• MLB playoffs odds: Which favorites are susceptible to being upset in three-game Wild Card Series round?
    Yahoo Sports

    MLB playoffs odds: Which favorites are susceptible to being upset in three-game Wild Card Series round?

    For the first time, we have a 16-team MLB postseason bracket.

  • The Associated Press

    Hall of Famer Larkin's postseason bat labels promote healing

    Barry Larkin is gladly giving Major League Baseball a helping hand in these playoffs. ''Everything is being so polarized,'' the Cincinnati Reds great told The Associated Press on Monday. The former winner of the Roberto Clemente Award for his humanitarian efforts developed the program this year.

  • LEADING OFF: Playoffs begin, Bieber vs Cole in prime matchup
    The Associated Press

    LEADING OFF: Playoffs begin, Bieber vs Cole in prime matchup

    Shane Bieber dominated this year for Cleveland, leading the American League in wins (8), ERA (1.63) and strikeouts (122). Gerrit Cole delivered for the Yankees in his first season since signing a $324 million, nine-year contract, going 7-3 with a 2.84 ERA. ''We're fired up,'' Bieber said.