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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

Jose Altuve’s home run in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

Jose Altuve homered off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 to advance to the World Series for …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019

DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks lift Yankees over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks stunned Justin Verlander with first-inning home runs, James Paxton made the lead stand up and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1, cutting the Astros’ …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Astros power past Yankees for 3-1 ALCS lead, Justin Verlander up next

George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run home runs, and the Houston Astros got another wild ace off the hook to beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 and …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Gleyber Torres, Masahiro Tanaka lead Yankees over Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener

Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals beat St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

Scherzer carries no-hit bid into 7th inning, Nationals beat Cardinals 3-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

Anibal Sanchez shines as Nationals beat Cardinals 2-0 in NLCS opener

ST. LOUIS – It turns out Washington’s Big Three is a Big Four. Don’t forget about Anibal Sanchez.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018

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

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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018

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.”


World Series – The Latest: Terry Francona not recognized in hours before Game 6

The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians.


It’s November? Indians, Cubs to play Game 6 of World Series in warm weather

The temperature is expected to be in the 70s when the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs play Tuesday night at Progressive Field, which was bathed in sunshine in the hours …


’Pen pals: Former Yanks Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller could decide Series

The guy who has spent the last three months possibly redefining what it means to be a closer remains in awe of the guy who took his job this spring.


Indians try to bring Cleveland long-awaited home party

In a World Series of teams trying to end droughts, Cleveland seeks to win title at home for first time since 1920


2 for 1: Indians home with 2 chances to win World Series

The Indians swung and missed on their first chance to end a 68-year World Series title drought. They’ve got two more cracks at a championship starting Tuesday night when they …


How do Cubs fans spell relief? W-I-N in the World Series

Chicago Cubs fans are a confident bunch as the World Series heads back to Cleveland. The Indians lead the Series 3-2 after the Cubs won Sunday night. Cubs fans say …


After Halloween, Josh Tomlin, Indians looking to treat home fans

After Halloween, Josh Tomlin and the Cleveland Indians look to treat the home fans to a title while the Cubs look to force a World Series Game 7 in their …


Cubs get Kyle Schwarber’s ‘thunder’ back in Cleveland

Three games at Wrigley Field did to Kyle Schwarber what a shredded left knee, six grueling months of rehab and the Cleveland Indians haven’t: keep the Chicago Cubs slugger in …


What to watch for in Game 6 of the World Series

What to watch for tonight in Game 6 of the World Series.


The Latest – World Series: Cubs’ Jason Heyward remains on bench for Game 2

The Latest on the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians at the Chicago Cubs.


MLB hopes to beat rain, moves up start time of Game 2 of World Series

The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians are hoping to beat the rain forecast for Wednesday and get in Game 2 of the World Series.


Dueling Droughts: Cubs, Indians set to meet in World Series

At long, long last, it’s true: Either the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians will win the World Series.


Short story: Indians’ Francisco Lindor set to smile, sparkle in World Series

Born in November, Francisco Lindor is an October baby this year. You’d never know these are his first steps on baseball’s pressure-packed postseason stage.


MLB notes: Cubs SS Addison Russell ruled out for NLCS with hamstring injury

CHICAGO – Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will not play in the NL Championship Series because of a strained left hamstring.


Designate this! Pitchers help out at plate in N.L. playoffs

NEW YORK – Just when they’d been designated automatic outs, pitchers are making an impact at the plate in the National League playoffs.


Cubs’ not-so-secret weapon: Manny (sort of) being Manny

CHICAGO – Manny Ramirez’s latest gig with the Cubs is proof that if you hang around the game long enough, you’ll see it all. Among the greatest right-handed hitters of …


Chase Utley takeout slide key; Dodgers beat Mets 5-2, tie NLDS 1-1

LOS ANGELES – Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada broke his right leg when a takeout slide by Chase Utley flipped the shortstop during a four-run rally in the seventh inning, and …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015

Dallas Keuchel looks to help Astros take lead in ALDS over Royals

HOUSTON – Dallas Keuchel has been asked why he pitches so well at home so many times that on Saturday, when it was posed yet again, Houston’s ace had a …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015

Adrian Beltre excused from Rangers workout to rest back

ARLINGTON, Texas – Adrian Beltre stayed home Saturday, resting his strained lower back and taking medications. The Texas Rangers still were unsure if their veteran third baseman would be back …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 9, 2015

Hanser Alberto, Rangers beat Blue Jays in 14th, lead ALDS 2-0

TORONTO – Fed up with his own bat, Hanser Alberto grabbed one belonging to teammate Delino DeShields. Good choice, rookie.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 28, 2014

Royals rout Giants to force Game 7 in World Series

The raucous roar at Kauffman Stadium swelled with every batter in the second inning and then got louder the rest of the night.