When the Yankees swept the ALDS, they increased their postseason winning streak over the Minnesota Twins to nine games. Coincidentally, the Yankees also happen to be riding a nine game winning streak against the Texas Rangers, the team they will now face in the postseason. Listed below is a breakdown of the Yankees postseason record against every opponent, followed by some interesting facts.
Yankees All-Time Post Season Record, by Opponent
|W||L||T||W%||Series W||Series L||Longest WStrk||Longest LStrk|
|San Diego Padres||4||0||1.000||1||0||4||0|
|New York Mets||4||1||0.800||1||0||2||1|
|Boston Red Sox||11||8||0.579||2||1||4||4|
|San Francisco Giants||4||3||0.571||1||0||1||1|
|New York Giants||19||16||1||0.543||4||2||4||8|
|St. Louis Cardinals||15||13||0.536||2||3||5||4|
|Kansas City Royals||9||8||0.529||3||1||3||3|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||10||12||0.455||2||2||6||4|
Yankees All-Time Post Season Record, by Series
|W||L||W%||Game WStrk||Game LStrk||Series W||Series L||Series WStrk||Series LStrk|
|ALDS||39||27||0.591||6 (2x)||4 (2x)||10||6||4||3|
World Series Record, By Game
American League Playoff Record, By Game
|Game 1||9||4||0.692||Game 1||10||6||0.625|
|Game 2||8||5||0.615||Game 2||10||6||0.625|
|Game 3||7||6||0.538||Game 3||11||5||0.688|
|Game 4||8||3||0.727||Game 4||5||7||0.417|
|Game 5||7||3||0.700||Game 5||3||3||0.500|
Total Postseason Record, By Game
- The Diamondbacks, Marlins and Tigers are the only teams against whom the Yankees have not won a postseason series (among those they have played).
- The Cardinals are the only team to have won more World Series than they lost against the Yankees.
- The Yankees are 11-3 in “Subway Series”.
- The Yankees have never faced the Rays, Blue Jays, White Sox, Nationals/Expos, Astros and Rockies in the postseason.
- The Yankees longest postseason losing streak was eight games, suffered at the hands of the New York Giants from game 6 of the 1921 World Series until Game 1 of the 1923 World Series.
- The Yankees longest winning streak in the World Series is 14 games, beginning in game 3 of the 1996 World Series and lasting until game 3 of the 2000 World Series.
- The Yankees record for most consecutive post season wins is 12 games, which was accomplished twice: over the 1927, 28 and 36 World Series as well as Game 4 of the 1998 ALCS through Game 2 of the 1999 ALCS.
- The Yankees won a record 11 postseason series, beginning with the 1998 ALDS and ending with the 2001 World Series. From 1927 to 1941, the Yankees won all eight of the World Series in which they played. The record for most World Series victories in consecutive years is five, established by the 1949-1953 Yankees.
- The only Yankee to ever win two postseason MVP awards is Mariano Rivera, who earned the hardware in the 1999 World Series and 2003 ALCS.
- The Yankees postseason winning percentage of .605 is better than the team’s regular season winning percentage of .568.