NEW YORK - CC Sabathia walked into Yankee Stadium's interview room with his left arm in a sling on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), 16 hours after shuffling off the mound in pain following the 58,692nd and final pitch of his ...
Oct 19, 2019
NEW YORK - A gritty Gerrit Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to take a 2-1 ...
Oct 16, 2019
HOUSTON - Carlos Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros won a battle of the bullpens, beating the New York Yankees, 3-2, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) to tie the AL Championship Series at ...
Oct 14, 2019
HOUSTON - The youngest Baby Bomber is all grown up. Any surprise Gleyber Torres is doing so well in October?"I mean, not really," he said.The 22-year-old Torres kept up his postseason surge with a homer and five runs batted- ...
Oct 13, 2019
HOUSTON - Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-1, on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in Game Five to set up a titanic showdown with the New ...
Oct 11, 2019
NEW YORK - Cameron Maybin sprinted toward the left-field line and suddenly stopped, with plenty of room to spare.As he wind-milled one arm to halt his momentum, a flummoxed Maybin curiously backed off the ball and watched Greg Bird' ...
Oct 17, 2017
NEW YORK - Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered.Greeted by an array of "All Rise" signs in a ballpark that fits their style, Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and made a pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia ...
Oct 17, 2017
CLEVELAND - These young Yankees were unshaken, resilient and as tough as the city they represent.The baby Bronx Bombers have grown up fast.Didi Gregorius, following in the October footprints left by Derek Jeter, homered twice off Corey Kluber as New York ...
Oct 12, 2017
BOSTON - Justin Verlander came out of the bullpen for the first time in his career, beating Chris Sale in an aces-turned-relievers role reversal on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) and the Houston Astros advanced to their first AL Championship Series by ...
Oct 10, 2017
ARLINGTON, Texas - Toronto hit three home runs in the fifth inning and won, 5-3, at Texas on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) to take a 2-0 lead in their American League Division Series.The Blue Jays can clinch the best-of- ...
Oct 8, 2016
TORONTO - Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and the slugging Toronto Blue Jays were eager to return to their homer dome after dropping the first two games of the AL Championship Series in Kansas City.They showed everyone why.The Blue Jays came out ...
Oct 20, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).The Royals right-hander combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Salvador Perez hit a soaring home run off Toronto starter ...
Oct 17, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Johnny Cueto delivered a masterpiece on his biggest stage yet, pitching eight dominant innings on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) and leading the resilient Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros and back to ...
Oct 15, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The last two times the Kansas City Royals played a postseason game at home, rain fell after the final out. This time, it started well before the first pitch.Game Three of the AL Championship Series between the Royals ...
Oct 14, 2014
BALTIMORE - The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas ...
Oct 12, 2014
DETROIT - A runaway title in a division of behemoths, then an unexpected sweep against a trio of Cy Young winners.For Nelson Cruz, Buck Showalter and this unheralded bunch from Baltimore, the question now is: What's next?Cruz sliced a ...
Oct 6, 2014
Jeter to have surgery, 4 to 5 months for recovery DETROIT-New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will have surgery on his broken left ankle and could need four to five months to completely recover.The Yankees said Wednesday that Jeter will ...
Oct 18, 2012
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