Tag: Baseball

Nationals vs. Astros/Yankees World Series Schedule 2019: Start Date & TV

Getty Max Scherzer and the Nationals await their World Series opponent. The Washington Nationals are awaiting the winner of the Houston Astros and New York Yankees ALCS series to begin the 2019 World Series. Washington will take on either Houston or New York in the World Series starting on Tuesday, October 22nd. Fox will broadcast […]

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Justin Verlander’s Wife Kate Upton & Daughter Cheer on Astros

Getty Justin Verlanders wife, Kate Upton, has been a regular at Houston Astros playoff games. Justin Verlander’s wife, Kate Upton, is feeling another World Series appearance for the Houston Astros in their future. Upton posted an adorable photo of their daughter, Genevieve, from Game 4 at Yankees Stadium. The couple’s daughter was decked out in […]

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For Yankees, Rainout Complicates the A.L.C.S. Pitching Plan

With heavy rain falling in New York on Wednesday afternoon and more expected at night, Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Yankees and Houston Astros was postponed a day, until 8 p.m. on Thursday. Game 5, originally scheduled for Thursday, was pushed back to Friday, which was once a day off […]

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An Astros Ace Imposes His Will on a Potent Yankees Offense

Let me confess bias. I adore watching a dominant ace, one of those pitchers who in the flower of his power and guile imposes his will on a powerful adversary. So I sat to watch the Astros’ ace of aces, Gerrit Cole, take on the Yankees, and their fearsome, stuffed to the gills power lineup. […]

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Finally, the Nationals Are in the World Series

WASHINGTON — Baseball has had a long, agonizing history in the nation’s capital, but after 86 years, Washington will finally host a World Series again. The Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-4, on Tuesday to complete a four-game sweep in the National League Championship Series and clinch the first pennant by a team […]

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Washington Nationals: Why Is ‘Baby Shark’ D.C.’s Theme Song?

Getty Howie Kendrickof the Washington Nationals celebrates by doing “Baby Shark” with his hands after his double in the seventh inning of game three of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park on October 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals are making a historic run toward their […]

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Altuve Gives Astros 1-0 Lead vs. Yankees: Live Score and Updates

ImageGerrit Cole has been exactly the type of starter the Yankees have needed since he joined the Astros before the 2018 season.CreditKathy Willens/Associated Press Starting Lineups The Yankees are shaking things up slightly, with Aaron Hicks, who had been injured, starting for the first time since Aug. 3. The Astros, meanwhile, have flipped Jose Altuve […]

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A Bryce-less October has Nationals fans thrilled

It seems like forever ago, Nationals fans were saying goodbye to Bryce Harper and deciding what to do with his jersey. Fans got creative with his name, changed his number or even donated his jersey away. But Postseason baseball requires a new level of trolling.  Nationals fans made some epic changes to their jerseys. Noting that this was […]

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For Yankees, Extended Game 2 Showed Limits of Their Bullpen

Before Carlos Correa even stepped to the plate in the bottom of the 11th inning to clobber his walk-off homer to end Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, the Houston Astros had already gained an upper hand. By taking advantage of Yankees starter James Paxton’s uneven command and forcing his early exit on […]

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