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Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 3 In Real Life

6:04 p.m. ET: Bundle up The warm weather stayed behind in Los Angeles, but skies are mostly clear at Yankee Stadium. Pregame warmups take on added meaning tonight, as temperatures in the Bronx are expected…


Dodgers’ Yu Darvish rolling into Game 3 start

For three years, from 2012-14, the towering right-hander established himself as one of the sport’s most dominant presences on the mound. During that span, Darvish posted a 3.27 ERA while leading the Majors with 11.22…


Alex Cora interviews with Red Sox; Mets next

The managerial interview carousel will reportedly continue for Astros bench coach Alex Cora, who met with the Red Sox on Sunday about their vacancy and will also meet with the Mets about theirs, according to…


Three key matchups in ALCS Game 3

Still, the Astros hold a pretty commanding lead as they attempt to reach their second World Series in franchise history, and it’s not hyperbole to say that Game 3 means, essentially, everything. Teams up 3-0…


Marlins, Derek Jeter evaluating roster for ’18

“Yeah, we are rebuilding a franchise,” Jeter, now chief executive officer, said during his introductory news conference earlier in the month. “But I think a lot of times people associate those words with losing. You…


Cubs’ Carl Edwards Jr. finds form in NLCS G2

The right-hander had a roller-coaster ride in the National League Division Series, which included Game 2, when Bryce Harper launched a home run off of him. Edwards was the only Cubs pitcher who appeared in…


Astros boosted by defense, baserunning in ALCS

The Astros are a hot team at the moment. No surprise there. Teams that win 101 regular-season games do not surprise anyone. So winning five of six postseason games is not a shock. Game Date…


Justin Verlander kept bullpen fresh in ALCS

Hinch has used Chris Devenski in four of the team’s six postseason games, while closer Ken Giles has thrown in three. Giles needed 37 pitches over 1 2/3 innings to notch the save in Game…


DYK? Facts, figures about NLCS Game 2

If one believes in omens, it might not get any better for Dodgers fans than Sunday night, which marked the 29th anniversary of Kirk Gibson’s dramatic walk-off home run in Game 1 of the 1988…


Cubs’ offense struggling vs. Dodgers in NLCS

“Everybody in the lineup feels the same way,” said Bryant, who went 0-for-4 Sunday in the Cubs’ 4-1 loss to the Dodgers in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World….