The Cubs have been the best team in the NL since the break, but the Dodgers are, however, a better team with a lot of cards stacked in their favor.
The Astros were a 101-win team while the Yankees had a Pythagorean record of 101 wins. While Houston has a slight edge, this series is a proverbial toss-up.
Predicting who's going to win a best-of-one series is always going to be a fool's errand. But let's at least look at both games and find some things to pay particular attention to during the games.
The end of the regular season means the playoffs are set to begin and it is time to figure out who will receive the individual awards in November.
The Diamondbacks took advantage of a weak market for J.D. Martinez and got him for a relative song. Since his first at bat as a Diamondback on July 19, Martinez has been one of the best players in baseball.