Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals' struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from the city's first World Series appearance in 86 years by beating St.
The Yankees and Astros plan all-bullpen games from the start in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series in a sign of the times.
Anibal Sanchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Washington Nationals beat the St.
The Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 in Game 5 on Thursday, to advance to American League Championship Series against New York Yankees.
Houston will host Tampa Bay in the final game of the ALDS Thursday.
“When you don’t win the last game of the season and you’re to blame for it, it’s not fun,” Kershaw said.
The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday. The series shifts back to Houston for a deciding Game 5 on Thursday night.
"All we did was to go out there and play our best baseball," Gregorius said.
When Dave Roberts took the ball out of Rich Hill's hands, he turned it over to a bullpen full of question marks.
They all knew.
Kevin Kiermaier hit a go-ahead, three-run homer as Tampa Bay teed off on Zack Greinke, and the Rays backed another clutch playoff pitching performance by Charlie Morton to beat the Houston Astros 10-3 Monday and cut their AL Division Series deficit to 2-1.
The Tampa Bay Rays fell to the Houston Astros 3-1.
Asked what went wrong for his Tampa Bay Rays, manager Kevin Cash invented a word.
Adding another chapter to his remarkable turnaround season, Mike Foltynewicz threw seven crisp innings before pinch-hitter Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, evening the NL Division Series at one game apiece.
The Los Angeles Dodgers win Game 1 of the National League Division Series, defeating the Washington Nationals 6-0 on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.
The Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland 5-1 in last night’s AL wild-card game. They’ll stay on the road to open a Division Series tomorrow against the AL West champion Astros, who piled up a major league-best 107 wins this season.
Washington's Juan Soto delivered a bases-loaded single against Josh Hader that scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Nationals rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
Blake Snell is searching for his best form as October approaches.
The Tampa Bay Rays returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night behind Tommy Pham's two-run homer and 4 1/3 hitless innings from Tyler Glasnow.