Down a game to the Rangers, the Yankees are pinning their hopes for Game 4 on A.J. Burnett, one of the worst pitchers in the American League in the second half of the season. Why is that?
Utley lifted Philadelphia to an 8-6 win in Game 5 of the World Series with two home runs. Now, the series heads to New York for Wednesday's Game 6.
Baseball's highest-paid player, the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, called his game-winning double the biggest hit of his career. The Yankees now lead the World Series 3 games to 1.
Pedro Martinez pitched masterfully for six innings of the Phillies' 3-1 loss to the Yankees Thursday. Now, he just needs a manager to take him out when he gets tired.
It's been nine years since the Yankees' last World Series title – an eternity for New York. But the Yanks are well positioned to make amends, starting Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins.