NEWSWORTHY

Red Sox oust Yankees, to face Astros in ALCS

Baseball / MLB Oct 10, 2018

Red Sox oust Yankees, to face Astros in ALCS

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Houston Astros. Trailing in Game 4 ...

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Baseball / MLB Oct 9, 2018

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Kenta Maeda worked a scoreless eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers bounce back and beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday for a spot in the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers won the NL Division Series 3-1 and will meet the Milwaukee ...

Yankees beat Red Sox to even ALDS at 1-1

Baseball / MLB Oct 7, 2018

Yankees beat Red Sox to even ALDS at 1-1

Masahiro Tanaka continued his strong postseason run, pitching the New York Yankees to a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of their American League Divisional Series on Saturday. Tanaka (1-0) allowed a run on three hits and a walk over five ...

Red Sox hold on to win Game 1

Baseball / MLB Oct 6, 2018

Red Sox hold on to win Game 1

Chris Sale left the mound to a standing ovation and then waited along with anxious Red Sox fans while the Boston bullpen frittered away most of a five-run lead. Bases loaded in the sixth inning. Two runs. Bases loaded, nobody out in the seventh. The Yankees ...

Yankees cruise past A's in wild-card contest

Baseball / MLB Oct 4, 2018

Yankees cruise past A's in wild-card contest

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut, New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead. "We want Boston!" they chanted. Coming up next. "It's going to ...

Yanks secure top wild-card spot

Baseball / MLB Sep 29, 2018

Yanks secure top wild-card spot

The AL wild-card game will be in the Bronx, where the New York Yankees bats have always felt at home. The Yankees cleared the Fenway fences four times on Friday night to tie the major league single-season home run record, clinching home-field advantage for the ...

Masahiro Tanaka shaky in final start of regular season

Baseball / MLB Sep 27, 2018

Masahiro Tanaka shaky in final start of regular season

Masahiro Tanaka had another poor outing in his final start before the playoffs. Tanaka gave up four runs and six hits over four-plus innings in the New York Yankees’ 8-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. "It just comes down to the mechanics," ...

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Baseball / MLB Sep 23, 2018

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Freddie Freeman stood soaked in champagne with music blaring and his teammates jamming in celebration. This was just how the longtime star first baseman envisioned it when the Atlanta Braves began spring training seven months ago. "You could tell after the first week of workouts that ...

Yankees delay Red Sox celebration

Baseball / MLB Sep 19, 2018

Yankees delay Red Sox celebration

Neil Walker and some teammates pulled into Yankee Stadium at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, only to turn right back around for home when New York announced a six-hour postponement. The Yankees needed a jolt to get through the long, soggy day. Aaron Judge provided the first ...

Tanaka picks up 12th victory

Baseball / MLB Sep 15, 2018

Tanaka picks up 12th victory

Masahiro Tanaka threw six solid innings and picked up his 12th win as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Friday. Tanaka (12-5) struck out eight of the 24 batters he faced at Yankee Stadium for his third straight winning start. ...