Josh Donaldson in Jays lineup for Game 2 of ALDS
TORONTO (AP) -- Third baseman Josh Donaldson and outfielder Jose Bautista are in the Blue Jays lineup for Game 2 of their American League Division Series against Texas. Third baseman Adrian Beltre is not starting for the Rangers....

NLDS gives Cubs, Cardinals chance to make new memories

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Joe Maddon stepped to the podium spouting names of obscure Cardinals from the past....

A look at each potential World Series matchup

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With four teams remaining in each league, there are 16 possible matchups for the World Series. We could wait and see who makes it, but what fun is that?...

LEADING OFF: 4 games on tap; Kershaw vs Mets; Midwest rivals

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A look at what's happening around the major leagues today:...

McHugh pitches Astros to 5-2 win over Royals to open ALDS

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has a "soft rule" when it comes to a rain delay during a game: If it lasts about an hour, he'll usually remove his starting pitcher....

Kershaw, Dodgers facing different Mets in playoffs

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw isn't sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title....

Cubs win gets most viewers in wild-card game's short history

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs' return to the playoffs has drawn the largest television audience in the short history of baseball's wild-card game....

Chirinos 2-run homer leads Rangers over Blue Jays 5-3
TORONTO (AP) -- A big day by the bottom of Texas' batting order helped the Rangers overcome an injury to slugger Adrian Beltre in the start of their postseason run....

Rangers' Beltre leaves playoff game with stiff back
TORONTO (AP) -- Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre left Thursday's AL Division Series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays in tears after hurting his back on a slide....

Chicago Cubs give their longest-suffering fans a bit of hope

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Living in a nursing home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, 82-year-old Edith Heath knows something about faith....






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