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Author: Nikolas Donadic

2017 ALCS: Baserunning and Defense Leave the Yankees Down 2-0

The New York Yankees are trailing the Houston Astros 2-0 in the 2017 ALCS, but have only allowed a whopping four runs. Therefore, with runs coming at a premium, the often-overlooked facets of the game—baserunning and defense—loom large. Baserunning and Defense Leave the Yankees Down 2-0 Baserunning Through two games, the Yankees have had one less baserunner than the Astros. In Game One, the Yankees faced Dallas Keuchel. Keuchel was just as dominant as he was the last time they faced him in the playoffs. He allowed just four hits and walked one, but was in trouble with two...

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2017 AL Wild Card Game Preview: Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 13: Ervin Santana #54 of the Minnesota Twins looks on during the game against the San Diego Padres on September 13, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Padres 3-1 in ten innings. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) 2017 AL Wild Card Game Preview: Twins vs. Yankees The New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins will matchup on Tuesday at 8PM (on ESPN) at Yankee Stadium in this year’s rendition of the AL Wild Card Game. The Yankees won the season series between these two teams 4-2. They swept the series in...

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Out of Their Hands: The Red Sox Control the Yankees Fate

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 19: Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the Yankees and Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium on September 19, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees won 5-2. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images) The New York Yankees, at 19-10 in their last 29 games, have gotten hot at just the right time. Nevertheless, a quick glimpse at the team’s remaining schedule and the standings show that the Boston Red Sox control the Yankees fate. Out of Their Hands: The Red Sox...

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