NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with a monstrous drive in his postseason debut New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead.

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“It’s going to be intense,” CC Sabathia predicted after the Yankees pounded the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Wednesday night to win their second straight AL wild-card game.

New York will take a train to Boston for a best-of-five Division Series starting Friday night, a matchup of 100-win heavyweights.

Boston went 10-9 against the Yankees this year and set a club record with 108 wins. New York became the first team since the 2001 A’s to reach triple digits in wins and fail to finish first.

The National League Divisional Series begins today with two games:

  • 3:30 PM-Colorado vs Milwaukee
  • 7:00 PM-Atlanta vs Los Angeles

Prior of baseball we will have Overtime with Jeff Thurn and Jerry Palleschi beginning at 12:00 PM on ESPN 99.1

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