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Sabermetrics news: The Yankees send the ALCS back to Houston

Yordan Álvarez’s slow postseason; the dejuiced ball and relievers; the Yankees’ chances

Yordan Álvarez is struggling

Pitchers are bringing the high heat.

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The Cardinals devil magic ran out

St. Louis suffered an embarrassing defeat, but they should still be proud of this season.

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Sabermetrics news: The Astros are on the cusp of the Fall Classic

More on the dejuiced ball; and MORE on the dejuiced ball; Clayton Kershaw’s playoff woes, statistically

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