The New York Yankees look like they’re heating up as we come to the last month of the season. They took three of four from the Red Sox on the weekend, punctuated by a 9-2 win on Sunday where they hit Boston ace- Chris Sale hard.
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Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a narrow 6-5 win at Toronto on Monday and will look to build on that on Tuesday. Prior to this dip, the Red Sox had been on a 16-4 tear to create a 5.5 game cushion in the AL East.
Not too long ago, the NL Central was a tightly packed four-team race. But with Pittsburgh losing six straight heading into Saturday’s games, that list is now down to three.
It’s been a triple case of déjà vu as the New York Yankees are on the verge of sweeping the New York Mets in a four-game series this week. Each of the first three games has been decided by two runs or less with the Yankees scoring four or five runs in each win.
The Los Angeles Dodgers keep on winning the far majority of their games, but if they are to challenge the 1906 Cubs for most wins in a National League season, they are still going to have to pick up the pace.
Chicago Cubs has been slumping ever since these teams met at the start of August. On August 1st the Cubs beat the Diamondbacks 16-4. It was their 14th win in 17 games as they rocketed up to the top of the NL Central.
The Cleveland Indians have lost two straight to Boston and three in a row overall. Tuesday night’s loss though will likely go down as one of the games of the year.
The Windy City showdown continues on Wednesday with the first night game of the series as the teams flips stadiums with the Chicago White Sox hosting the Chicago Cubs.
The Windy City showdown has taken on a new meaning this year after the Chicago White Sox dealt their ace Jose Quintana to the Chicago Cubs last week. For the AL team, it…
MLB Expert Picks: The Houston Astros Starts Three-Game Series with the Baltimore Orioles
Houston is a full 15.5 games ahead of Seattle in the American League West, so they can be forgiven for playing .500 ball since the All-Star break ended. This team is not only head and shoulders ahead in their division, they are also ten games up on the Red Sox for the best record in the American League.