Matt Barnes

Huskies in the Playoffs: George Springer, the new “Mr. October”

Huskies in the Playoffs: George Springer, the new “Mr. October”

With the elimination of the Colorado Rockies by the Milwaukee Brewers, UConn is down to two alumni in the MLB Playoffs. Houston Astros outfielder George Springer and Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes are still in it and they are facing off in the ALCS this postseason.

Column: The Red Sox and their bullpen

Column: The Red Sox and their bullpen

The AL East leading Boston Red Sox are also pretty well rounded. They have a deep lineup, are solid defensively and have a couple aces up their sleeve. If you’ve been watching, you know it’s a weak link that has been broken time and time again this year (and the past couple years).