Obstruction call gives Cards win in Game 3
A rare obstruction call by an umpire let St. Louis' Allen Craig score with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, finishing off a mad-cap play that sent the Cardinals over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night for a 2-1 lead in the World Series.
Red Sox beat Tigers 5-2 to advance to World Series
Shane Victorino’s seventh-inning grand slam propelled Boston to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night, clinching the AL championship series in six games and setting up a World Series rematch with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Cardinals need 1 more big start from Wacha
For four straight starts, Michael Wacha has been all but untouchable and appeared totally oblivious to the stakes.The St. Louis Cardinals need one more just like that from the pressure-proof rookie to get to the World Series for the second time in three years.
Tigers on brink of elimination after Boston wins
Prince Fielder extended his postseason drought without an RBI to a career-long 65 at-bats and that helped Boston hold on for a 4-3 win and a 3-2 series lead that put the Tigers on the brink of elimination.
BoSox a win from pennant after beating Tigers 4-3
DETROIT — Mike Napoli’s majestic homer began the early breakthrough Boston needed.Now, the Red Sox are a win away from the World Series
Vogt’s single in 9th lifts A’s over Tigers
OAKLAND, Calif. — A pair of Oakland rookies, one heralded and the other a relative unknown, provided everything the Athletics needed to tie their AL division series with Detroit at one game apiece.
Red Sox ready for playoffs after 4-day layoff
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox didn’t mind waiting a few days to start their playoffs.Not after missing them for the past three seasons.
A’s, Tigers prepare for playoff rematch year later
OAKLAND, Calif. — Josh Donaldson mimics Miguel Cabrera whenever he can, and he has no problem copping to it.
Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Braves 6-1 in Game 1
ATLANTA — Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the playoffs looking intent on ending that quarter-century drought since their last World Series championship.
Tri-State finishes second in state tournament
It took the defending state champions and a former major league pitcher to stop the Tri-State Titans Saturday in the Maryland Semi-Pro Baseball State championship game at Hamilton Field.
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