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Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier grimaces after being hit by a pitch from Houston Astros pitcher Enoli Paredes during the sixth inning in Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

World Series notebook: Ailing CFs ready for Game 1 in Texas

World Series notebook: Ailing CFs ready for Game 1 in Texas

Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier grimaces after being hit by a pitch from Houston Astros pitcher Enoli Paredes during the sixth inning in Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Houston Astros pitcher Andre Scrubb walks off after being relieved during the seventh inning in Game 6 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

Houston Astros pitcher Andre Scrubb walks off after being relieved during the seventh inning in Game 6 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. falls at first base during the sixth inning in Game 4 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Braves 1 win from WS after 10-2 win over Dodgers in NLCS G4

Braves 1 win from WS after 10-2 win over Dodgers in NLCS G4

Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. falls at first base during the sixth inning in Game 4 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Tampa Bay Rays' Austin Meadows tosses his helmet after flying out during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Correa hits walkoff homer to keep Astros alive in ALCS

Correa hits walkoff homer to keep Astros alive in ALCS

Tampa Bay Rays' Austin Meadows tosses his helmet after flying out during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) celebrates his grand slam home run during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dodgers huge 1st in 15-3 win over Braves in NLCS

Dodgers huge 1st in 15-3 win over Braves in NLCS

Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) celebrates his grand slam home run during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
The New York Yankees look on during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Hal Steinbrenner apologizes to Yankees fans, just like dad

Hal Steinbrenner apologizes to Yankees fans, just like dad

The New York Yankees look on during the ninth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches during the fourth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches during the fourth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Margot’s homer, catch highlight Rays’ 4-2 win over Astros

Margot’s homer, catch highlight Rays’ 4-2 win over Astros

Joe Morgan, driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

Joe Morgan, driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

Brosseau homer off Chapman lifts Rays over Yanks, into ALCS

Brosseau homer off Chapman lifts Rays over Yanks, into ALCS

Brosseau homer off Chapman lifts Rays over Yanks, into ALCS

Brosseau homer off Chapman lifts Rays over Yanks, into ALCS
D’Arnaud’s ‘old-school hack’ helps Braves complete sweep

D’Arnaud’s ‘old-school hack’ helps Braves complete sweep

D’Arnaud’s ‘old-school hack’ helps Braves complete sweep

D’Arnaud’s ‘old-school hack’ helps Braves complete sweep
Voit, Torres homer as Yankees beat Rays 5-1 to force Game 5

Voit, Torres homer as Yankees beat Rays 5-1 to force Game 5

Voit, Torres homer as Yankees beat Rays 5-1 to force Game 5

Voit, Torres homer as Yankees beat Rays 5-1 to force Game 5

Rays hit 4 homers, Glasnow fans 10 in 7-5 win against Yanks

Rays hit 4 homers, Glasnow fans 10 in 7-5 win against Yanks

Springer hits 2 HRs, Astros beat A’s 5-2 for 2-0 ALDS lead

Springer hits 2 HRs, Astros beat A’s 5-2 for 2-0 ALDS lead

Springer hits 2 HRs, Astros beat A’s 5-2 for 2-0 ALDS lead

Springer hits 2 HRs, Astros beat A’s 5-2 for 2-0 ALDS lead
New York Yankees’ Aaron Hicks, left, and Aaron Judge celebrate after the Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-9 in Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series, early Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

A look at all 16 potential World Series matchups

Four division series are about to start

  • Oct 5, 2020
New York Yankees’ Aaron Hicks, left, and Aaron Judge celebrate after the Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-9 in Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series, early Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
Marlins, Padres advance to NL Division Series

Marlins, Padres advance to NL Division Series

Marlins, Padres advance to NL Division Series

Marlins, Padres advance to NL Division Series
Braves, Athletics victorious, advance to division series

Braves, Athletics victorious, advance to division series

Braves, Athletics victorious, advance to division series

Braves, Athletics victorious, advance to division series
Cleveland Indians’ Cesar Hernandez reacts after being called safe at home during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the team’s American League wild-card baseball series against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

Yanks sweep Indians 10-9 in draining game, meet Rays in ALDS

Nearly five hours on the field

  • Oct 1, 2020
Cleveland Indians’ Cesar Hernandez reacts after being called safe at home during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the team’s American League wild-card baseball series against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep wild-card series

Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep wild-card series

Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep wild-card series

Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep wild-card series
Rays strike first with 3-1 win in opener of wild-card series against Blue Jays

Rays strike first with 3-1 win in opener of wild-card series against Blue Jays

Rays strike first with 3-1 win in opener of wild-card series against Blue Jays

Rays strike first with 3-1 win in opener of wild-card series against Blue Jays