Eric Hosmer's sac fly lifts Royals over Mets in Game 1 of World Series

...was the first tying shot in the ninth inning or later of a World Series game since Scott Brosius connected for the New York Yankees against Arizona in 2001.Familia, who allowed six homers in 78 innings during the regular season, might have had...

Mets on brink of sweeping Cubs in NLCS

...team has won a playoff series after dropping the first three games.Theo Epstein's Red Sox came back against the New York Yankees in the 2004 ALCS and ultimately ended one long championship curse. Now, the team he constructed in Chicago finds...

Royals blank Blue Jays in Game 1 of ALCS

...snapped a postseason hitless streak of 10 2-3 innings for the Royals, one out shy of matching the record set by the New York Yankees in 1939.The biggest of the Blue Jays' big bats made the quietest outs, too.Jose Bautista went down looking in...

Blue Jays force Game 5 in AL Division Series

...a best-of-five series after winning the first two games on the road <0x2014> Oakland against the New York Yankees in 2001, and Cincinnati to San Francisco in 2012.On the way to their first World Series in 2010, the Rangers...

Kansas City's Johnny Cueto shuts down Mets as Royals to 2-0 series lead in World Series

...best-of-seven World Series have gone on to win the title, including nine in a row since Atlanta stumbled against the New York Yankees in 1996.Cueto has struggled on the road, where opposing fans taunt him by repeating his name in a sing-song...

Mets complete sweep of Cubs, advance to World Series

...also connected as the Mets advanced to their first World Series since 2000, when they lost to the crosstown rival New York Yankees in the Subway Series.Kris Bryant homered for Chicago, but a championship drought dating to 1908 continues. Joe...

Astros eliminate Yankees 3-0

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees suffered a season-ending 3-0 loss to the Houston Astros in the winner-take-all AL wild-card game on Tuesday night.

Nationals fire Matt Williams, coaching staff

...of it scared him, who learned all about sky-high expectations in demanding organizations during 11 years in the New York Yankees' front office.The Angels introduced Eppler as their 12th GM on Monday, a day after their season ended with the...

Yogi Berra remembered as legend on, off field at funeral

...delighted in the joys of family and someone who brought roaring laughter with his words wherever he went.The beloved New York Yankees catcher ? a three-time American League MVP and Hall of Famer who played on 10 World Series teams ? also brought...

Braves' Vizcaino reaps benefits of smoother delivery

...delivery, and the right-hander is starting to reap the benefits with the Atlanta Braves.Vizcaino signed with the New York Yankees as an international free agent and made his professional debut at 17 years old in 2008. He was traded to the Braves...