HOUSTON - With his team down one run going into the eighth inning, Houston manager AJ Hinch went to closer Roberto Osuna in hopes of keeping it that way.Things only got worse for the Astros in Game Three of the AL Championship ...
Oct 17, 2018
HOUSTON - Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he'll start Game Five of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen.Sale returned to the team Tuesday in Houston ...
Oct 17, 2018
HOUSTON Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros, 8-2, on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to take a 2-1 lead in ...
Oct 17, 2018
HOUSTON - Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series.Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers Jr. combined on a three-hitter, Altuve and Evan Gattis ...
Oct 22, 2017
HOUSTON - Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched.Eight is not enough. The Astros have to win Verlander's ninth ...
Oct 20, 2017
HOUSTON - Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa's double in the ninth inning, Justin Verlander struck out 13 in a complete game and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees, 2-1, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) for a ...
Oct 15, 2017
HOUSTON - Dallas Keuchel faced the New York Yankees in the postseason for the second time and the Houston Astros ace shut them down again.Keuchel struck out 10 in seven scoreless innings to help Houston to a 2-1 victory on Friday ...
Oct 14, 2017
HOUSTON - Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann spent most of the previous three seasons as teammates with the New York Yankees, and while there got to see the birth of those baby Bronx Bombers they will now face in the AL Championship Series." ...
Oct 13, 2017
TORONTO - The Blue Jays are running out of time to fix their startling power outage in the American League Championship Series.A trip home to hitter-friendly Rogers Centre for Game Three was expected to produce a revival against the Indians on ...
Oct 18, 2016
TORONTO - Josh Donaldson raced home from second base after Rougned Odor bounced a double-play relay in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 to sweep their AL Division Series on Sunday night (Monday, Manila ...
Oct 10, 2016
TORONTO - Ben Zobrist and the relentless Kansas City Royals showed they can play home run derby, too. And with one more win, they'll have a chance to show off their power in a return trip to the World Series.Zobrist ...
Oct 21, 2015
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 - The Kansas City Royals kept waiting for Blue Jays ace David Price to give them some hope.It turned out to be Toronto's leaky defense that provided it.After managing one hit over six innings, Ben Zobrist&# ...
Oct 18, 2015
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
DETROIT - Austin Jackson was dropped from first to eighth in the batting order, and suddenly the Boston Red Sox couldn't get him out.A revitalized Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built ...
Oct 17, 2013
BOSTON - David Ortiz revived the Red Sox with a tying grand slam in the eighth inning, then Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a winning single in the ninth that sent Boston past the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday night (Manila time) to even the ...
Oct 14, 2013
BOSTON - Anibal Sanchez and four Detroit Tigers relievers came within two outs of the first combined no-hitter in postseason history, striking out 17 to beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in the AL championship series opener. ...
Oct 13, 2013
DETROIT-The next few days may feel a bit familiar to Detroit manager Jim Leyland.The Tigers will have to wait a while before starting the World Series. Detroit won the AL pennant Thursday, wrapping up a four-game sweep of the ...
Oct 20, 2012
DETROIT-Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young has been selected MVP of the Americal League championship series.Young batted .353 with two homers and six RBI in a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees, capping his big series Thursday with ...
Oct 19, 2012
DETROIT-Game Four of the American League championship series between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was postponed by bad weather in the area, despite the venue itself being still dry when the game was called.Wednesday night's game ...
Oct 18, 2012
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