Tag: MLB

Dodgers Rally Against Verlander, Force Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor, Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers sent this twist-and-turn World Series to Game 7, rallying against Justin Verlander to beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night.

Astros Take Wild Game 5, Take 3-2 Lead to LA

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a game-ending single off Kenley Jansen with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Houston Astros outslugged the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 Sunday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.

Survey: Major League Baseball Surpasses NFL in Popularity Amid Anthem Protests

It’s been quite a while since Major League Baseball was the apple of the American sports fan’s eye, but, according to a recent survey, MLB has regained the top spot. According to the Remington Research Group, baseball has taken advantage of the NFL’s descent into protest madness, and surpassed the NFL in terms of popularity.

Dusty Binned: Baker Fired By Nationals

Washington (AFP) -The Washington Nationals parted company with manager Dusty Baker on Friday in the wake of the team’s latest playoff near-miss.

Tanaka, Yankees Top Astros to Take 3-2 Lead in ALCS

NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Puig, Taylor Power Dodgers Past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig added a homer and an RBI double to his dynamite postseason, and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.