Stories tagged: MLB playoffs
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Astros trying to give Houston a boost in wake of Hurricane Harvey
Every time the Astros suit up, they wear a simple patch as a reminder of what Houston lost to Hurricane Harvey and its catastrophic flooding. The city is determined to …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
New York Yankees find themselves in another hole, trailing 2-0 again
Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the A.L. Championship Series against the Houston Astros.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Yankees complete stunning comeback series win over Indians
Didi Gregorius, following in the October footprints left by Derek Jeter, homered twice off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Dodgers show they’ve put 1-16 skid behind them
The Dodgers’ 1-16 skid from late August into September seemed strange while it was happening. After spending all summer as the most resilient, resourceful team in baseball, Los Angeles suddenly …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
It’s win or go home for Yankees, Indians
There were no noticeable signs of panic or pressure. Now is not the time to show any weakness. As the Cleveland Indians got ready for their biggest game this season, …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Cody Bellinger’s big night sends Dodgers to NLCS
Cody Bellinger homered, drove in two runs and flipped over a dugout railing to steal an out for a dominant Yu Darvish, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Yankees top Indians, force Game 5
Luis Severino, Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees are headed back to Cleveland for a decisive Game 5 – thanks to plenty of help from the Indians.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Anthony Rizzo delivers as Cubs take NLDS lead over Nationals
Anthony Rizzo looped a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs overcame Max Scherzer’s brilliant performance to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Monday …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Astros eliminate Red Sox, advance to first ALCS
Justin Verlander outpitched Chris Sale in a relief role reversal of aces, and the Houston Astros advanced to their first American League Championship Series, rallying past the Boston Red Sox …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Ex-Dodger Greinke stands in way of L.A. sweep of Arizona
Zack Greinke left Los Angeles for a big payday in the desert. Now Arizona wants the ex-Dodger to prove his worth.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 10 p.m.
Aaron Judge makes big catch, Greg Bird homers as Yankees drop Indians
Good thing for Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees that Aaron Judge is 6-foot-7.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Red Sox increase security at Fenway Park for playoff game
The Red Sox and the city of Boston increased security at Fenway Park for Game 3 of the AL Division Series when the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 10-3.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Washington Nationals win N.L. East, 1st MLB team to clinch playoff spot
The Washington Nationals became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season, winning the NL East on Sunday as Stephen Strasburg extended his scoreless streak …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Mariners among nine teams vying for two wildcard spots in A.L.
An open date Thursday in the Mariners’ schedule offers a chance to assess before they begin a four-city trip Friday with the first of three weekend games at Tampa Bay. …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Dodgers name Hill their NLDS Game 5 starter vs. Nationals
Veteran left-hander Rich Hill will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of the N.L. Division Series.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Blue Jays hit four home runs, beat Texas for 2-0 lead in ALDS
Edwin Encarnacion capped a three-homer burst in the fifth inning off Yu Darvish and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 Friday to take a 2-0 lead in …
Mon., Oct. 12, 2015, 10:36 p.m.
Granderson, Mets beat Dodgers 13-7, take 2-1 lead in NLDS
Curtis Granderson drives in five as Mets rout Dodgers for 2-1 series lead
Sun., Oct. 12, 2014
Madison Bumgarner shuts down Cardinals in NLCS opener
ST. LOUIS – Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the …
Sun., Oct. 5, 2014
Dodgers-Cardinals box score
Sun., Oct. 5, 2014
Giants beat Nationals in 18-inning thriller
WASHINGTON – Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and …
Sat., Oct. 4, 2014
Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the A.L. Division Series with a …
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014
A capsule look at the NLDS
N.L. Division Series 6: Season series: Nationals won 5-2.
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014
Nelson Cruz, J.J. Hardy HRs carry Orioles past Tigers
BALTIMORE – Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles had the good fortune of avoiding Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer during the regular season. Or maybe it was the other …
Mon., Sept. 29, 2014
Sunday settles everything
Sonny Gray pitched Oakland into baseball’s last playoff spot, Detroit and St. Louis clinched division crowns and Jordan Zimmermann threw a no-hitter in a final-day drama made even more memorable …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
Rookies get Dodgers back on track
Led by a pair of precocious rookies, the Los Angeles Dodgers got themselves right back into the N.L. championship series. Hyun-Jin Ryu outpitched Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright with seven innings …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013, 10:25 p.m.
Dodgers break through in NLCS
Led by a pair of precocious rookies, the Los Angeles Dodgers got themselves right back into the N.L. championship series.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013
Down 5-0 in Game 2, Red Sox rallies to tie series
BOSTON – David Ortiz’s line drive sailed just beyond Torii Hunter’s reach and into the Boston bullpen, sending the Tigers right fielder flopping headfirst over the wall after it. With …
Sun., Oct. 13, 2013, 10:33 p.m.
Tigers hit wall as Red Sox rally
David Ortiz’s grand slam erased an eighth-inning deficit and Jonny Gomes scored the game-winning run in the ninth Sunday night to give Boston a 6-5 victory over Detroit.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 1:41 a.m.
How sweep it is: Giants finish off Tigers
DETROIT (AP) — Kung Fu Panda, The Freak, The Beard and all their seed-throwing buddies are on top of baseball — again. They may be under the radar, unappreciated and …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 12:38 a.m.
Giants beat Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings for sweep
DETROIT (AP) — Smart pitching. Clutch hitting. Sharp fielding. Plus an MVP Panda. All the right elements for a sweet World Series sweep for the San Francisco Giants.