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Oct 18, 2021

How a late-season COVID-19 outbreak reignited Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox
Within a two-week span that saw a dozen Red Sox players test positive, pulling Bogaerts in the middle of a game was the low point. But the weeks that followed turned around not just Bogaerts' season -- but the entire team's.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2021

Thrilling, dramatic and a little weird: How Atlanta has taken an NLCS lead on L.A.
The Braves have a surprising series lead over the Dodgers -- and we've learned to expect the unexpected.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2021

Roberts: Urias was 'best option' in 8th in G2 loss
Max Scherzer lasted only into the fifth inning of Sunday's Game 2 of the NLCS after closing out the Dodgers' NLDS victory, and now Julio Urias, L.A.'s Game 4 starter, will face a similar challenge.

ESPN MLB
Oct 18, 2021

Making sense of a weird, wild start to the NLCS
The Braves have a surprising series lead over the Dodgers -- and we've learned to expect the unexpected.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

MLB clubs to give minor league players housing
Amid mounting pressure from players and advocacy groups, Major League Baseball will require teams to provide housing for minor league players starting in 2022, it was announced.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Dodgers' J. Turner (neck) pinch hits in Game 2
Justin Turner, a Los Angeles stalwart who has played in 80 postseason games, was not in the lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS Sunday, as the Dodgers looked to even the series with the Braves in Atlanta, but he entered as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Acuna feeling 'good', embracing cheerleader role
Outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. can't help his Braves teammates on the field as he recovers from knee surgery, but he was on the field before Sunday's Game 2 of the NLCS, embracing his role as cheerleader and giving a rare bit of insight on his ongoing rehab.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Follow live: Braves seek 2-0 series lead in NLCS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Minor leaguers calling for change amid poor living conditions, low wages
MLB is a multibillion-dollar business, but you may not know it by how it treats its most vulnerable athletes. We spoke to players and their advocates about what's next.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Sources: MLB clubs to give MiLB players housing
Amid mounting pressure from players and advocacy groups, Major League Baseball will require teams to provide housing for minor league players starting in 2022, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

J. Turner (neck) not in Dodgers' Game 2 lineup
Justin Turner, a Los Angeles stalwart who has played in 79 postseason games, was not in the lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS Sunday, as the Dodgers looked to even the series with the Braves in Atlanta.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Astros' Garcia feeling better, will stay on roster
Astros rookie starter Luis Garcia said Sunday he's feeling better after leaving Game 2 with knee discomfort.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Red Sox to start Rodriguez in Game 3 vs. Astros
The Red Sox will start lefty Eduardo Rodriguez in Game 3 of the ALCS on Monday night.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Chris Taylor's baserunning blunder added to Dodgers' downfall in NLCS opener
Chris Taylor's miscue thwarted one of few chances the Dodgers had to tack on runs in Game 1.

ESPN MLB
Oct 17, 2021

Inside Kiké Hernandez's historically hot October stretch
Boston's breakout slugger is rewriting postseason record books with every swing of the bat.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Astros SP Garcia leaves Game 2 in second inning
Pitcher Luis Garcia started Game 2 of the American League Championship Series for the Astros on Saturday but left in the second inning with a knee injury and Houston trailing 4-0 to the Red Sox in a game Boston eventually won.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Red Sox hit 2 slams in first 2 innings, even series
J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers hit grand slams in the first two innings of Saturday's ALCS Game 2, as the Red Sox became the first team in MLB history to record multiple grand slams in a postseason game.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Dodgers start reliever Knebel in NLCS Game 1
The Dodgers started right-handed reliever Corey Knebel in Game 1 of the NLCS against the Braves on Saturday night.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Follow live: Martinez's first-inning grand slam has Red Sox out front
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ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Red Sox smash 2 grand slams in first 2 innings
J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers hit grand slams in the first two innings of Saturday's ALCS Game 2, as the Red Sox became the first team in MLB history to record multiple grand slams in a postseason game.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Follow live: Betts, Dodgers visit Braves to kick off NLCS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Dodgers to start reliever Knebel in NLCS Game 1
The Dodgers will start right-handed reliever Corey Knebel in Game 1 of the NLCS against the Braves on Saturday night.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

McCullers still hoping to help Astros despite injury
Sidelined for the ALCS, Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. is heartbroken but trying to stay upbeat by helping the rest of his team in its matchup with the Red Sox.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Dodgers to start reliever Knebel in NCLS Game 1
The Los Angeles Dodgers will start right-handed reliever Corey Knebel in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Astros tab Urquidy for Game 3; Red Sox mum
Jose Urquidy will make his first start of this postseason when he takes the mound for the Astros in Game 3 of the ALCS. The Red Sox have yet to name a starter for Monday's game at Fenway Park.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Hernández's impressive playoff performance drew praise from Astros' manager
Dusty Baker had nothing but praise for the Red Sox center fielder.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Time's up: Altuve, Correa down Red Sox with HRs
Friday's win marked the fourth postseason game where Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa both hit homers, the most by a pair of infield teammates in MLB history.

ESPN MLB
Oct 16, 2021

Watch this: Correa, Altuve trip Red Sox with HRs
Friday's win marked the fourth postseason game where Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa both hit homers, the most by a pair of infield teammates in MLB history.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Follow live: Astros, Red Sox open ALCS in Houston
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ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Who's going to the World Series? Our LCS predictions
There are just four teams left in the MLB playoffs. Here's who we think is headed to the World Series -- and what we've gotten right ... and wrong so far.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Brewers stumped over Yelich's woes at plate
Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns says nobody has been able to figure out the cause of Christian Yelich's hitting struggles over the past couple of seasons.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Braves roll with Fried to start NLCS vs. Dodgers
Max Fried, who pitched six shutout innings with nine strikeouts in Atlanta's Game 2 win over Milwaukee in the NLDS, will start against the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Cubs hire Cleveland's Hawkins to serve as GM
The Cubs have hired Carter Hawkins as their new general manager. Hawkins joins Chicago after 14 seasons with Cleveland in various roles, including assistant general manager.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Astros without McCullers for ALCS, add Odorizzi
Right-hander Jake Odorizzi had been added to the Astros' roster for the ALCS, replacing ace Lance McCullers Jr., who suffered forearm tightness in his last start and is still being evaluated.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Thursday night's NFL, MLB endings cost bettors
The final results of Thursday's primetime NFL and MLB games were equal parts dramatic and costly for bettors with wagers on those particular events.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

LCS expert predictions: Astros or Red Sox? Dodgers or Braves? And who will be the MVPs?
There are just four teams left in the MLB playoffs. Here's who we think is headed to the World Series -- and what we've gotten right ... and wrong so far.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

A tense Game 5 was the perfect end to this season-long Giants-Dodgers tug-of-war
The NLDS was a tense, constricted affair -- until Cody Bellinger and Max Scherzer changed the narratives.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Astros mum as McCullers roster decision looms
Lance McCullers' status for the ALCS was in doubt Thursday afternoon after the Astros right-hander underwent an MRI on his pitching arm.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Bellinger delivers winner as Dodgers reach NLCS
The Dodgers are heading back to the National League Championship Series, and they owe a lot of it to Cody Bellinger, whose RBI single scored the winning run in L.A.'s thrilling Game 5 victory over the Giants.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Kapler: Check-swing call 'disappointing' ending
A disputed check-swing call on Wilmer Flores brought an unexpected end to the Giants' 107-win season.

ESPN MLB
Oct 15, 2021

Scherzer's first save sends Dodgers to NLCS
The Dodgers are heading back to the National League Championship Series, and their thrilling win in Game 5 of the division series against the Giants was punctuated by Max Scherzer's strong presence.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Follow live: Dodgers, Giants square off in decisive Game 5 of NLDS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Braves brace to be without OF Soler for NLCS
The Braves are preparing to play without outfielder Jorge Soler in the NL Championship Series as they await his clearance following his positive COVID-19 test.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Dodgers to start reliever Knebel in Game 5
The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series with right-handed reliever Corey Knebel, not left-handed starter Julio Urias.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Shildt fired as Cards manager after wild-card run
Despite a 17-game winning streak in September that carried St. Louis to a wild-card berth, Mike Shildt has been fired as Cardinals manager.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Source: White Sox's La Russa to return in 2022
Tony La Russa will return as the White Sox's manager next season, a source told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Sources: 3 Yanks coaches out as part of shake-up
The Yankees will not renew the contracts of hitting coach Marcus Thames and third-base coach Phil Nevin, sources have confirmed to ESPN, a staff shake-up under Aaron Boone that marks the beginning of the fallout from their disappointing 2021 season.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Stros mum on McCullers as roster decision looms
Lance McCullers' status for the ALCS was in doubt Thursday afternoon after the Astros right-hander underwent an MRI on his pitching arm.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Shidlt out as Cards manager after wild-card run
Despite a 17-game winning streak in September that carried St. Louis to a wild-card berth, Mike Shildt is out as Cardinals manager.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Sources: 3 Yanks coaches out as part of shakeup
The Yankees will not renew the contracts of hitting coach Marcus Thames and third base coach Phil Nevin, sources have confirmed to ESPN, a staff shakeup under Aaron Boone that marks the beginning of the fallout from their disappointing 2021 season.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Sportsbooks: Dodgers-Giants Game 5 a toss-up
The betting market is divided ahead of Thursday's National League Division Series Game 5 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

MLB's two best teams, one epic finale? Answering tonight's biggest Giants-Dodgers questions
Will the NLDS clincher live up to the hype? Is the winning team destined to win the World Series, too? We get you set for Game 5.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Braves, Astros advance to LCS as Dodgers pull even with Giants
Here's the best stuff from three clinchers in Tuesday's games.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

A's icon Fosse, known for Rose collision, dies
Ray Fosse, the catcher famous for being barreled over by Pete Rose in the 1970 All-Star Game and who went on to help the Athletics win two World Series and later became a popular broadcaster for the A's, has died.

ESPN MLB
Oct 14, 2021

Fosse, bowled over by Rose in ASG, dies at 74
Ray Fosse, the catcher famous for being barreled into by Pete Rose in the 1970 All-Star Game and who went on to help the Athletics win two World Series and later became a popular broadcaster for the A's, has died.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Rays' Hess to undergo chemo for tumor in chest
Rays minor league pitcher David Hess says he is starting chemotherapy to treat a cancerous tumor in his chest.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Long reunites with Harper as Phils' hitting coach
Kevin Long, who spent the past four seasons with the Washington Nationals, is the new hitting coach for the Philadelphia Phillies, replacing Joe Dillon, who was fired on the final day of the regular season.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Glanville: As a Black broadcaster, how would I respond to a racially insensitive remark on air?
Jim Kaat's comment on Yoan Moncada made me consider my responsibilities in such a moment -- and how we should all reckon with missteps on a live broadcast.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Best of the MLB playoffs: Braves, Astros advance to LCS as Dodgers pull even with Giants
How about a Tuesday with three potential clinchers in the 2021 MLB playoffs? Here's the best stuff from Tuesday's games.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Most epic NLDS matchup ever? Answering the big questions about Giants-Dodgers
Which team is better: San Francisco or Los Angeles? Everyone has an opinion. Now we're about to find out.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Dodgers go yard to pull even with Giants in NLDS
Key takeaways from Game 4 of the NLDS after the Dodgers' bats came alive at the right time.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Buehler, on short rest, helps L.A. force Game 5
Walker Buehler came through for the Dodgers in his first career start on short rest and added to his reputation as a big-game pitcher as Los Angeles beat the Giants on Tuesday night to survive in the NLDS.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

Dodgers go yard to pull even with Giants
Key takeaways from Game 4 of the NLDS after the Dodgers' bats came alive at the right time.

ESPN MLB
Oct 13, 2021

A fan's guide to abiding the LOL Mets
Chaos surrounded the Mets, among the postseason favorites once upon a spring, and as a devoted chronicler reported out the team's final month, he found that all the chemistry in the world couldn't stop the inevitable.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Follow live: Giants one win eliminating rival Dodgers, advancing to NLCS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Freeman lifts Braves into second straight NLCS
Freddie Freeman delivered the Braves a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Brewers on Tuesday and a berth in the National League Championship Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Freeman's 'perfect ending' lifts Braves into NLCS
Freddie Freeman homered to deliver the Braves a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Brewers on Tuesday and a second straight berth in the National League Championship Series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Astros finish off ChiSox; La Russa miffed at HBP
The Astros finished off the White Sox 10-1 in Tuesday's series-clinching Game 4, becoming the third team in MLB history to appear in five straight championship series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Astros rout White Sox to reach 5th straight ALCS
The Astros finished off the White Sox 10-1 in Tuesday's series-clinching Game 4, becoming the third team in MLB history to appear in five straight championship series.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Dodgers' Buehler starts Game 4 on short rest
Walker Buehler started on short rest Tuesday in Game 4 of the NLDS with the Dodgers' season on the line.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Follow live: Braves look to close out Brewers, advance to NLCS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Dodgers' Buehler to start Game 4 on short rest
Walker Buehler will start on short rest Tuesday in Game 4 of the NLDS with the Dodgers' season on the line.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Astros' Meyers crashes into wall, exits Game 4
Astros outfielder Jake Meyers exited Game 4 of the ALDS against the White Sox after crashing against the center-field fence while trying to make a leaping catch, suffering an apparent shoulder injury.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Braves' Soler tests positive for virus before Gm. 4
Atlanta's Jorge Soler has been removed from the Braves' active roster prior to Game 4 of the NLDS vs. Milwaukee after the right fielder tested positive for COVID-19, MLB announced.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Follow live: Can Rodon, White Sox force a Game 5 against the Astros?
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ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Lawsuit over Mantle's 500th HR bat dropped
Former N.Y. Yankee Joe Pepitone has dropped his million-dollar lawsuit against the Baseball Hall of Fame seeking the return of the bat Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th home run.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Braves to start Morton on short rest vs. Brewers
Atlanta's Charlie Morton, who threw 85 pitches Friday while working into the seventh inning of a 2-1 loss in Game 1, will start Game 4 on Tuesday. Milwaukee will counter with left-hander Eric Lauer.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Best of the MLB playoffs: White Sox ready with the excuse notes
How about a Tuesday with three potential clinchers in the 2021 MLB playoffs? Here's the best stuff from Tuesday's games.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

2021 MLB playoffs: Astros, Braves and Giants all have chances to secure spot in Championship Series today
There's nothing quite like October baseball. The Red Sox secured their spot in the ALCS on Monday, and there's plenty more drama to come as the Astros look to follow suit on Tuesday. Here's what we learned in a busy day of MLB playoff games.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Sources: Yankees leaning toward keeping Boone
While the situation is fluid, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner seems inclined to keep manager Aaron Boone, industry sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Why Braves slugger Joc Pederson should thank former Cubs teammate Anthony Rizzo
The Cubs are out, but that isn't stopping former Chicago stars from making an impact.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Giants win as fierce wind denies Dodgers tying HR
Evan Longoria's fifth-inning homer off Max Scherzer stood as the only run Monday night as 15 mph wind gusts knocked down what Gavin Lux thought was a tying home run in the ninth and helped put the Dodgers on the brink of postseason elimination.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

2021 MLB playoffs: Red Sox advance to ALCS in style
There's nothing quite like October baseball. The Red Sox secured their spot in the ALCS on Monday, and there's plenty more drama to come as the Astros look to follow suit on Tuesday. Here's what we learned in a busy day of MLB playoff games.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Fenway magic is in the air as Red Sox roll into ALCS
Here's what has made this latest Boston run so remarkable so far.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Red Sox 'surprising everybody but ourselves'
The Red Sox advanced to the ALCS with the help of two players who entered the season wanting to prove their worth: Kiké Hernandez, who delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly, and reliever Garrett Whitlock, who earned the win with two scoreless innings.

ESPN MLB
Oct 12, 2021

Red Sox ride second straight walk-off into ALCS
Kiké Hernandez, who sparked Boston's offense in Game 2, delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly Monday night to eliminate the Rays and send the Red Sox to the ALCS in a season when few expected them to be playing this deep into the postseason.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

2021 MLB playoffs: Red Sox advance to the ALCS in a big way
Ready for a day with four high-stakes playoff games? With wins, the Astros and Red Sox could advance, and there's plenty of more drama to come Monday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Follow live: Dodgers have opportunity to take control in pivotal Game 3 vs. Giants
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ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Follow live: Red Sox one win from eliminating Rays, reaching ALCS
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ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Why Braves slugger Joc Pederson has former Cubs teammate Anthony Rizzo to thank for his NLDS heroics
The Cubs are out, but that isn't stopping former Chicago stars from making an impact.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

2021 MLB playoffs: Joctoberfest in Atlanta and Chipper Jones with an error in the stands
Ready for a day with four high-stakes playoff games? With wins, the Astros and Red Sox could advance, and there's plenty of more drama to come Monday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

2021 MLB playoffs: Chipper Jones with an error in the stands, Christian Yelich shows off the arm
Ready for a day with four high-stakes playoff games? With wins, the Astros and Red Sox could advance, and there's plenty of more drama to come Monday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Follow live: Brewers, Braves in Atlanta for a pivotal Game 3
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ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Forecast delays Astros-White Sox Game 4 to Tue.
MLB has moved Game 4 of the ALDS between the Astros and White Sox to Tuesday because of bad weather in the forecast for Chicago. Houston leads the best-of-five series 2-1.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Astros shift to McCullers after Gm. 4 PPD to Tue.
MLB has moved Game 4 of the ALDS between the Astros and White Sox to Tuesday because of bad weather in Chicago. Because of the delay, the Astros will start Lance McCullers Jr. instead of Jose Urquidy.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Astros' Baker: 'Heavy accusations' by White Sox
Astros manager Dusty Baker pushed back on White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera's comments regarding potential sign stealing by Houston, calling them "heavy accusations."

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

2021 MLB playoffs: Brewers, Braves arrive in style
Ready for a day with four high-stakes playoff games? With wins, the Astros and Red Sox could advance, and there's plenty of more drama to come Monday.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

White Sox P implies Astros may have stolen signs
White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera implied that Houston may have been stealing signs in Games 1 and 2 of their AL Division Series after Chicago won the third game Sunday night.

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Grandal: No intent to block throw; Astros disagree
White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal said he didn't intentionally get in the way of a throw to the plate from Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel as he ran to first base in the fourth inning Sunday, saying, "I wish I could tell you it was a heads-up play."

ESPN MLB
Oct 11, 2021

Dodgers to start Pujols at 1B in Game 3 vs. Giants
The Dodgers will start Albert Pujols at first base against Giants lefty Alex Wood in Game 3 of the NLDS.

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