It has taken five games, but Arizona finally gets to play their first home game of the postseason. What’s more, their first home game of the postseason is an opportunity for them to sweep the Evil Empire of the West out of October baseball. No pressure, Brandon Pfaadt.
One of my favorite catchphrases for smallball baseball is, "Speed kills." The Snakes showed why on Tuesday night when their speed on the bases created havoc of a sort that put the Diamondbacks in the driver’s seat, both for the game and for the playoffs.
Even strong, complete team games are starting to come with too much high-pressure drama.