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Oct 20, 2018

How the Brewers thundered back to save their season in Game 6
L.A. struck first in the latest NLCS chess match. But Milwaukee's crowd took over and the Brewers rode the emotion to a series-extending onslaught.

ESPN MLB
Oct 20, 2018

NLCS Game 7 pits Dodgers' Buehler vs. Chacin
Walker Buehler will get the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the NLCS on Saturday. Jhoulys Chacin will counter for the Milwaukee Brewers with a World Series berth on the line.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Reports: Girardi pulls name from Reds' search
Joe Girardi, one of three managerial candidates to be considered by the Reds for second interviews, has withdrawn his name from the search, according to multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Do the Dodgers have one more resurgence in them?
L.A. has found a way to come back from every challenge it has faced this season. Will that resilience save the Dodgers in Game 7?

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Cora: Sale goes Game 1, probably Price Game 2
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said that Chris Sale, who has been sidelined with a stomach ailment, will start Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, and David Price will 'probably' start Game 2.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Follow live: Brewers turn to Miley to force Game 7
L.A. wasted no time as David Freese led off the game with a solo homer to right center as the Dodgers seek a return trip to the World Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

The unlucky legacy of the 2018 Houston Astros
The defending champs were a dominant team that got smoked by Boston in the ALCS. But they didn't actually get outhit or outpitched.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Rung up: Comerica pizza spitter pleads guilty
Former food vendor Jaylon Kerley, 21, pleaded guilty to a felony count and a misdemeanor count for spitting on a pizza apparently intended for a customer at Comerica Park during a Tigers game.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Manny Machado is October's newest villain
After being called a "dirty player" by Christian Yelich for his antics in L.A., the Dodgers shortstop can expect to hear it from fans at Miller Park.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Everything you need to know about Friday's NLCS game
With Hyun-Jin Ryu facing Milwaukee's Wade Miley, Game 6 could mean a second straight pennant for the Dodgers -- or a do-or-die finale on Saturday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Bregman says ALCS loss will motivate Astros
While Alex Bregman says the Astros know they should have been back-to-back champions, he says losing the American League Championship Series to the Red Sox will motivate his team in 2019.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Bradley's clutch hits big part of Red Sox's success
From MVP Jackie Bradley Jr.'s two-out thunder to Alex Cora's best birthday gift, here are some numbers and notes from the ALCS.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Price finally wins playoff start; Sox seal pennant
David Price ended his winless string of postseason starts in emphatic fashion Thursday, dealing six scoreless innings to help vault the Red Sox into the World Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 19, 2018

Red Sox on to World Series as Price flips script
David Price overcame his postseason struggles with six shutout innings as Boston won the ALCS by eliminating the defending champs.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Red Sox ace Sale better, set to make next start
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Thursday that ace Chris Sale is feeling better and will start either Game 6 of the ALCS or Game 1 of the World Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Report: Wainwright's deal with Cardinals on hold
Because Adam Wainwright's deal with the Cardinals contains a guaranteed salary that is more than a 20 percent cut from last season, it has been put on hold until after free agency.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

'If Boston wins, Joe West is the MVP': Fans at center of controversial call tell all
When umpire Joe West called Astros DH Jose Altuve out in Game 4 of the ALCS, the fans closest to the near-home run were aghast. Here's how they say it went down.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Astros turn to Justin Verlander with their season on the line
After a gut-wrenching loss full of miscues and missed opportunities, the defending champs hand the ball to their ace to try to extend their season.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Follow Live: Astros look to avoid elimination in Game 5
Down 3-1 in the ALCS, the Astros turn to Justin Verlander (2-0 this postseason) as the defending World Series champs try to keep their season alive.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Everything you need to know about Thursday's ALCS game
After an amazing Game 4, what does the ALCS have for an encore? David Price trying to pitch Boston to the World Series and Justin Verlander hoping to save Houston.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Six biggest moments in Red Sox's amazing Game 4 win
From Andrew Benintendi's game-saving catch to another big homer by Jackie Bradley Jr., there were plenty of heroes in Boston's Game 4 thriller.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Inside Chris Taylor's trip around the bases that ignited L.A.'s offense
While the Dodgers' power game continued to come up short, it was an unsung hero's hustle that finally swung the momentum and possibly this NLCS in Los Angeles' favor.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2018

Kershaw rides vintage curve to huge Game 5 win
With the Dodgers needing a big performance from their longtime ace, Clayton Kershaw delivered in a way he hadn't in quite some time.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Fan interference denies Altuve of possible HR
A potential two-run homer by the Astros' Jose Altuve was ruled an out by umpires, who said a fan interfered with Mookie Betts' catch attempt in ALCS Game 4.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brewers pull Miley after 5 pitches, fall to Dodgers
Brewers starter Wade Miley was replaced by Brandon Woodruff after just five pitches -- a walk to Cody Bellinger -- in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers. The strategy didn't pan out, as Los Angeles cruised to a 5-2 win.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brewers pull Miley after 5 pitches; fall to Dodgers
Brewers starter Wade Miley was replaced by Brandon Woodruff after just five pitches -- a walk to Cody Bellinger -- in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers. The strategy didn't pan out as Los Angeles cruised to a 5-2 win.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Yankees' Gregorius has Tommy John surgery
Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has undergone Tommy John surgery on his right elbow that is expected to keep him out of action for much of next season.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Suit: Braves should've acted before '15 fan death
A lawsuit filed by the family of Gregory Murrey, who died in 2015 after falling from the upper deck at a Braves game, contends fan deaths at other parks, including Arlington Stadium, should have led MLB to demand all teams have higher guard rails.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Follow live: Houston trying to even series against Boston in game 5 of the ALCS
Charlie Morton is on the mound for his first appearance this postseason. He hasn't pitched since Sept. 30, when he only lasted three innings.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Still weak, Sale won't start Game 5 for Red Sox
Chris Sale will not pitch for the Red Sox in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, but the team expects him to go Game 6, if necessary.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Red Sox starter Sale unlikely for Game 5
Chris Sale is unlikely to be ready to pitch for the Red Sox in Game 5 of the ALCS, according to a report by Buster Olney.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brewers pull Miley after five pitches vs. Dodgers
Brewers starter Wade Miley was replaced by Brandon Woodruff after just five pitches -- a walk to Cody Bellinger -- in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Source: Machado fined for running into Aguilar
Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado was fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball for the way he ran into Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar in Game 4 of the NLCS on Tuesday night, ESPN has confirmed. The Athletic first reported the fine.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

MLB: No violations by Astros, 'matter closed'
The Astros, after being investigated for alleged sign-stealing during the ALCS, were cleared of any violations by MLB, which considered "the matter closed" on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

MLB: No violations by Astros; 'matter closed'
The Astros, after being investigated for alleged sign-stealing during the ALCS, were cleared of any violations by MLB, which considered "the matter closed" on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Follow live: Kershaw on the mound as Dodgers look to take NLCS lead
Clayton Kershaw, coming off the shortest start of his postseason career in Game 1 of the NLCS, looks to give the Dodgers the advantage before the series shifts back to Milwaukee.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brewers replace Gio Gonzalez with Zach Davies
The Milwaukee Brewers have added RHP Zach Davies to the National League Championship Series roster, replacing LHP Gio Gonzalez, who left Tuesday night's game with a high left ankle sprain.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Morton's late-career transformation has handed the Astros an ace
Charlie Morton spent nine years as a back-of-the rotation starter with a mediocre record. All it took to turn him into an All-Star was a total reconfiguration of his identity as a pitcher.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Could this be it for Clayton Kershaw with the Dodgers?
Clayton Kershaw's start in Game 5 in the NL Championship Series is one of the biggest of his career -- and could be his last with the Dodgers.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Clayton Kershaw's Game 5 start could be his last for L.A.
Kershaw's start in Game 5 in the NL Championship Series is one of the biggest of his career -- and could be his last with the Dodgers.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Cody Bellinger puts playoff slump to bed with late-night heroics
Five hours and 15 minutes after Game 4 of the NLCS started, the Dodgers' outfielder finally delivered the deciding blow as L.A. knotted things up with Milwaukee.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brewers' Yelich on Machado: 'Dirty player'
"He's a player that has a history of those types of incidents," Brewers star Christian Yelich said of the Dodgers' Manny Machado.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brewers' Gonzalez has high ankle sprain
Brewers starter Gio Gonzalez left Game 4 of the NLCS early with a high ankle sprain.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Down 2-1, Astros might suddenly have more questions than answers
Heading into Game 4, the defending champs could have concerns about their banged-up stars, lineup misfires and even their closer.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Brasier, Eovaldi rise to moment for Red Sox in Game 3
Ryan Brasier won a key battle with Alex Bregman and Nathan Eovaldi went six strong innings as Boston beat Houston to take the ALCS lead.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2018

Bradley comes up big with series-swinging slam
After sparking the Red Sox to a Game 2 win, center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. uncorked an eighth-inning grand slam that broke open Game 3 on Tuesday, propelling Boston to a 2-1 series lead in the ALCS.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

MLB scrutinizes Astros for shooting in-game video
Major League Baseball is looking into an incident in which an Astros employee appearing to shoot video was removed from the photographer's pit adjacent to Houston's dugout in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Boston Red Sox.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Kershaw has 'not made a decision' on opting out
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has not decided whether to exercise the opt-out in his contract, adding that it should make for "a busy 10 days" following the conclusion of the World Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Apologetic Hernandez: Not attacking L.A. fans
The Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez posted a lengthy tweet, apologizing "to all those who thought I was blaming the fans" for the team's loss in Game 3 of the NLCS.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Statue of limitations: Miami moving HR sculpture
The Art in Public Places board of Miami-Dade County unanimously approved the Marlins' plan to relocate the seven-story-high "Homer" sculpture outside the stadium.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Rangers hire Rehman from Cubs to be asst. GM
Former Cubs exec Shiraz Rehman has been hired to assist Rangers GM Jon Daniels with day-to-day management of major league operations, including player acquisitions.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Angels opt out of stadium lease with Anaheim
The Angels have opted out of their stadium lease with the city of Anaheim.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Sale rejoining Red Sox, but uncertain for Game 5
The Red Sox aren't sure if Chris Sale will be ready to pitch Game 5 after the lefty ace spent Sunday night in the hospital with a stomach ailment.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Sale rejoins Red Sox, still uncertain for Game 5
The Red Sox aren't sure if Chris Sale will be ready to pitch Game 5 after the lefty ace spent Sunday night in the hospital with a stomach ailment.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Sale returns, tells Cora he's 'good enough' to go
Chris Sale is back with the Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he'll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Altuve to serve as Astros DH for Game 3 of ALCS
Six-time All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve is a designated hitter for the Houston Astros in the playoffs for the first time.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Everything you need to know about Wednesday's LCS games
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw takes the hill for perhaps the biggest start of his life, and the Astros turn to Charlie Morton, who hasn't pitched in two weeks.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Follow live: Dodgers seek to even NLCS
The Dodgers need their bats to come alive against the Brewers' bullpen in order to avoid falling into a 3-1 hole.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Follow live: Keuchel, Eovaldi on the mound for Game 3
Boston has gotten on the board against Houston's 2015 AL Cy Young winner, who owns a career 9.15 ERA against the Red Sox.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Role players help power Astros' emergence as powerhouse
George Springer, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman get the attention, but the role players behind them take Houston's attack to the next level.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

ALCS intrigue on rise as Red Sox-Astros shifts to Houston
Is Dallas Keuchel making his last start with the Astros? Can Boston's Nathan Eovaldi dominate again? We look at some keys to Game 3 and the rest of the series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Dodgers need to start seizing the day -- or else
L.A. is making too many mistakes while failing to do the little things that win championships, most notably hitting with runners in scoring position.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

We dare you not to walk Alex Bregman
Is the Astros third baseman so scary in October he's getting the Barry Bonds treatment from opposing teams? Or is he just that patient at the plate?

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Brewers beating Dodgers by flipping NLCS script
Milwaukee's starting pitchers -- Jhoulys Chacin in Game 3 -- and lineup depth have been big trouble for L.A., when most expected something else.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Dodgers rebuke fans for Grandal boos, dead air
As Yasmani Grandal continued to struggle -- striking out three times, the last one coming with one out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning -- fans took notice. But the Dodgers didn't appreciate the reaction.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Dodger boo: Slumping Grandal chided at home
As Yasmani Grandal continued to struggle -- striking out three times, the last one coming with one out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning -- the fans took notice.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

Gio Gonzalez gets Game 4 start for Brewers
The Brewers will start Gio Gonzalez in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on Tuesday night, with Wade Miley getting the nod in Game 5 on short rest.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2018

The theme music behind the Curse of the Bambino
Babe Ruth's hex on the Red Sox died in 2004. But, as Jane Leavy learned while researching her new biography of Ruth, the search for the piano he hurled into a pond -- and history -- lived on.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Eovaldi, Cora shrug off Bregman Instagram video
A video posted to Alex Bregman's Instagram account, which showed the Astros hitting three straight home runs off Nathan Eovaldi, didn't draw much of a reaction from the Red Sox's ALCS Game 3 starter or manager Alex Cora.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Red Sox's Sale exits hospital after stomach issue
Red Sox starter Chris Sale was released from a Boston-area hospital Monday morning and will rejoin the team Tuesday after dealing with a stomach illness, the team announced.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Pederson in L.A. lineup after daughter's birth
Outfielder Joc Pederson is leading off for the Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. He replaces Chris Taylor, who is out of the lineup.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Pederson starts for L.A. after daughter's birth
One day after the birth of his first child, Dodgers left fielder Joc Pederson was in the starting lineup for Game 3 of the National League Championship Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Cubs hire Iapoce from Rangers as hitting coach
The Cubs have hired Anthony Iapoce from the Rangers to be the team's next hitting coach, replacing Chili Davis.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Follow live: Dodgers something
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ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Everything you need to know about Tuesday's LCS games
In the NL, a World Series spot could be one game closer to being locked up at Dodger Stadium, while in the AL, momentum is on the line at Minute Maid Park.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Braves give Snitker two-year contract extension
The Braves have given Brian Snitker, who led the team to a 92-70 record and the National League East title this season, a two-year contract extension.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Dodgers phenom Buehler just keeps getting better
As he continues to get stronger, perfects new pitches and impresses the likes of Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler gets the ball for L.A. in Game 3.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Everything you need to know about Monday's NLCS game
Jhoulys Chacin has been a key contributor for the Brewers, but what if the Dodgers have his number in Game 3?

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Red Sox don't let Astros get out of their reach
Boston's hitters came through in key moments, the bullpen dominated and David Price did just enough to help keep the ALCS interesting.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2018

Price earns first 'team win' as postseason starter
Following a span in which his teams went 0-10 in his 10 career postseason starts, David Price pitched just well enough to keep the Red Sox in Sunday's ALCS Game 2 -- which they won -- and was given an ovation by the Fenway Park crowd.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Red Sox LHP Sale hospitalized for stomach illness
Red Sox starter Chris Sale was admitted to a local hospital Sunday afternoon because of a stomach illness, the team said.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Grandal will be behind Dodgers' plate in Game 3
The Dodgers will have Yasmani Grandal, who was benched for Game 2 after a terrible Game 1, back behind the plate for Game 3 of the NLCS against the Brewers.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Follow live: Astros look to steal Game 2
After a dominant Game 1 win in Fenway, the Astros are hoping Gerrit Cole can lead them to another road victory in the ALCS.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Everything you need to know about Sunday's ALCS game
The Astros have a 1-0 lead and seem to have an edge with Gerrit Cole on the mound in Game 2. Can Boston tie things up before the series moves to Houston?

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

David Price still seeking elusive win in postseason start
David Price hasn't pitched as poorly as his playoff reputation suggests, as some bad luck and a lack of run support have hurt him along the way. Can he turn it around and an even the ALCS?

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Astros' Verlander provided the thing to remember about Game 1 -- victory
No masterpiece, the ALCS opener featured sloppy pitching and weak defense. But Houston's ace set himself apart to seal a win over the Red Sox.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Sale lasts just 4 innings as Red Sox open ALCS
Red Sox ace Chris Sale made an early exit in Saturday's ALCS Game 1, giving up two runs on one hit and four walks in four innings.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2018

Sale lasts just 4 innings in Red Sox's loss
Red Sox ace Chris Sale made an early exit in Saturday's ALCS Game 1, giving up two runs on one hit and four walks in four innings.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Red Sox's Cora tossed for arguing with plate ump
Red Sox manager Alex Cora was ejected from Saturday's ALCS Game 1 after arguing with plate umpire James Hoye over a called third strike that ended the fifth inning.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Want drama? This NLCS is bringing it -- and the best is yet to come
Justin Turner's two-run homer fueled a series-tying win in a Dodgers-Brewers series fulfilling its promise of a tight matchup.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Dodgers' relievers show they're Brewers' equals
While the bullpen of the Milwaukee Brewers has generated plenty of acclaim, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it motivates his relievers to show they're just as good.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Turner shrugs off 0-for-5 night to spark L.A.'s win
Less than 24 hours after the worst game of his career, Justin Turner ignited his team, launching the two-run home run that gave the Dodgers the 4-3 lead they rode to victory in Game 2.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

As Yasiel Puig struggles in NLCS, how can Dodgers keep him engaged?
The enigmatic L.A. outfielder has been more miss than hit against the Brewers. What are the Dodgers doing to keep a slugger who can change the series at any given moment from falling apart?

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

As Yasiel Puig struggles in the NLCS, how can Dodgers keep him engaged?
The enigmatic L.A. outfielder has been more miss than hit against the Brewers. What are the Dodgers doing to keep a slugger who can change the series at any given moment from falling apart?

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Follow live: Red Sox, Astros sqaure off at Fenway Park
George Springer's two-run single in the second off Chris Sale gave Justin Verlander and Houtson an early lead.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Follow live: Milwaukee looks for 2-0 lead in NLCS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

'It's a good story': Inside Kirk Gibson's epic 1988 World Series HR
Gibson and other participants share their memories of what led up to his dramatic walk-off blast 30 years ago.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Dodgers sit Grandal for Game 2 after rough night
After a not-so-good Game 1 performance, Yasmani Grandal has been kept out of the Dodgers' starting lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS against the Brewers.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Buckle up for an epic ALCS as 108-win Red Sox and 103-win Astros collide
The high-stakes series is sure to deliver from the start, with the defending champs pitting Justin Verlander against Chris Sale in Game 1.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2018

Braun, Puig ended up right where they belong
Two years ago, the Brewers and Dodgers almost swapped Ryan Braun for Yasiel Puig, but the nontrade has worked out well for everyone.

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