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  1. Royals aim to clinch WS berth against Price in Game 6

    Oct 23, 2015, 2:11 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALCS GAME 6: TORONTO BLUE JAYS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS Series: Royals lead 3-2 Where: Kaufmann Stadium, Kansas City Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Mostly cloudy, 68 degrees, wind 10 mph Starting pitchers: TOR LHP David Price (18-5, 2.45 ERA) / KCR RHP Yordano Ventura (13-8, 4.08ERA) The Blue Jays kept their season alive in Game 5 with a win in Toronto, but now…

  2. Royals, Mets can clinch on Wednesday night

    Oct 21, 2015, 2:50 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALCS GAME 5: KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS Series: Royals lead 3-1 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Gametime: 4:00 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoors Starting pitchers: KCR RHP Edinson Volquez (13-9, 3.55 ERA) / TOR RHP Marco Estrada (13-8, 3.13 ERA) The Blue Jays’ offense looked like it had turned a corner in Game 3, but it was the Royals lineup that exploded…

  3. Both Championship Series continue

    Oct 20, 2015, 3:49 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALCS GAME 4: KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS Series: Royals lead 2-1 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Gametime: 4:00 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoors Starting pitchers: KCR RHP Chris Young (11-6, 3.06 ERA) / TOR RHP R.A. Dickey (11-11, 3.91 ERA) The Blue Jays offense finally broke out in Game 3 to lead Toronto to their first win of the ALCS. Now they hope to carry…

  4. Blue Jays aim to gain ground in Game 3

    Oct 19, 2015, 5:06 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALCS GAME 3: KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS Series: Royals lead 2-0 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoors Starting pitchers: KCR RHP Johnny Cueto (11-13, 3.44 ERA) / TOR RHP Marcus Stroman (4-0, 1.67 ERA) The AL Championship Series shifts to Toronto on Monday night with the Blue Jays looking to climb themselves out of an 0-2 hole. It…

  5. NLCS continues on Sunday night

    Oct 18, 2015, 6:03 PM EST

    USA Today

    NLCS GAME 2: CHICAGO CUBS AT NEW YORK METS Series: Mets lead 1-0 Where: Citi Field, New York Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: TBS Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Partly cloudy, 46 degrees, wind 6 mph Starting pitchers: CHC RHP Jake Arrieta (22-6, 1.77 ERA) / NYM RHP Noah Syndergaard (9-7, 3.24 ERA) The Mets took the first game of the NL Championship Series thanks to a dominant performance by Matt…

  6. Roster review: Yunel Escobar

    Oct 18, 2015, 10:42 AM EST

    USA Today Sports Images

    Age on Opening Day 2016: 33 How acquired: Trade with the Athletics in Jan. 2015 MLB service time: 8 years, 121 days 2015 salary+bonuses: $5 million Contract status: Signed for $7 million in 2016, $7 million team option for 2017 with $1 million buyout 2015 stats: 139 G, 591 PA, 75 R, 168 H, 25 2B, 3B, 9 HR, 56 RBI, 2 SB, 45 BB, 70 SO, .314 AVG,…

  7. ALCS continues with Game 2, NLCS kicks off in New York

    Oct 17, 2015, 2:40 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALCS GAME 2: TORONTO BLUE JAYS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS Series: Royals lead 1-0 Where: Kaufmann Stadium, Kansas City Gametime: 3:30 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Partly cloudy, 59 degrees, wind 9 mph Starting pitchers: TOR LHP David Price (18-5, 2.45 ERA) / KCR RHP Yordano Ventura (13-8, 4.08 ERA) The Royals struck first in Game 1 thanks in large part to six shutout innings by Edinson Volquez. The…

  8. Roster review: Ian Desmond

    Oct 17, 2015, 10:25 AM EST

    USA Today Sports Images

    Age on Opening Day 2016: 30 How acquired: 3rd round pick, 2004 draft (Expos) MLB service time: 6 years, 27 days 2015 salary+bonuses: $11 million Contract status: Free agent 2015 stats: 156 G, 641 PA, 69 R, 136 H, 27 2B, 2 3B, 19 HR, 62 RBI, 13 SB, 45 BB, 187 SO, .233 AVG, .290 OBP, .384 SLG, .674 OPS, 27 E, -3.7 UZR, 1.7 WAR Quotable: “When I got drafted by the…

  9. AL Championship Series begins in Kansas City

    Oct 16, 2015, 3:49 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALCS GAME 1: TORONTO BLUE JAYS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS Series: 0-0 Where: Kaufmann Stadium, Kansas City Gametime: 7:30 p.m. TV: FOX Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Clear, 55 degrees, wind 5 mph Starting pitchers: TOR RHP Marco Estrada (13-8, 3.13 ERA) / KCR RHP Edinson Volquez (13-9, 3.55 ERA) Man, what a Division Series round that was. Each series lived up to the billing and several games provided classic moments that will endure as part…

  10. Greinke, deGrom set to battle in decisive NLDS Game 5

    Oct 15, 2015, 6:43 PM EST

    USA Today

    NLDS GAME 5: LOS ANGELES DODGERS AT NEW YORK METS Series: Tied at 2-2 Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: TBS Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Mostly sunny, 74 degrees, wind 8 mph Starting pitchers: NYM RHP Jacob deGrom (14-8, 2.54 ERA) / LAD RHP Zack Greinke (19-3, 1.66 ERA) The 2015 MLB Playoffs just keep on getting better. Wednesday featured one of the most memorable postseason games…

  11. Pair of ALDS Game 5s set for Wednesday night

    Oct 14, 2015, 2:20 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALDS GAME 5: TEXAS RANGERS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS Series: Tied at 2-2 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Gametime: 4:00 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoors Starting pitchers: TEX LHP Cole Hamels (13-8, 3.65 ERA) / TOR RHP Marcus Stroman (4-0, 1.67 ERA) The MLB playoffs have been good to us so far with compelling games in each series, perhaps highlighted by the Cubs beating…

  12. Mets, Cubs aim to clinch as NL Division Series continue

    Oct 13, 2015, 1:55 PM EST

    USA Today

    NLDS GAME 4: ST. LOUIS CARDINALS AT CHICAGO CUBS Series: Cubs lead 2-1 Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago Gametime: 4:30 p.m. TV: TBS Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Cloudy, 59 degrees, wind 12 mph Starting pitchers: STL RHP John Lackey (13-10, 2.77 ERA) / CHC RHP Jason Hammel (10-7, 3.74ERA) After taking care of business in Game 3, the Chicago Cubs now have a chance to clinch an NL Championship…

  13. MLB Playoffs continue with 4-game set on Monday

    Oct 12, 2015, 10:45 AM EST

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    USA Today

    ALDS GAME 4: KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT HOUSTON ASTROS Series: Astros lead 2-1 Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston Gametime: 1:00 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoors Starting pitchers: KCR RHP Yordano Ventura (13-8, 4.08 ERA) / HOU RHP Lance McCullers (7-11, 3.10 ERA) The Kansas City Royals were the best team in the American League during the regular season, but they face elimination from…

  14. Both ALDS shift to Texas for Game 3s

    Oct 11, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

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    ALDS GAME 3: KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT HOUSTON ASTROS Series: Tied at 1-1 Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston Gametime: 4:07 p.m. TV: MLB Network Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Sunny, 90 degrees, wind 4 mph Starting pitchers: KCR RHP Edinson Volquez (13-9, 3.55 ERA) / HOU LHP Dallas Keuchel (20-8, 2.48 ERA) The Royals were able to get even in Game 2 at home in Kansas City, as the Astros…

  15. Important offseason dates to consider

    Oct 11, 2015, 6:00 AM EST

    Rizzo fined by MLB for comments

    This offseason should be a big one for the Nationals, who first have to find their new manager. They also have four key impending free agents to make decisions on. After that, they will have a bullpen to reconstruct and some tough calls to make when retooling their lineup. Here is a look at some…

  16. Both NLDS continue with Saturday doubleheader

    Oct 10, 2015, 2:00 PM EST

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    NLDS GAME 2: CHICAGO CUBS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Series: Cardinals lead 1-0 Where: Busch Stadium, St. Louis Gametime: 5:37 p.m. TV: TBS Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Sunny, 68 degrees, wind 3 mph Starting pitchers: CHC RHP Kyle Hendricks (8-7, 3.95 ERA) / STL LHP Jaime Garcia (10-6, 2.43 ERA) The Cubs came into St. Louis on Friday a confident team fresh off a…

  17. October madness: All four division series in action

    Oct 9, 2015, 11:07 AM EST

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    ALDS GAME 2: TEXAS RANGERS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS Series: Rangers lead 1-0 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Gametime: 12:30 p.m. TV: MLB Network Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoors Starting pitchers: TEX LHP Cole Hamels (13–8, 3.65 ERA) / RHP Marcus Stroman (4-0, 1.67 ERA) Game 1 was a letdown for the home crowd in Toronto, as David Price was rocked in a…

  18. After a disappointing 2015, what’s next for the Nats?

    Oct 9, 2015, 6:00 AM EST

    USA Today

    The 2015 season was a massive disappointment for the Nationals, who fell short of the playoffs and a World Series title they were expected to compete for. In attempt to make sense of what went wrong for them and how they can prevent it from happening again, we’ve put together a three-part series on the…

  19. Both AL Division Series get started

    Oct 8, 2015, 3:01 PM EST

    USA Today

    ALDS GAME 1: TEXAS RANGERS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS Series: 0-0 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Gametime: 3:30 p.m. TV: FS1 Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Indoor (roof will be closed) Starting pitchers: TEX RHP Yovani Gallardo (13–11, 3.42 ERA) / LHP David Price (18-5, 2.45 ERA) Postseason baseball returns to Toronto for the first time since 1993, a span of 22 long years,…

  20. ‘Baseball in the District’ – Mark Zuckerman on a big offseason

    Oct 8, 2015, 2:07 PM EST

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    CLICK HERE TO LISTEN For our final episode of the 2015 season of ‘Baseball in the District,’ we brought Mark Zuckerman in studio to help make sense of what amounts to a lost year for the Nationals. We looked back on the season, but focused mainly on what is next, as the Nats have a…

  21. What was the turning point for the 2015 Nationals?

    Oct 8, 2015, 6:00 AM EST

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    The 2015 season was a massive disappointment for the Nationals, who fell short of the playoffs and a World Series title they were expected to compete for. In attempt to make sense of what went wrong for them and how they can prevent it from happening again, we’ve put together a three-part series on the…

  22. NL Wild Card Game: Cubs at Pirates

    Oct 7, 2015, 3:39 PM EST

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    AL WILD CARD GAME: CHICAGO CUBS AT PITTSBURGH PIRATES Where: PNC Park, Pittsburgh Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: TBS Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Partly cloudy, 67 degrees, wind 2 mph Starting pitchers: CHC RHP Jake Arrieta (22–6, 1.77 ERA) / PIT RHP Gerrit Cole (19-8, 2.60 ERA) The Astros punched their ticket to the next round on Tuesday night, so now it’s the National League’s turn…

  23. What went wrong for the Nationals in 2015?

    Oct 7, 2015, 6:00 AM EST

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    The 2015 season was a massive disappointment for the Nationals, who fell short of the playoffs and a World Series title they were expected to compete for. In attempt to make sense of what went wrong for them and how they can prevent it from happening again, we’ve put together a three-part series on the…

  24. AL Wild Card Game: Astros at Yankees

    Oct 6, 2015, 4:31 PM EST

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    AL WILD CARD GAME: HOUSTON ASTROS AT NEW YORK YANKEES Where: Yankee Stadium, New York Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: ESPN Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Partly cloudy, 67 degrees, wind 2 mph Starting pitchers: HOU LHP Dallas Keuchel (20–8, 2.48 ERA) / NYY RHP Masahiro Tanaka (12–7, 3.51 ERA) After one day with no baseball, games return on Tuesday with the first matchup of the 2015 postseason. The…

  25. VIDEOS: Nats begin search for their next manager

    Oct 6, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

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    CSN’s special SportsNet Central on Matt Williams’ firing that aired last night featured a lot of looking back, as it was a tumultuous two years with Williams in the dugout. But Mark, Joe Orsulak and Sebastian Salazar also spun the situation forward to look ahead at who could be the next manager. The Nationals are in…

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