Monday, October 23, 2017

Baseball

The Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Chicago.

BY JAY COHEN CHICAGO (AP) — When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez’s three big swings had become ...
Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez and Clayton Kershaw celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Chicago.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ TRUST IN JUSTIN Justin Verlander and the Astros try to stave off elimination and force a decisive Game 7 ...
Houston Astros' Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa watch from the dugout during the seventh inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in New York.

BY STEPHEN HAWKINS HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games ...
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) argues a call during the eighth inning in Game 4 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Maddon was ejected.

BY JIM LITKE CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon turned out to be right. Even the umpire said so, later. Maddon’s prize? He got ejected for the second time ...
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka reacts after striking out Houston Astros' Josh Reddick during the fifth inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in New York.

BY MIKE FITZPATRICK NEW YORK (AP) — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound. And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel ...
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17), Jon Jay (30), Anthony Rizzo (44), Ian Happ (8) and Jason Heyward (22) celebrate after Game 4 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Chicago.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ ANOTHER DAY The Cubs finally broke through for a win against the Dodgers in their NL Championship Series, but ...
Chicago Cubs fan reacts after Game 3 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Chicago.

BY JAY COHEN CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough lineup, a talented pitching staff and a manager making all the right moves. Yup, it’s beginning to ...
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a home run during the seventh inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in New York.

BY JAKE SEINER NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October. Yankee Stadium sounds ...
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen (74) celebrates with his teammates after Game 3 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Chicago.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ BRING OUT THE BROOMS One win from their first World Series appearance in 29 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers ...
New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks and Aaron Judge celebrate after Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York.

BY RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered. Greeted by an array of “All Rise” signs in a ballpark that fits their style, ...
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