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George Springer silences Yankee Stadium crowd with go-ahead three-run homer
George Springer launched a three-run shot to give the Astros a 3-1 lead in the third inning of ALCS Game 4. Houston is attempting to take a 3-1 series lead in New York.
Alex Bregman on the Astros success in Yankees Stadium
Alex Bregman on the Astros success in Yankees Stadium. Bregman and the Astros defeated the Yankees 8-3 in Game 4. They can close out the ALCS tomorrow at Yankee Stadium.
Astros brush aside mistake-prone Yankees to move within 1 win of World Series
George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run homers and the Houston Astros got another wild ace off the hook to beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 Thursday night and...
Pitch-tipping paranoia haunts MLB playoff teams
Batter's box espionage in Major League Baseball can take the form of either pitch tipping or sign stealing, with one considered just a matter of good scouting while the other...
Adam Ottavino, Yordan Alvarez and the cost of faith in the MLB postseason
Both ALCS managers have stuck with struggling players. Yankees skipper Aaron Boone has been burned frequently while Astros manager A.J. Hinch has seen modest rewards.
Rooting for the long-lost Senators: Many memories, few wins
Cheering for the old Washington Senators in the 1960s and early '70s was a losing proposition
Hinch blows whistle, calls signal suspicions 'a joke'
MLB has quick verdict on Yankees-Astros whistling accusation
MLB is not hearing it. The league cleared the Astros of any wrongdoing after the Yankees were furious with whistles they claim were coming from Houston's dugout during Game 1...
Bumpy road for Nationals manager leads to 'beautiful place'
Nationals manager Dave Martinez finds a bumpy road leading to a beautiful place: the World Series
Mets, Phillies, Cubs? Joe Girardi is sure he's getting one of these jobs
Joe Girardi wouldn't have cleared his schedule if he wasn't confident he'd make a return to managing. After stepping down as manager from USA Baseball on Wednesday, the former...