Betts to enter World Series of Bowling
Red Sox OF Mookie Betts accepted an invite from the PBA to play in the World Series of Bowling VII in Reno, Nev., in December. Betts has two 300 games and was third in the Tennessee HS championships in 2010. He hit .291 with 18 HRs and 21 SBs this season.
Harvey apologizes for missing workout
ESPNNewYork.com reporter Adam Rubin explains why Mets ace Matt Harvey was absent from a mandatory team practice on Tuesday and what happens next.
Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer
Joe Girardi benches his $153 million center fielder for tonight's one-game season against the Houston Astros tonight
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Which A-Rod will the Yankees get?
Will Alex Rodriguez carry New York to a memorable postseason run like he did in 2009 or struggle mightily at the plate like he did from 2010-12?
Grantland: Splitting hairs for Cy Young
Jonah Keri is going with Clayton Kershaw in the NL because he struck out 301 batters in 232.2 innings -- the highest single-season strikeout rate for any qualified starter ever not named Pedro Martinez or Randy Johnson. Other award picks
Rangers set top of their rotation
Yovani Gallardo will start for Texas in its ALDS opener Thursday against Toronto, while lefty Cole Hamels will pitch for the AL West champs in the second game. ALDS coverage
Will Molina be on postseason roster?
Jenifer Langosch reports that the Cardinals are optimistic that Yadier Molina will be healthy enough to be on the postseason roster.
Houston hoping for a miracle?
The Astros are the 7th team ever to make the postseason just two years after a 100-loss season. Only two of the previous six won the World Series, and it hasn't been done since the 1969 Miracle Mets.
Olney: Yankees may sit stars tonight
Buster Olney says there are logical reasons why Joe Girardi is contemplating sitting Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury and/or Brian McCann tonight against Houston.
Jake Arrieta is fantasy pitching MVP
It may not be the Cy Young, but it's still something that recognizes just how good the Cubs right-hander was this season. Fantasy awards (Insider)
Carter on Sabathia: Every day will be a fight
Cris Carter relates to what CC Sabathia is going through based on his own battle with alcohol.
Keuchel the key for Astros
Dallas Keuchel has dominated the Yankees this season but his results on the road have suffered compared to his home numbers. Wild card numbers to know
A World Series prediction sure to go wrong
Jayson Stark doesn't have the best track record when it comes to predicting World Series winners. But this year has to be different. Doesn't it? Sorry, Toronto
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Here is Matt Harvey saying "I screwed up" for missing mandatory workout. Did not state reason or take questions.
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"There's no excuse, I screwed up. I showed up a little late. I apologized to my teammates." -Mets Matt Harvey on missing manadatory workout
Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN
Matt Harvey is here. Will make statement. Won't take questions.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Kris Bryant just one of several rookies playing in their first postseason contest tomorrow. How are the nerves?
Harvey skips pre-NLDS mandatory workout
Mets ace Matt Harvey missed a mandatory team workout Tuesday at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said. Harvey's absence was not excused. "Until we find out a little more about his absence, I prefer not to comment," Alderson said. Story
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#TakeTheCrown rally at The K!
Smoltz: Mets mishandled Harvey
John Smoltz questions Matt Harvey's innings usage in his last two starts of the season.
Time for the Cubs to end the curse?
Two of our 23 baseball analysts surveyed think so. Chicago is favored to win Wednesday's wild-card matchup against Pittsburgh, however, it loses a good amount of supporters in the NLDS. Playoff picks