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during the == inning in Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 to tie the series 2-2 games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rays' rally joins Buckner, Bevens among wild Series endings

Oct. 25, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It was improbable enough that little-known Brett Phillips would get the big hit for Tampa Bay against Dodgers All-Star closer Kenley Jansen. What followed was outright inconceivable. Phillips’ tying single with two outs in the ninth inning turned into a game-ending hit when...

Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Randy Arozarena celebrates his MVP award following their victory against the Houston Astros in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. The Rays defeated the Astros 4-2 to win the series 4-3 games. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series

Oct. 18, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — By now, every baseball fan has heard of remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena. They're fast becoming familiar with his World Series-bound Tampa Bay teammates, too. “You sit here and look at this group of guys, and I always say we don’t have a lot of household names, but at the...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) and his teammates celebrate after defeating the San Diego Padres 12-3 in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series. early Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

MLB-best Dodgers to 14th NLCS after 12-3 win to sweep Padres

Oct. 9, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers have completed the first step of what they hope is a long stay in the Lone Star State. Turner put the Dodgers ahead with a record-breaking hit in a big inning fueled by a nice stop-gone-bad by Fernando Tatis Jr., and they closed out a...

San Diego Padres pose for a photo after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 in Game 3 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in San Diego. The Padres advanced to the NL Division Series. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

A capsule look at the Padres-Dodgers playoff series

Oct. 5, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five playoff series between the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers in Arlington, Texas, beginning Tuesday: ___ Season Series: Dodgers won 6-4. ___ SAN DIEGO PADRES Record: 37-23. Playoff Entry: second place, NL West. Playoff Seed: No. 4. Manager: Jayce Tingler (first...

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1968, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals ace pitcher Bob Gibson throws to Detroit Tigers' Norm Cash during the ninth inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Gibson, the dominating pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo, File)

Gibson the Great: Rose, others recall the fearsome Cards ace

Oct. 3, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

It was the summer of 1963, Bob Gibson was already well on his way to establishing himself as one of the most fearsome, intimidating pitchers in big league history. Pete Rose was a 22-year-old rookie, the cocky Cincinnati kid with a crew cut. As Rose recalls that night in St. Louis, he was playing second base when...

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson

Oct. 3, 2020 2:39 AM EDT

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, the intimidating ace of the St. Louis Cardinals who died Friday in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 84. __ “Dave Johnson would sometimes run in from 2nd base and say give them the Bob Gibson! I’d say, there is only 1 Bob Gibson....

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1968, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals ace pitcher Bob Gibson throws to Detroit Tigers' Norm Cash during the ninth inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Gibson, the dominating pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. He was 84. (AP Photo, File)

Bob Gibson, fierce Hall of Fame ace for Cards, dies at 84

Oct. 3, 2020 12:56 AM EDT

Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, the dominating St. Louis Cardinals pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday. He was 84. The Cardinals confirmed Gibson's death shortly after a 4-0 playoff loss to...

San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr., center, celebrates with teammates after the Padres defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 in Game 3 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in San Diego. The Padres won the series and advanced to the Division Series. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

9 Padres pitchers blank Cardinals 4-0 in Game 3, reach NLDS

Oct. 3, 2020 12:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — From 21-year-old budding superstar Fernando Tatis Jr. to 36-year-old reliever Craig Stammen, the San Diego Padres tossed aside more than two decades of futility and brought joy to a city that's had its sports psyche beaten down for far too long. Stammen and eight fellow relievers combined...

Bob Gibson, the St. Louis Cardinals' dominating Hall of Fame pitcher, has died at 84 after fighting pancreatic cancer

Oct. 2, 2020 11:57 PM EDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bob Gibson, the St. Louis Cardinals' dominating Hall of Fame pitcher, has died at 84 after fighting pancreatic cancer.

Bob Gibson, the St. Louis Cardinals' dominating Hall of Fame pitcher, has died at 84 after fighting pancreatic cancer

Oct. 2, 2020 11:52 PM EDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bob Gibson, the St. Louis Cardinals' dominating Hall of Fame pitcher, has died at 84 after fighting pancreatic cancer.