Jason Keidel

The Yankees' Chad Green reacts as Yuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Oct. 19, 2019 in Houston.
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Jason Keidel
October 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
When the Yankees won Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, they gave you the impression that they'd win Game 6. And then when DJ LeMahieu belted that ninth-inning homer Saturday night, you had the sense Game 7 was around the corner. Click to read.
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Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks celebrates his three-run home run with Aaron Judge in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against the Astros on Oct. 18, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.
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Jason Keidel
October 19, 2019 - 8:42 am
The Yankees pulled off the improbable, while still facing the impossible.
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Jason Keidel
October 18, 2019 - 12:57 pm
While NFL teams place a rabid premium on winning each week, sometimes a loss is more didactic than devastating. Click to read.
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 Giants linebacker Markus Golden reacts after a sack on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Oct. 10, 2019, at in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
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Jason Keidel
October 11, 2019 - 11:48 am
We often argue that final scores don't reflect a football game. Sometimes a 27-20 score masks a blowout, with the loser scoring 10 points in garbage time. And sometimes a 35-14 game was a 14-14 game that got out of hand in the fourth quarter. Click to read.
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Jason Keidel
October 10, 2019 - 1:26 pm
https://wfan.radio.com/articles/news/jets-qb-sam-darnold-cleared-will-start-sunday-vs-cowboys The most scrutinized organ in the NFL, Sam Darnold's spleen, is now football-ready, and the Jets QB is cleared to play this Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium. Click to read.
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 The Yankees' Gleyber Torres celebrates with Gary Sanchez after his solo home run in Game 3 of their AL Division Series against the Twins on Oct. 7, 2019 in Minneapolis.
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Jason Keidel
October 08, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Beyond the box score and stacks of stats that make baseball our pastime, we also watch for themes, for stories and context, a way to turn a game into a high-wire battle of will. We embrace the mystery about to unfold and the memories it will provide.
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Jon Hilliman of the Giants is tackled by Anthony Barr of the Minnesota Vikings in the end zone for a safety on Oct. 6, 2019, at MetLife Stadium.
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Jason Keidel
October 07, 2019 - 11:02 am
But for all the mojo and magic surging through Big Blue, fueled largely by Jones, the Giants couldn't mask one major disparity between their team and the team from Minnesota. Talent. Click to read.
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The Yankees' Didi Gregorius celebrates with Edwin Encarnacion after his grand slam during Game 2 of their AL Division Series against the Twins on Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.
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Jason Keidel
October 06, 2019 - 9:49 am
The best sports teams are known for certain skills. When you face the Astros, you worry about their pitching. Last year's Red Sox had a bottomless stack of bats. So when the Yankees face the Twins in the playoffs, there's indeed one major issue. Boredom. Click to read.
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Jason Keidel
October 04, 2019 - 2:59 pm
The Giants have performed a makeover that would make plastic surgeons blush. Click to read.
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Pete Alonso rounds the bases after hitting his 53rd home run of the season on Sept. 28, 2019, against the Braves.
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Jason Keidel
October 01, 2019 - 3:04 pm
The Mets have work to do this offseason, but their 2019 performance gives fans reason for optimism. Click to read.
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