The Chicago Cubs are in the unenviable position of returning home down 2-0 in the National League Championship Series against the best team from baseball's regular season, the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs coming within striking distance of a second consecutive World Series appearance shouldn't come as a surprise, but the lack of punch shown […]
And then there were four. The Cubs rallied against the Nationals and Max Scherzer in a bizarre four-run fifth inning that checked nearly every item in the box score to post a crazy 9-8 victory Thursday night and clinch the National League Division Series.
Didi Gregorius homered twice, CC Sabathia rolled back the clock with nine strikeouts before turning it over to the bullpen in the fifth inning and the Yankees completed their historic comeback from a daunting deficit, advancing past the Indians with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the American League Division Series […]
Yankees’ slugger Aaron Judge strikes out swinging against Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber during Game 5 of the ALDS. (AP) The struggles of New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge during the postseason have been well documented. After overcoming strikeout issues to set a rookie record for home runs during the regular season, Judge has come […]
While the MLB postseason was on hiatus due to Tuesday’s National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile rainout, many of baseball’s future stars took the field for the beginning of this year’s Arizona Fall League slate.
On an unseasonably warm evening in the Bronx, Greg Bird delivered the hit that extended the Yankees’ campaign for at least one more day. His mammoth seventh-inning home run off the Indians’ Andrew Miller held up as the difference in the Yankees’ 1-0 victory in Sunday’s Game 3 of the American League Division Series presented […]
Gerry Fraley, Rangers beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team in a recent live chat. Here are some highlights: Bigger 'what if,' as it pertained to the Rangers missing the playoffs this year: Sam Dyson's implosion, Adrian Beltre'
With everything that happened in the Atlanta Braves front office this week, the focus of the first week of the offseason took a drastic turn. Instead of figuring out whether to fire manager Brian Snitker, we saw upheaval higher up the food chain, as GM John Coppolella was forced to resign after “a breach of […]
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.
The “Baby Bombers” punched their ticket for a showdown with the Indians in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, with Didi Gregorius, Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge all homering to overcome Luis Severino’s first-inning exit, leading the Yankees to an 8-4 victory on Tuesday over the Twins in the AL Wild Card Game […]
Though the Braves outwardly expressed the possibility of being a postseason contender in year three of their massive rebuild, their first season of the SunTrust Park era met logical expectations.
The Marlins featured some of the greatest personal achievements in franchise history this season, but collectively, the club once again fell short of its postseason goal. For all the accolades Giancarlo Stanton received during his record-setting season, the team finished under .500 for the eighth straight year, and missed the postseason for the 14th straight […]