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The World Series gets underway Friday night in Houston. This year’s series pits a team that dominated the standings all season, the Houston Astros, against a team that barely made the playoffs, the Philadelphia Phillies. John Yang spoke with Tyler…
By John Yang, Courtney Norris
The fallout from a major cheating scandal in Major League Baseball continues. After investigators found that the Houston Astros used an elaborate sign-stealing scheme in 2017, when they won the World Series, members of the team's front office were disciplined.
St. Louis manager Mike Shildt described technology's rapid encroachment on baseball in recent years as ethically murky, expressing his satisfaction in Commissioner Rob Manfred's intention to cut down the use of in-game video.
By Chuck King, Associated Press
Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season.
By Ronald Blum, Kristie Rieken, Associated Press
The Washington Nationals have Major League Baseball’s oldest roster. Now, they also have a World Series title. The nation’s capital celebrated as the underestimated team clinched a Game 7 victory late Thursday. The Washington Post’s Jesse Dougherty joins Nick Schifrin…
By Ben Walker, Associated Press
The Washington Nationals came from behind to win five elimination games this postseason, an unprecedented feat.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump met with the Houston Astros at the White House today. Watch the president's remarks here.
By Michael Boulter
The Astros victory comes after a long and thrilling seven-game series between Houston, left hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey, and the favored Dodgers, who last won the World Series in 1988.
By PBS NewsHour
Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros have waited a long time to reach the World Series but this season is perhaps particularly notable for the Astros, who have made their way to the championship while helping Houston…
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