Sliver of hope left for LA Dodgers fans watching Game 5

Baseball 10/28/18, 21:16

Los Angeles Dodgers fans were holding onto a thin thread of hope as their team stood on the edge of elimination in the World Series.Sunday night's Game 5 is the season's last at Dodger Stadium regardless of the result, and a cautious optimism is in the air. Down three games ...

Dodgers bench Bellinger for elimination game vs Red Sox

Baseball 10/28/18, 17:54

Cody Bellinger is on the bench for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series.His left-handed bat has been replaced in the lineup by Enrique Hernandez, who will hit third and play center field on Sunday against the Boston Red Sox.First baseman David Freese leads off again ...

Chris Sale’s shouts rally Red Sox to brink of title

Baseball 10/28/18, 00:26

The World Series was slipping away when Chris Sale stood in the back of the dugout and started screaming at his teammates.The Boston Red Sox had just fallen behind the Los Angeles Dodgers by four runs in the sixth inning Saturday night, nine outs from finding themselves tied 2-2 in ...

Pearce rallies Red Sox past Dodgers 9-6 for 3-1 Series lead

Baseball 10/28/18, 00:23

Steve Pearce hit a tying homer in the eighth inning and a three-run double in the ninth, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit for a 9-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night and a 3-1 World Series lead.Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers celebrates ...

Update: Dodgers go back to Rich Hill as Game 4 starter

Baseball 10/27/18, 17:03

The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local):___1:45 p.m.Rich Hill is starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the World Series after all.The left-hander was originally announced as the starter, but on Saturday morning the team backed off on him and said its ...

Dodgers win Late, Late Late Show, cut Red Sox lead to 2-1

Baseball 10/27/18, 09:06

Brian Dozier swung bananas from a rope over the dugout railing. How appropriate. The longest game in World Series was bananas. Twenty-three players on each team, including nine pitchers. Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy celebrates with Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward after his walk off home run during the 18th ...

Column: Sox go all in _ and it may come back to haunt them

Baseball 10/27/18, 04:20

You would've thought the Boston Red Sox were in a must-win situation.They put everything they had into one of the greatest games — really, two games — in World Series history.Now, even though Boston is still ahead in the World Series, it sure doesn't feel like it.Boston Red Sox pitcher ...

Out of seats, into spotlight, Buehler delivers for Dodgers

Baseball 10/27/18, 03:42

From upper-deck spectator to October ace.Walker Buehler looked nothing like the rookie he is, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers the pitching performance they desperately needed in Game 3 of the World Series.With the Dodgers facing a 2-0 deficit, Buehler shut out the Boston Red Sox for seven innings, holding the ...

Bellinger cuts down Kinsler, making up for gaffe on bases

Baseball 10/27/18, 02:33

Ian Kinsler headed home, trying to get his 200-pound frame to the plate with the go-ahead run before Cody Bellinger's throw from center field.Bellinger caught Eduardo Nunez's drive 275 feet from home for the second out of the 10th inning, planted his right foot and heaved.It was quite a play, ...

What a scene: Red Sox-Dodgers set for sunny start in Game 3

Baseball 10/26/18, 17:26

Game 3 of the World Series is set to start at Dodger Stadium under sunny skies with temperatures in the 80s, quite a contrast to the matchups at Fenway Park.Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez chases down a fly ball before Game 3 of the World Series baseball against the Los ...

Christian Yelich, J.D. Martinez win Hank Aaron Awards

Baseball 10/26/18, 17:20

Christian Yelich made it to the World Series, just not the way he hoped.The Milwaukee Brewers star accepted the Hank Aaron Award as the outstanding offensive player in the National League before Game 3 between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Boston slugger J.D. Martinez was ...

Martinez powers Red Sox postseason with more than home runs

Baseball 10/26/18, 04:03

The similarities between Martinez and former Dodgers slugger Kirk Gibson, whose pinch-hit home run 30 years ago against Oakland in Game 1 at Dodger Stadium is a part of World Series lore, aren't confined to health. It is fitting that one of the storylines before a World Series game at Dodger ...

Back by the beach, Dodgers look to get hot in World Series

Baseball 10/25/18, 22:30

Palm trees! Shorts! Sunglasses!While the World Series isn't quite a trip to the beach, the Boston Red Sox anticipate staying hot in balmy California, and the Los Angeles Dodgers hope a warm welcome will help them reverse a 2-0 deficit."I think the climate is a little different," Dodgers manager Dave ...

In 2-0 hole, Dodgers turn to rookie Buehler to rescue them

Baseball 10/25/18, 21:20

The Dodgers have seen the future and it's ace-in-the-making Walker Buehler.Except they need him to deliver now.Buehler will try to yank Los Angeles out of a 2-0 deficit against the Boston Red Sox when the World Series shifts to Dodger Stadium for Game 3 on Friday.Clearly, the Dodgers trust their ...

No decision on Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Betts not at 2B

Baseball 10/25/18, 20:58

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora says no decision has been made on whether slugger J.D. Martinez will start Game 3 of the World Series.But Cora said Thursday that whatever lineup he uses, it will not feature star right fielder Mookie Betts at second base.Martinez is Boston's main designated hitter. ...

PHOTOS: Red Sox beat Dodgers 4-2 in World Series Game 2

Baseball 10/25/18, 11:42

Boston Red Sox beat Los Angeles 4-2 to take a two-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven series.A fan gets ready for the start of Game 2 of the World Series baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. ...

Red Sox use another two-out rally to down Dodgers

Baseball 10/25/18, 00:10

J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox made magic with two outs during the AL playoffs.With a World Series on the line, seems they have plenty left.Martinez delivered a two-out tiebreaking single, and Boston got all of its runs with two down while beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on ...

PHOTOS: Red Sox beat Dodgers 8-4 in World Series opener

Baseball 10/24/18, 12:22

Rain falls over Fenway Park before Game 1 of the World Series baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Groundskeepers remove the tarp over the infield at Fenway Park following a rain storm before Game 1 of ...

Column: Over-managing costs Dodgers in Game 1 of Series

Baseball 10/24/18, 00:45

Sometimes, in the pressure cooker of a World Series, a manager gets distracted by all those indecipherable charts and the trove of analytics he has at his disposable.Sometimes, he spends too much time flailing around in search of the perfect matchup instead of just watching what's happening right before his ...

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