MLB: AL Wild Card Game-Houston Astros at New York Yankees

AL Wild Card Game Recap: Astros 3 Yankees 0 – Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx is Booing

The joy of baseball lies in its unpredictability. The g**damn frustrating joy of baseball lies in its predictability. In 2015, when opposing batters swung at the first pitch off Masahiro Tanaka, they slugged .508 with four home runs. In September/October, the Yankees offense ranked last or second-to-last in the AL in batting average, on-base percentage, and OPS. […]


One Very Good Year: Randy Johnson’s Yankees Career

Randy Johnson’s  impending enshrinement in Cooperstown has caused baseballs fans to look back in sheer awe at his remarkable run in pinstripes. The purple and teal (or aqua?) pinstripes of the Arizona Diamondbacks, that is. The left-hander with an incredible resume—five Cy Youngs Awards, 10 All-Star Games, 303 wins, 4,875 strikeouts (second all-time)—will wear a […]