The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies avoided elimination by winning Game 5, as both teams trailed 3-1 in their respective series.
The New York Yankees down travel down south to play the Texas Rangers in Game 6 of ALCS Friday night. If the Yankees can stay alive, Game 7 will take place on Saturday night.
The San Francisco Giants must head back east to play the Philadelphia Phillies in Citizens Bank Park in Game 6 of the NLCS. The game will either be played on Saturday afternoon or night, depending on the outcome of Game 6 of the ALCS.
In order for there to be a rematch of the 2009 World Series, New York and Philadelphia must win three games in a row (two now). Both teams have a pretty good shot to force a Game 7, but the Phillies have a better chance of advancing to the 2010 World Series.
Here are five reasons why the Philadelphia Phillies are more likely than the New York Yankees to comeback and advance to the World Series.