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Astros second baseman Jose Altuve reacts to making an error during the sixth inning of a Game 3 loss to the Rays in the 2020 ALCS. (Image: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)

ALCS Game 4: Tampa Bay Rays Aim to Sweep Houston Astros

The Tampa Bay Rays come into Game 4 of the American League Championship as the favorite to beat the Houston Astros and reach only the second World Series in franchise history. The Rays lead the Astros 3-0 in their best-of-seven series after a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night. Altuve’s Error […]

Red Sox and Liverpool Could Go Public in SPAC Acquisition

Red Sox and Liverpool Could Go Public in SPAC Acquisition

Billy Beane’s SPAC could acquire both the Boston Red Sox and the Liverpool Football Club. RedBall, a blank-check investment company, has been looking to buy a professional sports team. Instead of one team, however, the SPAC could end up with two world-class franchises — if it can raise more cash […]

Ian Anderson threw 5.2 shutout innings to give the Braves a 2-0 NLDS series lead over the Miami Marlins. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers Aim for NLDS Sweeps on Thursday

The National League Division Series could come to an early end on Thursday, as both the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have built 2-0 leads in their respective NLDS contests. The Braves continued to show off their pitching strength on Wednesday, blanking the Marlins 2-0 to earn their third […]

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna hit a home run, then nearly got into an altercation with Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara in Game 1 of their NLDS series. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

NLDS: Dodgers, Braves Look to Take Commanding 2-0 Leads on Wednesday

The favorites started off strong in the National League Division Series (NLDS) on Tuesday, as both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves posted Game 1 wins. The Braves posted six runs in the seventh inning to rally against the upstart Miami Marlins. Meanwhile, the Dodgers combined strong pitching […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers enter as favorites over their NL West rivals, the San Diego Padres, in their best-of-five NLDS series. (Image: Derrick Tuskan/AP)

SoCal Rivals Collide in Texas as Dodgers, Padres Meet in NLDS

The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres posted the two best records in the National League this season. Now, the NL West rivals will battle in a best-of-five playoff series with a spot in the NLCS on the line. The Dodgers won six of the 10 games between the […]

The big bats of the Yankees pounded Tampa Bay pitching on Monday, as New York defeatd the Rays 9-3. (Image: Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire/Getty)

Tampa Bay Rays Must Slow Down Yankees Bats in ALDS Game 2

The New York Yankees continue to score runs and hit homers at a record pace in the playoffs, something the Tampa Bay Rays must contend with if they hope to tie up their ALDS series on Tuesday. The Yankees overpowered Tampa Bay on Monday, breaking open a close game in […]

The Atlanta Braves and Florida Marlins square off in an NLDS that should feature some sterling pitching performances. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

Upstart Marlins Shed ‘Bottom Feeder’ Label, Battle Braves in NLDS

One thing is certain when the Florida Marlins take on the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS beginning on Tuesday: someone has to give up some runs. You wouldn’t know that based on how both teams ripped through their respective wild-card series, with pitching performances that completely shut down their opponents. […]

The heated rivalry between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees will come to a head when the two teams clash in the ALDS. (Image: Jim McIssac/Newsday)

Yankees and Rays Renew Heated Rivalry in ALDS Playoff Clash

The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays showed just how much they hate each other during the regular season. Now, a meeting in the ALDS promises to bring that rivalry to a whole new level. The Yankees and Rays square off in Game 1 of their best-of-five series on […]

The Oakland A’s are out for vengeance against the Houston Astros in the ALDS. (Image: Cody Glenn/USA Today Sports)

A’s Look to Dominate Astros in ALDS

If fans hear any banging during the ALDS, the Oakland Athletics plan to make sure it’s the sound of their bats barreling up on pitches as they look to eliminate the Houston Astros from World Series contention. The A’s have made no secret of their desire to knock out the […]

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis, Jr dives into home plate against the LA Dodgers. (Image: Gregory Bull/AP)

World Series Futures: Dodgers +240, Yankees +350 Top the Final 8

Only eight MLB teams remain in the relentless pursuit of the championship after the first-ever Wild Card Series has come to an end. The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to be the team to beat and oddsmakers at DraftKings listed the boys in blue at +240 odds to win the World […]