Houston Astros beat Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 in Game 5, advance to AL Championship Series against New York Yankees
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros beat Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 in Game 5, advance to AL Championship Series against New York Yankees.
10-spot: Cardinals score 10 runs in 1st inning vs Braves
ATLANTA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have scored a record 10 runs in the first inning of the decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series against the Atlanta Braves.
LEADING OFF: Scherzer, Nats open MLB playoffs vs Brewers
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Max Scherzer throws the first pitch of this year's playoffs when Washington takes on the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL...
All 10 MLB playoff slots filled; A’s, Rays in, Indians out
The creative Tampa Bay Rays and the tenacious Oakland Athletics earned playoff spots Friday night, filling out the 10-team field for the Major League Baseball postseason.
September Scramble: MLB playoff spots, intriguing plots
All-Star ace Luis Severino heating up in the bullpen, maybe. Gavin Lux making his debut, Bruce Bochy saying farewell.
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Catching up with USC’s alumni
Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Boston
Hitting .273 with one homer and five RBIs in three playoff games. The Red Sox are down 2-1 to Houston in the ALDS with Game 4 on Monday. Hit .245 with 17 homers and 63 RBIs in 133 regular-season games. Stole eight bases. The Red Sox won the American League East.
Sam Dyson, RHP, San Francisco
Season over. Was 4-10 with a 6.09 ERA and 14 saves over two stops. Struck out 34 and walked 30 in 54 2-3 innings.
Yankees Win AL Wild Card Game, Beat Twins 8-4
Dodgers’ Urias to become youngest starter in MLB playoffs
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julio Urias finally is getting to start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the postseason.
The 20-year-old rookie from Mexico came on in relief in a decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series, helping the Dodgers beat Washington to advance.
Now, he'll take the mound Wednesday in Game 4 of the Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, the youngest starting pitcher in major league postseason history.