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Tue Oct 1702:37RHP Charlie Morton lasted 3 2/3 innings during third career post...Charlie MortonSPPiratesFree Agent
RHP Charlie Morton lasted 3 2/3 innings during his third career postseason starts, allowing seven runs on six hits in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series at Yankee Stadium. Morton, who had a ground-ball rate of 51 percent during the regular season, recorded only three of his outs on the ground. In three career postseason starts, Morton has allowed 11 runs on 16 hits in 13 2/3 innings.
Tue Oct 1702:37RHP Dellin Betances continued to struggle in postseason Monday w...Dellin BetancesRPYankeesFree Agent
RHP Dellin Betances continued to struggle in the postseason Monday when he started the ninth inning by walking 1B Marwin Gonzalez and PH Derek Fisher. He was lifted after walking Fisher and heard some boos while walking off the mound. Betances owns a 6.00 ERA in four postseason appearances. He has allowed five walks in three innings, and in two outings did not retire a batter. After the game, manager Joe Girardi said Betances was "out of whack" with his mechanics.
Tue Oct 1702:36RHP Collin McHugh pitched four scoreless innings in Game 3 of AL...Collin McHughRP/SPAstrosFree Agent
RHP Collin McHugh pitched four scoreless innings in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series on Monday, marking the longest relief appearance in a postseason game in Houston's history. The previous longest was by Wandy Rodriguez, who pitched 3 1/3 in Game 1 of the 2005 World Series against the Chicago White Sox.
Mon Oct 1601:29RHP Kyle Hendricks will start Game 3 of National League Champion...Kyle HendricksSPCubsFree Agent
RHP Kyle Hendricks will start Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on Tuesday. It will be Hendricks' third start this postseason after he started twice in the NL Division Series against the Nationals, going 1-0 with a 3.27 ERA. In last season's NLCS against the Dodgers, Hendricks went 1-1 with a 0.71 ERA, throwing 7 1/3 scoreless innings in a Game 6, series-clinching win.
Mon Oct 1601:293B Justin Turner hit second walk-off homer in Dodgers postseason...Justin Turner3B/SSDodgersFree Agent
3B Justin Turner hit the second walk-off homer in Dodgers postseason history. The other was by Kirk Gibson, 29 years earlier to the day.On a 1-0 count to Turner, Cubs RHP John Lackey grooved a 91 mph fastball over the plate. Turner didn't miss it, blasting it over the fence in center field for the dramatic victory.Turner also drove in the Dodgers' first run with a two-out RBI single in the fifth inning.Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts said, "He just has that pulse where he can kind of keep his calm and stay within the strike zone. He's not afraid to fail and just wants to be in that spot."
Mon Oct 1601:29LHP Rich Hill got no-decision against Cubs in Game 2 of National...Rich HillRPYankeesFree Agent
LHP Rich Hill got a no-decision against the Cubs in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday after giving up one run on three hits and one walk in five innings. Hill, who struck out while making a total of 79 pitches, was lifted for a pinch hitter in the bottom of the fifth. The only run the Cubs scored against Hill came on a leadoff homer by SS Addison Russell in the fifth inning.
Mon Oct 1601:292B Javier Baez in starting lineup for Game 2 of National League ...Javier Báez2B/SSCubsFree Agent
2B Javier Baez was in the starting lineup for Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday against the Dodgers despite being hitless in the postseason (0-for-17 with seven strikeouts) going into the game. "As of right now, they have a lot of lefties pitching, and if you look at Javy's numbers against lefties, they've been pretty darn good over the course of the season," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "He's the kind of guy that it just takes one at-bat to get him rolling in the right direction." Baez, who hit .315 (39-for-124) against lefties during the regular season, went 0-for-1 with a walk in Game 2 against Dodgers LHP Rich Hill, 0-for-2 overall, leaving him 0-for-19 this postseason.
Mon Oct 1601:29CF Albert Almora Jr. happy to see Dodgers start another left-han...Albert AlmoraCFCubsFree Agent
CF Albert Almora Jr. was happy to see the Dodgers start another left-hander in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series (Rich Hill). Almora hit lefties well during the regular season, batting .342 (38-for-111) with a .411 on-base percentage. Then in Game 1 against Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw, Almora hit a two-run homer that gave the Cubs an early lead. "Obviously it's something that I'm going to be able to share with my kids and grandkids later on," Almora said. Against Hill in Game 2, however, Almora went 0-for-2 with a strikeout, and he finished the night 0-for-4.
Mon Oct 1601:29RF Jason Heyward in starting lineup Sunday for Game 2 of Nationa...Jason HeywardCF/RFBravesFree Agent
RF Jason Heyward was in the starting lineup Sunday for Game 2 of the National League Championship Series, replacing Kyle Schwarber, who started Game 1. Heyward went 0-for-3 and is now hitting .133 (2-for-15) with no extra-base hits and no RBIs in the 2017 postseason. This is Heyward's sixth postseason in the past eight seasons, but he has struggled, hitting .155 (18-for-116) with two homers and seven RBIs.
Mon Oct 1601:29RHP Daniel Webb died Saturday night in ATV accident in Humphreys...Daniel WebbRPWhite SoxFree Agent
RHP Daniel Webb, who last pitch for the Chicago White Sox, died Saturday night in an ATV accident in Humphreys County, Tenn. According to WKRN in Nashville, police said Webb was killed when his ATV hit an object in the woods. The ATV rolled over and Webb broke his neck. Webb, 28, was recently married with a newborn child. Webb was 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA with 93 strikeouts over 110 innings in his MLB career. Webb was released by the White Sox last November and was a free agent since being cut.
Sun Oct 1521:44Former White Sox pitcher Webb dies in ATV accidentDaniel WebbRPWhite SoxFree Agent
Daniel Webb, who pitched from 2013-16 for the Chicago White Sox, died Saturday night in an ATV accident in Humphreys County, Tenn.According to WKRN in Nashville, police said Webb was killed when his ATV hit an object in the woods. The ATV rolled over and Webb broke his neck.Webb, 28, was recently married with a newborn child."Daniel left many friends within the Chicago White Sox organization, and we are all shocked and stunned by the news of last night's terrible accident," the team said in a statement released Sunday. "He was a terrific young man with a full life ahead of him. All thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends as they deal with today's tragic news."Webb was 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA with 93 strikeouts over 110 innings in his major league career, all with Chicago.Webb was released by the White Sox last November and was a free agent since being cut.
Sun Oct 1504:27OF Albert Almora Jr. picked up in NLCS right where he left off i...Albert AlmoraCFCubsFree Agent
OF Albert Almora Jr. picked up in the NLCS right where he left off in the regular season. Almora hit a two-run homer off left-hander Clayton Kershaw in the fourth inning. He batted .342 against lefties during the regular season and .433 with two home runs and 11 RBIs over his final 16 regular-season games against all pitchers.
Sun Oct 1504:27RHP Hector Rondon not named to NLCS roster until Saturday, seein...Héctor RondónRPCubsFree Agent
RHP Hector Rondon was not named to the NLCS roster until Saturday, seeing action in Game 1 only to give up a go-ahead home run to the Dodgers' Chris Taylor on his second pitch. Rondon was not on the roster for the NLDS against the Nationals. The Cubs elected to leave LHP Justin Wilson off the NLCS roster.
Sun Oct 1504:272B Javier Baez hitless in 17 at-bats to open postseason after go...Javier Báez2B/SSCubsFree Agent
2B Javier Baez is hitless in 17 at-bats to open the postseason after going 0-for-3 on Saturday. The only Cubs player with a longer hitless streak to open a postseason, according to Elias, was Jimmy Sheckard who was 0-for-21 in 1906. In the 2016 postseason, Baez had tied a club record by opening the playoffs with a six-game hit streak.
Sun Oct 1504:27SS Carlos Correa clubbed third home run of postseason, opposite-...Carlos CorreaSSAstrosFree Agent
SS Carlos Correa clubbed his third home run of the postseason, an opposite-field solo shot off Yankees RHP Luis Severino in the fourth inning. He eclipsed his own club record for postseason homers set in 2015. He also became, at 23 years and 22 days old, the youngest player in club history to homer in an LCS game. He is the fifth player in history with five postseason homers before his 24th birthday, joining Evan Longoria, Kyle Schwarber, Andrew Jones and Mickey Mantle.
Sun Oct 1504:27SS Corey Seager not placed on active roster for NLCS because of ...Corey SeagerSSDodgersFree Agent
SS Corey Seager was not placed on the active roster for the NLCS because of a back injury. Seager hurt himself on a slide early in the deciding Game 3 of the NLDS against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Seager had an epidural shot in his back this week, but never participated in on-field workouts. The Dodgers remain optimistic Seager could return for a potential World Series appearance.
Sun Oct 1504:27SS Charlie Culberson, who replaced injured Corey Seager (back) i...Charlie Culberson2B/3B/LF/SSRockiesFree Agent
SS Charlie Culberson, who replaced an injured Corey Seager (back) in the Dodgers' starting lineup Saturday, had only 13 major league at-bats this season, all in September after he was called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City. In his second plate appearance Saturday, he tied the game with a sacrifice fly. He added a double and a run scored in the seventh. Culberson clinched the division title for the Dodgers in 2016 with a game-ending home run.
Sun Oct 1504:27SS Corey Seager off Dodgers' 25-man roster for National League C...Corey SeagerSSDodgersFree Agent
SS Corey Seager is off the Dodgers' 25-man roster for the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs due to an injured back, the team announced Saturday. Seager suffered a back injury on Monday night in Game 3 of the NL Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was injured on a first-inning slide into second base but played the entire game. Seager, 23, batted .295 with 22 home runs and 77 RBIs in 145 regular-season games this season. He went 3-for-11 (.273) with a triple and two RBIs in three games against the Diamondbacks in the ALDS.
Sun Oct 1504:27OF Joc Pederson added to Dodgers' 25-man roster for NLCS against...Joc PedersonCFDodgersFree Agent
OF Joc Pederson was added to the Dodgers' 25-man roster for the NLCS against the Cubs.
Sun Oct 1504:27RHP Tommy Kahnle continued stellar work this postseason, facing ...Tommy KahnleRPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Tommy Kahnle continued his stellar work this postseason, facing the minimum through two innings after inducing a double play in the fifth. Kahnle retired the first 16 batters he faced in the postseason before Astros 3B Alex Bregman worked a one-out walk in the fifth inning. Kahnle posted a perfect sixth inning and, through four postseason games, has worked seven scoreless innings while allowing one walk with seven strikeouts.
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