PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs placed Jon Lester on their wild-card roster on Wednesday as insurance should they need it during the one-game playoff against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Yovani Gallardo grew up watching the Texas Rangers, often going to their ballpark and dreaming of one day pitching in big games for his local team. ''Even with my cousins, it's one of those things we always talked about, having that goal for myself…STEPHEN HAWKINS (AP Sports Writer)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates hope Francisco Liriano won't have to pitch until Friday.
Matt Harvey is off to a horrendous start in his first postseason. The star pitcher missed a mandatory New York Mets workout Tuesday at Citi Field and apologized to the team for arriving late. Harvey did not give a reason for his absence when he…MIKE FITZPATRICK (AP Baseball Writer)
Pitching on three days' rest for the first time in his career, Keuchel baffled New York for six innings of three-hit ball. Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez homered, and the Astros beat the Yankees 3-0 Tuesday night in the American League wild-card…HOWIE RUMBERG (AP Baseball Writer)