Houston Astros

CLEVELAND | MLB says Astros doing surveillance, not spying in dugouts

CLEVELAND — The Houston Astros didn’t cheat. They didn’t want to get cheated. That’s their story, and Major League Baseball agrees. Following an investigation into two incidents this postseason, MLB said that the defending World Series champions were conducting surveillance — not spying — when a credentialed Astros employee was pointing his cellphone into the … Continue reading CLEVELAND | MLB says Astros doing surveillance, not spying in dugouts

HOUSTON | Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says “back it up” in ALCS

HOUSTON — Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox. For proof, just see Bregman’s social media feed. Hours after Boston beat Houston 7-5 to even the best-of-seven series at a game each, Bregman shared video Monday on Instagram … Continue reading HOUSTON | Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says “back it up” in ALCS

BOSTON | Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Astros

BOSTON— Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros. By the time he recovered, it was too late. Boston was well on its way to a big win. Cole’s electric fastball was lined all over Fenway Park and he also committed a costly error in his first career … Continue reading BOSTON | Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Astros

BOSTON | Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

BOSTON — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora has shuffled his lineup for Game 2 against the Houston Astros, putting infielders Ian Kinsler and Rafael Devers and catcher Christian Vazquez in the starting lineup for the first time in the AL Championship Series. Devers was batting sixth and playing third base in place of Eduardo … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

BOSTON | Sale, Cora make early exits for Red Sox in ALCS Game 1

BOSTON— Red Sox ace Chris Sale and manager Alex Cora both made early exits in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Sale lasted just four innings Saturday night, giving up two runs on one hit and four walks. Cora wasn’t far behind the lanky left-hander going back to the clubhouse. … Continue reading BOSTON | Sale, Cora make early exits for Red Sox in ALCS Game 1

BOSTON | Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected from Game 1 of ALCS

BOSTON — Red Sox manager Alex Cora has been ejected from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros for arguing a called third strike in the fifth inning that ended Boston’s first rally of the game. There were two out, two on and two runs already in when Justin Verlander threw … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected from Game 1 of ALCS

BOSTON | After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

BOSTON — Alex Cora led Boston to a victory over the hated Yankees. Next up for the first-year Red Sox manager: The team he left after winning a World Series as a bench coach last season. “I’ve been talking about them the whole season, so now we go,” he said after the Red Sox beat … Continue reading BOSTON | After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

NEW YORK | Another term: Judge has MLB’s top selling jersey again

NEW YORK— Aaron Judge again has baseball’s most popular jersey. MLB says the Yankee slugger’s No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season. Judge beat out 2017 AL MVP Jose Altuve, who will be trying to repeat as a World Series champion with the Houston Astros next month. Judge and the Yankees … Continue reading NEW YORK | Another term: Judge has MLB’s top selling jersey again