At the most intense time of the season and on baseball’s most visible platform, Yuri Gurriel and the Houston Astros eluded a bullet on Saturday.
As he fell to the dirt, one knee on the mound and his head jolted to left field of a Minute Maid Park that had just erupted, Alex Wood knew.
Over four eventful decades two-time World Series Champions the Toronto Blue Jays have carved out a niche for themselves both at Rogers Centre and in the hearts of Toronto sports fans.
NEW YORK — Hot damn.
Three bags, four times.
NEW YORK — Minutes into the playoff debut for these young New York Yankees, they trailed Minnesota by three runs. Their starting pitcher lasted just one out. A sellout crowd was stunned.
Amid what was generally an upbeat visitors clubhouse at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there emerged some gallows humour.
Veteran right fielder Jose Bautista likely ended a spectacular career as a Blue Jay with one final hit and a sacrifice fly for an RBI Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
BOSTON — The numbers have been telling the story of Josh Donaldson’s torrid play for weeks now, but the heat index jacked up a few notches on a warm autumn Tuesday night at Fenway Park.