Boo them and tweet trash can emojis if you'd like. The Astros are prepared for their role on baseball's biggest stage.
José Iglesias joined the Red Sox too late in the season to be on their playoff roster. But he's pushing their rollicking October run forward in a different way.
Someone had to win and someone had to lose. But in the battle between the Dodgers and Giants, there may as well have not been any margin at all.
Any single game in a season is not a reliable barometer of relative ability. But a win-or-go-home Game 5 in a rivalry that has spanned a century but never been waged in a postseason setting is not just any single game.
Hunter Renfroe didn't intentionally hip check the fateful ball over the fence, and by the current rulebook, that means the Red Sox caught a memorable break.
As many professional sports leagues struggle to encourage vaccination, MLB will issue a mandate to its non-unionized minor-league players.