The ALCS and NLCS are set. The Indians face another long winter. The Red Sox need a new manager.
Seriously? Do any of you think I did any of this during last night’s game? So now I’m writing Bullets after the game with the full knowledge that none of you are going to read this after last night’s game.
- In the other Division Series that ended since Wednesday, the Yankees advanced over the defending American League Champion Cleveland Indians. Jay Jaffe writes that the Yankees (and Dodgers) are a prime example of the postseason being dominated by bullpens and strikeouts.
- Grant Brisbee marvels at how the Yankees were able to transform themselves into a powerhouse without going through a rebuilding phase.
- Craig Calcaterra writes that Yankees manager Joe Girardi was redeemed by the win over the Indians.
- And they won despite Aaron Judge striking out a record number of times. In fact, Judge struck out more in a five-game series than Tony Gwynn struck out in the entire 1995 season.
- Legendary writer Roger Angell shares his thoughts on the Yankees win.
- But for once, the bigger story wasn’t the Yankees, but …Read the Rest
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