GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — At best, Florida coach Dan Mullen is merely experiencing a down year. At worst, his team has plateaued and needs a leadership change.
HOUSTON (AP) — Two years after winning an AL Rookie of the Year Award, Yordan Alvarez has an AL Championship Series MVP to add to his trophy case.
HOUSTON (AP) — Two of the youngest Houston Astros stars helped one of baseball’s oldest managers get another shot at a most elusive title.
HOUSTON (AP) — Backs against the wall — occasionally by their own doing — these Boston Red Sox proved hard to pin down.
LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake West sent a text to his mom. The D-line wanted to go to Buffalo Wild Wings after football practice and he didn’t have enough money.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros beat Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of ALCS to reach World Series for second time in three seasons.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves know what happened last October and want to avoid a repeat. The Los Angeles Dodgers plan on an encore.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A well-known high school baseball coach from Alabama was found innocent of assaulting a player but guilty of harassment, court records show.
The Dodgers won on Thursday night. Of course they did.
Boston Red Sox (92-70, second in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (95-67, first in the AL West)
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Atlanta Braves welcomed back outfielder Jorge Soler for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday after he was sidelined following a positive COVID-19 test.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a guy who dislikes drama, Chris Taylor sure provided plenty of it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Fried had every ingredient in front of him for the biggest day of his baseball life at Dodger Stadium.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers opener Joe Kelly gave up a two-run homer to Atlanta's Freddie Freeman in the first inning and soon exited with tightness in his right biceps Thursday night as Los Angeles tried to avoid elimination in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series.
A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone lost a fourth member of his staff when New York announced Thursday that first base coach and outfield instructor Reggie Willits will leave at the end of the year to become a volunteer assistant for Oklahoma's college baseball program.
BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi wants the ball, the pressure, the chance to extend Boston's season — all of it.
HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis García will start for the Houston Astros against the Boston Red Sox in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series on Friday night with a trip to the World Series on the line.