MLB playoffs: Houston Astros look to clinch World Series berth in ALCS Game 5 vs. New York Yankees

MLB: ALCS-Houston Astros

MLB playoffs, ALCS Game 5: Houston Astros (-150) at New York Yankees (+125) Justin Verlander, RHP (HOU) vs. James Paxton, LHP (NYY) Houston Astros lead series 3-1 The Houston Astros are one win away from reaching their second World Series in three years. After losing the first game to the New York Yankees, 7-0, the […]

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MLB playoffs: Houston Astros and New York Yankees head to Yankee Stadium for ALCS Game 3

MLB: Luis Severino

MLB playoffs, Game 3: Houston Astros (-1.5, +100) at New York Yankees (+1.5, -121), 4:08 p.m. ET Gerrit Cole, RHP (HOU) at Luis Severino, RHP (NYY) Series tied, 1-1 The American League Championship Series heads to the Bronx for Game 3 between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees. The Yankees’ pitching has excelled through […]

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MLB Playoffs: New York Yankees take on Houston Astros in ALCS with World Series on the line

MLB: Gleyber Torres

New York Yankees (+145) vs. Houston Astros (-176), Best of 7 ALCS Game 1: Saturday at 8:08 p.m. ET (FOX) All season long it was speculated that these two heavyweight teams would battle it out in a long, seven-game series. Both the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees are teams seemingly without any weaknesses. […]

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MLB Playoffs: Washington Nationals look to play in first World Series by beating St. Louis Cardinals in NLCS

MLB: NLCS Washington Nationals

Washington Nationals (-125) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (+100), Best of 7 NLCS Game 1: Friday at 8:08 p.m. ET (TBS) After upsetting the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games in the National League Division Series, the Washington Nationals are four wins away from their first World Series appearance in franchise history. The Nationals are one […]

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MLB playoffs: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals tale of two paths to NLCS

NLCS Game 1

A couple of hours before Wednesday’s win-or-die Game 5 in the National League Division Series at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, with a trip to the NLCS on the line, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt was asked how he slept Tuesday night. “Like a baby,” he said. “Nice meal, nice air-conditioned room and dark and […]

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Philadelphia Phillies fire manager Gabe Kapler

Gabe Kapler

The Philadelphia Phillies announced Thursday the firing of manager Gabe Kapler. Kapler compiled a 161-163 record during his time in Philadelphia and failed to finish above .500 in each of his two seasons – going 80-82 and 81-81, respectively. Expectations were high for the Phillies entering the 2019 season, with owner John Middleton going as […]

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MLB Playoffs: Tampa Bay Rays look to shock baseball world in Game 5 vs. Houston Astros

ALDS Houston Astros, Gerrit Cole

MLB Playoffs Game 5: Tampa Bay Rays (+1.5, +105) at Houston Astros (-1.5, -125), 7:10 p.m. ET Tyler Glasnow, RHP (TB) at Gerrit Cole, RHP (HOU) After the Houston Astros won the first two games of this series, it was difficult to picture the American League Division Series heading back to Houston for Game 5. […]

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MLB Playoffs: Washington Nationals face Los Angeles Dodgers in deciding NLDS Game 5

NLDS: Washington Nationals, Stephen Strasburg

MLB Playoffs, Game 5: Washington Nationals (+1.5, -165) at Los Angeles Dodgers (-1.5, +140), 8:37 p.m. ET Stephen Strasburg, RHP (WSH) at Walker Buehler, RHP (LAD) Two teams looking to vanquish some playoff demons square off one final time this season in Game 5 of the National League Division Series Wednesday night. This is a […]

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MLB Playoffs: St. Louis Cardinals face Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of NLDS

MLB: NLDS-Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals, Marcell Ozuna

MLB Playoffs, Game 5: St. Louis Cardinals (+1.5, -226) at Atlanta Braves (-1.5, +180), 5:02 p.m. ET Jack Flaherty, RHP at Mike Foltynewicz, RHP What is better than a win-or-go-home game? That is what we have Wednesday in the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. The series so far […]

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