Month: October 2018

Red Sox-Yanks G4: Lineups, matchups, FAQs

Red Sox-Yanks G4: Lineups, matchups, FAQs

The Red Sox found an antidote to the immense home-field advantage that Yankee Stadium provides for Monday’s Game 3 of the American League Division Series, handing the Bombers their most lopsided defeat in postseason history. Yet both clubs know that Monday’s 16-1 outcome only counts for one win, and that nothing has been decided yet.
Red Sox-Yanks G4: Lineups, matchups, FAQs
Source: MLB

Sox one win from ALCS after rout in the Bronx

Sox one win from ALCS after rout in the Bronx

Nathan Eovaldi — who was bumped up a day early in a bit of a surprise move by manager Alex Cora — mowed right through the powerful Yankees while helping the Red Sox to an impressive 16-1 romp over their rivals in Game 3 of this American League Division Series. Boston now leads the series, 2-1. Brock Holt also made history with his home run in the ninth inning, completing the first postseason cycle.
Sox one win from ALCS after rout in the Bronx
Source: MLB

Yanks' bullpen ready to go behind CC in G4

Yanks' bullpen ready to go behind CC in G4

The decision to place backup catcher Austin Romine on the mound for the final three outs of Monday night’s 16-1 loss in Game 3 of the American League Division Series was made with the next day in mind, as the Yankees will take an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to keep the season alive and force a return trip to Boston.
Yanks' bullpen ready to go behind CC in G4
Source: MLB

Marcus Smart and J.R. Smith fined for on-court altercation during preseason game

Marcus Smart and J.R. Smith fined for on-court altercation during preseason game

NEW YORK – Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and Cleveland Cavaliers guard-forward J.R. Smith have each been fined for their roles in an on-court altercation, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
Marcus Smart and J.R. Smith fined for on-court altercation during preseason game
Source: NBA

Snitker prepared to call on Vizcaino in Game 4

Snitker prepared to call on Vizcaino in Game 4

Arodys Vizcaino managed to escape potential ninth-inning disaster while helping the Braves claim a 6-5 win over the Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Division Series on Sunday night at SunTrust Park. Will he’ll be physically capable of handling his role as closer in Monday afternoon’s Game 4?
Snitker prepared to call on Vizcaino in Game 4
Source: MLB

Dodgers rally back before Braves force Game 4

Dodgers rally back before Braves force Game 4

Walker Buehler will someday be the Dodgers ace, maybe in a few weeks, but he wasn’t Sunday. With a chance for a Dodgers sweep of the best-of-five National League Division Series, the Game 163 winner suffered a second-inning meltdown after a costly Cody Bellinger misplay and the Dodgers went on to lose to the Braves, 6-5. The defeat forced a Game 4 on Monday.
Dodgers rally back before Braves force Game 4
Source: MLB

Folty gets call with Braves' season on the line

Folty gets call with Braves' season on the line

As Mike Foltynewicz enjoyed his 27th birthday on Sunday afternoon, he figured the best gift he could receive would be the opportunity to make at least one more start this season. He got it when the Braves staved off elimination by beating the Dodgers, 6-5, in Game 3 of the NLDS Sunday night, as the right-hander will start Game 4 on Monday afternoon at SunTrust Park.
Folty gets call with Braves' season on the line
Source: MLB