It’s often proven true. Good pitching wins games, and that was the case during the ALDS sweep of the Twins. The Yankees were quick to credit their pitching.

“Our pitching is the reason why we’re here,” said Derek Jeter. “CC started it, A.J. followed, and Andy finished. That’s how you have to win in the playoffs.” Mariano Rivera agreed. “Everything was pitching.”

The Yanks have the offense to generate runs, no question about it, but the offense was a bit anemic against the Twins. So with that in mind, here’s a blog post by Joe P. at River Ave Blues about how pitching was the key in the ALDS and will be the key for victory in the ALCS…


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