The 2017 Rookies of the Year: Aaron Judge of the Yankees and Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers. (AP) There wasn’t much drama to be had in this year’s Rookie of the Year awards in baseball. We knew the American League award would go to the New York Yankees’ home-run swatting star Aaron Judge and Cody […]
What struggles? Clayton Kershaw came into Tuesday's start in Game 1 of the World Series carrying a bit of a reputation in some corners for wilting under the bright lights of October. Much of this came from two specific starts against the Cardinals in the 2013 and '14 playoffs, respectively, when he allowed a combined […]
The Astros are headed to their first Fall Classic as an American League team, and second overall, after taking a 4-0 victory over the Yankees in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros did a long list of things right in defeating the Yankees, 2-1, in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. But it begins with Dallas Keuchel performing at his best in front of a roaring crowd of 43,116 at Minute Maid Park.
Peter O'Malley said recently that he has had discussions with Major League Baseball about taking over Historic Dodgertown, the venerable Vero Beach complex. Historic Dodgertown–which includes Holman Stadium (shown above)–was the longtime home of spring training for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers
One Game 5 was set up on Wednesday. Another was settled. The Nationals shut out the Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Later in the evening, the Yankees scored three early runs against Indians ace Corey Kluber and held on for a 5-2 victory […]
Let it never be forgotten that in order to beat the Red Sox in Game 4 of the ALDS to advance to the ALCS, the Astros first had to beat the best pitchers the game has to offer: They had to tie the game off Cy Young candidate Chris Sale, who’d entered in relief, so […]
Brian Dozier opened the American League Wild Card Game with a bang — cracking a leadoff home run off Yankees ace Luis Severino — keying a huge first inning for the Twins at Yankee Stadium, as they took a 3-0 lead and chased Severino after just 1/3 of an inning.
It was an unforgettable, fun and historic season that saw the Twins become the first team to go from losing more than 100 games to making the postseason the next year. But it ended with a familiar result against the Yankees.
With the Astros’ 3-2 win over the Red Sox on Friday, they joined the Dodgers and Indians in reaching the 100-victory mark, making 2017 the sixth season in Major League history in which three teams have won 100 games.
Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor headed out to their positions in the eighth inning on Sunday afternoon, fully expecting to finish out the Indians’ final game of the regular season. Manager Terry Francona had something else in mind, waiting until one out was recorded to send in a pair of replacements.