Los Angeles Angels: 80-74

The Angels are sitting only a half game behind their divisional rivals Houston Astros. They unfortunately have to go out into Arlington to end their season on a 4 game set against the Texas Rangers which will be no easy task.

Manager Mike Scioscia knows a thing or two when it comes to facing the Yankees in the playoffs. The longest tenured manager since 2000 has had quite the run as LAA’s man behind the bench, as he looks to give meaning for folks out in LA to throw out their infamous rally monkey.

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See what I mean ↑ that monkey is very intimidating.

Anyways going up against Mike Trout aka the next Mickey Mantle and one of the greatest baseball players to ever do it in Albert Pujols will be tough to say the least. However, the Yankees swept Anaheim earlier in the season at home and even hammered Angels’ #1 pitcher Garrett Richards who couldn’t last a full inning.