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How the Yankees can slow the Angels

Updated: October 16, 2009, 12:49 PM ET
By Buster Olney
The Yankees' internal conversation about how to slow down the Angels' running game in this postseason started a little while back -- before spring training, actually. Staff members talked about different ideas, Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland recalled Thursday morning, as he stood with his arms folded in the west end of the clubhouse.

"Our thinking was, 'Why don't we start preparing for them now, rather than waiting two days before [a playoff series]?'" Eiland said.

This one has been on the Yanks' mind for a while, no? To keep reading about their thought process -- and to find out the name of an unlikely manager candidate who may well land a prime gig -- you must be an ESPN Insider. Insider

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