Gleyber Torres, 22, became the youngest AL player to drive in five runs during a postseason game.
Max Scherzer, a St. Louis native who played college ball for the University of Missouri, struck out 11 and walked two in seven innings.
Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale won more than $600,000 on money line bets placed on his hometown Astros in the American League Division Series.
The Astros advanced to their third straight ALCS, and are aiming for their second World Series crown in that span.
Police arrested San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix after he was accused of breaking into a suburban Phoenix home through a doggie door and was shot with a Taser by the homeowner.
The Westgate took money line bets of $50,000, $26,000 and $25,000 on Los Angeles in Wednesday’s 7-3, 10-inning loss to Washington in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium.
Gabe Kapler was fired Thursday, nearly two weeks after a disappointing finish to a season of big expectations highlighted by Bryce Harper’s arrival.
Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw blew a 3-1 lead by allowing homers to Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto on consecutive pitches in the eighth.
Before many fans had reached their seats, the Cardinals were already booking their plans for the NL Championship Series.
The Atlanta Braves have not distributed their traditional red foam tomahawks to fans before Game 5 of their NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Willy Adames homered and made a sensational relay throw from shortstop, Tommy Pham also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays chased Justin Verlander early in beating the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even their AL Division Series at two games apiece.
Despite rumor that Las Vegas could add another professional sports franchise in the Oakland A’s, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is saying not so fast.
Didi Gregorius hit two RBI singles for the Yankees, who stretched their postseason winning streak over the Twins to 13 straight games.
WASHINGTON — For a guy whose teams kept losing in the postseason, Max Scherzer sure is delivering now. Every time he’s pitched this October, the Washington Nationals have won.
The NL East champions went 0 for 9 with runners in scoring position, a continuing problem in the postseason over the past two years.