Astros move Correa into cleanup spot for ALCS Game 5 2018-10-18T22:15:14Z 2018-10-18T20:58:53Z 2018-10-18T22:15:14Z Correa moved from 7th to 4th in Astros batting order for Game 5 of ALCS against Red Sox.
Attorney: Ex-USA Gymnastics head didn't know of indictment 2018-10-18T22:15:11Z 2018-10-18T17:58:49Z 2018-10-18T22:15:11Z The attorney for former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny says her client had no clue of a Texas grand jury indictment when he traveled to Tennessee on a family vacation.
Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead 2018-10-18T20:02:37Z 2018-10-18T05:38:35Z 2018-10-18T20:02:37Z Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Boston Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 to take a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.
MLB says Astros doing surveillance, not spying in dugouts 2018-10-18T18:16:11Z 2018-10-17T17:48:37Z 2018-10-18T18:16:11Z Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person near Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
Sale not ready to pitch for Red Sox in Game 5 of ALCS 2018-10-18T18:15:15Z 2018-10-17T22:28:36Z 2018-10-18T18:15:15Z Red Sox manager Alex Cora says lefty ace Sale still feeling weak and won't start Game 5 of ALCS against Houston.
Fan interferes on possible Altuve HR in Astros 8-6 ALCS loss 2018-10-18T18:15:12Z 2018-10-18T01:58:26Z 2018-10-18T18:15:12Z Jose Altuve has been denied a potential two-run homer for the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series when umpires ruled at least one fan interfered with Mookie Betts' attempt at a leaping catch above the right-field fence.
Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2 2018-10-18T18:15:02Z 2018-10-18T00:58:26Z 2018-10-18T18:15:02Z Clayton Kershaw bounced back from one of his worst postseason starts with one of his best, pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 to move a win away from a return trip to the World Series.
LEADING OFF: Sale on hold, Astros under scrutiny, NLCS shift 2018-10-18T17:23:42Z 2018-10-18T03:48:37Z 2018-10-18T17:23:42Z LEADING OFF: Sale on hold, Astros under scrutiny, NLCS shifts to Milwaukee on off day.
After Counsell uses Miley as decoy, Brewers 'pen cracks late 2018-10-18T02:52:02Z 2018-10-17T21:58:24Z 2018-10-18T02:52:02Z The Milwaukee Brewers have pulled starting pitcher Wade Miley after he faced just one batter in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series.
Dodgers' Machado fined by MLB for kicking Brewers 1B Aguilar 2018-10-18T01:59:08Z 2018-10-17T20:58:30Z 2018-10-18T01:59:08Z Los Angeles Dodgers star Manny Machado has been fined by Major League Baseball for kicking Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar in the NL Championship Series. MLB fined Machado an undisclosed amount a day after the baserunning incident.
Yanks SS Gregorius has Tommy John surgery, return uncertain 2018-10-17T22:44:38Z 2018-10-17T21:58:38Z 2018-10-17T22:44:35Z Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has undergone Tommy John surgery on his right elbow that is expected to keep him out of action for much of next season.
Bellinger hitting leadoff for Dodgers vs Brewers in Game 5 2018-10-17T21:14:18Z 2018-10-17T18:58:38Z 2018-10-17T21:14:18Z Cody Bellinger leading off for Dodgers in Game 5 of NLCS, hours after game-winning single pulled LA into a 2-all tie with Milwaukee.
Machado called 'dirty player' by Yelich after benches clear 2018-10-17T21:14:07Z 2018-10-17T06:27:55Z 2018-10-17T21:14:07Z Manny Machado has stepped into trouble again, clipping the back leg of Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar while running out his groundout in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.
Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13 to tie NLCS 2018-10-17T19:42:20Z 2018-10-17T06:48:16Z 2018-10-17T19:42:20Z Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece.
Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he's 'good enough' to go 2018-10-17T19:42:11Z 2018-10-17T02:48:04Z 2018-10-17T19:42:11Z Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale is back with the team and has indicated to manager Alex Cora he feels well enough to pitch.
Power outage: Brewers' bats struggle in 13-inning loss 2018-10-17T19:41:55Z 2018-10-17T06:57:55Z 2018-10-17T19:41:55Z The Milwaukee Brewers' bats went cold enough to lose for the first time since their incredible late-season surge began.
Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS 2018-10-17T19:41:23Z 2018-10-17T01:27:50Z 2018-10-17T19:41:23Z Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.
AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming 2018-10-17T17:50:51Z 2018-10-17T04:17:56Z 2018-10-17T17:50:51Z A person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series.
LEADING OFF: Astros on defense, Kershaw's last turn for LA? 2018-10-17T11:58:22Z 2018-10-17T09:58:13Z 2018-10-17T11:58:22Z LEADING OFF: Astros on defense, NLCS gets testy, Kershaw's last turn for LA?.
Brewers, Dodgers tied after 12 innings in NLCS Game 4 2018-10-17T07:48:16Z 2018-10-17T05:10:30Z 2018-10-17T07:48:16Z Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers tied 1-1 after nine innings in Game 4 of NL Championship Series.
Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans 2018-10-17T05:42:49Z 2018-10-16T21:46:04Z 2018-10-17T05:42:33Z Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez has apologized after complaining "the fans had no energy" during Los Angeles' Game 3 loss in the NL Championship Series.
Osuna makes things worse for Astros in ALCS loss to Red Sox 2018-10-17T04:22:11Z 2018-10-17T01:48:13Z 2018-10-17T04:22:11Z Osuna makes things worse for Astros late in ALCS loss to Red Sox.
Altuve is Astros DH vs. Red Sox in ALCS Game 3 2018-10-17T01:12:53Z 2018-10-16T18:06:49Z 2018-10-17T01:12:53Z 6-time All-Star 2nd baseman Jose Altuve is designated hitter for Houston Astros in playoffs for 1st time.
Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to 'Play Ball' amid crisis 2018-10-16T21:19:44Z 2018-10-16T04:05:32Z 2018-10-16T21:19:23Z 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 2018-10-16T21:07:24Z 2018-10-16T03:35:24Z 2018-10-16T21:07:12Z 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 2018-10-16T19:41:22Z 2018-10-15T22:25:25Z 2018-10-16T19:40:50Z 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 2018-10-16T18:20:39Z 2018-10-16T01:45:58Z 2018-10-16T18:20:30Z 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 2018-10-16T18:20:37Z 2018-10-16T03:25:26Z 2018-10-16T18:20:26Z 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 2018-10-16T16:19:49Z 2018-10-16T03:55:23Z 2018-10-16T16:19:46Z LEADING OFF: Bregman stirs up ALCS, Grandal sits for Dodgers.
Rookie Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS 2018-10-16T03:19:07Z 2018-10-15T00:14:45Z 2018-10-16T03:19:03Z Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Los Angeles Dodgers in NLCS. Snitker gets 2-year extension; managed Braves to playoffs 2018-10-16T02:29:48Z 2018-10-15T14:55:04Z 2018-10-16T02:28:49Z 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 2018-10-15T21:29:55Z 2018-10-15T03:04:49Z 2018-10-15T21:29:10Z 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 2018-10-15T21:18:01Z 2018-10-15T03:24:48Z 2018-10-15T21:17:53Z Ace right-hander Gerrit Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Houston Astros.
Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm 2018-10-15T12:59:39Z 2018-10-14T21:14:38Z 2018-10-15T12:59:33Z 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 2018-10-15T12:48:33Z 2018-10-15T03:34:53Z 2018-10-15T12:47:56Z 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 2018-10-15T07:27:39Z 2018-10-15T02:04:56Z 2018-10-15T07:27:22Z 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 2018-10-14T23:45:09Z 2018-10-14T21:14:48Z 2018-10-14T23:45:09Z 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 2018-10-14T20:35:20Z 2018-10-13T23:54:22Z 2018-10-14T20:35:20Z 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 2018-10-14T20:17:36Z 2018-10-14T04:24:59Z 2018-10-14T20:17:35Z 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 2018-10-14T13:37:36Z 2018-10-14T04:56:05Z 2018-10-14T13:37:35Z 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 2018-10-14T06:51:13Z 2018-10-14T03:24:11Z 2018-10-14T06:51:13Z 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 2018-10-14T03:25:33Z 2018-10-14T02:44:08Z 2018-10-14T03:25:33Z 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 2018-10-14T02:36:06Z 2018-10-14T00:24:25Z 2018-10-14T02:36:05Z 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 2018-10-13T22:27:48Z 2018-10-13T04:34:31Z 2018-10-13T22:27:44Z 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 2018-10-13T22:27:32Z 2018-10-12T21:23:36Z 2018-10-13T22:27:32Z 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 2018-10-13T22:27:29Z 2018-10-13T18:54:09Z 2018-10-13T22:27:28Z Catcher Yasmani Grandal out of Dodgers starting lineup for NLCS Game 2 against Brewers.
Reliever Woodruff's homer stuns Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1 2018-10-13T22:27:26Z 2018-10-13T04:33:50Z 2018-10-13T22:27:26Z 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 2018-10-13T22:27:09Z 2018-10-13T01:53:30Z 2018-10-13T22:27:07Z Brewers RHP Woodruff homers off Dodgers LHP Kershaw in NLCS opener.
Just a bit outside! Uecker throws out NLCS 1st pitch 2018-10-13T21:26:41Z 2018-10-13T00:13:32Z 2018-10-13T21:26:40Z 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 2018-10-13T07:47:43Z 2018-10-13T04:34:08Z 2018-10-13T07:47:43Z 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 2018-10-13T04:36:19Z 2018-10-12T23:24:22Z 2018-10-13T04:36:19Z 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 2018-10-12T23:51:57Z 2018-10-12T21:26:53Z 2018-10-12T23:51:57Z 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 2018-10-12T23:51:48Z 2018-10-12T16:46:47Z 2018-10-12T23:51:48Z 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 2018-10-12T21:56:39Z 2018-10-12T17:13:53Z 2018-10-12T21:56:34Z Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius to need Tommy John surgery on right elbow.
After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out 2018-10-12T21:17:00Z 2018-10-11T07:13:11Z 2018-10-12T21:16:57Z 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 2018-10-12T21:16:34Z 2018-10-12T01:12:57Z 2018-10-12T21:16:33Z 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 2018-10-12T21:07:15Z 2018-10-12T21:03:26Z 2018-10-12T21:07:14Z 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 2018-10-12T17:00:28Z 2018-10-12T03:03:03Z 2018-10-12T17:00:28Z LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins.
Houston SS Correa struggles with back problem as ALCS looms 2018-10-11T18:41:57Z 2018-10-10T22:18:55Z 2018-10-11T18:41:57Z 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 2018-10-11T13:34:32Z 2018-10-11T04:09:18Z 2018-10-11T13:34:32Z LEADING OFF: Aching Correa trying to get back ready for ALCS.
Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros 2018-10-11T05:56:21Z 2018-10-10T21:37:49Z 2018-10-11T05:56:21Z 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 2018-10-11T05:54:35Z 2018-10-10T20:51:12Z 2018-10-11T05:54:35Z 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 2018-10-10T23:38:15Z 2018-10-10T22:29:09Z 2018-10-10T23:38:15Z 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 2018-10-10T23:38:07Z 2018-10-10T21:14:29Z 2018-10-10T23:38:07Z 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 2018-10-10T17:06:41Z 2018-10-09T20:40:34Z 2018-10-10T17:06:41Z Indians smarting after latest first-round exit from AL playoffs.
Out at home: Yankees eliminated by rival Red Sox in ALDS 2018-10-10T17:06:30Z 2018-10-10T04:20:14Z 2018-10-10T17:06:30Z 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 2018-10-10T17:06:24Z 2018-10-10T04:20:02Z 2018-10-10T17:06:24Z 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 2018-10-10T16:36:09Z 2018-10-10T05:04:11Z 2018-10-10T16:36:09Z LEADING OFF: Red Sox ready for Astros, Yanks begin offseason.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone regrets slow hook of Severino 2018-10-10T05:07:11Z 2018-10-09T23:27:52Z 2018-10-10T05:07:11Z Aaron Boone regrets his slow hook of Luis Severino. Hernandez reversed on 3 of 4 replays in Yanks-Red Sox Game 3 2018-10-10T05:06:43Z 2018-10-09T06:18:51Z 2018-10-10T05:06:43Z 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 2018-10-10T05:06:36Z 2018-10-09T21:37:47Z 2018-10-10T05:06:36Z 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 2018-10-09T23:33:47Z 2018-10-09T20:30:59Z 2018-10-09T23:33:47Z 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 2018-10-09T22:34:42Z 2018-10-09T04:07:29Z 2018-10-09T22:34:42Z LEADING OFF: Red Sox try to bounce Yanks from ALDS.
Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win 2018-10-09T20:34:22Z 2018-10-09T00:27:19Z 2018-10-09T20:34:22Z 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 2018-10-09T17:00:06Z 2018-10-09T03:38:07Z 2018-10-09T16:59:05Z 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 2018-10-09T16:34:10Z 2018-10-09T14:38:02Z 2018-10-09T16:34:10Z 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 2018-10-09T16:33:53Z 2018-10-09T04:57:24Z 2018-10-09T16:33:53Z 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 2018-10-09T16:33:32Z 2018-10-08T21:47:22Z 2018-10-09T16:33:32Z Astros advance to ALCS with 11-3 blowout in Game 3, sweep Indians.
Odd path to playoffs: Kratz, Voit, Brasier take longer road 2018-10-09T13:53:44Z 2018-10-08T08:37:06Z 2018-10-09T13:53:44Z 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 2018-10-09T06:00:40Z 2018-10-08T21:40:37Z 2018-10-09T06:00:40Z 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 2018-10-09T01:21:08Z 2018-10-08T15:37:25Z 2018-10-09T01:20:15Z 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 2018-10-08T22:52:10Z 2018-10-07T23:46:41Z 2018-10-08T22:52:00Z 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 2018-10-08T17:59:39Z 2018-10-08T00:17:16Z 2018-10-08T17:59:40Z 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 2018-10-08T17:59:29Z 2018-10-08T04:06:51Z 2018-10-08T17:59:29Z 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 2018-10-08T08:40:29Z 2018-10-08T04:32:52Z 2018-10-08T08:40:29Z 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 2018-10-08T02:30:58Z 2018-10-08T00:26:46Z 2018-10-08T02:30:58Z 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 2018-10-08T01:40:14Z 2018-10-08T01:19:59Z 2018-10-08T01:40:12Z 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 2018-10-08T01:20:56Z 2018-10-07T18:17:10Z 2018-10-08T01:20:39Z Down 2-0, Indians facing win-or-stay-home scenario vs. Astros in Game 3.
Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello 2018-10-07T21:41:21Z 2018-10-07T21:16:57Z 2018-10-07T21:41:15Z 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 2018-10-07T20:50:58Z 2018-10-07T04:06:29Z 2018-10-07T20:50:37Z 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 2018-10-07T19:37:05Z 2018-10-07T00:16:05Z 2018-10-07T19:37:05Z 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 2018-10-07T13:38:42Z 2018-10-07T01:06:11Z 2018-10-07T13:38:06Z LEADING OFF: Newcomb subs in for Braves, Rockies head home.
Miller stumbles, Indians fall into 2-0 ALDS hole vs Astros 2018-10-07T07:07:49Z 2018-10-07T00:36:11Z 2018-10-07T07:07:49Z 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 2018-10-07T04:27:16Z 2018-10-07T00:56:07Z 2018-10-07T04:27:16Z 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 2018-10-07T01:37:52Z 2018-10-06T07:35:39Z 2018-10-07T01:37:46Z 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 2018-10-06T22:21:07Z 2018-10-06T00:25:30Z 2018-10-06T22:21:04Z 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 2018-10-06T22:20:54Z 2018-10-06T03:26:52Z 2018-10-06T22:20:47Z 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 2018-10-06T22:20:33Z 2018-10-06T04:36:05Z 2018-10-06T22:20:32Z 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 2018-10-06T22:20:15Z 2018-10-05T22:05:28Z 2018-10-06T22:20:15Z 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 2018-10-06T14:18:16Z 2018-10-06T03:15:32Z 2018-10-06T14:18:14Z 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 2018-10-06T07:30:48Z 2018-10-06T02:55:30Z 2018-10-06T07:30:48Z 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 2018-10-06T02:16:09Z 2018-10-06T00:35:28Z 2018-10-06T02:16:01Z 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 2018-10-05T21:14:30Z 2018-10-04T21:24:52Z 2018-10-05T21:14:30Z 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 2018-10-05T21:14:27Z 2018-10-05T00:14:56Z 2018-10-05T21:14:27Z In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters. Rockies' Marquez in Game 3 of NLDS; Miley likely for Brewers 2018-10-05T21:14:22Z 2018-10-05T18:55:38Z 2018-10-05T21:14:22Z 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 2018-10-05T16:56:05Z 2018-10-05T01:35:05Z 2018-10-05T16:56:05Z 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 2018-10-05T16:56:00Z 2018-10-05T04:05:12Z 2018-10-05T16:56:00Z 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 2018-10-05T07:47:00Z 2018-10-05T02:45:00Z 2018-10-05T07:47:00Z LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yankees and Red Sox renew October rivalry.
Braves' Swanson, Dodgers' Stripling off NLDS rosters 2018-10-05T01:59:05Z 2018-10-04T18:48:23Z 2018-10-05T01:58:57Z Injured shortstop Dansby Swanson off Braves' roster for NLDS against Dodgers.
Kershaw: No gut punch in not starting Game 1 of NLDS 2018-10-05T00:20:41Z 2018-10-04T23:25:10Z 2018-10-05T00:20:41Z 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 2018-10-04T21:40:39Z 2018-10-04T15:04:42Z 2018-10-04T21:40:22Z 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 2018-10-04T21:15:06Z 2018-10-04T08:45:48Z 2018-10-04T21:15:06Z 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 2018-10-04T18:55:19Z 2018-10-04T16:37:32Z 2018-10-04T18:55:19Z 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 2018-10-04T18:55:14Z 2018-10-04T03:54:28Z 2018-10-04T18:55:14Z 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 2018-10-04T18:55:08Z 2018-10-04T18:15:22Z 2018-10-04T18:55:08Z 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 2018-10-04T16:16:57Z 2018-10-03T21:54:06Z 2018-10-04T16:16:21Z 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 2018-10-04T15:13:46Z 2018-10-04T01:24:17Z 2018-10-04T15:13:46Z 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 2018-10-04T12:38:15Z 2018-10-04T02:44:34Z 2018-10-04T12:38:15Z LEADING OFF: Brewers go bullpen, Dodgers send out Ryu. MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy 2018-10-04T09:24:39Z 2018-10-03T20:54:05Z 2018-10-04T09:24:39Z Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
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