Buster Olney writes of the managerial mastery of Bruce Bochy in the 2010 NLCS, right down to the end of Game 6. Plus: The Derek Jeter contract issues loom, and Yankees history indicates he could get dumped.
By baseball standards, the Cardinals-Reds fight in the second game of their series was pretty intense -- but while that fight had no winner, the game did, and the bigger issue here is that the Reds must beat the Cardinals on the field now.
Buster Olney's blog focuses on the four-horse race that is the AL West, in which anyone can win (or lose). And in Altoona, Pa., some kid named Strasburg is throwing to Double-A batters. Should be an interesting time. Plus tons of notes.