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MLB playoffs: Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0

| | Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

NEW YORK — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound.

  1. | Posted: Oct 14 2017 - 12:05am

    HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel faced the New York Yankees in the postseason for the second time and the Houston Astros ace shut them down again.

  2. | Posted: Oct 13 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by Wade Davis to preserve a shrinking lead and a “Did that really happen?” four-run inning against Washington’s Max Scherzer in a thriller of a Game 5.

  3. | Posted: Oct 13 2017 - 12:06am

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carson Wentz threw for 222 yards and three touchdowns to help the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Carolina Panthers 28-23 on Thursday night to improve to an NFC-best 5-1.

  4. | Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 12:06am

    CLEVELAND — Didi Gregorius, following in the October footprints left by Derek Jeter, homered twice off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to complete their comeback from a 2-0 deficit in the Division Series and dethrone the AL champions.

  5. | Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 12:06am

    CHICAGO — Jon Lester had the roaring crowd shaking Wrigley Field to its foundation.

  6. | Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Mike D’Antoni ran an offensive system known as seven seconds or less, so he likes things fast.

  7. | Posted: Oct 11 2017 - 12:06am

    COUVA, Trinidad — Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion.

  8. | Posted: Oct 11 2017 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — The showers came a little late, but the rain that soaked Wrigley Field and washed out Game 4 of the NL Division Series followed Tuesday’s forecast pretty closely.

  9. | Posted: Oct 10 2017 - 12:05am

    BOSTON — The Houston Astros poured back onto the field after advancing to their first AL Championship Series, posing for pictures with the Green Monster as a backdrop before a few players bellyflopped in the puddles in the infield dirt.

  10. | Posted: Oct 10 2017 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — Case Keenum led three second-half scoring drives in relief of Sam Bradford, and the Minnesota Vikings spoiled prized rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky’s debut with a 20-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday night.

  11. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 12:05am

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining, lifting Green Bay over the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 Sunday in another thriller nine months after the Packers’ divisional playoff win on the same field.

  12. | Posted: Oct 8 2017 - 12:06am

    Four of the top five teams in the country kicked off their games at 6 a.m. Hawaii time on Saturday, which suggests that all were expected to roll.

  13. | Posted: Oct 8 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — Yasiel Puig’s bloop single didn’t even drive in a run. He still flipped his bat , sprinted to first and triumphantly pointed back at his dugout, where the cheering Los Angeles Dodgers pointed right back while the crowd chanted his name.

  14. | Posted: Oct 8 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Things were looking bleak for Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and the rest of the Washington Nationals. They had accumulated one run and four hits through the first 16 innings of their NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.

  15. | Posted: Oct 7 2017 - 12:06am

    CLEVELAND — Yan Gomes singled home Austin Jackson from second base with none out in the 13th inning as the Cleveland Indians rallied from five runs down to stun the New York Yankees 9-8 Friday and snatch a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series.