SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies are headed home in firm control of their playoff destiny.
In a couple of months, Clayton Kershaw might need to make some room at home for a fourth NL Cy Young Award. Kershaw became the first 18-game winner in the majors, pitching eight stingy innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco…STEVE DILBECK (Associated Press)
Of course it was J.D. Martinez who got the hit that secured home-field advantage in the wild-card game for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Martinez lined a two-out RBI single to deep left field with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and Arizona beat…BOB BAUM (AP Sports Writer)
Max Scherzer struck out 10 and outpitched Jacob deGrom in a matchup of aces, and the Nationals edged the New York Mets 3-2 on Sunday to clinch home-field advantage in the NL Division Series. ''Everything has been turned up, with the focus of trying…ADRY TORRES (Associated Press)
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell pressed a hand to his heart and took to a knee for the national anthem for the second straight game Sunday, part of a protest movement that has been criticized by President Donald Trump. Again Sunday,…GIDEON RUBIN (Associated Press)