Yankees-A’s Wild Card Game Resurrects Epic Playoff History

With the Mariners trailing the Oakland Athletics by seven games for the second Wild Card spot (and with the Yankees potentially dealing a knockout blow to the Mariners by Monday night), it appears that the Yankees will indeed (though it’s hardly a deduction worthy of praise) face off against the …

Current Playoff Picture Represents Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Yankees

It’s been a week in Major League baseball that has featured acrimonious relations between players and umpires, from Zobrist’s comments to Justin Turner’s gripes. But even the turmoil between players and umpires cannot match the ever-intensifying playoff race, especially in the AL. It’s hardly been in copacetic order. After a walk-off win and a …