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Willson Contreras’ 491-foot HR in NLCS Game 4

Willson Contreras’ solo shot traveled a projected 491 feet, ricocheting off the video board in left field. Two batters later, Javier Baez hit a 437-foot shot that nearly made it to Waveland Avenue, instead landing…


Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka take 3-2 ALCS lead

The Bombers’ new core of Greg Bird, Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius all contributed run-scoring hits to back Masahiro Tanaka’s dominant effort as the Yankees remained unbeaten at home this postseason, defeating the…


Brewers’ Lucas Erceg thriving in Fall League

“I had to really hit the reset button and sit down, prioritize my life and make the changes that I needed to make,” Erceg said. “Once you’re in that situation, you realize that you’re messing…


Dodgers vs. Cubs NLCS Game 4: In Real Life

6:50 p.m. ET: Familiar faceRetired catcher David Ross visits his former team during batting practice. A little good luck charm. pic.twitter.com/Dwm6DyZO9n — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 18, 2017 6:14 p.m. ET: Here’s to you Wrigley…


Cubs, Dodgers starting lineups for NLCS Game 4

Looking to awaken a stagnant offense that has hit just .172 this postseason, by far the worst among the four clubs remaining, Albert Almora Jr. will lead off for the Cubs, followed by Kyle Schwarber,…


Chase Headley keys Yankees’ rally in Game 4

The eighth started with Frazier’s leadoff single against Astros reliever Joe Musgrove. Then, Headley, serving as a pinch-hitter, sent a single to left-center field, stumbled on his way to second base, fell and set in…


Astros, Yankees enter G5 undefeated at home

There have been 27 best-of-seven series tied at 2-2 since the League Championship Series expanded to this format in 1985. The club that won Game 5 went on to win 18 times, or 66.7 percent….


Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 5: In Real Life

2:39 p.m. ET: Aaron’s back at itAaron Judge — maybe you’ve heard of him — is hitting .308 with two homers and five RBIs in the ALCS. Aaron Judge’s first Wednesday hacks. #Yankees #ALCS pic.twitter.com/T6nkIesjDG…


Astros, Yankees set ALCS Game 5 lineups

The Yankees found the going tough in a 2-1 loss to Keuchel in Game 1, tallying four hits and a walk with 10 strikeouts against the Astros’ ace. Joe Girardi’s lineup for Wednesday looks a…


Breaking down importance of Game 5 in 2-2 set

And so it is that Wednesday’s Game 5 of the ALCS presented by Camping World at Yankee Stadium looms large as both clubs try to battle their way into the Fall Classic. • Dress for…