John Lackey gets the start in Game 1 of the NL Division Series for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. At the beginning of a two-hour workout for the NL Central champions on Tuesday, manager Mike Matheny said he was not ready to announce the rest of…R.B. FALLSTROM (AP Sports Writer)
With a gaggle of watchful reporters waiting outside the Mets dugout and a row of photographers kneeling in position, Matt Harvey hopped up the steps and onto the field at exactly 10 a.m. One day after missing a mandatory workout and apologizing for…MIKE FITZPATRICK (AP Baseball Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- With the Yankees playing, baseball's wild-card game has drawn its largest television audience in its short history.
No one epitomizes the Los Angeles Dodgers' recent playoff failures more than Clayton Kershaw. For someone as deceptively competitive as Kershaw, that kind of collapse is unacceptable. At least the Dodgers are starting with an opponent other than…BETH HARRIS (AP Sports Writer)
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.