The Yankees may be favored to win Tuesday's Wild Card game, but they will have to beat Minnesota's best pitcher in Ervin Santana to do so. Over his 211.1 innings and 16-8 record this year, Santana has a 3.28 ERA with 167 Ks.
Well, in a way only the Yankees really could, those youngsters took over NY as Aaron Judge pieced together one of the greatest rookie seasons in Major League Baseball history, launching 52 home runs and becoming a folk hero in a matter of seven months.
And the playoff-like atmosphere in September - with the Yankees playing well, challenging the Red Sox for the AL East up until the season's penultimate day - might serve the youngest Yankees well on Tuesday night.
The victor of Tuesday night's game will advance to take on the Cleveland Indians in the American League Division Series. First pitch is at 7:09 and the game will be televised on ESPN. It's hard to envision them winning this game if they don't convert all of the routine plays, and perhaps make one or two spectacular ones as well. "It's a one-game playoff", manager Joe Girardi said. We'll see if he gets an opportunity on Tuesday.
"They always had so much morepostseason experience". Now, he is the Yankees' ace, a 14-game victor who reaches triple-digits with his fastball, has an effective changeup and is facing the biggest challenge of his young career. Let's take a look at how they should fare in the Wild Card game against the Twins.
Yankees: RH Luis Severino (14-8, 2.98, 230 Ks in 193 1/3 IP).
Santana has made six career starts at the new Yankee Stadium and has yet to win. It's also the one area I think they have a clear advantage over the Yankees.
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"I feel good about our chances", Brett Gardner said. In a loss at the Stadium Sept. 18, Santana allowed two runs and seven hits in 5 2⁄3 innings. The Yankees aren't invincible on the mound, but the Twins need to have good at-bats and get in favorable counts to get pitches to hit.
The Twins should play like they have nothing to lose, because really, they don't. Led by fireballing closer Alrodis Chapman, who picked up 22 saves and Dellin Betances, striking out 100 batters for the fourth straight year, the Yankees also feature depth with set-up men David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle as well as the versatile Adam Warren. Nine players finished with at least 10 home runs, trailing only the 2006 team that had 11 players in double digits. "As long as he's continuing to do his thing, I'm not going to pull him too early". Luis Severino pitches for the Yanks - he's 23, he averaged 97.6 miles per hour on his fastball, tops among qualified starters.
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