MLB Look Ahead

Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Tribe

Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Tribe

The Sports Xchange

October 05 In Cole (15-5, 2.88 ERA), who is scheduled to start Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday at Minute Maid Park, the Astros have a pitcher fully capable of assuming the duties of an ace. FULL STORY

Rockies aim to head back west with NLDS tied

Rockies aim to head back west with NLDS tied

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October 04 The Milwaukee Brewers survived a scare Thursday evening, blowing a 2-0 lead before rallying in the 10th to beat the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of their National League Division Series at Miller Park. FULL STORY

Dodgers to unleash Kershaw on Braves

Dodgers to unleash Kershaw on Braves

The Sports Xchange

October 04 The Los Angeles Dodgers' curious starting pitching decision to open the National League Division Series suddenly looks like a load of trouble for the Atlanta Braves. FULL STORY

Yankees, Red Sox rivalry heats up in ALDS

Yankees, Red Sox rivalry heats up in ALDS

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October 04 It has been 14 years since the Boston Red Sox pulled off the greatest postseason comeback in baseball history and rallied from three games down to stun the rival New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series. FULL STORY

Kluber, Verlander face off in Game 1 of the ALDS

Kluber, Verlander face off in Game 1 of the ALDS

The Sports Xchange

October 04 With the "opener" gambit now influencing postseason strategies in Oakland and Milwaukee, the pitching matchup for Game 1 of the American League Division Series between the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros represents a throwback in this era of bullpening. FULL STORY

Brewers to use array of arms in Game 1 vs. Rockies

Brewers to use array of arms in Game 1 vs. Rockies

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October 03 Craig Counsell still hasn't decided who will throw the first pitch Thursday when the Milwaukee Brewers face the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of the National League Division Series at Miller Park. FULL STORY

Dodgers go with Ryu in NLDS opener against Braves

Dodgers go with Ryu in NLDS opener against Braves

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October 03 The Dodgers announced that Hyun-Jin Ryu and not Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of the series on Thursday at Dodger Stadium, even though Kershaw will be on regular rest after last pitching Saturday in San Francisco. FULL STORY

Yanks' Severino faces A's 'opener' in wild-card game

Yanks' Severino faces A's 'opener' in wild-card game

The Sports Xchange

October 02 In this year's edition of the American League play-in game, the pitching approaches for the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics will be distinctly different Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. FULL STORY

Cubs host Rockies in do or die NL Wild Card Game

Cubs host Rockies in do or die NL Wild Card Game

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October 01 Ace Jon Lester will start for the Cubs. Lester (18-6, 3.32 ERA) has been on a roll of late and has won his past three starts and four of his five outings in September. FULL STORY

Dodgers, Rockies to decide NL West winner in playoff

Dodgers, Rockies to decide NL West winner in playoff

The Sports Xchange

September 30 The Dodgers will play host to the Colorado Rockies on Monday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, with first place in the division at stake during game No. 163. Both teams finished the 162-game schedule with matching 91-71 records. FULL STORY