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    Dodgers rebuke fans for Grandal boos, dead air


    As Yasmani Grandal continued to struggle -- striking out three times, the last one coming with one out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning -- fans took notice. But the Dodgers didn't appreciate the...

    As Yasmani Grandal continued to struggle -- striking out three times, the last one coming with one out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning -- fans took notice. But the Dodgers didn't appreciate the reaction.

    Gio Gonzalez gets Game 4 start for Brewers


    The Brewers will start Gio Gonzalez in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on Tuesday night, with Wade Miley getting the nod in Game 5 on short...

    The Brewers will start Gio Gonzalez in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on Tuesday night, with Wade Miley getting the nod in Game 5 on short rest.

    Eovaldi, Cora shrug off Bregman Instagram video


    A video posted to Alex Bregman's Instagram account, which showed the Astros hitting three straight home runs off Nathan Eovaldi, didn't draw much of a reaction from the Red Sox's ALCS Game 3 starter or manager Alex...

    A video posted to Alex Bregman's Instagram account, which showed the Astros hitting three straight home runs off Nathan Eovaldi, didn't draw much of a reaction from the Red Sox's ALCS Game 3 starter or manager Alex Cora.

    Red Sox's Sale exits hospital after stomach issue


    Red Sox starter Chris Sale was released from a Boston-area hospital Monday morning and will rejoin the team Tuesday after dealing with a stomach illness, the team...

    Red Sox starter Chris Sale was released from a Boston-area hospital Monday morning and will rejoin the team Tuesday after dealing with a stomach illness, the team announced.

    Cubs hire Iapoce from Rangers as hitting coach


    The Cubs have hired Anthony Iapoce from the Rangers to be the team's next hitting coach, replacing Chili...

    The Cubs have hired Anthony Iapoce from the Rangers to be the team's next hitting coach, replacing Chili Davis.

    Braves give Snitker two-year contract extension


    The Braves have given Brian Snitker, who led the team to a 92-70 record and the National League East title this season, a two-year contract...

    The Braves have given Brian Snitker, who led the team to a 92-70 record and the National League East title this season, a two-year contract extension.

    Red Sox don't let Astros get out of their reach


    Boston's hitters came through in key moments, the bullpen dominated, and David Price did just enough to help keep the ALCS...

    Boston's hitters came through in key moments, the bullpen dominated, and David Price did just enough to help keep the ALCS interesting.

    As Yasiel Puig struggles in the NLCS, how can Dodgers keep him engaged?


    The enigmatic L.A. outfielder has been more miss than hit against the Brewers. What are the Dodgers doing to keep a slugger who can change the series at any given moment from falling...

    The enigmatic L.A. outfielder has been more miss than hit against the Brewers. What are the Dodgers doing to keep a slugger who can change the series at any given moment from falling apart?

    Buckle up for an epic ALCS as 108-win Red Sox and 103-win Astros collide


    The high-stakes series is sure to deliver from the start, with the defending champs pitting Justin Verlander against Chris Sale in Game...

    The high-stakes series is sure to deliver from the start, with the defending champs pitting Justin Verlander against Chris Sale in Game 1.

    Inside the inning when Brandon Woodruff's swing rocked the NLCS


    A reliever stepping in against Clayton Kershaw? It sounds like a mismatch. But Milwaukee's slugging pitcher took L.A.'s ace deep, and things got even wilder from...

    A reliever stepping in against Clayton Kershaw? It sounds like a mismatch. But Milwaukee's slugging pitcher took L.A.'s ace deep, and things got even wilder from there.

    Three reasons the Astros will beat the Red Sox in the ALCS


    With 108 wins, the Red Sox clearly have something going, but the Astros' starting pitching, bullpen and lineup will be very tough to...

    With 108 wins, the Red Sox clearly have something going, but the Astros' starting pitching, bullpen and lineup will be very tough to beat.

    How Alex Cora maneuvered the Red Sox to the ALCS


    Virtually everything Red Sox manager Alex Cora touched turned to gold against the Yankees. Does he have any magic left to use against the...

    Virtually everything Red Sox manager Alex Cora touched turned to gold against the Yankees. Does he have any magic left to use against the Astros?

    Braun, Puig ended up right where they belong


    Two years ago, the Brewers and Dodgers almost swapped Ryan Braun for Yasiel Puig, but the nontrade has worked out well for...

    Two years ago, the Brewers and Dodgers almost swapped Ryan Braun for Yasiel Puig, but the nontrade has worked out well for everyone.

    How did Christian Yelich get this good?


    A nice player in his time with the Marlins, Yelich blossomed into an MVP candidate in his first year with the Brewers. What...

    A nice player in his time with the Marlins, Yelich blossomed into an MVP candidate in his first year with the Brewers. What changed?

    How the dominant Brewers bullpen came together


    Assembling the right group of relievers to march through the postseason often takes some trial and error -- and a lot of luck. Just ask Craig...

    Assembling the right group of relievers to march through the postseason often takes some trial and error -- and a lot of luck. Just ask Craig Counsell.

    How an 0-for-45 slump shaped Craig Counsell's managerial career


    When it became clear that Counsell's best days were past him, a series of events turned the former Brewer into the perfect managerial...

    When it became clear that Counsell's best days were past him, a series of events turned the former Brewer into the perfect managerial fit.

    Playoff mega preview: The only October forecast you need


    Welcome to October, when it takes talent and some postseason magic to win it all. We break down every roster to see who has the right Fall Classic...

    Welcome to October, when it takes talent and some postseason magic to win it all. We break down every roster to see who has the right Fall Classic formula.

    Expert picks for the 2018 postseason


    Is it finally the Indians' year? Can the Red Sox complete their historic season? Or will we see a Dodgers-Astros World Series rematch? Our experts make their postseason...

    Is it finally the Indians' year? Can the Red Sox complete their historic season? Or will we see a Dodgers-Astros World Series rematch? Our experts make their postseason picks.

    Why Alex Bregman could be the new Mr. October


    One of the most memorable hits in World Series history in his first postseason might seem like a good start, but the Astros star is ready to add to his...

    One of the most memorable hits in World Series history in his first postseason might seem like a good start, but the Astros star is ready to add to his legend.

    Openers? Bullpenning? It's not nearly as new as you think


    The weird thing the A's did Wednesday with wild-card game "opener" Liam Hendriks -- and what the Brewers plan to do Thursday -- actually isn't all that...

    The weird thing the A's did Wednesday with wild-card game "opener" Liam Hendriks -- and what the Brewers plan to do Thursday -- actually isn't all that weird.

    MiLB celebrated diversity with unique names in the Fun Cup


    As Hispanic Heritage Months draws to a close, Minor League Baseball celebrated diversity this summer by rebranding selected team names in the Fun...

    As Hispanic Heritage Months draws to a close, Minor League Baseball celebrated diversity this summer by rebranding selected team names in the Fun Cup.

    An October blueprint: What playoff baseball looks like in 2018


    Pitching duels to remember and moving the runner over? Gone. Bullpenning and home run-bashing leadoff hitters? Here to stay. This is what does and doesn't happen in a modern...

    Pitching duels to remember and moving the runner over? Gone. Bullpenning and home run-bashing leadoff hitters? Here to stay. This is what does and doesn't happen in a modern postseason.