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  • LEADING OFF: Astros on defense, Kershaw's last turn for LA?

    A look at what's happening around the majors today: SPYGATE, THE SEQUEL The Houston Astros might find themselves defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint to Major League Baseball about a man associated with Houston...

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  • Dodgers even NLCS on Bellinger's 13th-inning hit

    LOS ANGELES -- More than five hours after it started, Cody Bellinger delivered a game-winning single to right field, and he still had enough energy to take the Los Angeles Dodgers' celebration all the way to left field.

  • Manny Machado not worth the trouble for the Yankees

    LOS ANGELES — Manny Machado’s free agency isn’t exactly getting off on the right foot. There haven’t been this many red flags out here since the last beach closing in Malibu. The Dodgers shortstop is on a stunningly destructive course this postseason to keep teams from signing him even though he has a world of...

    New York Post
  • Eovaldi, Red Sox shut down Astros for 2-1 ALCS lead

    HOUSTON -- At some point, the incendiary chatter will dissipate and most everything uttered outside of the white lines will fade into the ether. But on Tuesday, what didn't go unnoticed was who delivered for the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.

  • Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13

    Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece. Bellinger grounded a 3-2 pitch from Junior Guerra into right field, scoring Manny...

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  • Astros will find a way to even series vs. Red Sox

    Well, the results have come back on Stitches’ DNA tests. As you can imagine, the family-tree findings were more than interesting. Seems we are only 1/1024 Pocahontas. There is a 50/50 chance we are a distant cousin of Bartolo Colon. Ancestry also revealed there is a 99.9% chance Stitches is most certainly a descendant of...

    New York Post
  • Power outage: Brewers' bats struggle in 13-inning loss

    For the first time since the Milwaukee Brewers began their incredible late-season surge, their bats went cold enough to lose. The Brewers managed just eight hits over 13 innings in their 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night, evening the NL Championship Series at 2 games...

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  • Postseason Baseball Glance

    Saturday, Oct. 13: Houston 7, Boston 2Sunday, Oct. 14: Boston 7, Houston 5Tuesday, Oct. 16: Boston 8, Houston 2Wednesday, Oct. 17: Boston (Porcello 17-7) at...

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  • Manny Machado decides to hustle as Dodgers win in 13

    LOS ANGELES — Cody Bellinger kept running around second base, straight into left field for one wild Dodgers celebration. Manny Machado slid into home plate in his best imitation of “Johnny Hustle” on Bellinger’s RBI single in the 13th inning that gave the Dodgers a 2-1 victory over the Brewers in Game 4 of the...

    New York Post
  • Benches clear after Machado clips Aguilar's leg in NLCS

    Manny Machado has stepped into trouble again. Both benches cleared after the Los Angeles Dodgers' star shortstop clipped the back leg of Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar while running out his groundout Tuesday night in the 10th inning of Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. ...

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  • MLB investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1

    Major League Baseball is investigating the Houston Astros after a man affiliated with the team appeared to be shooting video of the Boston Red Sox during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

  • Dodgers' Machado: Hustling not his 'cup of tea'

    Criticized for his lack of effort so far in the National League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado told The Athletic on Tuesday that being "Johnny Hustle" is not his "cup of tea."

  • MLB looks into allegations Houston Astros have cheated during playoffs

    Cleveland said to have lodged formal complaint over matterMetro Boston claims man with camera removed from gameA person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series. MLB also says it is aware of a report by Metro Boston that a man claiming to be an Astros employee was removed from an area near the Boston Red Sox...

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  • AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

    A person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series. MLB also says it is aware of a report by Metro...

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  • Astros employee accused of spying on the Red Sox

    HOUSTON — In this era of baseball we see more homers, strikeouts and paranoia than ever. The concerns over spying — high tech and low brow — obsess all teams now and that fixation spilled into the ALCS. The Commissioner’s Office confirmed that it investigated the presence of an Astros employee in the camera pit...

    New York Post
  • Red Sox looking like they are historic

    HOUSTON — We keep waiting. But time is running out. We watch, we scrutinize. When exactly are the Red Sox going to show they are not that 108-win team? That they are not historic? That they are not great? For those scoring at home, the answer is not yet — and maybe not ever. They...

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  • Astros' Controversial Roberto Osuna Trade Blows Up in Critical ALCS Game 3

    The Houston Astros traded for ace relief pitcher Roberto Osuna when he was in the middle of a 75-game suspension related to a domestic assault charge...

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  • Gio Gonzalez Exits NLCS Game 4 vs. Dodgers with Ankle Injury

    Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Gio Gonzalez left his NLCS Game 4 start after suffering an ankle injury. Gonzalez left the game after rolling his ankle in the second inning...

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  • Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he's 'good enough' to go

    Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he'll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen. Sale returned to the team Tuesday in Houston after being hospitalized for a stomach illness. The club hasn't specified the ailment...

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  • Dodgers' Kershaw undecided on opt-out

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw said Tuesday he has yet to choose whether he will exercise the opt-out clause in his contract this offseason.

  • Bradley, Red Sox slam Astros for 2-1 ALCS lead

    HOUSTON -- Jackie Bradley Jr. crushed a two-out grand slam in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox stunned the Houston Astros 8-2 on Tuesday in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.

  • Boston leads series, two games to one: Jackie Bradley Jr.’s Unlikely Grand Slam Buries the Astros

    Bradley, a stalwart outfielder not known for his offense, delivered his second big hit of the A.L.C.S. to give Boston a two-games-to-one lead.
  • Osuna makes things worse for Astros in ALCS loss to Red Sox

    With his team down one run going into the eighth inning, Houston manager AJ Hinch went to closer Roberto Osuna in hopes of keeping it that way. Things only got worse for the Astros in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Osuna gave up a grand slam to Jackie Bradley Jr. after hitting...

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  • Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

    Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. Steve Pearce hit a tiebreaking solo homer for Boston off Joe Smith in the sixth...

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