ALDS

Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

Royals Beat Angels 8-3 To Finish Off ALDS Sweep

The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they’re here, they want to stick around for a while.

10/06/2014

Joba Chamberlain of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout after giving up a run in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ex-Yankee Chamberlain’s Epic Meltdown Puts Orioles In The Driver’s Seat

Delmon Young drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tigers 7-6 Friday for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five AL Division Series.

10/03/2014

Mike Moustakas hits a solo home run in the 11th inning to take a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Angels during Game 1 of the ALDS on October 2, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rollin’ Royals Take Game 1 Behind Stellar Defense, Moustakas’ Blast

Although this group of Royals only has two crazy games of playoff history, it’s becoming clear that good things happen to Kansas City in October.

10/03/2014

Division Series - Oakland Athletics v Detroit Tigers - Game Four

Tigers Rally Past A’s 8-6 To Force Game 5 In ALDS

Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.

10/09/2013

The Red Sox’s Stephen Drew hits an RBI single against the Rays during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park on Oct. 4, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Bring The Pain In Game 1, Blast Rays

One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.

10/04/2013

Derek Jeter (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Will Derek Jeter Be Ready For Opening Day? ‘I Think He’ll Find A Way,’ Says Girardi

“I think there’s a little bit of a question (if he’ll be ready for Opening Day), but I think he’ll find a way,” Girardi said on Thursday. “That’s who he is.”

11/16/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony On Alex Rodriguez’s Benching: ‘I Can’t Imagine That’

“I can’t imagine that,” Anthony said in regard to A-Rod’s situation. “I can’t imagine that. I just feel bad for A-Rod, man. I don’t like to see nobody go through that. It’s tough.”

10/19/2012

Raul Ibanez (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Will Lean On Surging Raul Ibanez In ALCS

Raul Ibanez’s role will increase against the Tigers’ parade of right-handed starters and will be a key figure in the Yankees’ hopes of reaching the World Series.

10/13/2012

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks on prior to Game Three of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on October 10, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Girardi Showed Plenty Of Guts With A-Rod Benching

Girardi’s detractors have to give the manager full marks for making the decision, executing it and doing it in such a manner that didn’t cause angst in the clubhouse.

10/13/2012

Andy Pettitte (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Call On Andy Pettitte For Game 1 Of ALCS

Pettitte hopes to ride the wave of good pitching — and he’s a guy who knows a little something about playoff success.

10/13/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Granderson Busts Out Of Playoff Funk In Yankees’ ALDS-Clinching Win

Granderson had a career year in 2012 — both good and bad. Against the Orioles in the division series he was just plain bad. That is, until Game 5.

10/13/2012

CC Sabathia

Sabathia Dominates O’s In Game 5, Powers Yankees Into ALCS

CC Sabathia turned and looked over his right shoulder, watching intently after Nate McLouth turned on a 93 mph fastball and sent it soaring down the right-field line. Yankees-Orioles. Playoffs. Disputed home run. Again.

10/12/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Amid Brutal Series, A-Rod Benched Against Orioles In Winner-Take-All Game 5

Alex Rodriguez started the Yankees’ biggest game of the year on the bench. After being pinch-hit for in Games 3 and 4 against the Baltimore Orioles, the $275 million third baseman was removed from the starting lineup for Game 5 on Friday.

10/12/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Hate Against A-Rod Has Become Redundant And Adolescent

Most of us have a slice of sadism in us, so giving at least a little grin while A-Rod flops around the batter’s box like a marlin is understandable. But we’ve now reached redundancy, overkill and adolescent behavior. Let’s leave that to those more qualified.

10/12/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: A Peek At The End For A-Rod?

A-Rod is suddenly expendable. And moveable. Not good. We’ll see what happens this afternoon in Game 5 — he could look back on this series as the beginning of the end.

10/12/2012

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