Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago's loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series and questioned the criticism coming his way. Game 3 is Tuesday at Wrigley…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Houston's A.J. Hinch says managers should ignore the heat and not tweet.
When Yasiel Puig licks his bats , Dodger Stadium laughs. Puig had been demoted to Triple-A and seemed unlikely to return to the Dodgers amid frustration with his consistency and discipline. ''This is my best season,'' Puig said.GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)
A year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw. One…GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)
Justin Turner savored every last stride as he followed in Kirk Gibson's famous footsteps at Dodger Stadium. On the 29th anniversary of Gibson's celebrated pinch-hit homer that shocked Oakland in the 1988 World Series opener, Turner added another…GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)