It's been 13 seasons since the Mariners really mattered in Seattle. But that's changing as they've played their way into postseason contention.
The aging Yankees leave the postseason under a cloud, but the worse news is that it might be a while before they return.
Facing elimination, the Yankees need to wise up and put Alex Rodriguez back in their lineup.
Justin Verlander wasn't at his best in Game 3 of the ALCS, but he was pretty darn good.
The Mariners aren't playing in the ALCS, but a total of seven of their former players are on the rosters for the Tigers and Yankees.
Instead of accepting that they trail 0-2 in the ALCS, the Yankees decided to whine about an umpire's blown call.
A thoroughly ineffective Jose Valverde forced the Tigers to have to battle back to win Game 1 of the ALCS.
Now that Ichiro Suzuki is a Yankee, will he finally get a World Series ring? Will the Mariners ever get back to the postseason? Off Base has the inside skinny.
Off Base's Rootability Quotient guides you in the playoffs.
Poor pitching. A lack of hitting. And questionable decision-making. It all adds up to a disappointing ending in the Bronx.
In their first opportunity to close out the Yankees and advance to the World Series, the Rangers failed to get the job done.
Baseball needs a first-timer like the Texas Rangers in the World Series, not the New York Yankees again.
The Yankees are struggling in the ALCS, and they desperately need to get back on track in a hurry ... or else.
Despite being even in the ALCS, the Yankees have nonetheless received extremely poor starting pitching in the first two games of the series.
Sure, the Twins are in an 0-2 hole against the Yankees as their ALDS shifts to the Bronx, but they can pull off the impossible if they just follow a few easy steps.
The Yankees methodically swept the Twins again in an ALDS that lacked intrigue.