The Yankees Keep the ALCS Going, Challenges in LA, Darvish and Fried Chicken, and Other Cubs Bullets

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The Yankees Keep the ALCS Going, Challenges in LA, Darvish and Fried Chicken, and Other Cubs Bullets

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The Wife and I got to take an exercise class together this morning, which has become a rare treat. It was the heated pilates type one, which she generally doesn’t do. Is it wrong of me that I was enjoying watching her be as challenged as I am weekly by the class? (She is more fit than I am in basically every other way, so I gotta take a win when I can …. )

  • The Yankees outscored the Astros 4-1 in the first inning last night, and that was the entirety of the scoring for Game 5 of the ALCS. Yankees win to make the series 3-2:

  • So, the Yankees live to fight another day, as the ALCS shifts to Houston after the win last night in New York. Thanks to the rainout earlier in the series, it sounds like both teams are gonna kinda go with a bullpen game tonight, which is kinda wild.

  • Also wild:

  • Never bad to see:

  • Bryce Harper is happy to see his friends headed to the World Series immediately after he departed for another NL East team in free agency:

  • When it comes to testing for drugs of abuse, MLB is not particularly concerned with weed (and neither should it be, given the prevailing sentiment and legalities):

  • Speaking of the particular challenges facing the Angels, there could also be some awkwardness in the power structure for new manager Joe Maddon:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.