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!
It probably won't come as a shock to anyone who follows this blog that I will say the following statement: Impact Wrestling may just be the most consistently entertaining and fresh - very important adjective here! - wrestling product that I've engaged with over the past two years. It's just always there, as solid as it can be. No real highs, or lows that push me away as a fan - just good, consistent, thorough, solid pro wrestling enjoyment. Now, make no mistake about it, over the past summer, I found myself a whopping thirteen weeks behind this solid product in favor of the still new (and intriguing) AEW product and my on-again-off-again hope in the WWE due to nostalgia. However, trusty-work-from-home days have allowed me to binge watch (and work, of course) and it certainly opened my eyes to a new experience when it came to wrestling. Removal from the episodic style habit, and the feel of episodes bridging together seamlessly. Also, remove from the internet culture of we