The Yankees were a team that was struggling to stay above .500 for most of the year; but the resurgent offense has brought them back to within 3.5 games of the second Wildcard spot in the American League.
In a sport where every substitution in the field comes with a corresponding change to your lineup – the DH rule sticks out like a sore thumb.
A couple of pivotal games in the ALCS and NLCS, and we have some quick recaps for you.
The Rogers Centre, and arguably most of the city of Toronto loved it. Rangers’ pitcher Sam Dyson was not a fan. “Jose needs to calm that down” were Dyson’s words to Edwin Encarnacion in the at-bat following Bautista’s blast. The confrontation cleared the benches for what seemed like the dozenth time in the game – but does Dyson have a point?
In sports, there is nothing more exciting than an elimination game, and it’s why we, as fans, gravitate towards every single game 7, March Madness tournament, and Super Bowl. Fans expect teams to play their best with their backs against the wall – and most of the time they do.
The first month of the offseason is almost complete. As we approach December, here is a recap of some of the important transactions that took place during November.