Game Three is always the important game of any seven-game series. By winning it Monday night, the Dodgers stay very much alive in NLCS.
The St. Louis Cardinals win back-to-back home games started by Los Angeles aces Zack Grienke and Clayton Kershaw, while Boston gets no-hit for eight-plus innings in losing to the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.
Carpets were still drying out from a champagne bath and a few players looked bleary eyed after a workout at Busch Stadium. A day after advancing, there wasn’t much time to rest for the St. Louis Cardinals.
In the long-term, Jean Segura could be a Brewers fixture at shortstop for the next few years.
It appears Zack Greinke’s first regular-season start for the Los Angeles Dodgers will be pushed back by at least a few days. Greinke originally had been slated to start April 2 against San Francisco.
There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
The NFL is offering to reveal more financial data to players as negotiations for a new contract continue.