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  • Altuve is Astros DH vs. Red Sox in ALCS Game 3

    Altuve is Astros DH vs. Red Sox in ALCS Game 3

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:06:49 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-10-17 00:19:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve walks to batting practice before Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve walks to batting practice before Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
    6-time All-Star 2nd baseman Jose Altuve is designated hitter for Houston Astros in playoffs for 1st time.
    6-time All-Star 2nd baseman Jose Altuve is designated hitter for Houston Astros in playoffs for 1st time.
  • Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans

    Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:46:04 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-10-17 00:19:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez reacts after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez reacts after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez has apologized after complaining "the fans had no energy" during Los Angeles' Game 3 loss in the NL Championship Series.
    Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez has apologized after complaining "the fans had no energy" during Los Angeles' Game 3 loss in the NL Championship Series.
  • Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to 'Play Ball' amid crisis

    Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to 'Play Ball' amid crisis

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-10-16 04:05:32 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:19:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this Oct. 12, 2018 photo, baseball players and fans stand for the national anthem during the opening season baseball game between Leones de Caracas and Tiburones de la Guaira in Caracas, Venezuela. For the second straight ...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this Oct. 12, 2018 photo, baseball players and fans stand for the national anthem during the opening season baseball game between Leones de Caracas and Tiburones de la Guaira in Caracas, Venezuela. For the second straight ...
    Winter league baseball is under way in Venezuela, and fans are having to make sacrifices to feed their passion for the "pelota," or the ball, as the national pastime is affectionately known.
    Winter league baseball is under way in Venezuela, and fans are having to make sacrifices to feed their passion for the "pelota," or the ball, as the national pastime is affectionately known.
  • Grandal's woes, quiet LA bats doom Dodgers in NLCS Game 3

    Grandal's woes, quiet LA bats doom Dodgers in NLCS Game 3

    Monday, October 15 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-10-16 03:35:24 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:07:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler reacts after giving up a double to Milwaukee Brewers' Erik Kratz during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 15, 2018...(AP Photo/Jae Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler reacts after giving up a double to Milwaukee Brewers' Erik Kratz during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 15, 2018...
    Yasmani Grandal stumbles again as Los Angeles Dodgers drop NLCS Game 3 to Milwaukee.
    Yasmani Grandal stumbles again as Los Angeles Dodgers drop NLCS Game 3 to Milwaukee.
  • Red Sox ace Sale out of hospital, will rejoin team at Game 3

    Red Sox ace Sale out of hospital, will rejoin team at Game 3

    Monday, October 15 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-10-15 22:25:25 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-10-16 19:40:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks to the dugout after giving up two runs against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks to the dugout after giving up two runs against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2...
    Red Sox ace LHP Chris Sale released from hospital, cleared to rejoin team in Houston.
    Red Sox ace LHP Chris Sale released from hospital, cleared to rejoin team in Houston.
  • Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says "back it up" in ALCS

    Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says "back it up" in ALCS

    Monday, October 15 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-10-16 01:45:58 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:20:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch speaks during a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros will face the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the baseball American League Championship Series Tuesday Oct. 16 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch speaks during a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros will face the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the baseball American League Championship Series Tuesday Oct. 16 2018.
    Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox.
    Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox.
  • Chacin, Brewers' bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

    Chacin, Brewers' bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

    Monday, October 15 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-10-16 03:25:26 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:20:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler watches after Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, ...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler watches after Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, ...
    Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.
    Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.
  • LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers

    LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers

    Monday, October 15 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-10-16 03:55:23 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-10-16 16:19:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, left, and left fielder Marwin Gonzalez talk during batting practice before Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, left, and left fielder Marwin Gonzalez talk during batting practice before Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
    LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers.
    LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers.
  • Rookie Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS

    Rookie Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-10-15 00:14:45 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-10-16 03:19:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore,File). In this Oct. 7, 2018 file photo Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler (21) delivers during the first inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. ...(AP Photo/John Bazemore,File). In this Oct. 7, 2018 file photo Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler (21) delivers during the first inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. ...
    Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Los Angeles Dodgers in NLCS.
    Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Los Angeles Dodgers in NLCS.
  • Snitker gets 2-year extension; managed Braves to playoffs

    Snitker gets 2-year extension; managed Braves to playoffs

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:55:04 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-10-16 02:28:49 GMT
    Brian Snitker gets 2-year extension after managing Braves to NL East title.
    Brian Snitker gets 2-year extension after managing Braves to NL East title.
  • Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

    Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-10-15 03:04:49 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:29:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox fans celebrate during the eighth inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox fans celebrate during the eighth inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston.
    David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros.
    David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros.
  • Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Astros

    Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Astros

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-10-15 03:24:48 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:17:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole prepares to pitch against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole prepares to pitch against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston.
    Ace right-hander Gerrit Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Houston Astros.
    Ace right-hander Gerrit Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Houston Astros.
  • Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

    Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-14 21:14:38 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-10-15 12:59:33 GMT
    (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP). Carter Sheldon, 8, left, and his brother Conor Sheldon, 3, play in the snow out in front of the Broncos Stadium at Mile High before the Denver Broncos played the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Colorado a...(Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP). Carter Sheldon, 8, left, and his brother Conor Sheldon, 3, play in the snow out in front of the Broncos Stadium at Mile High before the Denver Broncos played the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Colorado a...
    Residents in Colorado and Wyoming woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot of snow and sent temperatures plunging as much as 40 degrees overnight.
    Residents in Colorado and Wyoming woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot of snow and sent temperatures plunging as much as 40 degrees overnight.
  • LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

    LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-10-15 03:34:53 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-10-15 12:47:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich warms up before Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich warms up before Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers play Dodgers with NLCS tied at 1-all, Red Sox-Astros have day off with series even at 1.
    LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers play Dodgers with NLCS tied at 1-all, Red Sox-Astros have day off with series even at 1.
  • Red Sox ace Chris Sale hospitalized with stomach illness

    Red Sox ace Chris Sale hospitalized with stomach illness

    Sunday, October 14 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-10-15 02:04:56 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-10-15 07:27:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
    The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chis Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital.
    The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chis Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital.
  • Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

    Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-14 21:14:48 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-10-14 23:45:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander, left, laughs with Boston Red Sox second baseman Ian Kinsler during batting practice before Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018,...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander, left, laughs with Boston Red Sox second baseman Ian Kinsler during batting practice before Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018,...
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora shuffles lineup for Game 2 against Houston Astros, using infielders Ian Kinsler, Rafael Devers, catcher Christian Vazquez.
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora shuffles lineup for Game 2 against Houston Astros, using infielders Ian Kinsler, Rafael Devers, catcher Christian Vazquez.
  • Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

    Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

    Saturday, October 13 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-10-13 23:54:22 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-10-14 20:35:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Turner hits 2-run homer as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 to even NL Championship Series.
    Turner hits 2-run homer as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 to even NL Championship Series.
  • Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

    Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-14 04:24:59 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-10-14 20:17:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates after his RBI-single against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates after his RBI-single against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
    Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL...
    Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener.
  • LEADING OFF: Red Sox seek to clean things up vs Astros

    LEADING OFF: Red Sox seek to clean things up vs Astros

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-10-14 04:56:05 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-10-14 13:37:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick steals second against the Boston Red Sox during the eighth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick steals second against the Boston Red Sox during the eighth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox seek to clean things up in Game 2 vs Astros.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox seek to clean things up in Game 2 vs Astros.
  • Sale, Cora make early exits as Red Sox lose ALCS opener

    Sale, Cora make early exits as Red Sox lose ALCS opener

    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:24:11 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-10-14 06:51:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora argues a strike three call with umpire Joe West during the fifth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora argues a strike three call with umpire Joe West during the fifth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in ...
    Red Sox ace Chris Sale, manager Alex Cora make early exits in Game 1 of ALCS.
    Red Sox ace Chris Sale, manager Alex Cora make early exits in Game 1 of ALCS.
  • Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected from Game 1 of ALCS

    Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected from Game 1 of ALCS

    Saturday, October 13 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-10-14 02:44:08 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:25:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora argues a strike three call with umpire Joe West during the fifth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora argues a strike three call with umpire Joe West during the fifth inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in ...
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora has been ejected from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros for arguing a called third strike in the fifth inning that ended Boston's first rally of the game.
    Red Sox manager Alex Cora has been ejected from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros for arguing a called third strike in the fifth inning that ended Boston's first rally of the game.
  • Brewers' bullpen showing cracks against Dodgers

    Brewers' bullpen showing cracks against Dodgers

    Saturday, October 13 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-10-14 00:24:25 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-10-14 02:36:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress (32) reacts after a double play during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 13, ...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress (32) reacts after a double play during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 13, ...
    Cracks are showing in the Milwaukee Brewers' vaunted bullpen, which wasted a three-run lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series after nearly blowing a five-run advantage in the...
    Cracks are showing in the Milwaukee Brewers' vaunted bullpen, which wasted a three-run lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series after nearly blowing a five-run advantage in the opener.
  • Kershaw struggles, Dodgers fall to Brews 6-5 in NLCS opener

    Kershaw struggles, Dodgers fall to Brews 6-5 in NLCS opener

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:34:31 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-13 22:27:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) yells as he walks off after the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) yells as he walks off after the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in ...
    Another playoff flop for Clayton Kershaw as Los Angeles Dodgers lose 6-5 to Milwaukee Brewers in NLCS opener.
    Another playoff flop for Clayton Kershaw as Los Angeles Dodgers lose 6-5 to Milwaukee Brewers in NLCS opener.
  • JD Martinez holds no grudge against Astros, who released him

    JD Martinez holds no grudge against Astros, who released him

    Friday, October 12 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:23:36 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-13 22:27:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Martinez gestures as he is interviewed prior to a workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Boston. The Red Sox face the Houston Astros in baseball's American League Championship.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Martinez gestures as he is interviewed prior to a workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Boston. The Red Sox face the Houston Astros in baseball's American League Championship.
    J.D. Martinez wants to thank the Houston Astros _ not get back at them _ for releasing him when he was struggling to make himself into a star.
    J.D. Martinez wants to thank the Houston Astros _ not get back at them _ for releasing him when he was struggling to make himself into a star.
  • C Grandal out of Dodgers lineup after rough NLCS Game 1

    C Grandal out of Dodgers lineup after rough NLCS Game 1

    Saturday, October 13 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-10-13 18:54:09 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-13 22:27:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain (6) scores a run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal misses a tag during the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain (6) scores a run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal misses a tag during the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in ...
    Catcher Yasmani Grandal out of Dodgers starting lineup for NLCS Game 2 against Brewers.
    Catcher Yasmani Grandal out of Dodgers starting lineup for NLCS Game 2 against Brewers.
  • Reliever Woodruff's homer stuns Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1

    Reliever Woodruff's homer stuns Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:33:50 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-13 22:27:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Brandon Woodruff (53) celebrates after hitting a home run during the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Brandon Woodruff (53) celebrates after hitting a home run during the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in ...
    Reliever Brandon Woodruff stunned ace Clayton Kershaw with a solo home run and the normally shutdown Milwaukee bullpen barely held on as the Brewers beat the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in Game 1 of the NL...
    Reliever Brandon Woodruff stunned ace Clayton Kershaw with a solo home run and the normally shutdown Milwaukee bullpen barely held on as the Brewers beat the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
  • Brewers relief pitcher Woodruff homers off Kershaw in NLCS

    Brewers relief pitcher Woodruff homers off Kershaw in NLCS

    Friday, October 12 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-10-13 01:53:30 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-13 22:27:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Brandon Woodruff (53) hits a home run during the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Brandon Woodruff (53) hits a home run during the third inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Brewers RHP Woodruff homers off Dodgers LHP Kershaw in NLCS opener.
    Brewers RHP Woodruff homers off Dodgers LHP Kershaw in NLCS opener.
  • Just a bit outside! Uecker throws out NLCS 1st pitch

    Just a bit outside! Uecker throws out NLCS 1st pitch

    Friday, October 12 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-10-13 00:13:32 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-10-13 21:26:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bob Uecker throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bob Uecker throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Bob Uecker threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the NL Championship Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers.
    Bob Uecker threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the NL Championship Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • LEADING OFF: Verlander-Sale in ALCS, Brews try for 2-0 lead

    LEADING OFF: Verlander-Sale in ALCS, Brews try for 2-0 lead

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:34:08 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-10-13 07:47:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale throws during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Boston. Sale is scheduled to start against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the baseball American League Championship...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale throws during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Boston. Sale is scheduled to start against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the baseball American League Championship...
    LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Sale in ALCS opener, Brewers try for 2-0 lead over Dodgers in NLCS.
    LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Sale in ALCS opener, Brewers try for 2-0 lead over Dodgers in NLCS.
  • AP sources: Girardi interviewed in Rangers manager search

    AP sources: Girardi interviewed in Rangers manager search

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:24:22 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:36:19 GMT
    World Series champion Joe Girardi has been interviewed by the Texas Rangers in their search for a new manager.
    World Series champion Joe Girardi has been interviewed by the Texas Rangers in their search for a new manager.
  • Dodgers' Freese hitting 3rd in NLCS vs. familiar Brewers

    Dodgers' Freese hitting 3rd in NLCS vs. familiar Brewers

    Friday, October 12 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:26:53 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:51:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Workers get Miller Park ready for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Brewers play the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Workers get Miller Park ready for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Brewers play the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
    David Freese is hitting third for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against the Brewers in Milwaukee, returning to a city where he enjoyed postseason success in 2011.
    David Freese is hitting third for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against the Brewers in Milwaukee, returning to a city where he enjoyed postseason success in 2011.
  • Cedeno joins Brewers bullpen for NLCS; Dodgers add Urias

    Cedeno joins Brewers bullpen for NLCS; Dodgers add Urias

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-10-12 16:46:47 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:51:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar runs bases at practice for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar runs bases at practice for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Left-handed pitcher Julio Urias is joining the Los Angeles Dodgers' 25-man roster for the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
    Left-handed pitcher Julio Urias is joining the Los Angeles Dodgers' 25-man roster for the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius needs Tommy John surgery

    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius needs Tommy John surgery

    Friday, October 12 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-10-12 17:13:53 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:56:34 GMT
    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius to need Tommy John surgery on right elbow.
    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius to need Tommy John surgery on right elbow.
  • After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

    After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

    Thursday, October 11 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-10-11 07:13:11 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:16:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, file). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora watches batting practice before Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Current Boston Red Sox ma...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, file). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora watches batting practice before Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Current Boston Red Sox ma...
    After World Series win with Astros, Alex Cora looks to knock them out with Red Sox.
    After World Series win with Astros, Alex Cora looks to knock them out with Red Sox.
  • What a relief: Dodgers next up for Brewers' lights-out 'pen

    What a relief: Dodgers next up for Brewers' lights-out 'pen

    Thursday, October 11 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-12 01:12:57 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:16:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich warms up for practice for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich warms up for practice for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    The next challenge for the Milwaukee Brewers' lights-out bullpen in the National League Championship Series is to shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers.
    The next challenge for the Milwaukee Brewers' lights-out bullpen in the National League Championship Series is to shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Astros bulk up with pitchers for ALCS against Red Sox

    Astros bulk up with pitchers for ALCS against Red Sox

    Friday, October 12 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:03:26 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:07:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Grounds crew workers prepare the field prior to a workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Boston. The Red Sox face the Houston Astros in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship on Saturday.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Grounds crew workers prepare the field prior to a workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Boston. The Red Sox face the Houston Astros in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship on Saturday.
    Astros add pitchers Hector Rondon, Joe Smith to roster for ALCS against Red Sox.
    Astros add pitchers Hector Rondon, Joe Smith to roster for ALCS against Red Sox.
  • LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins

    LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins

    Thursday, October 11 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-10-12 03:03:03 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-10-12 17:00:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw warms up during practice for Game 1 of the baseball team's NLCS against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw warms up during practice for Game 1 of the baseball team's NLCS against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins.
    LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins.
  • Houston SS Correa struggles with back problem as ALCS looms

    Houston SS Correa struggles with back problem as ALCS looms

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-10-10 22:18:55 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-10-11 18:41:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa waits to bat during a baseball workout Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Houston. The Astros play the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Series Friday.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa waits to bat during a baseball workout Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Houston. The Astros play the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Series Friday.
    Houston's star shortstop Carlos Correa struggling with painful back problem as Astros prepare to face Boston Red Sox in ALCS.
    Houston's star shortstop Carlos Correa struggling with painful back problem as Astros prepare to face Boston Red Sox in ALCS.
  • LEADING OFF: Aching Correa trying to get back ready for ALCS

    LEADING OFF: Aching Correa trying to get back ready for ALCS

    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:09:18 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-10-11 13:34:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Dermer). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run in the eighth inning during Game 3 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/David Dermer). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run in the eighth inning during Game 3 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in ...
    LEADING OFF: Aching Correa trying to get back ready for ALCS.
    LEADING OFF: Aching Correa trying to get back ready for ALCS.
  • Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

    Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:37:49 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:56:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora watches batting practice before Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series against the New York Yankees, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora watches batting practice before Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series against the New York Yankees, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora says David Price will start Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles.
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora says David Price will start Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles.
  • MLB: League should get cut from casino wagers on sport

    MLB: League should get cut from casino wagers on sport

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:51:12 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:54:35 GMT
    Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting.
    Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting.
  • Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

    Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-10-10 22:29:09 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-10-10 23:38:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone watches play from the dugout during the seventh inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone watches play from the dugout during the seventh inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.
    The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since the 1910s.
    The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since the 1910s.
  • Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra indicted for drugs, threats

    Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra indicted for drugs, threats

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-10 21:14:29 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-10-10 23:38:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Lenny Dykstra sits during his sentencing for grand theft auto in Los Angeles. A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted the former baseball star on drug and other charges. The indictment h...(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Lenny Dykstra sits during his sentencing for grand theft auto in Los Angeles. A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted the former baseball star on drug and other charges. The indictment h...
    A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted former baseball star Lenny Dykstra on drug and other charges.
    A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted former baseball star Lenny Dykstra on drug and other charges.
  • Bitter finish: Indians' first-round exit leaves sour taste

    Bitter finish: Indians' first-round exit leaves sour taste

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-10-09 20:40:34 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-10-10 17:06:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians players watch from the dugout during the ninth inning  of their 7-2 loss in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game against the Houston Ast...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians players watch from the dugout during the ninth inning of their 7-2 loss in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game against the Houston Ast...
    Indians smarting after latest first-round exit from AL playoffs.
    Indians smarting after latest first-round exit from AL playoffs.
  • Out at home: Yankees eliminated by rival Red Sox in ALDS

    Out at home: Yankees eliminated by rival Red Sox in ALDS

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:20:14 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-10-10 17:06:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge swings and misses during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge swings and misses during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.
    Home for good: Yankees fall short, eliminated by rival Red Sox with 4-3 loss in Game 4 of ALDS.
    Home for good: Yankees fall short, eliminated by rival Red Sox with 4-3 loss in Game 4 of ALDS.
  • Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

    Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:20:02 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-10-10 17:06:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Boston Red Sox third baseman Eduardo Nunez, left, celebrates with relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel, center, and catcher Christian Vazquez after the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 4-3 in Game 4 of baseball's American League Div...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Boston Red Sox third baseman Eduardo Nunez, left, celebrates with relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel, center, and catcher Christian Vazquez after the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 4-3 in Game 4 of baseball's American League Div...
    Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory in Game 4 of the AL Division Series that set up a postseason...
    Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory in Game 4 of the AL Division Series that set up a postseason rematch with the champion Houston Astros.
  • LEADING OFF: Red Sox ready for Astros, Yanks begin offseason

    LEADING OFF: Red Sox ready for Astros, Yanks begin offseason

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:04:11 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:36:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). The Boston Red Sox celebrate after beating the New York Yankees 4-3 in Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). The Boston Red Sox celebrate after beating the New York Yankees 4-3 in Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in New York.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox ready for Astros, Yanks begin offseason.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox ready for Astros, Yanks begin offseason.
  • Yankees manager Aaron Boone regrets slow hook of Severino

    Yankees manager Aaron Boone regrets slow hook of Severino

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-10-09 23:27:52 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:07:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino, right, hands the ball to manager Aaron Boone as he leaves the game during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red So...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino, right, hands the ball to manager Aaron Boone as he leaves the game during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red So...
    Aaron Boone regrets his slow hook of Luis Severino.
    Aaron Boone regrets his slow hook of Luis Severino.
  • Hernandez reversed on 3 of 4 replays in Yanks-Red Sox Game 3

    Hernandez reversed on 3 of 4 replays in Yanks-Red Sox Game 3

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-10-09 06:18:51 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:06:43 GMT
    Calls by first base umpire Angel Hernandez were overturned in three of four video reviews during the Boston's 16-1 rout of the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
    Calls by first base umpire Angel Hernandez were overturned in three of four video reviews during the Boston's 16-1 rout of the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
  • After 1st postseason cycle, Brock Holt back on Boston bench

    After 1st postseason cycle, Brock Holt back on Boston bench

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-10-09 21:37:47 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:06:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - Clockwise from top left: Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a base hit in the fourth inning, hits a ground-rule double in the eighth inning, hits a two-run triple in the fourth inning, and follows through on a two-run home...(AP Photo/File). FILE - Clockwise from top left: Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a base hit in the fourth inning, hits a ground-rule double in the eighth inning, hits a two-run triple in the fourth inning, and follows through on a two-run home...
    Becoming 1st player to hit for postseason cycle earns Brock Holt a return to Boston Red Sox bench.
    Becoming 1st player to hit for postseason cycle earns Brock Holt a return to Boston Red Sox bench.
  • Rays extend manager Kevin Cash's contract through 2024

    Rays extend manager Kevin Cash's contract through 2024

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-10-09 20:30:59 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-10-09 23:33:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius, FIle). FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Tampa Bay Rays, who won more games than any...(AP Photo/Steve Nesius, FIle). FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Tampa Bay Rays, who won more games than any...
    Tampa Bay Rays reward manager Kevin Cash with contract extension through 2024, plus club option for 2025.
    Tampa Bay Rays reward manager Kevin Cash with contract extension through 2024, plus club option for 2025.
  • LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to bounce Yanks from ALDS

    LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to bounce Yanks from ALDS

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:07:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-10-09 22:34:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a two-run home run against New York Yankees' Austin Romine (28) during the ninth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a two-run home run against New York Yankees' Austin Romine (28) during the ninth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to bounce Yanks from ALDS.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to bounce Yanks from ALDS.
  • Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win

    Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win

    Monday, October 8 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-10-09 00:27:19 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-10-09 20:34:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado (8) watches his three-run homer against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning in Game 4 of baseball's National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado (8) watches his three-run homer against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning in Game 4 of baseball's National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Familiar territory: The Los Angeles Dodgers head back to the NL Championship Series for third year in a row, eliminate the Atlanta Braves with a 6-2 win.
    Familiar territory: The Los Angeles Dodgers head back to the NL Championship Series for third year in a row, eliminate the Atlanta Braves with a 6-2 win.
  • Holt 1st with postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

    Holt 1st with postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

    Monday, October 8 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-10-09 03:38:07 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-10-09 16:59:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a two-run triple against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a two-run triple against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York.
    Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Boston Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series.
    Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Boston Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series.
  • Catcher on the mound: Romine pitches in Yanks' blowout loss

    Catcher on the mound: Romine pitches in Yanks' blowout loss

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-10-09 14:38:02 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-10-09 16:34:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - Clockwise from top left: Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a base hit in the fourth inning, hits a ground-rule double in the eighth inning, hits a two-run triple in the fourth inning, and follows through on a two-run home...(AP Photo/File). FILE - Clockwise from top left: Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt connects for a base hit in the fourth inning, hits a ground-rule double in the eighth inning, hits a two-run triple in the fourth inning, and follows through on a two-run home...
    Yankees catcher Austin Romine becomes 2nd position player to pitch in postseason game.
    Yankees catcher Austin Romine becomes 2nd position player to pitch in postseason game.
  • 'Embarrassing': Yanks routed by Red Sox 16-1, trail ALDS 2-1

    'Embarrassing': Yanks routed by Red Sox 16-1, trail ALDS 2-1

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:57:24 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-10-09 16:33:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino walks off the field during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino walks off the field during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York.
    The New York Yankees absorbed the most-lopsided loss in their postseason history, routed by the Boston Red Sox 16-1 in the AL Division Series.
    The New York Yankees absorbed the most-lopsided loss in their postseason history, routed by the Boston Red Sox 16-1 in the AL Division Series.
  • October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep Indians

    October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep Indians

    Monday, October 8 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-10-08 21:47:22 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-10-09 16:33:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Dermer). Houston Astros' George Springer is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger in the fifth inning during Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, ...(AP Photo/David Dermer). Houston Astros' George Springer is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger in the fifth inning during Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, ...
    Astros advance to ALCS with 11-3 blowout in Game 3, sweep Indians.
    Astros advance to ALCS with 11-3 blowout in Game 3, sweep Indians.
  • Odd path to playoffs: Kratz, Voit, Brasier take longer road

    Odd path to playoffs: Kratz, Voit, Brasier take longer road

    Monday, October 8 2018 4:37 AM EDT2018-10-08 08:37:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-10-09 13:53:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Milwaukee Brewers catcher Erik Kratz, center, is swarms by teammates after the Colorado Rockies committed the final out in the ninth inning of Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in De...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Milwaukee Brewers catcher Erik Kratz, center, is swarms by teammates after the Colorado Rockies committed the final out in the ninth inning of Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in De...
    Erik Kratz, Luke Voit and Ryan Brasier started the season just hoping to earn a spot in the majors.
    Erik Kratz, Luke Voit and Ryan Brasier started the season just hoping to earn a spot in the majors.
  • Moreland out for Red Sox, Hicks for Yanks in Game 3 of ALDS

    Moreland out for Red Sox, Hicks for Yanks in Game 3 of ALDS

    Monday, October 8 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-10-08 21:40:37 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-10-09 06:00:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland cannot get a glove on a throw to first after a base hit by New York Yankees' Aaron Judge during the fifth inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, O...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland cannot get a glove on a throw to first after a base hit by New York Yankees' Aaron Judge during the fifth inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, O...
    Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland is out of the lineup for Game 3 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees.
    Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland is out of the lineup for Game 3 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees.
  • Police: Twins' Sano will not face charges for incident in DR

    Police: Twins' Sano will not face charges for incident in DR

    Monday, October 8 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-10-08 15:37:25 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-10-09 01:20:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phil Long, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2018 file photo, Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano warms up before a baseball game, in Cleveland, Ohio.  Sano was under investigation Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in the Dominican Republic after authorities detai...(AP Photo/Phil Long, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2018 file photo, Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano warms up before a baseball game, in Cleveland, Ohio. Sano was under investigation Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in the Dominican Republic after authorities detai...
    Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano was under investigation Monday in the Dominican Republic after the third baseman was involved in a traffic incident that injured a police officer.
    Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano was under investigation Monday in the Dominican Republic after the third baseman was involved in a traffic incident that injured a police officer.
  • Judge blares 'New York, New York,' as Red Sox head to Bronx

    Judge blares 'New York, New York,' as Red Sox head to Bronx

    Sunday, October 7 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-10-07 23:46:41 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-10-08 22:52:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino answers questions during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in New York. The Yankees will play against the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino answers questions during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in New York. The Yankees will play against the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday.
    Yankees slugger Aaron Judge blared Frank Sinatra's version of 'New York, New York' from a boom box as he left Yankee Stadium following Game 2 of the AL Division Series.
    Yankees slugger Aaron Judge blared Frank Sinatra's version of 'New York, New York' from a boom box as he left Yankee Stadium following Game 2 of the AL Division Series.
  • Brewers sweep Rockies, advance to 1st NLCS since 2011

    Brewers sweep Rockies, advance to 1st NLCS since 2011

    Sunday, October 7 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-10-08 00:17:16 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-08 17:59:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney). Teammates congratulate Milwaukee Brewers' Erik Kratz as he returns to the dugout after scoring on a wild pitch thrown by Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg in the sixth inning of Game 3 of a baseball National League Div...(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney). Teammates congratulate Milwaukee Brewers' Erik Kratz as he returns to the dugout after scoring on a wild pitch thrown by Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg in the sixth inning of Game 3 of a baseball National League Div...
    The Milwaukee Brewers are heading back to the NL Championship Series for the first time since 2011.
    The Milwaukee Brewers are heading back to the NL Championship Series for the first time since 2011.
  • Vizcaino, Braves hold off Dodgers 6-5, NLDS deficit now 2-1

    Vizcaino, Braves hold off Dodgers 6-5, NLDS deficit now 2-1

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:06:51 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-08 17:59:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) hits a grand-slam homer against Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler during the second inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series, Sunday, Oc...(AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) hits a grand-slam homer against Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler during the second inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series, Sunday, Oc...
    Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.
    Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.
  • LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Yankees all even, Astros try for sweep

    LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Yankees all even, Astros try for sweep

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:32:52 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-10-08 08:40:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) celebrates the team's victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers after the ninth inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Atlanta. The...(AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) celebrates the team's victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers after the ninth inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Atlanta. The...
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Yankees all even, Astros try for sweep, Braves aim to tie up Dodgers.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Yankees all even, Astros try for sweep, Braves aim to tie up Dodgers.
  • Rockies' wait for title will extend past a quarter century

    Rockies' wait for title will extend past a quarter century

    Sunday, October 7 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-10-08 00:26:46 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-10-08 02:30:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Leyba). Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado sits in the dugout in the ninth inning of Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Denver. The Brewers won 6-0 to swe...(AP Photo/John Leyba). Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado sits in the dugout in the ninth inning of Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Denver. The Brewers won 6-0 to swe...
    Colorado's wait for a World Series title will extend past a quarter century after an offensive disappearance in getting swept by the Brewers.
    Colorado's wait for a World Series title will extend past a quarter century after an offensive disappearance in getting swept by the Brewers.
  • At 20, Braves' Acuna becomes youngest to hit postseason slam

    At 20, Braves' Acuna becomes youngest to hit postseason slam

    Sunday, October 7 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-10-08 01:19:59 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-10-08 01:40:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) hits a grand-slam homer against Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler during the second inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series, Sunday, Oc...(AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) hits a grand-slam homer against Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler during the second inning in Game 3 of MLB baseball's National League Division Series, Sunday, Oc...
    Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. passes Mickey Mantle to become youngest player to hit a grand slam in postseason.
    Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. passes Mickey Mantle to become youngest player to hit a grand slam in postseason.
  • Deep dig: Indians face familiar 2-0 hole in ALDS vs. Astros

    Deep dig: Indians face familiar 2-0 hole in ALDS vs. Astros

    Sunday, October 7 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-10-07 18:17:10 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-10-08 01:20:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Cleveland Indians players stand in the dugout as they fall to the Houston Astros in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Cleveland Indians players stand in the dugout as they fall to the Houston Astros in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston.
    Down 2-0, Indians facing win-or-stay-home scenario vs. Astros in Game 3.
    Down 2-0, Indians facing win-or-stay-home scenario vs. Astros in Game 3.
  • Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello

    Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello

    Sunday, October 7 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-10-07 21:16:57 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-10-07 21:41:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi answers questions during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in New York. Eovaldi is scheduled to start Game 3 against the New York Yankees.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi answers questions during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in New York. Eovaldi is scheduled to start Game 3 against the New York Yankees.
    Boston will start former Yankee Nathan Eovaldi rather than Rick Porcello against New York in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday.
    Boston will start former Yankee Nathan Eovaldi rather than Rick Porcello against New York in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Monday.
  • Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

    Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

    Sunday, October 7 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-10-07 04:06:29 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-10-07 20:50:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez watches his three-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the seventh inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez watches his three-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the seventh inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Boston.
    Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece.
    Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece.
  • Gonzalez, Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

    Gonzalez, Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

    Saturday, October 6 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-10-07 00:16:05 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-10-07 19:37:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Marwin Gonzalez (9) races to first base on a hit against the Cleveland Indians during the sixth inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston. Two runs sc...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' Marwin Gonzalez (9) races to first base on a hit against the Cleveland Indians during the sixth inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston. Two runs sc...
    Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead.
    Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead.
  • LEADING OFF: Newcomb subs in for Braves, Rockies head home

    LEADING OFF: Newcomb subs in for Braves, Rockies head home

    Saturday, October 6 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-10-07 01:06:11 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-10-07 13:38:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the third inning of Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the third inning of Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    LEADING OFF: Newcomb subs in for Braves, Rockies head home.
    LEADING OFF: Newcomb subs in for Braves, Rockies head home.
  • Miller stumbles, Indians fall into 2-0 ALDS hole vs Astros

    Miller stumbles, Indians fall into 2-0 ALDS hole vs Astros

    Saturday, October 6 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-10-07 00:36:11 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-10-07 07:07:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Cleveland Indians players stand in the dugout as they fall to the Houston Astros in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Cleveland Indians players stand in the dugout as they fall to the Houston Astros in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston.
    Andrew Miller failed to get an out in relief of starter Carlos Carrasco while the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 to move within a victory of ending their AL Division Series.
    Andrew Miller failed to get an out in relief of starter Carlos Carrasco while the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 to move within a victory of ending their AL Division Series.
  • Yelich, Brewers head to Coors Field up 2-0 on Rox in NLDS

    Yelich, Brewers head to Coors Field up 2-0 on Rox in NLDS

    Saturday, October 6 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-10-07 00:56:07 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-10-07 04:27:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, Lorenzo Cain and Ryan Braun celebrate after Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.The Brewersb won 4-0 to take a 2-0 lead in the seri...(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, Lorenzo Cain and Ryan Braun celebrate after Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.The Brewersb won 4-0 to take a 2-0 lead in the seri...
    The Colorado Rockies are hoping a return to Coors Field can wake up their slumbering bats.
    The Colorado Rockies are hoping a return to Coors Field can wake up their slumbering bats.
  • Braves return home needing win vs LA to extend NLDS

    Braves return home needing win vs LA to extend NLDS

    Saturday, October 6 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-10-06 07:35:39 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-10-07 01:37:46 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves base runner Ronald Acuna walks off the field after the final out in a 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves base runner Ronald Acuna walks off the field after the final out in a 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018...
    The Dodgers head to Atlanta full of confidence after consecutive shutouts gave them a commanding 2-0 lead over the Braves in their National League Division Series.
    The Dodgers head to Atlanta full of confidence after consecutive shutouts gave them a commanding 2-0 lead over the Braves in their National League Division Series.
  • Chacin, Brewers blank Rockies 4-0, take 2-0 lead in NLDS

    Chacin, Brewers blank Rockies 4-0, take 2-0 lead in NLDS

    Friday, October 5 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-10-06 00:25:30 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-10-06 22:21:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin reacts after Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story strikes out during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin reacts after Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story strikes out during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Jhoulys Chacin and the Milwaukee bullpen kept in control, Mike Moustakas contributed two more big hits and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 for a commanding 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
    Jhoulys Chacin and the Milwaukee bullpen kept in control, Mike Moustakas contributed two more big hits and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 for a commanding 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
  • Sale strong, 'pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

    Sale strong, 'pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

    Friday, October 5 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-10-06 03:26:52 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-10-06 22:20:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Fans cheers as Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale leaves the baseball game against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of Game 1 of an American League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Fans cheers as Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale leaves the baseball game against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of Game 1 of an American League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Boston.
    Chris Sale struck out eight for his first career postseason victory, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 in Game 1 of the AL...
    Chris Sale struck out eight for his first career postseason victory, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.
  • Kershaw allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Braves 3-0 for 2-0 lead

    Kershaw allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Braves 3-0 for 2-0 lead

    Saturday, October 6 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-10-06 04:36:05 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-10-06 22:20:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw watches a pitch to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw watches a pitch to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 for a 2-0 lead in their NL...
    Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
  • Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

    Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

    Friday, October 5 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-10-05 22:05:28 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-10-06 22:20:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates his solo home run against Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber during fifth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates his solo home run against Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber during fifth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Houston.
    George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.
    George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.
  • LEADING OFF: Springer HR streak, Price not right vs Yankees

    LEADING OFF: Springer HR streak, Price not right vs Yankees

    Friday, October 5 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-10-06 03:15:32 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-10-06 14:18:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates his solo home run against Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber during fifth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates his solo home run against Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber during fifth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Houston.
    LEADING OFF: Springer tries to extend postseason homer streak, Price aims to improve vs Yanks, Rockies rest up at home.
    LEADING OFF: Springer tries to extend postseason homer streak, Price aims to improve vs Yanks, Rockies rest up at home.
  • Yanks CF Aaron Hicks leaves ALDS opener with tight hamstring

    Yanks CF Aaron Hicks leaves ALDS opener with tight hamstring

    Friday, October 5 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-10-06 02:55:30 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-10-06 07:30:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks, left, is helped off he field after getting hurt during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the baseball team's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in B...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks, left, is helped off he field after getting hurt during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the baseball team's American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in B...
    Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks has left Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the Boston Red Sox with tightness in his right hamstring.
    Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks has left Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the Boston Red Sox with tightness in his right hamstring.
  • Rockies struggle again at plate, face elimination in NLDS

    Rockies struggle again at plate, face elimination in NLDS

    Friday, October 5 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-10-06 00:35:28 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-10-06 02:16:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Colorado Rockies' Chris Iannetta (22) breaks his bat after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Colorado Rockies' Chris Iannetta (22) breaks his bat after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    The Colorado Rockies are struggling at the plate and now they're facing elimination in the NL Division Series.
    The Colorado Rockies are struggling at the plate and now they're facing elimination in the NL Division Series.
  • Chris Sale eager to amend for 2017 postseason clunker

    Chris Sale eager to amend for 2017 postseason clunker

    Thursday, October 4 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-10-04 21:24:52 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-05 21:14:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale speaks to media before a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Boston, in preparation for Game 1 of the ALDS against the New York Yankees on Friday.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale speaks to media before a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Boston, in preparation for Game 1 of the ALDS against the New York Yankees on Friday.
    Chris Sale waited eight years to make his first postseason start and then another 365 days for a chance to put that memory behind him, something he'll seek to do in Boston's ALDS opener vs the Yankees.
    Chris Sale waited eight years to make his first postseason start and then another 365 days for a chance to put that memory behind him, something he'll seek to do in Boston's ALDS opener vs the Yankees.
  • In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

    In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

    Thursday, October 4 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-10-05 00:14:56 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-05 21:14:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander answers a question during a baseball news conference Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Houston. The Astros play the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Serie...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander answers a question during a baseball news conference Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Houston. The Astros play the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Serie...
    In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters.
    In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters.
  • Rockies' Marquez in Game 3 of NLDS; Miley likely for Brewers

    Rockies' Marquez in Game 3 of NLDS; Miley likely for Brewers

    Friday, October 5 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-10-05 18:55:38 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-05 21:14:22 GMT
    German Marquez will start Game 3 for the Colorado Rockies in the NL Division Series against the Brewers, who will likely turn to lefty Wade Miley.
    German Marquez will start Game 3 for the Colorado Rockies in the NL Division Series against the Brewers, who will likely turn to lefty Wade Miley.
  • Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener

    Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener

    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-10-05 01:35:05 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-10-05 16:56:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich scored the game-winning run during the 10th inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Bre...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich scored the game-winning run during the 10th inning of Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Bre...
    Mike Moustaksas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 to open their NL Division Series.
    Mike Moustaksas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 to open their NL Division Series.
  • Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS opener

    Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS opener

    Friday, October 5 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-10-05 04:05:12 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-10-05 16:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the first inning of Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the first inning of Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings, Max Muncy hit an early, three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their NL Division Series opener.
    Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings, Max Muncy hit an early, three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their NL Division Series opener.
  • LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yanks-Sox

    LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yanks-Sox

    Thursday, October 4 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-10-05 02:45:00 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-10-05 07:47:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber listens to a question during a baseball news conference Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Houston. The Indians play the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the American League Division Serie...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber listens to a question during a baseball news conference Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Houston. The Indians play the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the American League Division Serie...
    LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yankees and Red Sox renew October rivalry.
    LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yankees and Red Sox renew October rivalry.
  • Braves' Swanson, Dodgers' Stripling off NLDS rosters

    Braves' Swanson, Dodgers' Stripling off NLDS rosters

    Thursday, October 4 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-10-04 18:48:23 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-10-05 01:58:57 GMT
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Charlie Culberson fields a ball at shortstop during a baseball workout, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Atlanta. The Braves face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League division series ...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Charlie Culberson fields a ball at shortstop during a baseball workout, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Atlanta. The Braves face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League division series ...
    Injured shortstop Dansby Swanson off Braves' roster for NLDS against Dodgers.
    Injured shortstop Dansby Swanson off Braves' roster for NLDS against Dodgers.
  • Kershaw: No gut punch in not starting Game 1 of NLDS

    Kershaw: No gut punch in not starting Game 1 of NLDS

    Thursday, October 4 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-10-04 23:25:10 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-10-05 00:20:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, left, talks to starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw during baseball practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles for Thursday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, left, talks to starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw during baseball practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles for Thursday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the ...
    Clayton Kershaw says he accepts the reasons he was given for not starting Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
    Clayton Kershaw says he accepts the reasons he was given for not starting Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
  • Brewers turn to Woodruff to open bullpen day vs Colorado

    Brewers turn to Woodruff to open bullpen day vs Colorado

    Thursday, October 4 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-10-04 15:04:42 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-10-04 21:40:22 GMT
    The Milwaukee Brewers are turning to young right-hander Brandon Woodruff to start Game 1 of their National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies.
    The Milwaukee Brewers are turning to young right-hander Brandon Woodruff to start Game 1 of their National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies.
  • Red Sox, Yankees ready to rumble again in playoffs

    Red Sox, Yankees ready to rumble again in playoffs

    Thursday, October 4 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-10-04 08:45:48 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-10-04 21:15:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). The New York Yankees celebrate in the locker room after beating the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the American League wild-card playoff baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). The New York Yankees celebrate in the locker room after beating the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the American League wild-card playoff baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in New York.
    Fans have been waiting for another one of these rumbles: the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees tangling again in the playoffs, this time as 100-win heavyweights in the playoffs.
    Fans have been waiting for another one of these rumbles: the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees tangling again in the playoffs, this time as 100-win heavyweights in the playoffs.
  • Top international free-agent Mesa to try out for MLB scouts

    Top international free-agent Mesa to try out for MLB scouts

    Thursday, October 4 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-10-04 16:37:32 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-10-04 18:55:19 GMT
    Three Cuban prospects, including top international free-agent Victor Victor Mesa, will try out for major league scouts at Marlins Park.
    Three Cuban prospects, including top international free-agent Victor Victor Mesa, will try out for major league scouts at Marlins Park.
  • Bring on Boston: Yanks rout A's 7-2 in wild-card game

    Bring on Boston: Yanks rout A's 7-2 in wild-card game

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-10-04 03:54:28 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-10-04 18:55:14 GMT
    Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the AL...
    Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the AL wild-card game.
  • On hot streak, OF Ryan Braun hitting third for Brewers

    On hot streak, OF Ryan Braun hitting third for Brewers

    Thursday, October 4 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-10-04 18:15:22 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-10-04 18:55:08 GMT
    (John Starks/Daily Herald via AP). Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun reacts to his RBI single during a tiebreak baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago.(John Starks/Daily Herald via AP). Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun reacts to his RBI single during a tiebreak baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago.
    Ryan Braun will hit third for the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 1 of their National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies.
    Ryan Braun will hit third for the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 1 of their National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies.
  • Epstein: Maddon to return for fifth season as Cubs manager

    Epstein: Maddon to return for fifth season as Cubs manager

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-10-03 21:54:06 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-10-04 16:16:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks to his team during the 13th inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago. The Rockies won 2-1.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks to his team during the 13th inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago. The Rockies won 2-1.
    Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon will return for a fifth season as manager of the Chicago Cubs.
    Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon will return for a fifth season as manager of the Chicago Cubs.
  • Orioles fire Showalter, Duquette after dismal 47-115 season

    Orioles fire Showalter, Duquette after dismal 47-115 season

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-10-04 01:24:17 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-10-04 15:13:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, right, embraces shortstop Jonathan Villar after a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Baltimore. Showalter has been ...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, right, embraces shortstop Jonathan Villar after a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Baltimore. Showalter has been ...
    The Baltimore Orioles will continue their rebuilding project without manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who were fired after the team finished with the worst...
    The Baltimore Orioles will continue their rebuilding project without manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who were fired after the team finished with the worst record in the major leagues.
  • LEADING OFF: Brewers go bullpen, Dodgers send out Ryu

    LEADING OFF: Brewers go bullpen, Dodgers send out Ryu

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:44:34 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-10-04 12:38:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader stretches during batting practice for the National League Divisional Series baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader stretches during batting practice for the National League Divisional Series baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    LEADING OFF: Brewers go bullpen, Dodgers send out Ryu.
    LEADING OFF: Brewers go bullpen, Dodgers send out Ryu.
  • MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

    MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:54:05 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-10-04 09:24:39 GMT
    Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
    Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
  • Dodgers look to Ryu, not Kershaw, to set tone in opener

    Dodgers look to Ryu, not Kershaw, to set tone in opener

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:34:24 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:56:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, ahead of Thursday's Game 1 of the team's National League Division Series against the Atl...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, ahead of Thursday's Game 1 of the team's National League Division Series against the Atl...
    These aren't the same Dodgers that won 104 games, ran away in the NL West, and fell one victory short of a World Series title last year.
    These aren't the same Dodgers that won 104 games, ran away in the NL West, and fell one victory short of a World Series title last year.
  • Orioles fire boss Duquette after 2nd straight losing season

    Orioles fire boss Duquette after 2nd straight losing season

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-10-04 00:44:32 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:35:39 GMT
    The Baltimore Orioles have fired executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who launched a belated rebuilding effort in July after the team that failed miserably from the start.
    The Baltimore Orioles have fired executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who launched a belated rebuilding effort in July after the team that failed miserably from the start.
  • Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

    Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-10-03 19:35:52 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-10-04 01:14:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter protests a call in the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter protests a call in the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Baltimore.
    Buck Showalter fired as manager of Orioles, who made 3 playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through worst season since team moved to Baltimore in 1954.
    Buck Showalter fired as manager of Orioles, who made 3 playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through worst season since team moved to Baltimore in 1954.
  • Wild-card do-over: Severino for Yankees again

    Wild-card do-over: Severino for Yankees again

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-10-02 17:16:37 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-10-03 22:00:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius). New York Yankees starter Luis Severino pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius). New York Yankees starter Luis Severino pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Luis Severino to start AL wild-card game for New York Yankees for 2nd straight year.
    Luis Severino to start AL wild-card game for New York Yankees for 2nd straight year.
  • Jackson only starting pitcher on A's wild-card roster

    Jackson only starting pitcher on A's wild-card roster

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-10-03 16:08:28 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:16:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Seattle.
    Edwin Jackson only starting pitcher included on Oakland Athletics' roster for AL wild-card game against New York Yankees.
    Edwin Jackson only starting pitcher included on Oakland Athletics' roster for AL wild-card game against New York Yankees.
  • Dodgers to start Ryu in Game 1 of NLDS against Braves

    Dodgers to start Ryu in Game 1 of NLDS against Braves

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-10-03 01:56:52 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:01:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, is sprayed with champaign by teammates in the clubhouse after the team's 5-2 win against the Colorado Rockies in a tiebreaker baseball game, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, is sprayed with champaign by teammates in the clubhouse after the team's 5-2 win against the Colorado Rockies in a tiebreaker baseball game, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018...
    Hyun-Jin Ryu will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers at home in Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.
    Hyun-Jin Ryu will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers at home in Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.
  • For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

    For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 2:07 AM EDT2018-10-03 06:07:18 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:01:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) hits a one-run double against the Colorado Rockies during the eighth inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game, Tuesday, OCT. 2, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) hits a one-run double against the Colorado Rockies during the eighth inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game, Tuesday, OCT. 2, 2018, in Chicago.
    For Cubs, season ends with 13-inning loss to Rockies in marathon wild-card game.
    For Cubs, season ends with 13-inning loss to Rockies in marathon wild-card game.
  • Rockies top Cubs 2-1 in 13 innings in epic wild-card game

    Rockies top Cubs 2-1 in 13 innings in epic wild-card game

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-10-03 04:07:06 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:01:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez hits a one-run double during the eighth inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez hits a one-run double during the eighth inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago.
    The National League wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs is tied at 1 in extra innings.
    The National League wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs is tied at 1 in extra innings.
  • LEADING OFF: Yanks' Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A's

    LEADING OFF: Yanks' Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A's

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-10-02 23:47:02 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:00:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees players take batting practice during a team workout before their upcoming American League wildcard baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). New York Yankees players take batting practice during a team workout before their upcoming American League wildcard baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in New York.
    LEADING OFF: Yanks' Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A's.
    LEADING OFF: Yanks' Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A's.
  • MLB attendance down 4 percent as 6 ballparks set lows

    MLB attendance down 4 percent as 6 ballparks set lows

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-10-02 20:50:14 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-10-03 19:44:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, empty seats are shown at Safeco Field as Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Roenis Elias throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game, in Seattle. ...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, empty seats are shown at Safeco Field as Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Roenis Elias throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game, in Seattle. ...
    Major League Baseball's average attendance dropped 4 percent to 28,830, its lowest since 2003 after 14 consecutive seasons topping 30,000, and six stadiums set record lows.
    Major League Baseball's average attendance dropped 4 percent to 28,830, its lowest since 2003 after 14 consecutive seasons topping 30,000, and six stadiums set record lows.
  • Spoelstra's new challenge: Combining coaching and fatherhood

    Spoelstra's new challenge: Combining coaching and fatherhood

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-10-02 18:56:49 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-10-03 18:01:50 GMT
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra became a dad earlier this year, and now he's learning how to combine his two full-time jobs.
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra became a dad earlier this year, and now he's learning how to combine his two full-time jobs.
  • 4 arrested in connection with LA celebrity burglaries

    4 arrested in connection with LA celebrity burglaries

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-10-03 00:46:49 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-10-03 16:57:33 GMT
    Los Angeles police have arrested four people they say targeted celebrity homes for burglary, including those of Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods.
    Los Angeles police have arrested four people they say targeted celebrity homes for burglary, including those of Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods.
  • Twins fire Molitor, eye new manager to 'grow a young team'

    Twins fire Molitor, eye new manager to 'grow a young team'

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-10-02 17:51:55 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-10-03 15:01:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - This is a 2018 file photo showing Paul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins baseball team. The Twins announced Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, that Molitor will not return as manager in 2019. Molitor has been offered a position...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - This is a 2018 file photo showing Paul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins baseball team. The Twins announced Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, that Molitor will not return as manager in 2019. Molitor has been offered a position...
    Minnesota Twins fire manager Paul Molitor after 78-84 finish.
    Minnesota Twins fire manager Paul Molitor after 78-84 finish.
  • Cubs, Rockies meet for NL wild card after losing tiebreakers

    Cubs, Rockies meet for NL wild card after losing tiebreakers

    Monday, October 1 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-10-02 00:56:35 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-10-03 12:05:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana (62) delivers during the first inning of a tiebreaker baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana (62) delivers during the first inning of a tiebreaker baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago.
    The Chicago Cubs will host the Colorado Rockies in the wild-card game on Tuesday after both teams lost tiebreaker games for their division championships.
    The Chicago Cubs will host the Colorado Rockies in the wild-card game on Tuesday after both teams lost tiebreaker games for their division championships.
  • Seeking relief, A's to start Hendriks in wild-card game

    Seeking relief, A's to start Hendriks in wild-card game

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-10-02 17:36:43 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-10-03 12:05:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Liam Hendriks throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, in Baltimore. Reliever Liam Hendriks will start for t...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Liam Hendriks throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, in Baltimore. Reliever Liam Hendriks will start for t...
    Reliever Liam Hendriks will start for the Oakland Athletics in the AL wild-card game against the New York Yankees.
    Reliever Liam Hendriks will start for the Oakland Athletics in the AL wild-card game against the New York Yankees.
  • MLB blasts 'unwritten rules' in official postseason ad

    MLB blasts 'unwritten rules' in official postseason ad

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-10-02 21:16:43 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-10-03 01:40:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, left, reacts to his double as Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond watches during the fourth inning of a tiebreaker baseball game, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, left, reacts to his double as Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond watches during the fourth inning of a tiebreaker baseball game, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Major League Baseball is opening October by calling for an end to baseball's so-called "unwritten rules.".
    Major League Baseball is opening October by calling for an end to baseball's so-called "unwritten rules.".
  • Ruling brings parole chance for those who killed as children

    Ruling brings parole chance for those who killed as children

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-10-02 23:26:54 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-10-02 23:37:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks holds a photo of murder victim Christopher Lane during a legislative hearing in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Hicks told a state House committee he likely can't meet the new ...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks holds a photo of murder victim Christopher Lane during a legislative hearing in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Hicks told a state House committee he likely can't meet the new ...
    Dozens of prisoners serving no-parole sentences for killings they committed as juveniles are expected to get a chance for release, including the Oklahoma teenager convicted of shooting a college baseball player...
    Dozens of prisoners serving no-parole sentences for killings they committed as juveniles are expected to get a chance for release, including the Oklahoma teenager convicted of shooting a college baseball player from Australia.
  • Cubs leave Edwards off wild-card roster; Strop active

    Cubs leave Edwards off wild-card roster; Strop active

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-10-02 16:22:26 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-10-02 23:35:40 GMT
    Chicago Cubs leave struggling reliever Carl Edwards Jr. off roster for NL wild-card game.
    Chicago Cubs leave struggling reliever Carl Edwards Jr. off roster for NL wild-card game.
  • Dansby Swanson may be longshot for Braves' NLDS roster

    Dansby Swanson may be longshot for Braves' NLDS roster

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-10-02 20:40:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-10-02 21:16:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this May 30, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) warms up before the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Atlanta. The Braves are trying to determine the statu...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this May 30, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) warms up before the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Atlanta. The Braves are trying to determine the statu...
    Shortstop Dansby Swanson still receiving treatment on hand, looking like longshot to be make Braves' NL Division Series roster.
    Shortstop Dansby Swanson still receiving treatment on hand, looking like longshot to be make Braves' NL Division Series roster.
  • Before things get wild, the MLB postseason from A to Z

    Before things get wild, the MLB postseason from A to Z

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-10-02 06:36:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-10-02 21:16:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Houston Astros' Tony Kemp, right, high-fives teammate George Springer after scoring on Springer's two-run home run in the sixth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Se...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Houston Astros' Tony Kemp, right, high-fives teammate George Springer after scoring on Springer's two-run home run in the sixth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Se...
    Before things get wild, the MLB postseason from A to Z.
    Before things get wild, the MLB postseason from A to Z.
  • Buehler, Dodgers top Rockies 5-2; 6th straight NL West title

    Buehler, Dodgers top Rockies 5-2; 6th straight NL West title

    Monday, October 1 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-10-02 00:06:37 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-10-02 14:17:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a tiebreaker baseball game, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a tiebreaker baseball game, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Rookie Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy slugged two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 5-2 to earn a record sixth consecutive...
    Rookie Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy slugged two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 5-2 to earn a record sixth consecutive NL West title in a tiebreaker game.
  • Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

    Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

    Monday, October 1 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-10-01 20:36:07 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-10-02 14:17:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) hits an RBI single during the third inning of a tiebreak baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) hits an RBI single during the third inning of a tiebreak baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago.
    Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first NL Central title since 2011 by downing the Chicago Cubs 3-1 in a...
    Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first NL Central title since 2011 by downing the Chicago Cubs 3-1 in a tiebreaker game.
  • LEADING OFF: Rockies head to Wrigley for wild-card one-off

    LEADING OFF: Rockies head to Wrigley for wild-card one-off

    Monday, October 1 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-10-02 01:06:12 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-10-02 13:55:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez (9) fields a ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain (6) during the third inning of a tie break baseball game on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago. Baez threw to first for the out.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez (9) fields a ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain (6) during the third inning of a tie break baseball game on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago. Baez threw to first for the out.
    LEADING OFF: Rockies head to Wrigley for wild-card one-off, Boone weighs options for Yanks vs A's.
    LEADING OFF: Rockies head to Wrigley for wild-card one-off, Boone weighs options for Yanks vs A's.