• Before Sunday's game, The New York Times' Zach Schonbrun and Bill Pennington talked about the difference between the Orioles and Yankees in regards to playoff experience.
Showalter acknowledged the possibility of the team's playing tight under the pressure of the game. The Yankees, whose roster includes 22 players with postseason experience, are accustomed to handling the increase in news media coverage, the changing game schedules, the harried traveling.
• The Wall Street Journal's Daniel Barbarisi looks at the Orioles' season and wonders how long it will last.
Taking a quick look at their season record, some would call the Baltimore Orioles lucky.
They, on the other hand, would call themselves good -- and say that they have made their own luck.
Can it be both?
• The Staten Island Advance's Dean Balsamini gives 10 reasons why the Yankees will knock the Orioles out of the playoffs, including this one about most successful team at Camden Yards.
1. The team with the all-time best winning percentage at Camden Yards? Nope, not the O's. It's the Yankees.
[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]