• Twins tout home-field edge against Astros, even without fans
    The Associated Press

    Twins tout home-field edge against Astros, even without fans

    The Minnesota Twins were determined to defend their division title and start this unusual postseason at home, even if the audience at Target Field this week will be confined to family members and cardboard cutouts. The ease and predictability of playing in their own ballpark during this virus-altered year, social distancing and all, clearly made a difference to the Twins. ''You want everything that you can possibly have in your favor,'' manager Rocco Baldelli said, looking ahead to the best-of-three American League wild card series against the Houston Astros that starts on Tuesday afternoon with no days off or site switches.

  • A capsule look at the Yankees-Indians playoff series
    The Associated Press

    A capsule look at the Yankees-Indians playoff series

    A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians in Cleveland beginning Tuesday night:

  • Top 5 candidates Angels could consider for new GM, including some with Dodgers ties
    LA Times

    Top 5 candidates Angels could consider for new GM, including some with Dodgers ties

    Dave Dombrowski has the most experience (and World Series rings), but other appealing candidates for the Angels' general manager job include several linked to the Dodgers.