Pitching to a line of 6 IP, 3 H, 6K, on 68 pitches (45 for strikes) in Game 1 of the 2019 ALCS, Tanaka now is third in all-time postseason ERA for starting pitchers who have started at least seven games. I discuss why it's time to give Tanaka his due as a Yankee, and all of the crazy misdirected narratives that have plagued his worth as a Yankee. Oh, and I say "Umm" like 3,000 times in this episode - the beauty of an after-midnight recording!
3 Up 1. NY Times Investigative Series on Haiti - The history of Haiti is such a complex (and unfortunate) one. Really, it's a story that goes untold, specifically for the context of how the country is viewed. From being forced to pay operations to enslavers (yeah, you read that right), to so many other historical setbacks - including American interventions - the nation's history is so well laid out in this latest NY Times piece. I urge you to give it a read. 2. Equal Pay for US Women's Soccer Team - Kudos to US Soccer on coming around to giving the USWNT their due - equal pay for prize money from the World Cup. It's a start, and more importantly, it's a push forward for women's sports that do in fact push the needle in comparison, or more so, to their male counterparts. 3. Kate McKinnon - Random "UP" here, but I'm doing it anyway...A few SNL usuals are rumored to be walking away, including Kate McKinnon. The show obviously doesn't carry the