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La Russa-led White Sox make another early October exit

Oct. 12, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox had their sights set on advancing in the playoffs after running away with the AL Central. Stacked with stars and led by Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, another early exit wasn't what they envisioned. ...

Astros dismiss sign-stealing implications by Chisox pitcher

Oct. 11, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Houston Astros found themselves in familiar territory Monday, brushing aside comments by Chicago White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera after he implied they stole signs while winning the first two games of the AL Division Series in their ballpark. “He can...

Astros try to sweep White Sox as ALDS shifts to Chicago

Oct. 09, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox hired Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa hoping he would oversee a deep postseason run and maybe lead them to their second World Series championship since 1917. They did not see themselves making another quick exit. But that's...

Correa, Alvarez help Astros take 2-0 lead over Sox in ALDS

Oct. 08, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa was aggressive at the plate. Same for Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker. Jose Altuve turned in a couple of gems in the field. The Houston Astros are relentless — especially in the playoffs. Correa hit a two-run double...

LEADING OFF: Giants-Dodgers cap 4-game Division Series slate

Oct. 07, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ FOR BEST FROM THE WEST The 107-win Giants and 106-win Dodgers are ready to throw out all those wins and settle their season-long clash with a best-of-five NL Division Series...

McCullers shines as Astros beat White Sox 6-1 in Game 1

Oct. 07, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. was terrific. Yordan Alvarez delivered, and Jose Altuve scored on a nifty slide. The Houston Astros sure love October. McCullers pitched scoreless ball into the seventh inning, and the Astros beat Lance Lynn and...

La Russa back in postseason with White Sox against Astros

Oct. 06, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A three-time World Series winner, Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa certainly couldn’t be nervous as his team prepares for the opener of a best-of-five AL Division Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday. Except he is — and it has nothing...

Lynn to start Game 1 of ALDS for White Sox against Astros

Oct. 06, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance Lynn will start for the Chicago White Sox in Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday. Manager Tony La Russa announced the decision Wednesday, adding that Lucas Giolito would start Game 2. Houston will start Lance...

LEADING OFF: 106-win Dodgers host Cards in NL wild-card game

Oct. 06, 2021 03:40 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WILD OUT WEST The 106-win Los Angeles Dodgers put their season on the line in the NL wild-card game against the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals. No team has ever won so many...

A capsule look at the White Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 05, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Houston, 4:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at Houston, 2:07 p.m. (MLB); Game 3,...