>>Yankees Beat A’s In AL Wild Card Game
(Bronx, NY) — The Yankees are moving on to the American League Division Series. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo [[ john carlo ]] Stanton homered as they beat the A’s 7-2 in the AL wild card game in New York. The Yankees will now play the rival Red Sox in the ALDS starting tomorrow in Boston.
>>Both National League Division Series Start Today
(Undated) — The two National League Division Series get underway today. The Brewers host the Rockies in Milwaukee and the Braves battle the Dodgers in Los Angeles. The two American League Division Series begin tomorrow with the Indians at the Astros and the Red Sox hosting the Yankees.
>>Orioles Fire Showalter, Duquette
(Baltimore, MD) — The Orioles are cleaning house after a franchise-record 115 losses. Baltimore has fired manager Buck Showalter and General Manager Dan Duquette [[ doo-KET ]]. Showalter had been at the helm since mid-2010 and led the Birds to three playoff appearances during his tenure.
>>Cubs To Keep Maddon
(Chicago, IL) — Joe Maddon will be back in the dugout for the Chicago Cubs next season. Team president Theo Epstein confirmed that Maddon will be retained for next season. The Cubs made the playoffs for the fourth straight year, but were knocked out of the National League wild card game 2-1 in 13 innings by Colorado.
>>Capitals Raise Banner, Blast Bruins
(Washington, DC) — The Capitals are off to a strong start in defense of their Stanley Cup championship. They raised their banner before blasting the Bruins 7-0 in the season-opener in Washington. Evgeny Kuznetsov tallied twice for the Caps, who beat Vegas in five games to win the Cup in June.
>>Patriots Host Colts On Thursday Night Football
(Foxboro, MA) — The Patriots will try to climb above .500 as they host the Colts on Thursday Night Football in Foxboro. New England is 2-and-2 on the season after Sunday’s 38-7 demolition of the Dolphins. Indianapolis is just 1-and-3 after Sunday’s 37-34 overtime setback to the visiting Texans.