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Yankees' playoff run is a leap of faith

The New York Yankees may look like they're at the end of their rope but insist they are only at the beginning as the playoffs approach.

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Targets didn't turn into results

Eli Manning targeted Odell Beckham 12 times against the Bills, but the wideout could only haul in five of those passes. Beckham only managed 38 yards on the day, the third-lowest total of his career. Fantasy winners and losers

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2015 MLB postseason

Keep track of every MLB playoff game and series, from the wild-card round through the World Series.

Wild-card games set to start postseason drama (1:54)
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Yankees say thank you to D-backs

We're guessing that the trendier way to say thanks is to favorite a tweet. The Yankees threw the Diamondbacks some love via Twitter. Thanks to Arizona's win over Houston, the wild-card game heads over to the Bronx.

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It's all in the pitching

Now that the wild card is (finally) settled, here's a rundown of the Astros-Yankees matchup. When you compare them by record, batting average and runs per game, they look like the same team. The key difference here is Houston's 3.58 ERA against New York's 4.05.

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Rapid Reaction: Orioles 9, Yankees 4

Can the Yankees' bus travel in reverse all the way back to New York? Because that's how they are going into their one-game season against the Astros.

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Jets pound the rock

A week after recording zero snaps in a loss to the Eagles, Chris Ivory carried the ball 29 times against the Dolphins. The Jets' back was one of Week 4's top fantasy performers. Fantasy winners and losers

No beauty sleep for Steven Matz

The Mets pitcher slept on a sofa last week, woke up with a stiff back and hasn't pitched since. He's also not the only Met with a bizarre injury story. Injuries of the year

Yankees fall to Orioles, set to host Astros in wild card game (0:30)
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Rapid Reaction: Mets 1, Nationals 0

Curtis Granderson homered in the eighth inning and the Mets snapped a five-game losing streak in their regular-season finale. Next up: the Dodgers.

Chris Ivory, Zack Bowman earn game balls (1:18)
Mets snap five-game skid (0:38)

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Jacob deGrom discusses his advances during his first two seasons in the majors, culminating with a Game 1 start in the division series against the Dodgers.

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David Wright discusses the challenge of opposing Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke in the division series beginning Friday at Dodger Stadium.

Wynn leads way for Giants in upset road win (1:28)