Within the blink of a watch, the Yankees have gone from cruising to disaster mode. The reminiscence of their huge Recreation One victory now feels distant, because the Yankees have misplaced Video games Two and Three to place themselves in a must-win scenario.
Win tonight, although, and so they’re again in it, with Gerrit Cole presumably able to go on quick relaxation tomorrow. It’s a troublesome spot, to make sure, however the Yankees aren’t lifeless. They weren’t lifeless once they floundered by way of a midseason 5-15 stretch, and so they weren’t lifeless once they scuffled by way of a shaky remaining week. They bounced again from their appalling August with a 10-game profitable streak, and so they rebounded from their poor common season end with three spectacular victories to open the postseason. They’re simply as able to placing these two dangerous video games behind them to win two extra.
The Rays actually received’t roll over, although. This complete sequence has been a slugfest, and I think we could possibly be in for yet another tonight.
The way to Watch
Time: 7:10 p.m. EST
Location: Petco Park, San Diego, California
Radio: ESPN Radio, WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280 (local listings)