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AP source: Mets tab Indians coach Mickey Callaway as manager

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A person familiar with the decision says the New York Mets have hired Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway as their manager. More>>

Red Sox hire Alex Cora as new manager

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The Boston Red Sox have hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora to be their new manager. More>>

Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers

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The Houston Astros, fresh off a Game 7 victory over the Yankees, take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in what figures to be a hot World Series featuring big-time aces Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander plus playoff boppers Jose Altuve and Justin Turner. More>>

Wondering who stays and goes, Yankees turn toward 2018

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The Yankees turned their attention to 2018, wondering whether manager Joe Girardi will stay on and whether CC Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka remain. More>>

Reports: Mets offer manager job to Indians coach Callaway

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It appears the New York Mets have settled on their choice for a manager. Several media outlets are reporting the team has offered the job to Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway. More>>

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

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Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined for a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series. More>>

Sabathia can't save Yankees again with loss in ALCS Game 7

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CC Sabathia was unable to come through with another victory after a Yankees loss. More>>

Perfect last-second decision for ALCS MVP Verlander, Astros

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That last-second decision by ALCS MVP Justin Verlander has turned out perfectly for the Houston Astros. More>>

Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

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"Lastros" no more, Houston Astros go from baseball's laughingstock to World Series in four short years. More>>

AP source: Cubs part with pitching coach Bosio

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AP source: Chris Bosio is out as the Chicago Cubs' pitching coach after six seasons. More>>

This week in odd news: Bathtub gator; Too fat for prison?

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This week in odd news: Attorney argues convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison; Unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads to ID theft ring; Robbers with hunting knives demand $1 from store, then flee; Rescue group takes in alligator that outgrew bathtub. More>>

Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7

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Justin Verlander remained perfect with Houston, pitching seven shutout innings when the team needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as the Astros extended the ALCS to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees, Astros go to Game 7 in ALCS

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LEADING OFF: Yankees, Astros go to Game 7 in ALCS. More>>

Dynamic Dodgers reach World Series with consummate teamwork

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are headed to the World Series with a high-priced team that won 104 regular-season games and rolled through the NL playoffs with only one loss. More>>

Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles

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The Washington Nationals say that manager Dusty Baker will not be back next season. More>>

Tigers pick former rival, hire Gardenhire as new manager

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The Detroit Tigers have hired Ron Gardenhire as their new manager, bringing the longtime Minnesota Twins skipper back to the AL Central to take over a team that is in the middle of a significant rebuilding process. More>>

With young stars, Cubs likely not fading after NLCS loss

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The Chicago Cubs boast a core of young stars and figure to remain contenders for years to come despite losing to the Dodgers in the NLCS. More>>

Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win

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Astros have won to win Verlander's ninth start, like the first eight, or the Yankees will take the AL pennant in Houston. More>>

Emotional Hernandez has 3 HRs, lifts Dodgers to World Series

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Enrique Hernandez homered three times and drove in seven runs, and the Dodgers beat the Cubs 11-1 to reach the World Series for the first time in almost three decades. More>>

Will ALCS off day zap Yankees momentum like it did Astros?

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Joe Girardi says the New York Yankees would have preferred to be playing after winning three straight home games to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Rare Jackie Robinson rookie jersey up for auction

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A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago is available for someone with a few spare millions. More>>

LEADING OFF: Verlander, Astros try to force Game 7 vs Yanks

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LEADING OFF: Verlander, Astros try to force Game 7 in ALCS; Yanks need road win to reach 41st World Series; Kershaw preps for World Series opener; Seager expected back for Dodgers; Tigers in talks with Gardenhire. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Senators face task of tax overhaul; Drone footage shows devastation in Syrian city; Obama back in political spotlight; Border wall prototypes under construction. More>>

Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

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LA Story: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs 11-1 to advance to World Series. More>>

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager

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A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. More>>

Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut NLCS deficit to 3-1

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Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Cubs' Maddon tossed again in NLCS; ump admits he missed call

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon has been ejected for the second time in the NL Championship Series. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Tourists now questioning invisible attacks in Cuba; Trump's political brawl over fallen soldiers contrasts with Memorial Day tribute; Spain calls Cabinet meeting after Catalan leader's independence threat. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

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Aaron Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run, then doubled during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 and tie their AL Championship Series 2-2. More>>

Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

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Almost There: Dodgers beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-0 NLCS lead, just 1 win from first World Series since 1988. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers seek sweep; Yanks try to solve Keuchel

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries to stop Yankees again; Wood vs Arrieta, matchup of well-rested arms in NLCS Game 4. More>>

Chinese nationals indicted on illegal drug manufacturing

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Justice Department says a pair of Chinese nationals have been indicted on charges of manufacturing tons of fentanyl and other powerful narcotics that were peddled in the United States. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

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Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

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Los Angeles' relievers have retired 24 of 25 without allowing a hit in the NL Championship Series against the Cubs. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Iraqi forces enter disputed territory occupied by Kurds; Death toll in Somali truck bombing rises above 300; Firefighters turn corner in battle against California wildfires. More>>

This time vs Astros, Yanks again try to overcome 2-0 deficit

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The New York Yankees will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit against the Houston Astros when the best-of-five AL Championship Series resumes. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Taylor, Puig power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

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Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Altuve's dash lifts Verlander, Astros over Yanks in Game 2

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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 for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Maddon 'couldn't disagree more' with overturned call at home

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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected for arguing with umpire Mike Winters after a call at the plate was overturned by video review in the seventh inning of the opening game of the NL Championship Series. More>>

LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers

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LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers. More>>

Young Astros fan reaches for Correa's HR, no interference

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Young Astros fan reaches for Carlos Correa ALCS homer, no interference. More>>

Seager dropped from Dodgers' NLCS roster with back injury

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Shortstop Corey Seager has been left off the Los Angeles Dodgers' roster for the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. More>>

LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers

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LEAIDNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers. More>>

Gonzalez saves a run with big play, welcomes son soon after

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Marwin Gonzalez capped his big game in Houston's win over the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series with an even bigger moment _ the birth of his third child. More>>

LEADING OFF: Altuve's October, Dodgers get weary Cubs

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LEADING OFF: Altuve's October, Dodgers get weary Cubs. More>>

Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

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Dallas Keuchel dominated the Yankees again, striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros over New York 2-1 in the AL Championship Series opener. More>>

Rested Dodgers welcome weary Cubs in compelling NLCS rematch

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The Cubs and Dodgers are back for a rematch of last season's NL Championship Series between two beloved powerhouses. More>>

Scherzer shows starters in relief are a roll of the dice

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Max Scherzer showed in Game 5 of the NLDS that using a starting pitcher in relief is a roll of the dice. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers get weary Cubs; Verlander vs. Severino

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers get weary Cubs; Verlander vs. Severino. More>>

Yanks pick up Girardi, get fresh start in 1st ALCS since '12

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The New York Yankees picked up Joe Girardi and now are in a fresh series with a chance for their first World Series since 2009. More>>

Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees

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Right-hander Collin McHugh has been added to the Houston Astros roster for the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees. More>>

'Wiped out' Francona aching from Indians October ouster

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Indians, Francona still processing early October ouster from playoffs. More>>

Cubs get to Scherzer, then hold on to top Nats 9-8 in Game 5

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Addison Russell drove in four runs, Wade Davis earned a seven-out save, and the Chicago Cubs reached their third NL Championship Series in a row by edging the Washington Nationals 9-8 in a thriller of a Game 5. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros open ALCS, Cubs-Dodgers in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel, Astros face Yankees in ALCS opener. More>>

Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees in ALCS

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Houston's Dallas Keuchel has been great in his career against the New York Yankees and the lefty looks to continue that run on Friday in Game 1 ALCS. More>>

Classic fall: Indians' Series hopes dashed by early exit

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Over in October: Indians stunned by early exit from postseason. More>>

Tanaka to start Game 1 of ALCS for Yankees against Astros

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Masahiro Tanaka will start in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series for the New York Yankees against Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros on Friday night. More>>

Nats name LHP Gonzalez starter for Game 5 of NLDS vs. Cubs

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Left-hander Gio Gonzalez will start Game 5 for the Washington Nationals in their NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Strasburg, Nationals beat Cubs 5-0, force NLDS to Game 5

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Stephen Strasburg strikes out 12 as Washington Nationals beat Chicago Cubs 5-0 to send NLDS to Game 5. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Nationals settle NLDS in Game 5

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LEADING OFF: Cubs and Nationals settle NLDS in Game 5 at Washington; Astros ready and waiting for ALCS to start. More>>

Yanks complete comeback, beat Indians 5-2 in Game 5 of ALDS

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Pinstripe pride: Yankees beat Indians 5-2 to complete comeback and move into ALCS. More>>

Red Sox fire manager Farrell after 2nd straight ALDS defeat

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The Boston Red Sox have fired manager John Farrell after the team's second straight loss in the AL Division Series. More>>

Strasburg to start Game 4 of NLDS for Nationals after all

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Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg will start Game 4 of the NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, after all. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Indians in Game 5, Cubs try to zap Nats

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LEADING OFF: Yankees-Indians in Game 5, Cubs try to zap Nats. More>>

NLDS Game 4 of Nats-Cubs rained out, set to play Wednesday

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Rain washes out Game 4 of NLDS, rescheduled for Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field. More>>

Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Cup champion Penguins

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The Stanley Cup champions will be honored by President Donald Trump at the White House, a visit captain Sidney Crosby and other players say is not about politics. More>>

High-5: Yankees, Indians set for decisive ALDS finale

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High-5: Yankees, Indians meet to in decisive final for spot in ALCS. More>>

Ledecky: Islanders focused on getting new arena at Belmont

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Islanders owner Jon Ledecky said the team will play at Barclays Center through the end of next season, and the 'singular focus' beyond that is for a new arena at Belmont Park. More>>

Resilient Dodgers return to dominant form, and to the NLCS

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The Dodgers are headed back to the NL Championship Series with four days to rest after sweeping Arizona. More>>

NLDS Game 4 being delayed by threat of inclement weather

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The start of Game 4 of the NL Division Series between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs is being delayed by a band of showers near Wrigley Field. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS. More>>

Bellinger, Dodgers beat D-backs 3-1 to return to NLCS

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Yu Darvish shut down Arizona on two hits over five innings, Cody Bellinger and Austin Barnes homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 3-1 on Monday night to complete a three-game sweep of their National League Division Series. More>>

Severino, Judge help Yankees top Indians 7-3 to force Game 5

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Luis Severino bounced back from his playoff debacle, slumping Aaron Judge delivered a big hit and the New York Yankees took advantage of shoddy defense by Cleveland to beat the Indians 7-3 and push their AL Division Series to a decisive Game 5. More>>

Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1

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Chicago Cubs rally for 2-1 NLDS victory over Scherzer, Washington Nationals. More>>

Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCS

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The Houston Astros advanced to the AL Championship Series with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox. More>>

The Latest: Over 100 reported missing in California wildfire Video included

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Residents flee wind-whipped wildfires in Northern California wine country. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS. More>>

Encarnacion still out of Indians' lineup with ankle injury

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Edwin Encarnacion remains out of the Cleveland Indians' lineup for Game 4 of their AL Division Series against the New York Yankees due to a sprained right ankle. More>>

Nationals' Scherzer gives up 1st hit in 7th inning vs Cubs

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Washington Nationals RHP Max Scherzer working on no-hitter through 6 innings in NLDS. More>>

Man who says he was blinded in eye by foul ball sues Cubs

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A man is suing the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball after he was struck in the face by a foul ball at Wrigley Field and left blind in one eye. More>>

Varlamov stops 29 shots; Avs beat B's again in Boston, 4-0

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Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Nail Yakupov scored two goals and the Colorado Avalanche continued their recent success in Boston with a 4-0 win over the Bruins. More>>

Twins give manager Paul Molitor deal through 2020 season

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Paul Molitor is returning as manager of the Minnesota Twins. More>>

Catching up: Judge's grab, Tanaka, Bird lift Yanks in Game 3

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Masahiro Tanaka's seven-inning gem was saved when Aaron Judge prevented a home run in right field, and Greg Bird homered to give the New York Yankees a 1-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 3, extending their best-of-five AL Division Series. More>>

Red Sox beat Astros 10-3, avoid elimination in ALDS Game 3

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Price pitches 4 scoreless innings as Red Sox stay alive with 10-3 victory over Astros in ALDS. More>>

LEADING OFF: Watching weather in Boston, Greinke vs Dodgers

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LEADING OFF: Watching weather in Boston, Greinke vs Dodgers. More>>

Girardi on future with Yankees: 'Whatever happens, happens'

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Joe Girardi on future with Yankees: 'Whatever happens, happens'. More>>

Ex-Dodger Greinke stands in way of L.A. sweep of Arizona

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Arizona will turn to former Dodger Zack Greinke to lead the way in preventing Los Angeles from a three-game sweep of the Diamondbacks in the National League division series. More>>

LEADING OFF: Watching weather in Boston, Greinke vs Dodgers

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LEADING OFF: Start TBD at Fenway, Greinke vs old teammates. More>>

Girardi clears air with Chapman, booed before Game 3

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi says he believes Aroldis Chapman's online jab was accident. More>>

Wentz tosses 4 touchdown passes, Eagles beat Cardinals 34-7

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Carson Wentz threw a career-best four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles continued their impressive start with a 34-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. More>>

Increased security at Fenway Park for Red Sox playoff game

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The Red Sox and the city of Boston increased security for Sunday's playoff game against the Houston Astros. More>>

Puig powers Dodgers to 8-5 win over D-backs, 2-0 series lead

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The Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the NL Division Series with another relentless offensive performance in an 8-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Harper, Zimmerman HRs lift Nats past Cubs 6-3 to even NLDS

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Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman homer as Washington Nationals rally past Chicago Cubs 6-3 in NL Division Series. More>>

Girardi takes blame, 'feels horrible' for Yanks' Game 2 loss

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi is taking the blame after his call not to challenge a hit by pitch possibly changed the complexion of New York's 9-8, 13-inning loss in Game 2 of an AL Division Series against Cleveland. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians seek sweeps; HR-happy playoffs

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians seek sweeps; HR-happy playoffs. More>>

Red Sox return home looking to avoid being swept by Astros

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Red Sox embracing moment as they look to avoid being swept from playoffs for 2nd straight year. More>>

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