New York Teams

Low expectations for Yanks in playoffs

Of our 23 baseball analysts surveyed, none have New York making it past the ALDS this postseason. There aren't many that have the Yankees winning Tuesday's wild-card game, either. Playoff picks


How to bet Astros-Yankees

Our experts would take the Astros if this was a long series, but in a one-game, winner-take-all setting, the bullpens could dominate a low-scoring game. Betting strategy (Insider)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Something to watch for if the wild card game is close. The Yankees have put Rico Noel on their roster to be a base stealer late in games. He was 5-for-7 stealing bases this season. He only batted twice in his 15 games in the majors.

SVP applauds CC Sabathia for getting help (2:23)
Keuchel keeps the ball down (0:58)
Carter on Sabathia: Every day will be a fight (3:25)
Smoltz: Mets mishandled Harvey down the stretch (0:30)
Smoltz on what he's looking for in Astros-Yankees (1:09)
Olney: There was something off with CC (1:30)
Olney: Yankees may sit big stars against Astros (1:05)
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Bright lights, big city await Houston Astros

Houston GM Jeff Luhnow says it's every kid's dream to play a postseason game at Yankee Stadium. The surprising Astros get their chance Tuesday night.

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Porzingis part Dirk, part Pau Gasol?

New York assistant coach Kurt Rambis spoke highly of the Knicks' first-round pick, but cautioned: "You [reporters] haven't seen it yet and probably all of it won't come out for three, four, five years either. He's got to grow up, mature, develop, get stronger, get used to the NBA game."