The two best teams in baseball, most home runs and runs scored in each league, plus one stat which surprised me: both the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies led their leagues in stolen base percentage, with each having an over 80 percent success rate. Power and speed, plus a lethal starting pitcher at the top of the rotation for both teams. The Yankees will win in five games, after taking a 3-0 series lead.
Expect both CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee to go in Games One, Four and Seven, if necessary. If the Yankees are up 3-0, then CC will not go Game Four. There is no way that Charlie Manuel throws Joe Blanton in a must-win situation, asáBlanton has terrible numbers against the Yankees in his career, a 0-3 record and over 8.00 ERA.
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Article written by Joseph DelGrippo