MLB World Series

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny sits in the dugout before the start of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 15, 2018 - 2:41 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals aren't accustomed to stretches of mediocrity, and certainly not to reports of clubhouse unrest. The prospect of a third straight year without a postseason berth has spelled the end for manager Mike Matheny. Matheny was stunningly fired Saturday night...
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June 15, 2018 - 4:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered to say goodbye to Red Schoendienst. Among them are current and past St. Louis Cardinals players as well as fans. The Hall of Fame second baseman's public funeral was Friday at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis. He died last week at 95. Current...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, Hal Steinbrenner, general managing partner of the New York Yankees, talks with reporters at the annual MLB baseball general managers' meetings in Orlando, Fla. Steinbrenner says the Yankees may need a starting pitching upgrade if they’re going to reach their first World Series since 2009. Steinbrenner said Wednesday, June 13, the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering the recent loss of left-hander Jordan Montgomery, who had season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 7. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
June 13, 2018 - 9:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hal Steinbrenner says his New York Yankees may need a starting pitching upgrade if they're going to reach their first World Series since 2009. Steinbrenner, the Yankees managing general partner, said Wednesday the club will explore the trade market for an arm, especially considering...
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FILE - In a February 2009 file photo, Red Schoendienst of the St Louis Cardinals poses for a photo in Jupiter, Fla. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed the Cardinals to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was 95. The Cardinals announced Schoendienst's death before the top of the third inning during their game against the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 07, 2018 - 1:39 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — If there was ever anyone who lived his life The Cardinal Way, it was Red Schoendienst. Right down to his ruby name. The team color, of course. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed St. Louis to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died...
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FILE - This is a 2008 file photo showing Bruce Kison of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. Kison, who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win two World Series in the 1970s, has died of cancer. He was 68. His wife, Anna Marie, said Kison died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)
June 04, 2018 - 4:48 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bruce Kison, a pitcher who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979 and spent three decades in player development and scouting roles, has died of cancer. He was 68. His wife, Anna Marie, said Kison died Saturday at the Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton,...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez (11) hits a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning of an interleague baseball game, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
May 23, 2018 - 12:15 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Ramirez turned on a knee-high pitch and launched the Indians toward a lopsided victory. Ramirez hit his 14th homer and Cleveland routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night in their first meeting at Wrigley Field since the 2016 World Series. The AL Central leaders moved back...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez (11) hits a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning of an interleague baseball game, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
May 22, 2018 - 10:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Ramirez hit his 14th homer and the Cleveland Indians routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night in their first meeting at Wrigley Field since the 2016 World Series. The AL Central leaders moved back to .500 with an easy victory against the team that beat them two years ago to...
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Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber, right, is congratulated by Jason Heyward after Schwarber hit a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin in the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 24, 2018 - 11:07 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The memories of winning a championship two years ago came flooding back for the Chicago Cubs when they arrived at Progressive Field on Tuesday. The positive feelings continued once the game began. Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago's four solo home runs during a 10-3 victory over...
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A groundskeeper runs over the logo before an opening day baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Milwaukee Brewers in San Diego, Thursday, March 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
March 29, 2018 - 7:08 pm
The Latest on baseball's opening day (all times Eastern): 7 p.m. Felix Hernandez will join select company when he makes his 10th straight opening day start for the Seattle Mariners. Hernandez will become just the seventh pitcher to make at least 10 straight opening day starts, joining Steve Carlton...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) works in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Verlander will be on the mound Thursday, March 29, in a season opener against Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
March 28, 2018 - 4:57 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Verlander and Cole Hamels were both acquired in midseason trades by teams looking for championships. Verlander and the Houston Astros needed only two months together last year before winning the World Series. The Texas Rangers are still trying 2½ seasons after getting...
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