All that's left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history. The Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Championship Series and a chance Saturday night to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have hired Lloyd McClendon as hitting coach and Leon Durham as assistant hitting coach.
Once in a while, Gary Matthews relives how close his Chicago Cubs came to reaching the World Series. With his former team just one win from its first World Series trip since 1945, fans everywhere already are envisioning the excitement at Wrigley…BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
The guest list for Ryan Merritt's upcoming wedding could be growing. Cleveland's rookie pitcher has made a lot of new friends. A most improbable October hero for the Indians, Merritt has been overwhelmed by the generous outpouring from some…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
After weeks of being broken and bloodied, the Indians' pitching staff may have reinforcements in the World Series. Starter Danny Salazar, who hasn't pitched since Sept. 9 because of tightness in his right forearm, has thrown well in recent bullpen…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)