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Astros left seeing stars as Tanaka dazzles for Yankees in Game 1

Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series opener.

Daniel Hudson rejoins Nats, closes out NLCS win after birth of child

Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Daniel Hudson and his wife, Sara, tried to plan the birth of their third child around Washington's post-season schedule. When it didn't work out, he knew exactly what he needed to do.

Angels employee supplied late Tyler Skaggs with opioids: report

Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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The Los Angeles Angels say they don't know whether a longtime public relations official had been providing drugs to late pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as detailed in a report Saturday on ESPN's "Outside the Lines."

Anibal Sanchez carries no-hitter into 8th as Nats beat Cardinals

Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Anibal Sanchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Friday night in the NL Championship Series opener.

Cole masterpiece propels Astros to ALCS

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series.

Phillies fire manager Gabe Kapler after hyped season gone wrong

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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The Phillies have fired Gabe Kapler, nearly two weeks after disappointing finish to a season of big expectations.

Nationals stun Dodgers as Howie Kendrick hits game-winning grand slam in extras

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Howie Kendrick hit a tiebreaking grand slam off Joe Kelly in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals overcame a three-run deficit with a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Wednesday night and advance to the NL Championship Series against St. Louis.

Braves manager gives power-hitting Adam Duvall nod in series finale

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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The Atlanta Braves are giving Adam Duvall his first start in the decisive game of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday at 5:02 p.m. ET.

Rays top Astros to stay alive in ALDS

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Willy Adames homered and made a sensational relay throw from shortstop, Tommy Pham also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays chased Justin Verlander early in beating the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even their AL Division Series at two games apiece.

Former MVP Justin Morneau leads Canada in baseball Olympic qualifier

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Former American League most valuable player Justin Morneau and ex-AL all-star Michael Saunders highlight Canada's roster for the WBSC Premier 12 next month.