MLB World Series

Boston Red Sox's Chaim Bloom speaks at a news conference, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Fenway Park in Boston, where it was announced he will be the baseball team's Chief Baseball Officer. In this role, Bloom will be responsible for all matters of baseball operations. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 28, 2019 - 5:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Theo Epstein won two World Series with the Red Sox and burned out in Boston after nine years. Ben Cherington won one, too, and was gone less than two years later. Dave Dombrowski lasted less than a year after riding through the streets of Boston in a celebratory duck boat parade. All...
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President Donald Trump arrives for Game 5 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Geoff Burke, Pool)
October 28, 2019 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The boos were loud. And for President Donald Trump, they may have felt unfamiliar. Trump was showered with jeers, boos and chants (as well as some cheers) when he attended a World Series game at Nationals Park in Washington on Sunday. It was a rare moment of in-your-face disapproval...
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Chicago Cubs' new manager David Ross, left, talks with reporters after a press conference where he was introduced on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
October 28, 2019 - 2:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — David Ross slipped on his old No. 3 jersey, as if it was 2016 all over again, though he and the Cubs insisted this is not about the past. It's a step toward a future they hope includes a return to the postseason and more World Series championships. The Cubs introduced Ross as their...
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Houston Astros fans cheer after Game 5 of the baseball World Series Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. The Astros won 7-1 to take a 3-2 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 28, 2019 - 2:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The highlight film of this year's World Series could be a double feature with all those Bob Hope/Bing Crosby movies: "On the Road." For just the third time in Series history, the visiting team has won the first five games. "We play the villain pretty well," Washington right...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole throws against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 28, 2019 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros went to Washington, hoping to snap out of their funk and bring the World Series back to Minute Maid Park. Not only are they heading home with more games to play, now they're just one win from another crown. Handed the ball for what was supposed...
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Fans arrive for Game 5 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 27, 2019 - 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals fans hoped to celebrate a championship with the home team this weekend at the first World Series in Washington since 1933. Instead, the red-clad, towel-waving ticket holders watched the teetering Nationals absorb three straight defeats by a collective 19-3 score...
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Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez hits a two-run home run during the second inning of Game 5 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 27, 2019 - 10:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yordan Álvarez bided his time on the bench for two nights and had three swings to show for it. Once the Houston Astros rookie was given a full-time job in Game 5 of the World Series, he had a blast. Álvarez went 3 for 3 with a huge two-run home run off Washington Nationals...
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Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates after scoring on a dingle by Yuli Gurriel during the eighth inning of Game 5 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 27, 2019 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Yuli Gurriel poked an RBI single up the middle to give the Houston Astros a 5-1 lead over the Washington Nationals after eight innings of Game 5. George Springer led off with a double off Daniel Hudson, who...
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President Donald Trump is introduced during the third inning of Game 5 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 27, 2019 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's low-profile appearance Sunday night at Game 5 of the World Series came at a high-profile moment of his presidency. Yet he still drew loud boos and jeers when introduced to the crowd. Wearing a dark suit and a tie, Trump arrived at Nationals Park just...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 27, 2019 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night because of spasms near his neck and was replaced by Joe Ross. Washington manager Dave Martinez made the announcement 3½ hours before the first pitch. Gerrit Cole,...
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