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6:47 PM ET CHICAGO — The Houston Astros advanced to their fifth consecutive American League Championship Series on Tuesday by beating the Chicago White Sox 10-1 in Game 4 of their best-of-five division series matchup. The Astros are the third team ever to appear in five straight league championship series, and first to do so
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1:16 AM ET San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers and sudden death — it’s only right. The Giants and Dodgers, two of the oldest rivals in sports, were separated by one game over the course of a 162-game season and by two runs throughout a 19-game season series. Now, after a Walker Buehler-fueled Dodgers victory
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3:51 PM ET Atlanta Braves right fielder Jorge Soler has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to Tuesday’s Game 4 of the National League Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers, MLB announced. Soler, who had a .246 batting average with 14 home runs and 33 RBIs during the regular season, was scheduled to bat leadoff as
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3:25 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Off the bat, nine innings into a game surprisingly devoid of action, it seemed as if an entire ballpark believed Gavin Lux had tied the score with his Los Angeles Dodgers down to their final out. “My stomach pretty much sank when he hit it,” San Francisco Giants third
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10:59 PM ET BOSTON — Early on Monday night, it looked like the Boston Red Sox might cruise to the ALCS after scoring five runs in the third inning. While the Rays slowly chipped away at the lead throughout the night, eventually tying the game in the eighth inning, Boston displayed the resilience that made
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1:58 PM ET CHICAGO — Astros manager Dusty Baker pushed back on Chicago White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera‘s comments regarding potential sign stealing by Houston, calling them “heavy accusations.” “They’re about the same runs, OPS and everything as we are — well, actually, better on the road than we are at home,” Baker said Monday
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9:10 AM ET Associated Press CHICAGO — White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera implied that the Astros may have been stealing signs in Games 1 and 2 of their AL Division Series after Chicago won the third game Sunday night. Houston was going for a sweep after it rolled to a pair of impressive victories at
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12:28 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — The sure sign for Red Sox manager Alex Cora that things are getting serious in the baseball playoffs: He got a text from Patriots coach Bill Belichick wishing him luck. “That’s like the highlight of the year,” Cora gushed before Game 3 of the AL Division Series against
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2:07 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — For a brief, fleeting moment — the amount of time it took San Francisco Giants reliever Dominic Leone‘s sixth-inning fastball to travel from his hand to the plate — Cody Bellinger looked like the guy who was the 2019 National League MVP. Bellinger was balanced and quick, two elements
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2:23 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Logan Webb pitched one of baseball’s most epic postseason games in Game 1 of the National League Division Series, and he did it by forcing the Dodgers to turn into their own worst enemies. Webb was masterful in his first career postseason start, mixing a diving changeup and a
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12:48 AM ET Randy Arozarena‘s supply of October magic never seems to end. Arozarena — the leading candidate for American League Rookie of the Year — made history Thursday by becoming the first player in playoff history to steal home and hit a home run in the same game during Tampa Bay’s 5-0 victory over
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9:32 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — A 1911 “Shoeless” Joe Jackson autographed photograph by Frank W. Smith sold for $1.47 million, the most ever paid for a signed sports photograph. The photo was offered by Christie’s and Hunt Auctions in New York in the auction Extra Innings: A Private Collection of Important Baseball
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