MLB World Series

Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez reacts after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 24, 2018 - 2:45 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway Funhouse proved too tricky, too cold and just too much for the beach boys. Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on a chilly...
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This multiple exposure shows Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throwing during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 24, 2018 - 1:32 am
BOSTON (AP) — Aces were out early in the World Series, where four-plus innings for starters is becoming the new norm. The outings of the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw and Boston's Chris Sale turned into short stories . Each failed to get an out in the fifth inning Tuesday night, just the fourth time...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is relieved during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2018 - 9:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston's 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening...
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Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen, right, warms up with starting pitcher Kenta Maeda in the bullpen during batting practice for the World Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston. The Red Sox play the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 23, 2018 - 2:21 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Games have averaged 3 hours, 35½ minutes, up six minutes from the 2017 postseason and more than a half-hour over the regular season. Strikeouts have topped hits in seven of eight postseason matchups. Starting pitchers usually don't finish the fifth inning and use of relievers is up...
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Boston Red Sox's Chris Sale answers questions for the World Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston.The Red Sox play the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 23, 2018 - 2:05 am
A look at what's happening around the major leagues today: FENWAY FRESHMAN Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will pitch at Fenway Park for the first time when he starts Game 1 of the World Series against the Red Sox. The oldest park in the majors has a lot of quirks that can present many challenges for...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' players practice for Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 22, 2018 - 6:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hooting and hollering, Chris Taylor and a couple of Dodgers took aim at the Green Monster. With their arms, not bats. Standing in left field, they kept throwing balls at a small, square space in the scoreboard, shouting every time a miss clanged off the metal letters. "I've got good...
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Grounds crew members paint the World Series logo behind home plate at Fenway Park, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Boston as they prepare for Game 1 of the baseball World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers scheduled for Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 22, 2018 - 6:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:10 p.m. This World Series is making history even before it starts. Boston's Alex Cora and Los Angeles' Dave Roberts are the first minority managers to face each other in the Series. Cora, who is from Puerto Rico, is already the first...
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Boston Red Sox's Chris Sale answers questions for the World Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston.The Red Sox play the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 22, 2018 - 6:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale would rather talk about the ring he can win as a World Series champion instead of the almost certainly nonexistent navel ring that — he maintains with a straight face — scratched him from a start in the last round. The Red Sox left-hander will belly up to the mound to start...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus appears in the dugout before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, in Detroit. Ausmus has been named the Los Angeles Angels’ manager. General manager Billy Eppler on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as his special assistant last season. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
October 21, 2018 - 1:26 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia. General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as his special assistant last season. Contract terms...
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The Boston Red Sox pose for a picture after winning the baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Houston. Red Sox won 4-1. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 21, 2018 - 2:33 am
Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. "Sweet Caroline" or "I Love L.A." Yet for all their rich history — dating back to Babe...
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