MLB Playoffs

Jason Keidel
October 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
When the Yankees won Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, they gave your the impression that they'd win Game 6. And then when DJ LeMahieu belted that ninth-inning homer Saturday night, you had the sense Game 7 was around the corner. But Saturday night, like the entire series, was a...
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Tim Kelly
October 12, 2019 - 8:49 am
If October isn't the best month on the sports calendar, well, it's pretty close. Here's a full schedule and programming guide for the remainder of the 2019 MLB postseason: Gerrit Cole is arguably the best pitcher in baseball. Photo credit ( Troy Taormina /USA Today) ALCS Friday Oct. 18: Game 5 -...
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Tim Kelly
October 10, 2019 - 9:55 am
Remember that scene in “The Sandlot” where Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez leads his team into the opponent’s field and they, in the words of Scotty Smalls, “beat the crap” out of the team they had bad blood with? That’s kind of what the St. Louis Cardinals did Wednesday night in Atlanta. In a win-or-go-...
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John Healy
October 07, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Home runs may be flying out of major league ballparks at an alarming rate, but there are still few greater thrills in sports than a clutch postseason home run. The past decade certainly had some hair-raising home runs in October, and the advent of social media has helped expand the reach and...
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John Healy
October 06, 2019 - 10:00 am
The Minnesota Twins turned to their unlikeliest of sources to try and stop their 14-game postseason losing streak in former Uber driver-turned-starter Randy Dobnak in Saturday's Game 2. Yet, Dobnak could not give them a, er, lift. He lasted just two-plus innings, allowing six hits and charged with...
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Derek Fogel
October 06, 2019 - 1:02 am
Houston (SPORTSRADIO 610) - Gerrit Cole continued his dominant stretch of starts that dates back months into the regular season with a historic 15-strikeout performance Saturday night in the Houston Astros' 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. The right-hander tossed 118 pitches over 7.2 shutout...
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Tampa Bay Rays players celebrate in the clubhouse after they defeated the Toronto Blue Jays and clinched an MLB American League wild-card berth in Toronto, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.
(Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
Associated Press
September 28, 2019 - 9:21 am
The creative Tampa Bay Rays and the tenacious Oakland Athletics earned playoff spots Friday night
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October 16, 2018 - 9:29 pm
By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — 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 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. Steve Pearce hit a tiebreaking solo...
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October 15, 2018 - 11:54 pm
By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Of all the chants that could have emanated from the Dodger Stadium stands during the eighth inning of Game 3 of the NLCS, "We want Austin!" was not exactly the most likely. But after Los Angeles catcher Yasmani Grandal committed his third passed...
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© Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
October 05, 2018 - 6:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — 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 Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.
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