The Mets plan to bring back infielder Jose Reyes next season and will part ways with pitcher Jonathon Niese, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.
The Dodgers might have their backs against a wall after their 8-4 loss in Game 5, but they’re at least treating it like a comfortable wall given the starting pitchers they have lined up for Games 6 and 7.
The Cubs are one win away from their first World Series appearance since 1945 after their 8-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. Chicago leads the best-of-seven series, three games to two, with Game 6 scheduled for Saturday at Wrigley Field.
Having tried to work on mechanical adjustments as much as possible between games, winemaker Joe Blanton joked that he might try looking for the answer to his sudden slump at the bottom of a glass. “Everybody has times when you get into one of these spells,” Blanton said after he gave up his second tie-breaking […]
When Adrian Gonzalez tried to jump-start a Dodgers rally late in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Thursday, Javier Baez — who else? — was there to quash it. The Cubs’ young second baseman came up with yet another postseason defensive gem in the Cubs’ 8-4 win at Dodger Stadium.
Major League Baseball has announced the start times for the World Series, scheduled to begin Tuesday in Cleveland, where the Indians will play host to the winner of the National League Championship Series between the Cubs and Dodgers.
Let’s face it: jury duty, despite being a vital part of our justice system, isn’t a lot of fun. But you know what would make it a lot more fun? The mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies, the fuzzy green Phillie Phanatic. This isn’t a thought exercise — the Phanatic actually showed up to jury duty […]
Experience doesn’t mean a thing. Cleveland Indians starter Ryan Merritt proved as much during Wednesday’s Game 5 start against the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series. In just his second major-league start, Merritt turned in a fantastic performance during Cleveland’s 3-0 win, sending the Indians to their first World Series since 1997. Merritt […]
LOS ANGELES — Vin Scully isn’t here. Instead, in broadcast booth No. 1 in the Vin Scully press box, his seat is filled by Fox’s play-by-play duo of Joe Buck and John Smoltz. Now, this isn’t a surprise, Vin retired and said there would be no postseason assignment because you can only really say goodbye […]
Wild Thing will have to stay in the bullpen during the World Series. While actor Charlie Sheen, who played Ricky ”Wild Thing” Vaughn in the movie ”Major League” offered to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before one of this year’s World Series games, Major League Baseball said the choices have already been made. A […]
“You know, these guys ain’t so f—– bad!“ In a stunning bit of deja vu, for a second straight year, a widely underrated team from the AL Central defied expectations and ousted the formidable Toronto Blue Jays from the American League Championship Series, as the Cleveland Indians secured their first pennant in almost two decades […]
Every day, baseball gives you something you’ve likely never seen before. During Game 5 of the National League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gave baseball fans everywhere one of those moments that left the world scratching its collective head. Roberts lifted starter Kenta Maeda after just 3 2/3 innings in favor of […]