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ALCS moments handled with kid gloves 21 years apart

Jeff Maier, who helped Derek Jeter's drive over the wall and the Yankees into the 1996 World Series, weighs in on 12-year-old Astros fan Carson Riley, who had a hand in Saturday’s Game 2 of the ALCS.

Yankees have déjà vu about trailing ALCS 0-2

Having come back against Cleveland, the Yankees don’t lack for confidence as the ALCS shifts to the Bronx, but their offence has failed to launch against the Houston Astros’ pitching staff.

Dodgers strike first vs. Cubs in NLCS

Yasiel Puig and Chris Taylor spark L.A. to victory in NL Championship Series opener. Cubs manager Joe Maddon tossed after arguing controversial play at the plate.

Corey Seager dropped from Dodgers’ NLCS roster due to back injury

All-star shortstop complained of back soreness during the Dodgers’ NL Division Series clincher in Arizona on Monday.

Astros walk off with ALCS Game 2 win over Yankees

Carlos Correa plates winning run in ninth, after controversial homer in fourth, and Houston leads best-of-seven AL Championship Series 2-0. Game 3 Monday at Yankee Stadium.

Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez goes from ALCS win to birth of third child

After making run-saving outfield assist in 2-1 win, Houston infielder dashed back to hospital.

Altuve-Judge showdown baseball’s David vs. Goliath

The Astros’ Jose Altuve stands five-foot-six. The Yankees’ Aaron Judge? Six-foot-seven. It’s unusual when teams’ key hitters are at such height extremes. The long and short of it is, short and tall players can both get it done.

Why Dodgers will knock off defending champion Cubs in NLCS: Griffin

After a second-half hiccup, everything’s coming up L.A. The Dodgers are better in every area with a ticket to the World Series on the line.

Astros edge Yankees in ALCS opener

Houston ace Dallas Keuchel fans 10 Yankees in seven shutout innings. Game 2 Saturday, Verlander vs. Severino.

Former Yankees McCann, Beltran set to take on former team

Veterans Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann were members of the Yankees prior to joining Houston Astros this season.

Cubs reach NLCS for 3rd straight year with Game 5 win over Nationals

The Cubs trailed 4-1, then led 8-4 and 9-6, in a game that lasted more than 4 ½ hours and ended after midnight on Friday.

MVP candidates Aaron Judge and Jose Altuve go head-to-head in ALCS

New York Yankees will need Aaron Judge to pick up his play if they hope to make it past red-hot Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros.

Yankee defy low-expectations to reach ALCS

Instead of a rebuilding year, team has put itself in a position to contend for another pennant.

Chicago Cubs angling to be the nicest team in baseball

A lighthearted tradition started by the Cubs' strength coach brings on-field group therapy to the team's winning culture.

Yankees complete comeback to advance to ALCS

New York overcomes 2-0 series deficit to eliminate Cleveland in five games.

Nationals’ Strasburg has Cubs feeling sick in Game 4

Washington starter overcomes illness to help force a deciding fifth game.

John Farrell’s dream job ends following ALDS loss to Astros: Griffin

Red Sox manager didn't engender the loyalty of players or capture the imagination of fans.

Encarnacion back in Cleveland’s lineup for ALDS Game 5 after injuring ankle

The former Blue Jays slugger injured his ankle in the first inning of Game 2 against the Yankees and couldn’t play in New York, where Cleveland lost twice.

Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg to start Game 4 of NLDS against Cubs after all

The Nationals are hoping Stephen Strasburg can send the series back to Washington for a Game 5 on Friday.

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