"Everybody feels that," Donaldson said. "You gotta trust your process and how you go about your business."

The moment for Donaldson to really trust his process came in the bottom of the 11th inning against the rival Boston Red Sox on Opening Day with Isiah Kiner-

Falefa on second base to start the inning. Donaldson, 36, needed to trust the process that carried him to 251 career homers and an MVP award before he

And on a 90.1 mph cutter from Red Sox reliever Kutter Crawford, that process -- how Donaldson has gone about his business for the 11 years he

knocking in the winning run in a 6-5 victory and allowing the Yankee Stadium DJ to cue up "New York, New York" by Frank Sinatra for the first time this season.