This Week In Baseball: Who To Root For If Your Team's Out Of The MLB Playoff HuntIs your team eliminated from the postseason? We're here to help you enjoy the rest of the year.
Walk Off Home Run Sends The Giants To The World SeriesTravis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the Giants to the World Series.
Beltran, Cards Top Dodgers 3-2 In 13 In NLCS OpenerWell past midnight at Busch Stadium, Carlos Beltran singled into the right-field corner with one out against Kenley Jansen to finish a game that took 4 hours, 47 minutes.
Giants Beat Cardinals 6-1 To Force Game 7Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants saved their season once more, pushing St. Louis to a winner-take-all Game 7 in the NL championship series.
Hardy, Orioles Beat Yankees In 13th, Force Game 5Bouncing back from a demoralizing defeat, the Orioles beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in, yep, 13 innings on J.J. Hardy’s double in Game 4 of the division series Thursday night.
Verlander Pitches Tigers Past A's, Back To ALCSThe reigning AL Cy Young Award winner and MVP backed up his credentials in the biggest moment of the season Thursday night, throwing a four-hitter in the decisive Game 5 to get the Tigers back to the AL championship series for a second straight year with a 6-0 victory over the overachieving Oakland Athletics.
Ibanez Hits For A-Rod, Homers Twice In Yankees WinRaul Ibanez homered in the ninth, then again in the 12th, rallying New York to a stunning 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five series.
A's Rally Past Tigers 4-3 To Force Game 5Seth Smith hit a game-tying, two-run double off closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp capped Oakland’s rally with a two-out RBI single, and the A’s staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 Wednesday night.
Nationals Rally Past Cardinals 3-2 in Game 1 Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans, beating the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday in an NL playoff opener.
Shane Victorino Weighs In On Potential New MLB Playoff SystemShane Victorino likes the new MLB playoff system.
Phillies Rally In Old City... Should They Be Worried?Amidst one of the greatest days in recent baseball history, dubbed Wild Card Wednesday, the 2011 regular season ended with an eruption featuring two extra inning games, one walk off home run and a complete game shutout. With weeks of uncertainty, the 2011 MLB playoffs are set.
Phillies Look To Clinch Playoff BerthThe Phillies magic number to clinch a playoff berth remains at one. That means, of course, a win in Houston on Tuesday night or a Cardinals’ loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh, would send Philadelphia into baseball’s postseason for a fifth consecutive year.