HOUSTON — When the Washington Nationals were down, Anthony Rendon made sure they were never out.
HOUSTON — From the box seats to the far reaches of the bleachers, all 40,000 umpires in the stands at Nationals Park were sure they could tell: Gerrit Cole’s fastball to Victor Robles missed the strike zone.
WASHINGTON — For a guy who started the season in Double-A and has pitched just 11 times in the majors, José Urquidy is getting a nice reward.
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s plan to attend Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday will continue a rich tradition of intertwining the American presidency with America’s pastime.
WASHINGTON — Walking off the field after the final out, Juan Soto smiled as he approached manager Dave Martinez and held up a pair of fingers.
Say it ain’t so. They can’t take our baseball away from us, can they?
Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer and a slew of aces get the World Series started in Houston, then the scene shifts to Capitol Hill.
HOUSTON — Jose Altuve, the 5-foot-6 driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros’ highlights forever.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Joe Maddon is back under the halo.
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has entered the Boom/Bust Era.
KANSASA CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost will be retiring at the end of the season, a year in which his team lost 100 games.
Jason Witten showed no signs of rust Sunday in his return to the Dallas Cowboys after serving the previous season as an analyst for “Monday Night Football.”
HOUSTON — A reporter for the Detroit Free Press was denied access to the Houston Astros clubhouse on Wednesday night until Justin Verlander finished his postgame media session.
Ernie Ferrell Bowman, an infielder for the 1962 National League champion San Francisco Giants, died Sunday in his Johnson City home. He was 84.
CINCINNATI — Major League Baseball is reviewing video of the latest fight between the Pirates and Reds, with Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle expecting suspensions on both sides.