10 former Yankees players that are about have a chance to get a World Series ring

This postseason will have a very familiar flavor. In a weird way.

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The D-Backs:

Joe Mantiply

You think you're the No. 1 Dad? Mantiply! Mantiply! Mantiply!

The somewhat anonymous left-handed reliever made the All-Star team in 2022, and seemed like a possible player the Yankees might reunite with at the 2023 trade deadline -- you know, before the Diamondbacks went off and made the World Series. Before he was a Snake, Mantiply was a Scranton Shuttle Yankee, appearing in one game of the 2019 season.

He provided three innings and three earned runs, never to be seen again. The Anthony Misiewicz of his day.

Mantiply's 2023 season didn't go so well (4.62 ERA/3.85 FIP), and his October followed suit. When Arizona was at their lowest in the NLCS, it was because he was getting rocked by the Phillies to the tune of a 10.13 ERA (but he made a somewhat effective "start" in Game 4!). Either way, he's movin' on.

Miguel Castro

Miguel Castro was a "woulda, coulda, shoulda" for the 2022 Yankees, and was better than most probably remember during his short healthy stint in Pinstripes.

The hard-throwing righty with the bendy slider came over from the Mets on the same day Jose Trevino arrived courtesy of the Rangers, and started the season as the prototypical "sixth inning guy, and we'll see where this goes from here...".

Ultimately felled by injury, Castro struck out 31 in 29 innings, allowing 27 hits and walking 15 men. He registered a memorable escape at Fenway Park, getting Christian Vázquez with the bases loaded. After getting rocked by the Dodgers in a single NLDS appearance (who does that?), he rebounded with 3.1 innings and a single earned run across three games against Philadelphia.