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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

Brad Ausmus named manager of Los Angeles Angels

Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels’ manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 10:23 p.m.

Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Chris Taylor made a key catch and the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the World Series for the second straight year, beating the Milwaukee Brewers …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

Jesus Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Jesus Aguilar and the Milwaukee Brewers forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7, bolting to a big lead and handing it to their dominant bullpen in a 7-2 win …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Alex Cora: Chris Sale to start World Series opener for Boston Red Sox, David Price likely for Game 2

Boston ace Chris Sale will start Tuesday’s World Series opener and David Price probably will follow in Game 2, Boston manager Alex Cora says. Sale and Price also started the …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:18 p.m.

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros. Rafael Devers …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

Andrew Benintendi’s diving catch preserves Boston’s win over Houston for 3-1 ALCS lead

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 on Wednesday night …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Clayton Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

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 Wednesday to move one …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5:12 p.m.

MLB says Astros doing surveillance, not spying in dugouts

Major League Baseball has determined that a Houston Astros employee was monitoring visiting dugouts this postseason to make sure other teams were not breaking rules. MLB issued a statement about …


NLCS tied: Cody Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13

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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Jackie Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

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 …


Venezuelan fans endure sacrifices to ‘Play Ball’ amid crisis

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 …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

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

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 on Monday to take a …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:42 p.m.

Gerrit Cole struggles in second playoff start with Astros

Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros. By the time he recovered, it was too late. Boston was well on its way …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5

David Price was good enough, the Red Sox relievers were even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:25 p.m.

Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS

LOS ANGELES – Dodgers manager Dave Roberts came into the postseason willing to let his starters go deeper into games. He has yet to find someone who can stick around.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

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

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 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

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

Justin Turner hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 to even the NL Championship Series at a game apiece. …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

Reliever Brandon Woodruff’s homer stuns Clayton Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1 of NLCS

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

After World Series win with Astros, Boston manager Alex Cora aims to knock them out

After vanquishing the hated Yankees, Alex Cora has another, perhaps even more personal fight in front of him. The first-year Red Sox manager will lead Boston against his former team …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.

From castoff to playoffs: Max Muncy bashes for Los Angeles Dodgers

With all the high-priced talent on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ roster, Max Muncy had to find a way to stand out. He’s done it with his bat, coming from the …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 7:26 p.m.

For Los Angeles Dodgers, trouble may be brewing in NLCS

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ celebration at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park on Monday was as much about checking off a box as it was what they had accomplished. They expected to advance …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

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

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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

Los Angeles Dodgers counting on Manny Machado to push them over Series hump

The Los Angeles Dodgers are making another run at their first World Series title since 1988, and this time they brought Manny Machado along for the ride. The slugging shortstop …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

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

Brock Holt put the finishing touch on Boston’s blowout by etching his name in the record book. The part-time utilityman became the first player to hit for the cycle in …


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

Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano will not face criminal charges in the Dominican Republic as a result of his involvement in a traffic incident that injured a police officer, authorities …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Manny Machado, Dodgers finish off ‘Baby Braves’ in NLDS with 6-2 win

Manny Machado hit an RBI double and three-run homer, David Freese came through again in the postseason and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the National League Championship Series for …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

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

The defending World Series champion Houston Astros advanced to the American League Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland on Monday with an 11-3 …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Colorado Rockies’ wait for title will extend past a quarter-century

For once, the Colorado Rockies head into the offseason searching for more pop at the plate to go with excellent pitching, not the other way around.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 7:11 p.m.

Brewers sweep Rockies, advance to first NLCS since 2011

Wade Miley pitched masterfully into the fifth inning before turning it over to a lights-out Milwaukee bullpen, 38-year-old catcher Erik Kratz kept up his torrid hitting and the Brewers beat …


Nathan Eovaldi to start Game 3 for Red Sox against Yankees

Boston will start former Yankees pitcher Nathan Eovaldi rather than Rick Porcello against New York in Game 3 of the A.L. Division Series on Monday.