Let’s face it: the No. 1 seed in the American League playoffs looks pretty good, right? The fact that he’s even in play considering the loss of Carlos Correa and absolute legend Zack Greinke in the offseason, following the losses of George Springer and Gerrit Cole in the previous two offseasons, is quite remarkable.
So now that we’ve had some respite from Astros baseball for a few days, I took a look at the remaining Astros, Yankees and Mariners schedules. What are the odds of the Astros catching the Yankees for home-field advantage through the ALCS or the scorching Mariners catching the Astros in the AL West?