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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

The bigger the stage, the brighter Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman shines

Ask any Houston Astros player and he will say the same thing: Alex Bregman was made for these moments. The young third baseman was great for the defending champions all …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

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

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 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

Marwin Gonzalez, Alex Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS 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 A.L. Division …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

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

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 …


Chris Sale strong, bullpen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

Chris Sale struck out eight for his first postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to hold off the …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

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

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 …


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

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 …


Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS 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. Named …


Mike Moustakas scores Christian Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rockies in NLDS opener

Mike Moustakas 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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:37 p.m.

ALDS preview: In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

This postseason may be best remembered for its bullpen openers. Just not in the A.L. Division Series between the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians. Relief pitchers are covering entire games …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 7:13 p.m.

ALDS preview: Chris Sale eager to amend for 2017 postseason clunker as Red Sox face 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.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 4:32 p.m.

Major League Baseball playoffs have local flair with former Spokane Indians on Boston Red Sox roster

The MLB playoffs will have a somewhat local flair, as a pair of former Spokane Indians are employed by a postseason favorite.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:59 p.m.

Aaron Judge’s first-inning homer launches New York Yankees to win in American League wild-card game

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 …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 4:41 p.m.

MLB gives Addison Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. MLB had been investigating domestic violence allegations against Russell made by his …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 2:46 p.m.

Buck Showalter fired as Orioles manager after 115-loss season

Buck Showalter has been fired as manager of the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore went 47-115 this season, finishing 61 games behind Boston in the AL East. The Orioles made three playoff …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

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

Tony Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 13th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 in an epic NL wild-card game. Wolters, a …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Ken Griffey Jr. says to ‘Let the kids play’ in MLB’s official postseason ad

Major League Baseball is opening October by blasting the game’s so-called “unwritten rules.”


Luis Severino to start American League wild-card game for New York Yankees again

Luis Severino will start the A.L. wild-card game for the New York Yankees for the second straight year. Yankees manager Aaron Boone made the announcement a day before the game …


Seeking relief, Oakland Athletics to start Liam Hendriks in A.L. wild-card game

Reliever Liam Hendriks will start for the Oakland Athletics in Wednesday night’s A.L. wild-card game against the New York Yankees. Hendriks was designated for assignment in June and cleared waivers, …


Minnesota Twins fire manager Paul Molitor after 78-84 finish

The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

Walker Buehler, Dodgers top Rockies for sixth straight N.L. West title

What a day for Walker Buehler. The rookie with the preternatural calm pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a record sixth consecutive National League West title. Buehler tossed one-hit ball …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 8:33 p.m.

Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for N.L. Central title

Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first N.L. Central title since 2011 by …


MLB leaders: Mookie Betts wins A.L. batting title

NEW YORK – In a season of haves and have nots, Christian Yelich’s quest to become the National League’s first Triple Crown winner since 1937 will extend to a 163rd …


One and not done: Brewers-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in tiebreakers

Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. October baseball is about to begin with Game …


Mike Scioscia bids farewell as Los Angeles Angels manager after 19 years

Mike Scioscia started out smiling in front of the crowded room. It wasn’t long, though, before tears glistened in his hazel eyes. He stepped down as manager of the Los …


MLB Capsules: Dodgers clinch playoff berth with 10-6 win against Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched baseball’s final playoff berth and gave themselves a chance to still win the N.L. West, getting a go-ahead triple from Manny Machado in the eighth …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Rangers break through in seventh, beat Mariners 2-0

First baseman Ronald Guzman broke a tie with an RBI single in the seventh inning, and the Texas Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the …


CC Sabathia ejected for hitting batter, misses $500K bonus mark

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was ejected for hitting Jesus Sucre on a leg in retaliation for Tampa Bay reliever Andrew Kittredge throwing an inside pitch at Austin Romine, possibly costing …


MLB strikeouts set record for 11th straight year

Major League Baseball has set a strikeouts record for the 11th consecutive year – and with four days to spare. There were 40,196 strikeouts through Wednesday, topping last year’s 40,104. …


Addison Russell out for rest of regular season during MLB inquiry

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will sit out the rest of the regular season while Major League Baseball investigates domestic violence allegations from his ex-wife. MLB and the players’ association …