LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Mattingly and the Los Angeles Dodgers stuck to their scripts Thursday, insisting they agreed to a mutual parting of the ways while never revealing the exact reason he won't return as manager.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Maddon walked to the mound in a ski cap. Yoenis Cespedes wore a balaclava. As baseball's postseason keeps getting longer, the Boys of Summer are starting to resemble skiers on a Steamboat Springs lift line.
CHICAGO (AP) - Daniel Murphy chased his son, Noah, up the third base line at Wrigley Field. Manager Terry Collins sprayed champagne on a small group of fans behind the visitor's dugout. David Wright soaked in the moment he chased for so long.
TORONTO (AP) - Whether it's a long ball by Ben Zobrist, a slashing single from Lorenzo Cain or another exhilarating trip around the bases for Alcides Escobar, these Kansas City Royals are relentless - and one win from a return trip to the World Series.