AL Wild Card beer-throwing suspect no longer employed by Canada’s Postmedia outlet

Ken Pagan, the one-time Postmedia sports copy editor, who was charged by Toronto police with mischief for allegedly throwing a beer can at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during the American League wild-card game, no longer works for the media outlet. Per a report via The Globe and Mail’s Jill Mahoney, Postmedia spokeswoman Georgia Sourtzis issued a release via […]

Miguel Montero Thought Cubs Would Release Him

Catcher Miguel Montero’s tie-breaking, eighth-inning grand slam made him the hero of the Cubs’ 8-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday. The 33-year-old didn’t expect to be in that position, however, as he told FanRag Sports’ Jack Magruder after the game that he thought the Cubs might release him […]

Chicago Cubs’ Montero belts game-winning pinch-hit grand slam

Chicago Cubs’ Montero belts game-winning pinch-hit grand slam

The Los Angeles Dodgers thought they’d escaped unscathed. Then Miguel Montero came to the plate. The Chicago Cubs catcher – who almost didn’t make the roster due to a back issue – came off the bench Saturday to deliver a pinch-hit grand slam off Joe Blanton. The blast put the Cubs up 7-3 in the […]

Francisco Lindor’s home run lifts Indians over Blue Jays in ALCS Game 1

Francisco Lindor hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning Friday to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. It was a pitchers’ duel throughout at Cleveland’s Progressive Field, as Toronto’s Marco Estrada went toe-to-toe with Cleveland ace Corey […]

Dodgers take down Nationals to advance to NLCS

Dodgers take down Nationals to advance to NLCS

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner hit a two-RBI triple in the seventh and Clayton Kershaw converted the first save of his career as Los Angeles advanced to the NLCS with a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 5 on Thursday. The Dodgers will now face the Chicago Cubs, with Game 1 set for […]

Tyson Ross Undergoes Thoracic Outlet Surgery

Padres right-hander Tyson Ross, who made only one appearance during the 2016 season due to persistent shoulder troubles, will undergo surgery to relieve thoracic outlet syndrome, manager Andy Green tells Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. The surgery comes with a projected recovery timeline of four to six months, leaving the Friars hopeful that Ross […]

Chicago Cubs stun Giants with 4-run 9th to advance to NLCS

Kris Bryant tossed his glove high in the air, Jake Arrieta jumped over the dugout railing and the rest of the Chicago Cubs rushed to join the celebration. Pure revelry and a sigh of relief, all at once. World Series favorites since opening day, the Cubs took another step in their championship chase Tuesday night […]

The Dodgers finally helped out Clayton Kershaw

The narrative around Clayton Kershaw is more entrenched than deserved. Has he been stellar in his postseason career? Hardly — not by his incredible standards, at least — but his postseason performances haven’t been all terrible, either. This is a guy who won Game 4 of last year’s NLDS with a three-hit, one-run outing, after […]

Chicago Cubs knock off Giants to take commanding series lead

Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Saturday night for 2-0 NL Division Series lead. Ben Zobrist put Chicago ahead in the first with a run-scoring single off […]