It’s 43 degrees here at Yankee Stadium and that’s about five hours before game time. But there is no tarp on the field and expectations are that Game 1 of the ALCS will be played.
The news of the day so far here is that interminable God Bless America singer Ronan Tynan has been bounced after making an anti-Semitic remark.
Tynan’s overwrought, extra-long version of the song during the seventh-inning stretch has annoyed visiting teams for years.
David Cone will throw out the first pitch then CC Sabathia will take on John Lackey.
Back later with updates.