Green Monster Gives New Meaning to Home Field Advantage and Red Sox Tie ALCS

The Boston Red Sox entered Game 2 of the American League Championship Series in a 1-0 deficit to the visiting Houston Astros looking to tie the series before heading to Houston. Boston SP David Price also came into the game looking for his first postseason win as a starting pitcher. His record as a postseason…

Saturday LCS Recap: Dodgers Tie Series; Astros Take Game 1

Saturday's MLB postseason action featured games from both leagues: Game 2 of the NLCS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers; and Game 1 of the ALCS between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox. Dodgers 4, Brewers 3 W: Báez; L: Jeffress; S: Jansen Series Tied 1-1 Player of the Game: Justin Turner…

League Championship Series Preview

Following a fairly unevenly-matched Division Series round, the MLB playoffs have advanced to the semifinals: the League Championship Series. This year's American League matchup is between the #1 seeded Boston Red Sox and the #2 Houston Astros, and the National League matchup will be between the #1 seeded Milwaukee Brewers and the #2 Los Angeles…

Monday Division Series Recap: Dodgers Advance; Astros and Red Sox Rout Opponents

Monday's Division Series action featured the two ALDS matchups as well as Game 4 of the NLDS between Los Angeles and Atlanta. The Dodgers punched their ticket to the National League Championship Series behind star INF Manny Machado, while the Astros and Dodgers beat their opponents in blowout wins. Fittingly, Atlanta and Cleveland were eliminated…

Saturday ALDS Results: Astros Take 2-0 Lead; Yanks Tie Red Sox

Saturday's Division Series action featured American League games between the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros, as well as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The Astros came out on top in a relatively low-scoring affair to take a 2-0 lead to Cleveland on Monday, while the Yankees powered their way past the Red…

Home Teams Emerge Victorious in Full Day of Division Series Action

Friday featured the first full day of Division Series matchups during the MLB postseason, starting with the Cleveland Indians at the Houston Astros in the early afternoon. After the action concluded, no visiting team came out ahead. Astros 7, Indians 2 W: Verlander; L: Kluber Player of the Game: Alex Bregman (2-3, 2 RBI, 1…

On This Day in 2008: Hard Slide Leads to Bench-Clearing Brawl at Fenway

Here is a story from 2008 that may be of interest to fans who have followed the Anthony Rizzo slide controversy in the Cubs series in Pittsburgh last week, since some familiar names are involved. On June 4, 2008, the Tampa Bay Rays were visiting the Boston Red Sox when Red Sox OF Coco Crisp took…