Matthew Callan deserves hazard pay for compiling this video of the last 21 seasons of Joe Buck doing postseason promo reads for Fox’s fall lineups. Thrill! to his obvious lack of enthusiasm. Marvel! at the cuts to the stars of the shows, miraculously in good seats at the game. Wonder! at why you can’t remember half of…
I am aggravated hourly and nearly minutely by some dumb bullshit on television, but never with such consistency as come each MLB postseason, when America’s Home For Friends And Family Guy reruns TBS is mysteriously transformed into a media outlet worthy of broadcasting playoff baseball games. It’s not, but MLB cares…
Justin Turner delivered a John Lackey fastball over the left-center field fence to drop a devastating 4-1 loss on the Cubs and give his Dodgers a 2-0 NLCS lead.
Carlos Correa accounted for both of Houston’s runs, hitting a fourth-inning solo homer and the walkoff double that drove in José Altuve as the Astros took a 2-0 series lead on the Yankees in a game that saw Justin Verlander pitch a complete game with 13 strikeouts.
Corey Kluber’s shortest start of the season came in Game 2 of the ALDS. His third-shortest start game in last night’s Game 5. In between, his second-shortest start of the season, was a May 2 outing in which he was pulled after three innings with a lower back strain, with which he was placed on the DL and missed a…
For the length of 26 batters, from the moment the Indians chased CC Sabathia from the game in the fifth and got the Cleveland crowd back into things, until the moment Brett Gardner worked—and there is no better word than worked—an epic at-bat in the ninth, Game 5 of the ALDS was about as tense as games get: A…
Aaron Judge won the world’s adoration earlier tonight for denying manchild ballhawk Zack Hample a baseball. (It also kept the game scoreless, but who cares about those details?) Here are some more wire photos of the catch for your enjoyment:
Aaron Judge snagged a Francisco Lindor fly ball just above Yankee Stadium’s short right field fence, but that feat pales in comparison to the act of humanitarianism that was denying ballhawk Zack Hample yet another baseball he doesn’t need.
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There is nothing more frustrating on earth than watching a lineup featuring Trea Turner, Bryce Harper, Anthony Rendon, Daniel Murphy, and Ryan Zimmerman get completely blanked by a guy who throws an 87 mph fastball. Unless you are a Cubs fan, in which case, screw you right in the ear.
That last night’s Yankees-Indians game continued for more than six innings after Lonnie Chisenhall’s phantom hit-by-pitch should not distract you from the fact that this was the moment of the game. It was. Right there, with two strikes and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Yankees were on the cusp of…
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Cleveland slugger Edwin Encarnación left today’s ALDS game against the Yankees in the first inning with help from teammates after suffering a gruesome leg injury while attempting to return to second base after a soft liner.
The current crop of athletes protesting during the national anthem has roots at the 1968 Olympics, with the Black Power salute of Tommie Smith and John Carlos after they finished first and third, respectively, in the 200 meters. John Dominis’s famous photograph of the two U.S. sprinters on the medal podium, their…
You may have checked out of baseball once your team’s season turned into a trash heap, but that’s okay! You’ve come back just in time for the best month of the year, as all the highest-stakes games with top-quality talent begin. Here’s a guide to the NL players you need to pay attention to as the postseason begins.
No team plans on their starter getting knocked out after just one out in a deciding playoff game, but no team is as prepared for the possibility as the Yankees, who showed off their considerable strengths in a wild, interminable 8-4 win over the Twins to advance to the ALDS.
You may have checked out of baseball once your team’s season turned into a trash heap, but that’s okay! You’ve come back just in time for the best month of the year, as all the highest-stakes games with top-quality talent begin. Here’s a guide to the AL players you need to pay attention to as the postseason begins.
Pete Rose will not be a part of Fox’s studio show for the MLB playoffs. Rose, who served as an analyst for the last two seasons, will be replaced by David Ortiz and Keith Hernandez.