 7-4, Yankees, in yesterday's AL Wildcard preview and prediction piece. Now it's time to take a look at the National League matchup.Wednesday night will find … Continue reading Why the Diamondbacks / Rockies will win the NL Wildcard game