World Series Game 2: Nats Pound Astros in Late Innings to Take 2-0 Lead

Following Tuesday's 5-4 defeat in Game 1, the Houston Astros looked to bounce back behind starter Justin Verlander to tie the series. The game remained deadlocked at 2-2 after each starting pitcher allowed two runs in the 1st inning, until the Washington Nationals broke out with a six-run rally in the 7th. Nationals 12, Astros…

Nats Clinch National League Pennant

Tuesday night's prime-time playoff matchup featured the St. Louis Cardinals at the Washington Nationals with the Nats looking to sweep the National League Championship Series to clinch the franchise's first World Series appearance. Nationals 7, Cardinals 4 (box score) W: Patrick Corbin L: Dakota Hudson S: Daniel Hudson Washington pushed seven runs across the plate in…

Nats Rout Cards to Take 3-0 NLCS Lead

After losing two home games to begin the National League Championship Series, the Cardinals started José "Cafecito" Martínez in right field in an effort to give their anemic offense a lift. Cafecito went 2-4 with one run scored, but it wasn't nearly enough as the Nats exploded for eight runs, four against St. Louis ace…

League Championship Series Weekend Roundup

The semifinal round of the MLB Playoffs, better known as the League Championship Series, opened on Friday with the National League matchup. Here is the breakdown of the results as of the final game on Sunday: American League Championship Series #2 New York Yankees at #1 Houston Astros Series tied 1-1 National League Championship Series…

2019 Division Series: Astros Shut Down Rays to Clinch

Thursday was the final day of Division Series action with Game 5 of the American League Division Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros. Astros 6, Rays 1 (box score) W: Gerrit Cole L: Tyler Glasnow Cy Young Award candidate Cole won the battle of Pittsburgh Pirates draftees versus Glasnow, striking out ten Rays…

2019 Division Series: Brutal Loss Wednesday

Wednesday's Division Series lineup featured two do-or-die Game 5 matchups, the first between the St. Louis Cardinals at Atlanta Braves, and the second between the Washington Nationals at the Los Angeles Dodgers. The night ended with painful losses for both home teams. Cardinals 13, Braves 1 (box score) W: Jack Flaherty L: Mike Foltynewicz The Cardinals…

2019 Division Series: Tuesday’s Top Play

After the Yankees sweep of the Twins on Monday night, only one game remained on the calendar for Tuesday: American League Division Series Game 4 between the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays. Rays 4, Astros 1 (box score) W: Ryan Yarbrough L: Justin Verlander S: Blake Snell The Rays got to SP Verlander early, scoring…

Monday Division Series Roundup

After a weekend of Division Series action, Monday brought four Division Series elimination games, but only one team was eliminated as of the end of the night. Here are the current standings: American League #1 Astros vs, #4 Rays HOU leads 2-1 #2 Yankees vs. #3 Twins NYY wins 3-0 National League #1 Dodgers vs.…

Division Series Weekend Top Plays

The Division Series got underway on Thursday with the first National League contests, followed by a full four-game slate on Friday with the beginning of American League action. Here are the current standings of each series: National League #4 Nationals vs. #1 Dodgers LAD leads 2-1 #3 Cardinals vs. #2 Braves ATL leads 2-1 American…