O's beat Yanks, take top AL wild card spot
Adam Jones' and Mark Trumbo's home runs help the Orioles beat the Yankees 8-1 to overtake the Blue Jays for the top American League wild card spot.
Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
In his final tuneup before a scheduled start in Game 2 of the NLDS against the Nationals, Dodgers starter Rich Hill gave up two runs on six hits over five innings. He threw 82 pitches,
Rodon fans first seven batters, ties AL record
White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon strikes out the first seven Twins he faces, tying an American League record for consecutive strikeouts to start a game.
Ramirez's catch gets rewarded with a hug
Hanley Ramirez makes a running catch in foul territory, and keeps running into the outstretched arms of a Red Sox fan.
Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer
The Cardinals kept their postseason hopes alive with a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday night. The Cardinals could catch the San Francisco Giants for the second wild card if the Giants lost to the Dodgers later tonight. The game had a 47-minute rain delay.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Joe Maddon said on Friday he knows his postseason rotation but he isn't revealing it yet. At this point it would be a surprise if Jon Lester wasn't the Game 1 starter followed by Kyle Hendricks, Jake Arrieta and John Lackey.
Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes
Los Texas Rangers derrotaron hoy a los Tampa Rays y aseguraron la mejor marca de la Liga Americana para tener la ventaja de localía en cualquier serie de postemporada que disputen este año
Ramirez surprises Beltre at second base
Alexei Ramirez startles Adrian Beltre by clapping his glove when Beltre's back is turned.
Trumbo belts 47th homer of season
Mark Trumbo puts the Orioles up 5-1 on the Yankees with this home run, his 47th of the season.
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
The Yankees' Mark Teixeira plans on learning to play guitar in retirement. Prior to tonight's game, Twisted Sister gave him a guitar. For years, Teixeira has walked up the plate to, "I wanna rock!"
Ortiz gives Red Sox lead with homer
In the bottom of the seventh, David Ortiz hits a home run to right field to put the Red Sox ahead of the Blue Jays 5-3.