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Yankees tab Austin Romine to catch Game 4, Gary Sanchez shifts to DH

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Austin Romine will catch right-hander Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees against Houston in Tuesday's Game 4 of the AL Championship Series (5:08 p.m. ET), with regular backstop Gary Sanchez moving to designated hitter.

Judge’s bat comes to life as Yankees slash ALCS deficit to 2-1

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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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 Monday night and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series.

Justin Turner hits walk-off HR to give Dodgers 2-0 NLCS lead

Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.

Baby Bombers, Yankees look to surmount another 2-0 series deficit

Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Trailing again 2-0 in the post-season, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros.

Altuve’s dash lifts Astros over Yankees in ALCS Game 2

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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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 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Corey Seager dropped from Dodgers’ NLCS roster due to back injury

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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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.

Astros take Game 1 as Dallas Keuchel shuts down Yankees again

Friday, October 13th, 2017
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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 on Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener.

Jose Altuve says Aaron Judge has his vote for AL MVP

Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros take on Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees in the ALCS beginning on Friday night. Altuve and Judge also are the front-runners for the AL MVP award, but Altuve said before Game 1 he would vote for New York's imposing slugger if he had a ballot.

Brewers plan to extend protective netting for upcoming season

Friday, October 13th, 2017
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The Milwaukee Brewers have plans to extend the protective netting on the field level at Miller Park. The netting will now run to the outer edge of each dugout.

Cubs edge Nationals in Game 5 thriller to continue repeat quest

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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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.