Postseason heroes don’t always tell the whole story.
Never let go of the remote.
Once again, the Yankees knock the Twins out of the playoffs,
Austin Romine plays all nine positions, the Red Sox clinch the AL East, Matt Cain hangs up his cap, and the NL Wild Card race gets the hair-raising finale it deserves.
Bruce Maxwell takes a knee, three teams enter the playoffs, Paul Byrd faces The Freeze, and Alex Wilson breaks his leg.
Cleveland’s streak meets its demise, the Astros clinch the AL West, Willson Contreras goes nuts, and Matt Boyd flirts with a no-hitter.
The Nationals clinch the NL East title, the Indians’ streak goes to 18, and the Tigers turn a triple play 16 years in the making.
Clayton Kershaw looks like his old self again, Wilmer Flores breaks his nose on a foul ball, and Cody Bellinger bests Mike Piazza at the plate.
Rhys Hoskins cracks open the rookie record books, Giancarlo Stanton hits no. 50, and Gregor Blanco steals a high five.
Manny Machado dismantles the Angels, Mike Trout sets another home run record, Javier Baez hustles home, and Boog Powell defends his turf.