- Keith Law, ESPN Insider
It's geographically unbalanced, but otherwise, Philadelphia Phillies versus New York Yankees is about as good a World Series matchup as anyone could hope to see this year. Both clubs have legitimate claims to be the best in their leagues; both feature ace starters, former MVPs, solid defenders and star closers -- OK, that last one might not extend to both clubs.
Keith Law checks in with a scout's eye on the 2009 World Series, offering five keys for the Phillies, five for the Yankees and an ultimate series prediction. Plus notes from Inside Edge, Baseball Prospectus and ESPN Stats & Information.