No, I am not dead. Life interrupted fantasy, and we all know who wins that battle. Lest you think that I forgot about the tournament, no, I have not. I already know who won. I feel like I read the last page of a book, but I won't spoil the ending for you.
The Elite Eight is now the Final Four.
(1) Phillies versus (2) Giants - True to the seeding.
(2) Yankees versus (4) Rangers - No great surprise.
Three of these four teams will win a prize. However, I've got bad news and good news on the prize front. News at 11.