Dodgers-Rays Rare Wild-Card Era Matchup of Baseball’s Best

ARLINGTON, Texas — The World Series matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays is a rare meeting of baseball’s best for the title, and a matchup of organizations with Andrew Friedman’s imprint. Friedman was the Rays’ director of baseball ope...
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Sticking to Script: Bregman, Astros Discuss Sign Stealing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Alex Bregman spoke for about 30 seconds and said he was sorry, but did not say why. He said he had learned, but did not say what. "I am really sorry about the choices that were made by my team, by the organization and by me. I have l...
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Nationals Top Astros in Game 7 to Win 1st World Series Title

HOUSTON — Stephen Strasburg paraded the MVP trophy for delirious fans packed behind the dugout. Max Scherzer tearfully hugged his teammates. Gerardo Parra did the Baby Shark chop, Sean Doolittle flapped snow angels next to the mound. Almost out of contentio...
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Very Complex: Nats, Astros Share Spring Site, Meet in Series

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Asked how his Washington Nationals figured out Gerrit Cole in the World Series opener, Juan Soto didn’t have to look far for an answer. “Pretty crazy, I never even thought about it. Must be something in West Palm. West Palm is good for...