Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 and sweep the NL Championship Series
Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals' struggling bats and Washington moved one win from the city's first World Series appearance in 86 years
Didi Gregorius and several other New York Yankees are slumping at the plate, part of the reason they're trailing the Houston Astros 2-1 in the AL Championship Series
Alex Rodriguez Says MLB Suspension Was 'One of the Best Things That Happened' to Him Rodriguez spoke about his baseball career at the Inc. 5000 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Alex Rodriguez, via Inc. 5000 Conference Alex Rodriguez, via Inc. 5000 Conference Alex Rodriguez, via Inc. 5000 Conference Rodriguez was suspended for the entire 2014 MLB season for performance-enhancing drugs. The former MLB star was originally suspended 211 games but appealed the suspension. A total of 13 players were suspended in the Biogenesis scandal, which originated from a Miami 'New Times' report on a wellness clinic in Coral Gables, Florida.
Carlos Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros won a battle of the bullpens, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 to tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece
Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 in the AL Championship Series opener
The St. Louis Cardinals' front office says baseballs have suddenly lost their juice this postseason, supporting a claim from a prominent data scientist that the balls have been altered following a historic, homer-friendly regular season