Five Cuts: Lee's postseason dominance the stuff of legends
Lee did it again Tuesday night,
Lee now has started seven postseason games, and his team has won every one of them. In those starts, Lee is 6-0 with a 1.44 ERA.
His earned runs by start: 1, 1, 0, 0, 5, 1, 1.
Next July, make sure you remember what happened this July. The final four teams in the baseball postseason all made significant upgrades before -- and even after -- the July trading deadline.
The best pitchers traded made huge impacts: Lee for Texas and
The Yankees upgraded with DH
The Rays were eliminated not with honor, as were the Braves, but with embarrassment. They allowed Texas runners to score from second base without the ball being hit out of the infield not once, not twice, but three times. Their level of alertness simply wasn't up to matching an aggressive Texas team. All three runs were avoidable:
• First baseman
• Price wasn't alert enough upon catching a throw at first base as
Just how big was that comeback win for the Giants in NLDS Game 4? It gives extra rest for San Francisco ace
Lincecum will have eight days of rest when he starts NLCS Game 1 against
One of the bright sports to emerge from the Braves' playoff run was the relief work of
Kimbrel is especially difficult because he's a righthanded version of
"That guy's stuff is nasty," said Huff, who whiffed against Kimbrel in Game 2. "I had no chance."