Full Story Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals First pitch: p.m. Chicago Cubs By The Sports Xchange Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the visiting Chicago Cubs, manager Dusty Baker announced on Thursday.
Baker did not divulge his starter pitchers for Games 2 and 3 of the series, with respect to the status of Max Scherzer (16-6, 2.51 ERA) as he deals with a hamstring injury.
Yeah, take it off the chin, come back tomorrow ready to rock." Sale has allowed seven homers in his past two starts. So just tighten up some loose ends, get back after it. But Sale surrendered a two-run double with two outs in the fourth to Marwin Gonzalez, who entered the game 1-for-9 against Sale.
"More times than not good pitches don't go over the fence. But we've got 24 other guys in here that are going to grind their asses off tomorrow and even this thing up." The Red Sox tied it 2-2 in the fourth.
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) yells in the dugout as the Dodgers play the Washington Nationals on September 15 at Nationals Park in Washington, D. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI But no team in baseball beat them more often than the Arizona Diamondbacks, who took 11 of 19 from Los Angeles during the regular season.
Full Story Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers First pitch: p.m. Arizona Diamondbacks feel ready for challenge that is Los Angeles Dodgers By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange No team in the major leagues lost fewer games this season than the Los Angeles Dodgers.It's taken awhile, but the new Sox-centered dating show from the creators of "Queer Eye" is finally ready.Originally set to premiere in mid-July, the first episode of "Sox Appeal" will air after tomorrow's Sox/Orioles game on NESN.Aaron Lewis, frontman of Boston's alt-metal band Staind, will perform at a bash next Tuesday for the opening of the relocated Hard Rock Cafe at Faneuil Hall.Other rock types are expected to strut down the red carpet, including Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer, record producer and Black Label Society guitarist Zakk Wylde, and Anthrax axman Scott Ian.