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Morton mows down Astros, helping Rays avoid elimination

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Kevin Kiermaier hit a go-ahead, three-run homer as Tampa Bay teed off on Zack Greinke, and the Rays backed another clutch playoff pitching performance by Charlie Morton to beat the visiting Houston Astros 10-3 Monday and cut their American League Division Series deficit to 2-1.

Braves’ Dallas Keuchel takes mound against Cardinals on short rest

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Atlanta Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel will start Monday's Game 4 of the National League Division Series on short rest at 3:07 p.m. ET in St. Louis.

Russell Martin keys big inning for Dodgers to push Nationals to brink

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Justin Turner's homer capped a startling and record-setting seven-run rally in the sixth inning as the Dodgers roughed up starter-turned-reliever Patrick Corbin, and Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series.

Canada’s Mike Soroka keeps Braves close before 9th-inning rally upends Cardinals

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Dansby Swanson hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth inning and Adam Duvall delivered a two-run single as the Atlanta Braves rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Division Series.

Gerrit Cole delivers 15 Ks for Astros to leave Rays on brink

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Gerritt Cole pitches 15 strikeouts, Alex Bregman hits a solo home run, and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay rays 3-1 on Saturday, giving them a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series.

Gregorius, Yankees cruise to victory over Twins after fateful 3rd inning

Saturday, October 5th, 2019
Didi Gregorius hits grand slam for Yankees

Didi Gregorius hooked a slump-busting grand slam during a seven-run third inning and the New York Yankees pummeled the Minnesota Twins again, cruising to an 8-2 victory Saturday for a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.

Strasburg, Scherzer pitch Nats past Dodgers to even NLDS

Saturday, October 5th, 2019
Stephen Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg turned in another dominant playoff outing, Max Scherzer struck out the side in relief as the Washington Nationals held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Friday night to even their NL Division Series at a game apiece.

Yankees bats power dominant win over Twins

Friday, October 4th, 2019
DJ LeMahieu

DJ LeMahieu homered and drove in four runs, Gleyber Torres broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Yankees extended their October mastery of the Minnesota Twins with a 10-4 victory Friday night in the AL Division Series opener.

Unlikely duo propels Braves past Cardinals to even series

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Mike Foltynewicz threw seven crisp innings before pinch-hitter Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, evening the NL Division Series at one game apiece.

Justin Verlander twirls gem to guide Astros past pesky Rays

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Justin Verlander looked every bit the October ace, Jose Altuve polished his post-season resume and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Friday to open their AL Division Series.