Lonzo Ball's first basket as a Laker comes with 4:49 left in second on a 3-pointer. But moments later, Ball tried dribbling by Patrick Beverley, who stripped Ball clean near halfcourt for an easy layup. Earlier in the game, Ball crossed-over Beverley, who whiffed while going for the steal.
From the moment he waived his no-trade clause and accepted relocation to Houston, Astros right-hander Justin Verlander was deemed a franchise savior, an ace capable of leading his new club to the promised land of its first World Series championship. On Friday night at Minute Maid Park, the Astros will
Top of the fourth. Chris Taylor hit a slow roller up the middle. Javier Baez made the play but had no throw. Justin Turner struck out swinging. Cody Bellinger singled to right, Taylor stopping at second. With Yasiel Puig batting, Bellinger and Taylor took second and third on a wild pitch. Puig grounded
A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no announcement had been made. Gardenhire was the bench coach this season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He managed the Minnesota
Cody Bellinger doubles in Chris Taylor in the first and Enrique Hernandez homers in the second as Dodgers take an early lead. Win and they go to the World Series.
The New York Yankees, traditionally one of the most reviled teams in Major League Baseball due to its long history of success, are adjusting to a new label - likeable underdogs. The team, which few predicted would make the playoffs in a rebuilding year, now find themselves one win away from the World