National League

World Series on FOX: Tune-in, start times set
mlbrealtalk.com

Major League Baseball has announced FOX’s broadcast schedule for the 2017 World Series, which is set to begin at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 24, and is presented by YouTube TV. Baseball’s 113th Fall Classic will feature the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers facing either the New York Yankees or the Houston Astros representing […]

623
Like
Save
Vosler comes up big with walk-off triple in AFL
mlbrealtalk.com

Chicago Cubs prospect Jason Vosler walked to the plate on Friday with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, his team trailing by a run. The third baseman was 0-for-4 in his at-bats that day, and he knew he needed something big. With runners on first and third, Vosler hit a sharp line drive […]

696
Like
Save
Bar raised on North Side, Cubs begin '18 prep
mlbrealtalk.com

Now that the Cubs’ season is over, crews began preparations on Friday at Wrigley Field for the next phase of the ballpark’s renovation project. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein also began work on the 2018 team.

905
Like
Save
Harrison homers twice, including slam, in AFL
mlbrealtalk.com

After a strong regular season, Monte Harrison got off to a slow start in the Arizona Fall League, but got back on track with a pair of homers in Salt River’s 10-4 win over Glendale on Friday. The Brewers’ No. 14 prospect hit a grand slam in the fourth and a two-run homer in the […]

523
Like
Save
Inbox: How do Braves plan to navigate winter?
mlbrealtalk.com

Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers fan questions about offseason signings, coaching changes and more.

430
Like
Save
Phillies' Arizona Fall League overview
mlbrealtalk.com

Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Phillies’ Arizona Fall League participants, led by talented outfielder Cornelius Randolph.

280
Like
Save
Dodgers pitch in with relief aid to Puerto Rico
mlbrealtalk.com

The Dodgers will make a “substantial” donation to aid Puerto Rico’s relief effort from Hurricane Maria in the name of Enrique Hernandez, whose record-tying three-homer performance on Thursday helped the club clinch the National League Championship Series.

858
Like
Save
WS berth one of Kershaw's 'best moments'
mlbrealtalk.com

Clayton Kershaw could not move. He turned to his right, slamming into a wall of teammates and a shower of beer. He turned to his left. More of the same. Eventually, Kershaw ducked out of the huddle of screaming Dodgers, who had transformed Wrigley Field’s weight room into a fraternity house following their 11-1, pennant-clinching […]

431
Like
Save
Even in slump, Dodgers remained confident
mlbrealtalk.com

Kenley Jansen laughed whenever a reporter asked if he was worried when the Dodgers lost 16 of 17 games. “It’s for you guys to make it a dramatic thing that we lost 16 of 17,” Jansen said of the media. “We know we’re good.”

416
Like
Save
Roberts proving Dodgers found right man for job
mlbrealtalk.com

All these teams looking for a new manager — and another one joined the list Friday when the Nationals announced they’re parting ways with Dusty Baker — should hire somebody the way the Dodgers hired Dave Roberts.

213
Like
Save
Maddon lauds Wolf for admitting wrong call
mlbrealtalk.com

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he appreciated umpire Jim Wolf admitting he made the wrong call in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night vs. the Dodgers. Maddon had argued the call and was ejected for the second time in the series.

677
Like
Save
Bench coach Bell departs for Giants
mlbrealtalk.com

The Cardinals, who already have a search underway for a pitching coach and bullpen coach, will now also be looking to hire a new bench coach. After serving as Mike Matheny’s bench coach for the past three seasons, David Bell has accepted the position of vice president of player development for the San Francisco Giants.

558
Like
Save