DeGrom Strikes Out Side, But NL Comes Up Short In All-Star GameA new-look All-Star Game finished with the same old result. The AL beat the NL 6-3 Tuesday night and will open the World Series at home for the 10th time in 13 years.
Mets Center Fielder Juan Lagares Wins First Gold GloveSt. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.
Ishikawa 3-Run Homer Sends Giants To World SeriesTravis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Giants Beat Cardinals In 10th On Choate Wild ThrowA wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.
9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
NL Starter Wainwright Says He Grooved One To Jeter, Then BacktracksThe first-inning double was one of Derek Jeter's classic, opposite-field line drives to right. OK, so maybe NL starter Adam Wainwright admitted he threw something juicy to hit.
Trout Leads AL To Victory In Jeter's Final All-Star GameHelping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Derek Jeter Scores 1 Run, Receives 2 Standing Ovations In All-Star GameDerek Jeter had two hits and scored one run in two at-bats by the middle of the All-Star Game Tuesday evening, after he was honored by both the American and National leagues in the midst of his final season.
By The Numbers: All-Time AL NYC Vs. All-Time NL NYC — Who Would Win?I thought I would round out this discussion by choosing all-time teams: one comprised solely of Yankees and the other with players from the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Mets.
By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 2)This is a follow-up from my previous column, where the question under consideration was: Is New York an American League city or a National League city?
By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 1)Gabe Costa takes an approach which is both subjective and qualitative. He takes a look at both temporal (historical) and spatial (geographical) aspects of this issue in Part 1.
By The Numbers: The World Series And The 'Footballization' Of Baseball Theoretically, a team could play 20 postseason games before winning it all. Given all this, I wonder if the World Series has become anticlimactic. It takes so long just to reach the Fall Classic.