Snell's last test: Saving the Rays' season
Lefty pitching like an ace -- but now stakes are higher than ever
ARLINGTON -- Since getting drafted in 2011, Blake Snell has wanted to be the guy for the Rays. He’s made it clear that he wants to be the organization’s ace, getting the ball when the team needs him the most.
Snell will get his chance to prove that Tuesday, as
2 trades that weren't changed everything
Slugger nearly went to Halos, righty to Red Sox in rumored February flurry
In one alternate universe, the hub of this particular Joctober is Joc Pederson’s living room couch.
Cash 'going to get aggressive' with 'Stable'
Rays' bullpen rested, ready to throw different looks at Dodgers
For most of their 60-game schedule and especially in the postseason, the Rays won using a pretty simple formula: Score early, then open “The Stable.”
But Tampa Bay has had some trouble putting that plan into action in the World Series for two reasons. For one, the Dodgers seem insistent
Roberts: LA's focus 'on making our own mark'
Skipper not thinking about being 1 win away; Game 6 catching plans
One win away from a World Series championship, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts is trying not to think about the stakes.
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Betts activates 'Steal a Base, Steal a Taco' for second time
Mookie Betts swiped second base in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the 2020 World Series at Globe Life Field to once again endear himself to America.
Gaston proudly watching Roberts lead LA
Dodgers skipper looks to become second African-American manager to win World Series
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cito Gaston has had a busy month, between organizing a home remodeling project and recovering from shoulder replacement surgery. Of course, he’s watching a lot of postseason baseball, too.
• World Series Game 6: Tonight, 8 ET/5 PT on FOX
Yanks' Dominguez, 17, a giant among men
Does he swing with a tree trunk?
It's hard to look at Yankees 17-year-old No. 1 prospect Jasson Dominguez and think anything but "HE'S HUGE" or "Good lord how," but Yankees Magazine's Jon Schwartz did a pretty good job in a profile back in August.
"Your eyes actually go to his shoulders, somehow wider and broader every
Kershaw's kids adorably interrupt Zoom
Clayton Kershaw is every parent trying to do their job on Zoom
During quarantine, nearly every parent has experienced it: having their Zoom work calls interrupted by their kids. Maybe they're yelling something about boogers in the background, throwing a soccer ball off the laptop or, most notably, suddenly appearing in the screen.
There's no escaping it, no matter how important your
Belli's 'hidden' web gem saved G5 for LA
Eighth-inning grab had 45 percent Catch Probability
An underrated part of the absolutely bonkers-bananas play that ended Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night is that the center fielder who got the shenanigans going by kicking the ball away, Chris Taylor, wasn't even supposed to be there. Neither was the man he replaced, starter AJ
Dodgers deny Rays in G5, one win from title
Kershaw thwarts steal attempt of home; bullpen bounces back
This was Clayton Kershaw’s moment, his time, his town, and nothing was going to take it from him. Not a Rays team that routinely threatened with leadoff baserunners, not an October narrative that has fairly or unfairly followed him, and certainly not that ambitious baserunner streaking down the third-base line
K is for Kershaw: New playoff strikeout king
LA's longtime ace passes Verlander with 207 postseason K's
Debate his results all you’d like, but there’s no debating this: Clayton Kershaw is Major League Baseball’s all-time postseason strikeout king.
Kershaw struck out six in the Dodgers' 4-2, Game 5 victory in the World Series and now has 207 in postseason play, breaking the record of 205 set last
A rare feat: The history of WS steals of home
Rays' Margot comes up just short of joining exclusive list
Home runs have dominated much of the discussion surrounding the 2020 postseason, but the most pivotal game of the World Series so far hinged on a key moment of small ball.