Andrew Knizner has answered every challenge the Cardinals have placed in front of him thus far and hopes to do the so again while playing with the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League.
The legacies of playoff sadness for the Washington Nationals and Washington D.C. as a whole are now in the hands of Gio Gonzalez. Or should we say they’re in the hands of Gio Gonzalez again. The Nats announced that Gonzalez will start their decisive Game 5 against the Chicago Cubs, happening Thursday night in D.C. […]
The Washington Nationals were never meant to play in the National League Championship Series. That’s not an official rule, but it certainly seems true based on the team’s recent history. That Nationals suffered yet another excruciating playoff meltdown against the Chicago Cubs in Game 5 of the NLDS on Thursday. And if you’re a seasoned […]
Aaron Judge struck out 208 times during the regular season, a New York Yankees single-season record, and the rookie phenom continues to swing-and-miss his way into the history books now that October has arrived. On Monday night in the Bronx, the scuffling 25-year-old struck out another four times in his club's Game 4 victory over […]
BOSTON (AP) Hanley Ramirez waved a ”Believe in Boston” flag during pregame introductions, drawing cheers from a Fenway Park crowd fearful of a second straight postseason sweep. Then he gave the Red Sox exactly what they wished for: more October baseball. ”I just tried to wake everybody up,” Ramirez said after delivering four hits and […]
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer Scott Lauber covers the Boston Red Sox for ESPN.com. Follow on Twitter BOSTON — The tire marks were still fresh on the players' chests last Oct. 11 when the Red Sox called dual Fenway Park news conferences to discuss the fallout from an American League Division Series
It sure seems like the Houston Astros have this figured out. And it sure seems like, unless something changes drastically, the 2017 Boston Red Sox aren’t long for baseball’s postseason. The Astros did Friday in Game 2 of the American League Division Series exactly what they would have hoped: They hit some more homers, beat […]
Another postseason opportunity awaits Andre Ethier on Friday at 7:30 p.m. PT, as the Dodgers host the D-backs in Game 1 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile. The Dodgers left fielder will be playing in his 44th postseason game.
It is proving a painful finish for Brewers first baseman Eric Thames, who fouled another pitch off his already bruised right foot in the eighth inning of Saturday’s 7-6 loss to the Cardinals at Busch Stadium and was forced to leave the game.
One swing. That’s all it will take for Giancarlo Stanton to become the sixth member of baseball’s elite 60-home run club, along with Babe Ruth, Roger Maris, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Stanton carries his 59 homers into what could be a historic Saturday night at Marlins Park, as the Marlins and Braves […]
It’s time for the Cubs to party like it’s 2016. The Cubs clinched their second straight National League Central Division title on Wednesday, beating the Cardinals, 5-1, to advance to the postseason for a third straight year.
The Mariners were eliminated from postseason contention with Sunday’s loss