I'm seeing an interesting tidbit being thrown around after our first weekend of playoff action: including the two wild card games, the road teams are 6-2 in all eight games that have been played so far. The two losses both came by the A's in Detroit, who lost the two games by a total of three runs. So all that talk about the team with the better record getting screwed isn't playing out so far in the Division Series matchups...interesting.
Yesterday's action was largely good. In case you missed it, the scores and recap links to all four games...
-Tigers 5, A's 4 (2-0 Tigers)
-Nationals 3, Cardinals 2 (1-0 Nationals)
-Yankees 7, Orioles 2 (1-0 Yankees)
-Reds 9, Giants 0 (2-0 Reds)
The two games today will be in St Louis and Baltimore. The Nationals and Cardinals will play at 4:37, and the pitching matchup is Jordan Zimmermann against Jaime Garcia. The Yankees and Orioles will play at 8:07, and the pitching matchup is Andy Pettitte against Wei-Yin Chen. The...